Glass is considered as an ideal material for packaging of products as it reduces the risk of contamination and also protects the product from any damage. Glass is derived from natural products such as limestone, sand, and soda ash. Moreover, glass packaging provide long-term preservation of food products. It is eco-friendly as it can be recycled easily and has a zero rate of chemical interaction which makes it ideal packaging materials. Glass is highly popular for packaging of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks since it conserve the taste and aroma of the beverage and also increase the shelf-life of the food products.

The global glass packaging market is projected to surpass US$ 78.0 billion by the end of 2027, in terms of revenue, growing at CAGR of 3.4% during the forecast period (2020 to 2027).

Drivers

Growing demand for glass packaging from cosmetic & personal care industry for packaging of cosmetic products is expected to accelerate the market growth. Glass packaging is used to package the perfumes, nail polishes, face creams, lotions, etc. Glass material preserve the cosmetic products by preventing the penetration of air &moisture and increase the shelf-life of the product. Thus, the growth of the glass packaging market is also attributed to the rapid growth of the cosmetic industry.

Increasing demand for glass packaging from the pharmaceutical industry where it is available in the form of oral vials and bottles for packaging of medicine is expected to bolster the market growth of the glass packaging. It offers chemical resistance to the medicine and prevent contamination. Therefore, growth in the pharmaceutical industry due to increasing production of medicines is projected to accelerate the market growth of glass packaging. 

Regionally, Asia-pacific dominated the global glass packaging market in 2019, reporting 38% market share in terms of revenue, followed by Europe and North America, respectively.

Figure 1. Global Glass packaging Market, Revenue Share (%), By Region, 2019

Glass Packaging  | Coherent Market Insights

Market Restraints

Rising preferences for the plastic product as a packaging material is projected to restrict the market growth of the glass materials. Moreover, plastic is also preferred among manufacturers due to its lightweight and flexibility properties. Thus, the growing popularity of plastic as a packaging material will negatively impact market growth to some extent.

Production of glass is a relatively energy-consuming process as it requires high temperatures for the processing of raw materials. Also, glass is a little expensive as compared to other packaging materials. All these factors are expected to restrict the market growth of the glass packaging.

Report Coverage Details
Base Year: 2019 Market Size in 2019: US$ 60.0 Bn
Historical Data for: 2016 to 2019 Forecast Period: 2020 to 2027
Forecast Period 2020 to 2027 CAGR: 3.4% 2027 Value Projection: US$ 78.0 Bn
Geographies covered:
  • North America: U.S.,Canada.
  • Europe: Germany, U.K., Spain, France, Italy, Russia, Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific: China, India, Japan, Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Rest of the World
Segments covered:
  • By Application:Alcoholic beverages, Beer, Food & beverages, Pharmaceuticals, Others.
Companies covered (18):

Amcor Ltd, Ardagh Group, Gerresheimer, Hindustan National Glass & Industries Ltd, Koa Glass Co. Ltd., Owens Illinois Inc, Piramal Glass Limited, Saint-Gobain, Heinz-Glas, Wiegand-Glas, Vidrala SA, Vitro Packaging, Nihon Yamamura, Bormioli Rocco Spa, China Glass Holdings Limited, Consol Glass Limited, Stolzle-Oberglas GmbH, and Vetropack Holding AG

Growth Drivers:
  • Growing demand for glass packaging from cosmetic & personal care industry
  • Increasing demand for glass packaging from the pharmaceutical industry
  • Increasing consumption of beer in the millennial population
Restraints & Challenges:
  • Rising preferences for the plastic product as a packaging material owing to its lightweight and flexibility properties.
  • Workplace hazard associated with the manufacturing of glass materials

Market Opportunities

Increasing population and high consumption of FMCG products by consumers are expected to augment the market growth of glass packaging. Growing demand for glass bottles and jars due to the growing use of the premium product is expected to accelerate the market growth of the glass packaging. Increasing consumption of beverages such as juices, tea, coffee, and soups is further expected to foster the market growth of the glass packaging over the forecast period.

Increasing production of glass packaging around the globe is expected to augment the market growth of glass packaging. According to the Glass Alliance Europe, in 2017, the EU-28 glass production reached a volume of nearly 36 million tons. Thus, the growing production of glass is expected to augment the market growth of the glass packaging over the forecast period.

Figure 2. Global Glass packaging Market – Opportunity Analysis

Glass Packaging  | Coherent Market Insights

Market Trends

The growing popularity of borosilicate due to its advantage such as high strength and offer excellent resistance to thermal shock is expected to propel the market growth of glass packaging. Growing demand for food &beverage industry is another major factor expected to augment the market growth. Growing initiatives by the government to promote the use of the eco-friendly product is further expected to foster the market growth of glass packaging.

Growth in the packaging industry due to increasing demand for consumer products is expected to bolster the market growth over the forecast period. According to the packaging gateway, the packaging industry in India is anticipated to reach $73.6bn by the 2020 financial year, due to India’s growing population and income levels. Thus, the growing packaging industry is projected to boost the market growth of glass packaging.

Figure 3. Global Glass packaging Market, Revenue Share (%), By Application, in 2019

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On the basis of application, alcoholic beverages dominated the global glass packaging market in 2019 with around 50% of market share in terms of revenue, followed by beer and food & beverages, respectively.

Global Glass Packaging Market - Impact of Coronavirus (Covid-19) Pandemic

The demand of packaging solutions from food & beverages industry owing to the shifting consumer preferences for packaged food products during the pandemic situation. In addition to this, glass packaging is being widely used for pharmaceutical products such as drugs and vaccines amidst the Covid-19 outbreak which is expected to boost the market growth. The global glass packaging market is expected to grow at a higher CAGR of around 8% for a short term period till 2021.

Competitive Section

Key players are operating in the global glass packaging market are Amcor Ltd, Ardagh Group, Gerresheimer, Hindustan National Glass & Industries Ltd, Koa Glass Co. Ltd., Owens Illinois Inc, Piramal Glass Limited, Saint-Gobain, Heinz-Glas, Wiegand-Glas, Vidrala SA, Vitro Packaging, Nihon Yamamura, Bormioli Rocco Spa, China Glass Holdings Limited, Consol Glass Limited, Stolzle-Oberglas GmbH, and Vetropack Holding AG

Glass is widely preferred and used as a packaging material globally. Glass is made from all-natural sustainable raw materials and are widely used as a packaging material by end-users concerned about their health and the environment. Consumers prefer glass packaging for preserving a product’s taste or flavour and maintaining the integrity or healthiness of foods and beverages due to its nonporous & impermeable nature, and also it has zero rate of chemical interactions. Glass is made from sustainable raw materials such as silica, limestone, soda, and others.

Market Dynamics

The global glass packaging market has witnessed significant growth in recent past years, owing to the rising demand for paper-based packaging for cosmetic products owing to rise environmental concerns among consumers Furthermore, growing investments for research & development in production glass packaging solutions have led to the introduction of products with enhanced better durability. This scenario is expected to provide lucrative growth to the global glass packaging market over the forecast period.

Major players in the global glass packaging market are increasing their investment on innovative product launchings, research & development and marketing & promotional activities to capitalize on emerging trends in various end-use industries such as food & beverage, pharmaceutical, and cosmetics. This scenario is expected to fuel the market during the forecast period.

Key features of the study:

  • This report provides in-depth analysis of global glass packaging market size (US$ Billion and Kilo Tons), and Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR %) for the forecast period (2020 – 2027), considering 2019 as the base year
  • It elucidates potential revenue opportunity across different segments and explains attractive investment proposition matrix for this market
  • This study also provides key insights into market drivers, restraints, opportunities, new product launches or approval, regional outlook, and competitive strategies adopted by the leading players
  • It profiles leading players in the global glass packaging market based on the following parameters – company overview, financial performance, product portfolio, geographical presence, distribution strategies, key developments and strategies, and future plans
  • Key companies covered as a part of this study Amcor Ltd, Ardagh Group, Gerresheimer, Hindustan National Glass & Industries Ltd, Koa Glass Co. Ltd., Owens Illinois Inc, Piramal Glass Limited, Saint-Gobain, Heinz-Glas, Wiegand-Glas, Vidrala SA, Vitro Packaging, Nihon Yamamura, Bormioli Rocco Spa, China Glass Holdings Limited, Consol Glass Limited, Stolzle-Oberglas GmbH, and Vetropack Holding AG
  • Insights from this report would allow marketers and the management authorities of companies to make informed decision regarding their future product launches, Product Type up-gradation, market expansion, and marketing tactics
  • The global glass packaging market report caters to various stakeholders in this industry including investors, suppliers, global glass packaging manufacturers, distributors, new entrants, and financial analysts
  • Stakeholders would have ease in decision-making through various strategy matrices used in analysing the global glass packaging market

Detailed Segmentation:

  • Global Glass Packaging Market, By Application:
    • Alcoholic beverages
    • Beer
    • Food & beverages
    • Pharmaceuticals
    • Others
  • Global Glass Packaging Market, By Region:
    • North America
      • U.S.
        • By Application
          • Alcoholic beverages
          • Beer
          • Food & beverages
          • Pharmaceuticals
          • Others
      • Canada
        • By Application
          • Alcoholic beverages
          • Beer
          • Food & beverages
          • Pharmaceuticals
          • Others
    • Europe
      • France
        • By Application
          • Alcoholic beverages
          • Beer
          • Food & beverages
          • Pharmaceuticals
          • Others
      • Germany
        • By Application
          • Alcoholic beverages
          • Beer
          • Food & beverages
          • Pharmaceuticals
          • Others
      • U.K.
        • By Application
          • Alcoholic beverages
          • Beer
          • Food & beverages
          • Pharmaceuticals
          • Others
      • Russia
        • By Application
          • Alcoholic beverages
          • Beer
          • Food & beverages
          • Pharmaceuticals
          • Others
      • Rest of Europe
        • By Application
          • Alcoholic beverages
          • Beer
          • Food & beverages
          • Pharmaceuticals
          • Others
    • Asia Pacific
      • China
        • By Application
          • Alcoholic beverages
          • Beer
          • Food & beverages
          • Pharmaceuticals
          • Others
      • Japan
        • By Application
          • Alcoholic beverages
          • Beer
          • Food & beverages
          • Pharmaceuticals
          • Others
      • Australia
        • By Application
          • Alcoholic beverages
          • Beer
          • Food & beverages
          • Pharmaceuticals
          • Others
      • India
        • By Application
          • Alcoholic beverages
          • Beer
          • Food & beverages
          • Pharmaceuticals
          • Others
      • Rest of the Asia-pacific
        • By Application
          • Alcoholic beverages
          • Beer
          • Food & beverages
          • Pharmaceuticals
          • Others
    • Rest of the World
  • Company Profiles
    • Amcor Ltd.*
      • Company Overview
      • Product Portfolio
      • Financial Performance
      • Key Strategies
      • Recent Developments
      • Future Plans
    • Ardagh Group
    • Gerresheimer
    • Hindustan National Glass & Industries Ltd
    • Koa Glass Co. Ltd.
    • Owens Illinois Inc
    • Piramal Glass Limited
    • Saint-Gobain
    • Heinz-Glas
    • Wiegand-Glas
    • Vidrala SA
    • Vitro Packaging
    • Nihon Yamamura
    • Bormioli Rocco Spa
    • China Glass Holdings Limited
    • Consol Glass Limited
    • Stolzle-Oberglas GmbH
    • Vetropack Holding AG

 “*” marked represents similar segmentation in other categories in the respective

Table of Contents

  1. Research Objectives and Assumptions
    • Research Objectives
    • Assumptions
    • Abbreviations
  2. Market Purview
    • Report Description
      • Market Definition and Scope
    • Executive Summary
      • Market Snippet, By Application
      • Market Snippet, By Region
    • Coherent Opportunity Map (COM)
  3. Market Dynamics, Regulations, and Trends Analysis
    • Market Dynamics
      • Drivers
        • Supply Side Drivers
        • Demand Side Drivers
        • Economic Drivers
      • Restraints
      • Market Opportunities
      • Regulatory Scenario
      • Industry Trend
      • PEST Analysis
      • PORTER’s Analysis
      • New Product Approvals/Launch
      • Promotion and Marketing Initiatives
  4. Global Glass Packaging Market - Impact of Coronavirus (Covid-19) Pandemic
    • Change in the Consumer Spending Pattern, by Geography
      • North America
      • Europe
      • Asia-pacific
      • Rest of the World
  5. Global Glass Packaging Market, By Application, 2017 - 2027 (US$ Billion and Kilo Tons)
    • Introduction
      • Market Share Analysis, 2017 and 2027 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, 2020 - 2027
      • Segment Trends
    • Alcoholic beverages
      • Market Share Analysis, 2017 and 2027 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, 2020 - 2027
    • Beer
      • Market Share Analysis, 2017 and 2027 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, 2020 - 2027
    • Food & beverages
      • Market Share Analysis, 2017 and 2027 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, 2020 - 2027
    • Pharmaceuticals
      • Market Share Analysis, 2017 and 2027 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, 2020 - 2027
    • Others
      • Market Share Analysis, 2017 and 2027 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, 2020 - 2027
  6. Global Glass Packaging Market, By Region, 2017- 2027 (US$ Billion and Kilo Tons)
    • Introduction
      • Market Share Analysis, By Region, 2017 and 2027 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, By Region, 2020 - 2027
    • North America
      • Market Share Analysis, By Country, 2017 and 2027 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, By Country, 2020 - 2027
        • U.S.
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2017- 2027 (US$ Billion and Kilo Tons)
        • Canada
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2017- 2027 (US$ Billion and Kilo Tons)
    • Europe
      • Market Share Analysis, By Country, 2017 and 2027 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, By Country, 2020 - 2027
        • France
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2017- 2027 (US$ Billion and Kilo Tons)
        • Germany
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2017- 2027 (US$ Billion and Kilo Tons)
        • Italy
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2017- 2027 (US$ Billion and Kilo Tons)
        • Spain
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2017- 2027 (US$ Billion and Kilo Tons)
        • U.K.
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2017- 2027 (US$ Billion and Kilo Tons)
        • Russia
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2017- 2027 (US$ Billion and Kilo Tons)
        • Rest of Europe
          • Sub-region/Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2017- 2027 (US$ Billion and Kilo Tons)
    • Asia Pacific
      • Market Share Analysis, By Country, 2017 and 2027 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, By Country, 2020 - 2027
        • China
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2017- 2027 (US$ Billion and Kilo Tons)
        • India
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2017- 2027 (US$ Billion and Kilo Tons)
        • Japan
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2017- 2027 (US$ Billion and Kilo Tons)
        • Rest of Asia Pacific
          • Sub-region/Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2017- 2027 (US$ Billion and Kilo Tons)
    • Rest of the World
      • Market Share Analysis, By Country/ Sub-region, 2017 and 2027 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, By Country/ Sub-region, 2020 - 2027
  7. Competitive Landscape
    • Market Share Analysis
    • Company Profiles
      • Amcor Ltd.
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
        • Future Plans
      • Ardagh Group
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
        • Future Plans
      • Gerresheimer
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
        • Future Plans
      • Hindustan National Glass & Industries Ltd
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
        • Future Plans
      • Koa Glass Co. Ltd.
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
        • Future Plans
      • Owens Illinois Inc
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
        • Future Plans
      • Piramal Glass Limited
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
        • Future Plans
      • Saint-Gobain
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
        • Future Plans
      • Heinz-Glas
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
        • Future Plans
      • Wiegand-Glas
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
        • Future Plans
      • Vidrala SA
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
        • Future Plans
      • Vitro Packaging
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
        • Future Plans
      • Nihon Yamamura
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
        • Future Plans
      • Bormioli Rocco Spa
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
        • Future Plans
      • China Glass Holdings Limited
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
        • Future Plans
      • Consol Glass Limited
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
        • Future Plans
      • Stolzle-Oberglas GmbH
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
        • Future Plans
      • Vetropack Holding AG
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
        • Future Plans
    • References
    • Research Methodology
    • About us and Sales Contact

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