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Global Vials Primary Packaging Market 2016-2020

About Vials Packaging

A vial is a small vessel made of glass or plastic, mainly used for storing a medicinal solution, drug, or powder. It is the most prevalent healthcare packaging solution. Since packaging of medicines is a complex process because of their molecular and chemical structures, they need to be packed in protective and durable materials to prevent contamination. The evolution of new diseases and increased health awareness have brought a transformation in the vial packaging market. Companies are making use of high-tech glasses and green plastics to keep medicines safe and are prioritizing environmentally-friendly products.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global vials primary packaging market to grow at a CAGR of 11.73% during the period 2016-2020.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global vials primary packaging market for 2016-2020. The report also presents the vendor landscape and a corresponding detailed analysis of the top five vendors operating in the market.The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:

  • North America
  • Europe
  • APAC
  • ROW
Technavio's report, Global Vials Primary Packaging Market 2016-2020, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors
  • Corning
  • Gerresheimer AG
  • O.Berk
  • Schott
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific
Other prominent vendors
  • Acme Vials and Glass Company
  • Akey Group
  • Amposan
  • BMT Corporation
  • CIRON Drugs & Pharmaceuticals
  • Friedrich & Dimmock
  • Global Pharmatech
  • Hindusthan National Glass & Industries
  • Jinarth pharma packaging
  • Kishore Group
  • Nitin Lifesciences
  • OCMI-OTG
  • Pacific Vials
  • TricorBraun
  • WHEATON Industries
Market driver
  • Significant growth in emerging countries
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Market challenge
  • High operational cost in glass vial packaging
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Market trend
  • Increased use of COC and COP as raw material
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Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2020 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?


Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global Vials Primary Packaging Market 2016-2020

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global vials primary packaging market: Corning, Gerresheimer, O.Berkm, Schott, and Thermo Fisher.

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Acme Vials and Glass Company, Akey Group, Amposan, BMT Corporation, CIRON Drugs & Pharmaceuticals, Friedrich & Dimmock, Global Pharmatech, Hindusthan National Glass & Industries, Jinarth pharma packaging, Kishore Group, Nitin Lifesciences, OCMI-OTG, Pacific Vials, TricorBraun, and WHEATON Industries.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “Increased use of COC and COP as raw material is a key trend for this market. Superior quality plastics such as cyclic olefin copolymer (COC) and cyclo olefin polymer (COP) are used as raw material in the construction of vial packaging because of their exceptional barrier properties. COCs are clear amorphous copolymers, which includes cyclic and linear olefins. These materials exhibit a unique combination of properties such as low density, excellent moisture barrier capabilities, high transparency, and resistance to aqueous and polar organic media. COCs are also 10 times less permeable to water vapor than PVC or any other packaging material. These COCs are halogen-free and eco-friendly.”

According to the report, significant growth in emerging countries is a key driver for this market. The global vial product manufacturers are focusing on emerging countries, including Brazil, Russia, India, and China (BRIC) to expand their operations. The governments in these countries are taking initiatives to build healthcare infrastructures and increase healthcare budgets. They are also focusing on the improvement of diagnostic procedures. Due to air pollution and water contamination, there has been an increase in the prevalence of chronic and infectious diseases. BRIC countries are an attractive market for multinational corporations in the healthcare industry owing to the rising awareness among consumers about chronic and infectious diseases.

Further, the report states that high operational cost in glass vial packaging is a challenge to market growth. The glass vial packaging business is capital intensive and involves the use of large furnaces and machines. This equipment requires huge investment because of production changeover and high maintenance and shipping costs. The glass vial packaging process requires continuous energy supply. In addition, natural gas, and fuel are vital in this process. Energy costs account for 10%-25% of the total production cost. All these factors increase the total operational cost in the manufacturing of glass vial packaging.

Companies Mentioned

Corning, Gerresheimer, O.Berkm, Schott, Thermo Fisher, Acme Vials and Glass Company, Akey Group, Amposan, BMT Corporation, CIRON Drugs & Pharmaceuticals, Friedrich & Dimmock, Global Pharmatech, Hindusthan National Glass & Industries, Jinarth pharma packaging, Kishore Group, Nitin Lifesciences, OCMI-OTG, Pacific Vials, TricorBraun, WHEATON Industries.

  • Executive summary
    • Highlights
  • Scope of the report
    • Market overview
      • Table Global vial packaging market
    • Top-vendor offerings
      • Table Product offerings
  • Market research methodology
    • Research methodology
    • Economic indicators
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
  • Market landscape
    • Global healthcare market: An overview
      • Table Overview of healthcare industry
      • Table Life cycle of vial packaging
    • Global vial packaging market 2016-2020
      • Table Global vial packaging market 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by application
    • Global vial packaging market by type of materials
      • Table Types of materials
      • Table Global vial packaging market by type of materials 2015 (% revenue)
      • Table Global vial packaging market by type of materials 2020 (% revenue)
      • Table Global vial packaging market by type of materials 2015-2020 ($ billions)
      • Table Global vial packaging market by type of materials 2015-2020 (% revenue)
    • Global glass vial packaging market
      • Table Global glass vial packaging market 2015-2020 ($ millions)
    • Global plastic vial packaging market
      • Table Global plastic vial packaging market 2015-2020 ($ millions)
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Global vial packaging market by geography
      • Table Countries covered in geography
      • Table Global vial packaging market by geographies 2015 (% revenue)
      • Table Global vial packaging market by geographies 2020 (% revenue)
      • Table Global vial packaging market by geographies 2015-2020 ($ billions)
      • Table Global vial packaging market by geographies 2015-2020 (% revenue)
    • Vial packaging market in North America
      • Table Vial packaging market in North America 2015-2020 ($ millions)
    • Vial packaging market in Europe
      • Table Vial packaging market in Europe 2015-2020 ($ millions)
    • Vial packaging market in APAC
      • Table Vial packaging market in APAC 2015-2020 ($ millions)
    • Vial packaging market in ROW
      • Table Vial packaging market in ROW 2015-2020 ($ millions)
  • Market drivers
  • Impact of drivers
    • Table Impact of drivers
  • Market challenges
  • Impact of drivers and challenges
    • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
    • Corning
      • Table Corning: Business segmentation by revenue 2015
      • Table Corning: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2015
    • Gerresheimer AG
      • Table Gerresheimer: Business segmentation by revenue 2015
      • Table Gerresheimer: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2015
    • O.Berk
      • Table O.Berk: Product segmentation
    • Schott
      • Table Schott: Business segmentation
      • Table Schott: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2015
    • Thermo Fisher Scientific
      • Table Thermo Fisher Scientific: Business segmentation by revenue 2015
      • Table Thermo Fisher Scientific: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2015
    • Other prominent vendors
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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