Polypropylene Screw Caps Market: Overview
Plastic caps and closures is a sealing device which acts as a very effective sealing device in the packaging industry. Versatility, durability, and pliability afforded by plastic coupled with its economical production rate make it a viable choice for packaging.
The polypropylene screw cap is a very common type cap used for bottles, jars and tubes for completing the process of closure of these containers.it is anticipated that the rising amount of usage of bottles and other containers in various sectors such as food industry will accelerate the growth of the polypropylene screw cap market in the next few years.
Polypropylene Screw Caps Market: Dynamics
The polypropylene screw cap is an excellent choice for the use in various sectors for its compressibility and sealing property. Concerns in regards to the quality and safety of the product in the food and beverage industry are acting as a catalyst for this particular solution to the packaging industry.
The screw cap keeps the container sealed and does not allow oxygen to pass through the relevant content. As a result of this, the food stays capable of retaining its freshness and originality for a limited period. Elevated competition among the manufacturers has increased the production, branding and marketing of polypropylene screw caps for bottled water and drinks.
Therefore the packaging industry is witnessing high growth of polypropylene screw caps with different colours, logos and designs which are being capable of gaining consumers’ attention and satisfaction.
The polypropylene screw caps are featured with a poly-vinyl liner which provides an excellent shield to the outer moisture of the container which is good for use with mild acids, alkalis, solvents, alcohols, oils, and aqueous products. The featured liner made of polypropylene is ideal for use with high purity chemicals, strong acids, and solvents.
This feature is extremely helpful in conducting different chemical experiments in the chemical industry. One of the major key drivers is the expansion of the toiletries industry for the use of different screw caps and closure. The rising emphasis on healthcare and hygiene is also promoting the growth for the polypropylene screw caps market.
The ageing population is leading the human reality to different diseases (e.g. covid19 virus has resulted in the pandemic disease) and this is responsible for the rising use of polypropylene screw caps in the pharmaceutical industry. The flourishing on the different e-commercial site has resulted in a magnificent growth in the online shopping and home-delivery process and this will further act as a catalyst for the growth of the market shortly.
On the contrary, of the same, some factors are restraining the growth of the polypropylene screw caps market. Blister packs are ready to act as a substitute for the polypropylene screw caps as a packaging solution in the industry.
Several pieces of research have revealed that in the wine industry consumers do prefer cork used for wine bottles over the polypropylene screw caps as the opening sound of the bottles gives a positive priming effect on the drinker for setting up a better party mood.
Moreover, these plastic screw caps made of polypropylene can be unsustainable and toxic while burnt which can create a massive health hazard to human reality and the environment. Also, the government has imposed a ban on plastic use in regards to the concern of environment and recycling issues of plastics. The strict rules and regulations against the plastic use are hindering the growth of the polypropylene screw caps market.
Polypropylene Screw Caps Market: Covid-19 Impact
Covid-19 virus has affected the polypropylene screw caps market in a positive way. The rising concern about hygiene and safety especially during the online delivery of different products has elevated the growth rate of the market due to the airtight sealing functional capability of the polypropylene screw caps which helps to protect the relevant products from contamination.
Polypropylene Screw Caps Market: Regional overview
The Asia Pacific is projected to show the highest growth rate in the polypropylene screw caps market. The growing potential growth opportunities, as developing countries such as China and India are projected to be emerging markets, making it the largest share-holding market for plastic caps and closures.
The rising number of pharmaceutical companies and the growing beverage industry in countries like China and India are responsible for the sharp growth of the market. Also, the growing population and economic development are other factors driving the market.
North America is following Asia- Pacific region as the retail shelf-packaging and on-the-go foods are gaining popularity in the region. The Middle East and Africa is expected to overcome its low growth rate in the polypropylene screw cap market as many healthcare centres and pharmaceutical industry are showing growth gradually.
Polypropylene Screw Caps Market: Key manufacturers
- Berry Global
- Crown Holdings,Inc
- Dhiren Plastic Industries
- UNITED CAPS LUXEMBOURG S.A.
- Caps & Closures Pty Ltd
- Plastic Closures Limited
Polypropylene Screw Caps Market: Segmentation
Globally the polypropylene screw caps market is segmented by end-uses.
- Carbonated Drinks
- Cosmetics & Personal Care
- Others (Chemicals & Fertilizers, etc.)