US demand to reach
Demand for pharmaceutical packaging products in the US will rise 4.9 percent annually to
Profiles 34 US industry competitors such as
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Plastic bottles to remain largest container group
In spite of increasing competition from blister packaging, plastic bottles will remain the largest selling group of pharmaceutical containers over the long term, both in revenues generated and unit consumption. This trend will reflect their widespread use in the packaging of oral drugs distributed in bulk and prescription dose volumes to retail and mail order pharmacies. Plastic bottles will also continue to dominate applications as containers for OTC medicines sold in tablet and capsule quantities of 50 or more.
Blister packaging to benefit from unit dose formats
Through 2018 and beyond, blister packaging will generate the second largest share of revenues among primary pharmaceutical containers. Blister packaging will broaden usage based on adaptability to unit dose and clinical trial formats with expanded label content, high visibility, and built-in track and trace features. Prefillable inhalers will realize above average gains in unit and revenue demand as the number of chronic asthma, allergy, and migraine patients treated with inhalation drugs rises. Markets for pharmaceutical pouches and medication tubes will expand much more slowly as the vast majority of applications remain limited to topical medication packaging. US demand for glass pharmaceutical bottles will continue to decrease gradually over the long term as plastic bottles and blister packs continue to capture applications. Strip packs will post the largest demand among groups of other primary pharmaceutical containers based on adaptability to economical unit dose formats.
Security packaging accessories to post fastest gains
Total US demand for pharmaceutical closures, labels, secondary containers, and other packaging accessories will grow 4.7 percent annually to nearly
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This comprehensive study examines the US market for pharmaceutical packaging products, covering:
• primary containers – plastic bottles, blister packaging, parenteral containers, prefillable inhalers, pouches, medication tubes, glass bottles and jars, and other containers, such as strip packs, paperboard boxes, and various specialty containers
• closures – specialty, child-resistant, and conventional types
• labels -- security, standard, and specialty types
• secondary containers – outer paperboard boxes, folding cartons, shipping containers, thermoformed kits and trays, and blister and clamshell packs
• packaging accessories – package inserts, shrink materials, security components, tamper-evident seals, desiccants, and shipping supplies
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