World demand for pharmaceutical packaging is forecast to rise 5.5 percent annually through 2015. The developed countries of Western Europe, the US and Japan will account for over 70 percent of the amount, although China will provide faster growth opportunities. India and Brazil will also evolve into fast-growing markets.
This study analyzes the $47.2 billion world drug packaging industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 2000, 2005 and 2010, and forecasts for 2015 and 2020 by raw material (e.g., plastic resins, paper and paperboard, glass, aluminum foil), product group (e.g., primary containers, closures, labels, secondary containers, prescription containers, accessories), world region and for 14 countries.
The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 38 industry players, including Amcor, Gerresheimer and Becton Dickinson.