Global Pharmaceutical Contract Packaging Market 2019-2023

Global Pharmaceutical Contract Packaging Market 2019-2023

About this market

Growing demand for sustainable packaging to drive market growth. The growing environmental concerns are increasing the demand for sustainable packaging solutions among the pharmaceutical manufacturers. Plastic films and plastic materials are mostly derived from petroleum feedstock. Their adverse effects on the environment have encouraged the vendors to provide eco-friendly packaging to their consumers. Technavio’s analysts have predicted that the pharmaceutical contract packaging market will register a CAGR of over 17% by 2023.

Market Overview

Rising R&D spending in pharmaceutical industry

Many pharmaceutical companies are investing in R&D to be successful in their businesses for long term. The high R&D spending by the pharmaceutical manufacturers are expected to bring more pharmaceutical products in the market. This has increased the demand for pharmaceutical contract packaging. By adopting contract packaging, the pharmaceutical manufacturers can reduce their capital expenditure and operating cost associated with the purchase of packaging machineries, space for setting up packaging units, and labor cost for the same.

High cost of anti-counterfeit packaging technology

The risk of counterfeit is higher in the supply chain of pharmaceutical products. The counterfeit of pharmaceutical products can be a threat to consumers' lives. It can also financially impact pharmaceutical vendors and contract packaging vendors. In addition, the after-effects of counterfeit drugs can adversely impact the reputation of the brand.

For the detailed list of factors that will drive and challenge the growth of the pharmaceutical contract packaging market during the 2019-2023, view our report.

Competitive Landscape

The market appears to be fragmented and with the presence of several companies including FedEx and Sharp the competitive environment is quite intense. Factors such as the rising R&D spending in pharmaceutical industry and the growing demand for sustainable packaging, will provide considerable growth opportunities to pharmaceutical contract packaging manufactures. CCL Industries, Co-Pak, FedEx, Sharp, and TricorBraun are some of the major companies covered in this report.


  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
    • Preface
    • Currency conversion rates for US$
  • Market landscape
    • Market ecosystem
      • Table Global consumer and industrial packaging market
      • Table Segments of global consumer and industrial packaging market
    • Market characteristics
      • Table Market characteristics
    • Market segmentation analysis
      • Table Market segments
  • Market sizing
    • Market definition
      • Table Market definition - Inclusions and exclusions checklist
    • Market sizing 2018
      • Table Market size 2018
    • Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table Global market: Size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table Global market: Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
  • Five forces analysis
    • Table Five forces analysis 2018
    • Table Five forces analysis 2023
    • Bargaining power of buyers
      • Table Bargaining power of buyers
    • Bargaining power of suppliers
      • Table Bargaining power of suppliers
    • Threat of new entrants
      • Table Threat of new entrants
    • Threat of substitutes
      • Table Threat of substitutes
    • Threat of rivalry
      • Table Threat of rivalry
    • Market condition
      • Table Market condition - Five forces 2018
  • Market segmentation by packaging
    • Table Packaging - Market share 2018-2023 (%)
    • Comparison by packaging
      • Table Comparison by packaging
    • Plastic bottles - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table Plastic bottles - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table Plastic bottles - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • Blister packs - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table Blister packs - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table Cost comparison of different pharmaceutical package for 30 tablets
      • Table Blister packs - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • Pouches - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table Pouches - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table Pouches - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • Parenteral containers - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table Parenteral containers - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table Global vaccine market 2014-2017 ($ billions)
      • Table Parenteral containers - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • Pre-filled syringes - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table Pre-filled syringes - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table Pre-filled syringes - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • Market opportunity by packaging
      • Table Market opportunity by packaging
  • Customer landscape
    • Table Customer landscape
  • Geographic landscape
    • Geographic segmentation
      • Table Market share by geography 2018-2023 (%)
    • Geographic comparison
      • Table Geographic comparison
    • North America - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table North America - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table North America - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • APAC - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table APAC - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table APAC - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • Europe - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table Europe - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table European R&D spending 2015-2017 ($ billions)
      • Table Europe - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • MEA - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table MEA - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table MEA - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • South America - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table South America - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table Percentage of total population of age 65 and more in key South American countries 2017
      • Table South America - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • Key leading countries
      • Table Key leading countries
    • Market opportunity
      • Table Market opportunity
  • Decision framework
  • Drivers and challenges
    • Market drivers
      • Table Global pharmaceutical R&D spending 2015-2018 ($ billion)
      • Table Year-over-year growth of global pharmaceutical sales 2019-2022 (percentage)
      • Table Number of approvals of NME approvals 2014-2017
    • Market challenges
      • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market Trends
    • Opportunities due to patent expiration of drugs
      • Table Global pharmaceutical sales at risk due to patent expiration 2018-2022 ($ billion)
    • Vendors adopting different growth strategies
    • Growing demand for sustainable packaging
  • Vendor landscape
    • Overview
      • Table Vendor landscape
    • Landscape disruption
      • Table Landscape disruption
  • Vendor analysis
    • Vendors covered
      • Table Vendors covered
    • Vendor classification
      • Table Vendor classification
    • Market positioning of vendors
      • Table Market positioning of vendors
    • CCL Industries
      • Table CCL Industries - Vendor overview
      • Table CCL Industries - Business segments
      • Table CCL Industries - Organizational developments
      • Table CCL Industries - Geographic focus
      • Table CCL Industries - Segment focus
      • Table CCL Industries - Key offerings
    • Co-Pak
      • Table Co-Pak - Vendor overview
      • Table Co-Pak - Service segments
      • Table Co-Pak - Key offerings
    • FedEx
      • Table FedEx - Vendor overview
      • Table FedEx - Business segments
      • Table FedEx - Organizational developments
      • Table FedEx - Segment focus
      • Table FedEx - Key offerings
    • Sharp
      • Table Sharp - Vendor overview
      • Table Sharp - Service segments
      • Table Sharp - Organizational developments
      • Table Sharp - Key offerings
    • TricorBraun
      • Table TricorBraun - Vendor overview
      • Table TricorBraun - Service segments
      • Table TricorBraun - Organizational developments
      • Table TricorBraun - Key offerings
  • Appendix
    • Research methodology
    • List of abbreviations
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