Plastic Caps & Closures Market is projected to reach US$ 61 Billion by 2029 with rising demand

Plastic Caps & Closures Market

Increased sales of plastic caps and closures have resulted from increased consumption of carbonated and non-carbonated beverages, which has enhanced the prospects of bottles, jars, and other analogous container types. Due to the continuous demand for plastic caps and closures for bottles, jars, tubes, and containers, the global plastic caps and closures market is predicted to increase at a rate of 5% between 2022 and 2029. Various types of plastic caps and closures, such as screw, snap, and push & pull caps and closures, are seeing increased sales as a result of the convenience packaging trend.

According to FMI, the market for plastic caps and closures reached US$ 41 Bn in 2021. By the end of 2029, the global market for plastic caps and closures is anticipated to grow by 1.4 times its current market value. According to market value, screw closures are predicted to make up about 3/4 of the plastic caps & closures market in 2022. During the projected period, the beverage category is anticipated to dominate the market in terms of market share.

By the end of 2029, the plastic caps and closures market is anticipated to be dominated by the Asia Pacific region, excluding Japan, and the North American continent. According to FMI, by the end of 2029, the plastic caps and closures business will have generated an additional potential of US$ 18 billion.

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Key Takeaways – Plastics Caps & Closures Market Study

  •          Screw caps & closures are experiencing the unmatchable demand, especially in the beverage industry as this packaging solution maintains the optimum air levels in bottles and provides convenient opening and closing.
  •          Thermoplastics such as polyethylene (PE), polypropylene (PP), and others dominate the global plastics caps & closures market in terms of material. Use of these plastics for manufacturing plastics caps and closure offers advantages such as low processing cost as well as lightweight and high strength products.
  •          The beverage industry has been identified as the key end user of the plastics caps & closures, as this sector generates a constant demand for plastics caps & closures to pack a wide variety of carbonated and non-carbonated drinks.

Convenience packaging and small bottles are in high demand.

When consumers travel to other locations, they prefer to bring their favourite products with them. Millennials all over the world choose convenience packaging since it is easier to carry, dispose of, and manage flow. Plastic caps and closures are in high demand due to consumers’ preference for these convenience packaging goods over traditional packaging, particularly among Generation Z. Another reason driving the growth of the plastic caps and closures market is the rapidly expanding usage of smaller bottles due to the current “on-the-go and breakfast bottles” trend in the beverage sector.

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Plastic Caps & Closures Market by Category By Caps Type:

  •          Screw Closures
  •          Snap Closures
  •          Push-Pull Closures
  •          Others

By Material Type:

  •          Thermoplastic
  •          PE
  •          LDPE/LLDPE
  •          HDPE
  •          PP
  •          Others (PS, PET etc.)
  •          Thermosets

By End Use:

  •          Beverage
  •          Food
  •          Pharmaceutical
  •          Household
  •          Cosmetics & Personal Care
  •          Others (Chemicals, Fertilizers etc.)

By Region:

  •          North America
  •          Latin America
  •          Western Europe
  •          Eastern Europe
  •          Asia Pacific
  •          MEA
  •          Japan

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Competitive Landscape

The leading, as well as small scale manufacturers operating in the global plastic caps & closures market, are focusing on the changing industry needs of the end-user and manufacturing it accordingly. The key players in the plastic caps & closures market are adopting market strategies like product portfolio expansions and mergers and acquisitions to maximize their business reach and enhance their market position.

For instance,

  • In September 2021, Silgan Plastics, a leading supplier of sustainable rigid packaging solutions, acquired Gateway Plastics. Gateway Plastics manufactures dispensing closures and provides integrated dispensing packaging solutions to the food and beverage sector. The acquisition will help Silgan Plastics expand its comprehensive product offerings in dispensing and specialty closures.
  • In June 2021, BERICAP, a leading manufacturer of plastic closures acquired, Mala Verschluss-Systeme GmbH. Mala is a manufacturer of aluminium closures. With the acquisition of Mala, BERICAP will include aluminium closures in its product portfolio and develop innovative closure technologies combining plastic and aluminium.
  • In January 2022, Aptar Global, Inc. introduced a new product segment – PolkaLite. PolkaLite is a lighter and more efficient closure that brings convenience and superior performance.

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About the Author

Ronak Shah

Associate Vice President at Future Market Insights is deeply committed to uncovering actionable insights for consumer and food and beverage players. She brings a unique blend of analysis, industry trends, and consumer behavior to put data into perspective.

What she makes out of data becomes a delight to read. She has authored many opinions, including for publications like Process Industry Informer and Spinal Surgery News, as she understands the market pulse and consumers' shifting preferences.

She likes to bring experts to a roundtable to weigh the impact of a trend on an industry. Catch up with her discussion on the impact of AI in packaging.

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