Another name of PVC Blister Packs is also “Rigid PVC Packs” as the PVC sheet does not contain any plasticizers. As due its robust rigidity the PVC Blisters are typically used for pharmaceuticals packaging which also makes them primary format for packaging of Medical Supplies too.
The PVC Blister packs are designed with such a precision as the water vapor transmission rate and oxygen transmission rate both remain intact with the pharmaceutical product that is wrap with PVC Blister Packs that acts like barrier from external damages for the products.
PVC Blister Packs Market: Dynamics
PVC Blister Packs to have Opportunities in Food & Beverage Industries
Polyvinylidene chloride (PVDC) is a vinyl polymer that is a raw material used for food packaging. The use of PVDC content in food packaging improves the package's appearance through its shine, clarity, print-adhesion and resistance to scratching.
PVDC is added to synthetic films such as BOPP and Polyester as water-based coatings. PVDC plays a significant function as a coating or laminating on PVC in blister packaging. Through the use of PVDC, the gas and moisture permeability of the PVC blister packaging is minimized to some degree. This also creates an ideal buffer for both water and oxygen vapor.
Thermoforming Segmentation to gain maximum traction for PVC Blister Packs
The products used for the thermoforming process include LDPE, HDPE, PVC, PP, PS, and others such as acrylic. The thermoforming process is particularly used in the manufacture of PVC Blister packets of aluminum and plastic blisters.
Plastics thermoforming requires low initial tooling and cost of equipment in contrast with injection and blow molding techniques. Thermoformed plastic PVC films offer a wide scope of design and a visually appealing appearance which leads to an increase in their demand for PVC Blister Packs.
Clamshell Packaging to Constrain Growth of PVC Blister Packs
Clamshell packaging are the environment friendly packaging with only single substrate which either plastic or paper that makes it easy for recycling. Many applications can be seen for as of now such as salads, pre-made sandwiches, fruits, bakery products etc.
The major constrains of clamshell packaging for PVC Blister Packs are the easy to use, No Wrap rage, & most important easy to recycle with flexible nature to mold it becomes difficult for PVC Blister packs to compete with Clamshell packaging which are tough and difficult to reform. Hence clamshell packaging is major constrains for the market growth of PVC Blister Packs.
PVC Blister Packs Market: Regional Outlook
Most of the consumption of PVC Blister Packs is concentrated in the United States. The largest distribution area is the San Francisco Bay Area, New England, and Los Angeles. PVC Blister Packs are becoming the most successful packaging material of this sector, along with over 64 per cent of market shares.
US-led North America is the most commonly known prescription market in the world. In the global pharmaceutical market, which contributes more than 40 per cent to host major firms such as Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer, Novartis in the drug sector worldwide.
The PVC Blister Packs are commonly used for wrapping the drugs to shield them from infection and moisture. The market demand for PVC Blister Packs will concurrently grow in the region with the growth of the pharmaceutical industry. The projected time span will see MEA see a substantial rise. The country is the fastest-growing beauty market in the world with expected growth over the next five years of over 6 per cent.
PVC Blister Packs Market: Key Players
- Valley Industries
- Berry Plastics
- BDN Packaging
- Dispak Industries
- Peckpak GDK
- Goel Plastic India
- Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings
- DOW Chemical
- Amcor Limited
- Constantia Flexibles
- Sonoco Products Company
COVID-19 impact on PVC Blister Packs Market
PVC Blister Market is severely impacted due to coronavirus as the restriction on outbound shipments of medicines and shortage of raw materials for packaging of medicines.
In Asia Pacific Region the China being the lead supplier of pharmaceutical products, automobile, and electronics etc.is facing shortage due lockdown in several regions especially the Chinese government has initiated ban on supply chain & transportation which has impacted the PVC Blister Packs market as well.
Many of the exporters have their consignments of 26 pharmaceutical products such as vitamins B1, B6 & B12 and paracetamol etc. on hold due to logistic delay of curfew in several regions of the globel especially the several middle east ports like Dubai, Cape town etc.
PVC Blister Packs Market: Segmentation
Globally, the PVC blister Packs Market is divided on the basis of Material, Product type & End-Use industry
material used :
- Cold Forming
- Food & Beverage
- Cosmetic & Personal Care
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