The global reusable plastic containers market was valued at US$ 255.77 Million in 2020, according to the Global  Reusable Plastic Containers Market Report, By Type (Bulk Containers, Handheld Storage Containers, and Others), By Application (Vegetables, Fruits, Eggs, Meat, and Others), and by Region (North America, Latin America, Asia Pacific, Europe and Middle East & Africa) – published by Coherent Market Insights.

The global reusable plastic containers market is expected to surpass US$ 489.3 Million by 2028 and exhibit a CAGR of 9.5% during the forecast period (2021-2028). Due to the increased demand for single-use packaging, the demand for manufacturing of plastic containers is increasing. Plastic containers are used in a wide range of applications, from beverages to bottled water and also it is highly used in food packaging, due to their light weight, low cost, and non-reactive nature. According to data published by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), the food marketing system in the U.S., which includes food service and food retailing, supplied approximately US$ 1.77 trillion worth of food in 2019, with foodservice facilities accounting for US$ 969.4 billion.

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Global reusable plastic containers market - Impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

Since March 2020, almost every industry in the world has suffered due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This can be attributed to significant disruptions in their respective manufacturing and supply-chain operations as a result of various precautionary lockdowns and other restrictions imposed by governments all over the world. The same applies to the global reusable plastic containers market. The COVID-19 outbreak in Wuhan, China, has spread across major APAC, European, and North American countries, affecting the reusable plastic containers market, because most global companies have headquarters in these countries. The impact of COVID-19 caused a disruption in the supply chain, which slowed market growth due to a lack of raw materials and workforce shortage. Reduced raw material output, supply chain disruptions, and restricted trade movements have all affected the market in 2020. The pandemic had an impact on end-use industries including as food, beverage, automotive, and consumer durables.

Key Trends and Analysis of the Global Reusable Plastic Containers Market:

  • Among regions, Europe accounted for 41.23% market share in 2020 in the global reusable plastic containers market
  • The demand for one-time use packaging for food, drinks, and others is increasing rapidly. Therefore, plastic containers are in high demand for one-time use in packaging of food, drinks etc. High degree of protection and reduced costs are increasing adoption of reusable plastic containers.
  • Increasing demand for pouches and containers of reusable plastic, uses in food, cosmetics storage, and other industries. Due to their varieties in size, shape, and designs it is easy to store products according to their need. In addition of 3-D prints to the surfaces of these containers makes them even more appealing.

Key Takeaways of the Market:

  • Among type, the bulk container segment held a dominant position in the global reusable plastic containers market in 2020
  • Bulk containers are tested for sea, rail, and truck transportation. These are made to withstand the harsh impacts and strains of truck and rail travel. Use of bulk containers result in reduced labor cost, packaging cost, loss of products, overheads, and cleaning. Bulk containers do not leave any residue behind and are easy to dispose of. Reduced spilling contributes to environmental protection and pollution reduction.
  • Major players operating in the global reusable plastic containers market include Menasha Corporation, IFCO, Schoeller Allibert, Myers Industries, DS Smith, Rehrig Pacific Company, Nefab Group, IPL Plastics, Vetropack Holding, and Schütz GmbH & Co. KGaA.


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