Transport Cases & Boxes Market Analysis: Military Equipment & Photography Applications to Generate Substantial Demand
According to the latest market report published by Future Market Insights, titled “Transport Cases & Boxes Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2018-2028,” the shock bearing capability and the ability to sustain harsh climatic conditions of transport cases & boxes are expected to boost the global transport cases & boxes market during the forecast period, 2018-2028.
Globally, the revenue generated from the sales of transport cases & boxes have been estimated to be around US$ 1,428.3 Mn in 2018 and are projected to expand at a CAGR of 3.2% by value, during the forecast period.
Transport cases & boxes are protective solutions designed to prevent damage to critical components and products such as communication systems, sensors, and equipment from impact and harsh weather conditions. Transport cases & boxes are usually made up of plastics and metal.
These cases find useful applications in data-driven military operations, are used as a tool case kit, and to store various products which need protective packaging. Transport cases & boxes are impact resistance, waterproof, and can withstand harsh climatic conditions.
In the transport cases & boxes market, plastic material is supposed to lead the market, with polypropylene being the leading plastic material used. Propylene possesses excellent characteristics which make it a suitable plastic material. Some of its properties include high-impact resistance, chemical resistance, excellent load bearing capacity, high thermal coefficient (sustain a wide range of temperature), waterproofness, and above all, lower cost as compared to its counterparts.
Polypropylene is followed by polyethylene as the prominent plastic material type used for the manufacturing of transport cases & boxes. Transport cases & boxes find applications in different end uses including military equipment, photography & music equipment, medical and fire safety equipment, measuring & communication equipment, electronics & semiconductor components, automotive & mechanical parts, chemicals, biotechnology, and other.
Transport cases & boxes are widely used in military applications to store and transport defence equipment, communication systems, and other products. For photography applications, carrying cases made up of plastic are highly used to secure and prevent camera and associated accessories from damage. For such applications, cases made up of plastic material provide an optimum, lightweight solution to protect the product in uneven climatic conditions.
Apart from plastic, metal is the next sought after material for the manufacturing of transport cases & boxes. Aluminium is a highly-used metal used for transport cases & boxes manufacturing, attributed to its low cost and lightweight.
However, the improvement in plastic material types coupled with the disadvantages of metal will hamper the growth of jute in the global transport cases & boxes market during the forecast period. Overall, the demand for transport cases & boxes is expected to be positive.
Transport Cases & Boxes Market is Expected to Witness Lucrative Growth
Various industries rely on customized transport cases & boxes to store and transport equipment which is fragile and expensive. These are essential to ensure that the gear remains in excellent condition at all points of transportation. Various products, including military equipment, electronics, automotive parts, medical & fire safety equipment, measuring equipment, and others, need custom-made cases and boxes.
Different production methods are used for the manufacturing of custom transport cases & boxes made up of plastic. The most commonly used methods are injection moulding and rotational moulding. Customization sets the transport cases & boxes apart from other products and provides exact specifications as per client requirement. Different industries have different requirements and specifications related to case type, design, and shock bearing capability.
Product-specific designs for transport cases & boxes are gaining traction in the market. Also, numerous options are available depending on the material used and the shape of custom transport cases & boxes. High-value electronic products are used in a wide range of industries, from healthcare, entertainment to telecommunications.
These electronic products require customized transport cases & boxes to store and transport. Opting for custom transport cases & boxes helps end users to resolve shipping challenges and protects fragile and costly equipment.
Transport cases & boxes tend to be far superior to their rigid packaging counterparts. Transport packaging has witnessed a significant pace in terms of evolution in the past couple of decades. The key driver for the growth in preference for transport cases & boxes is their design. Compared to corrugated boxes and other packaging products, transport cases & boxes are durable.
Also, these cases are available in multiple designs and specifications to fit different end-use applications including electronics and semiconductors, military equipment, measuring equipment, and others. Therefore, many end-user industries and individuals have opted for transport cases & boxes over alternatives such as corrugated boxes, containers, and other products.
Manufacturers Operating in the Transport Cases & Boxes Market
Key players which have been profiled in the report on transport cases & boxes market include C.H. Ellis Company, Inc., SKB Corporation Inc., Plasticase (Nanuk Canada), bwh Spezialkoffer GmbH, Box Fort Inc, GMOHLING Transportgeräte GmbH, Cases By Source, Inc., Procases Inc., GT Line Srl, PARAT Beteiligungs GmbH, Nefab Group, Peli Products, Inc., Plastica Panaro Srl, Shell-Case Design ltd., Gator Cases Inc., Portabrace cases, Ameripack Inc., ZARGES GmbH, KKC cases GmbH, Trifibre Ltd., Philly Case Company, Gemstar Manufacturing Inc., Case Technology Inc., Wilson case, Fawic BV, Embalex, GWP Group, Willard Packaging Co., ProCase GmbH, Suprobox (Makel), Thermodyne International Ltd., and Plaber Srl.
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Key Segments Covered in the Transport Cases & Boxes Market
By carrying capacity, the transport cases & boxes market has been segmented as:
- Less than 20 kg
- 20 - 50 kg
- 50 - 100 kg
- 100 - 150 kg
- 150 kg & Above
By material type, the transport cases & boxes market has been segmented as:
By case weight, the transport cases & boxes market has been segmented as:
- Below 3 kg
- 3 - 5 kg
- 5 -10 kg
- 10 - 15 kg
- 15 kg & above
By end use, the transport cases & boxes market has been segmented as:
- Military Equipment
- Photography & Music Equipment
- Medical & Fire Safety Equipment
- Measuring & Communication Equipment
- Electronics & Semiconductor Components
- Automotive & Mechanical Parts
By waterproof feature, the transport cases & boxes market has been segmented as:
By region, the transport cases & boxes market is divided into:
- North America
- Latin America
- Rest of Latin America
- Western Europe
- Rest of Western Europe
- Rest of Eastern Europe
- Rest of Eastern Europe
- Asia Pacific excluding Japan (APEJ)
- Australia & New Zealand
- Rest of APEJ
- Middle East & Africa (MEA)
- North Africa
- GCC Countries
- South Africa
- Rest of MEA