The global beverage carton packaging machinery market is expected to exhibit a growth rate (CAGR) of 5.1% during 2023-2028. The growing consumption of alcohol, rising focus on the utilization of sustainable packaging, and increasing popularity of various health drinks and electrolyte beverages among fitness enthusiasts to maintain hydration are some of the major factors propelling the market.
Beverage carton packaging machinery refers to the specialized equipment and systems used in the manufacturing and packaging of beverage cartons. It is designed to automate and streamline the packaging process, ensuring efficiency, accuracy, and high-quality packaging for various types of beverages, such as milk, juice, soft drinks, and more. It is also manufactured to handle a wide range of carton sizes and formats, allowing manufacturers to package their products efficiently and effectively. It can perform multiple tasks, including carton forming, filling, sealing, and labeling. It helps to enhance the productivity and efficiency of beverage production lines.
At present, the increasing demand for beverage carton packaging machinery to speed up the packing process of various types of beverages is impelling the growth of the market. Besides this, the rising popularity of various health drinks and electrolyte beverages among fitness enthusiasts, gym goers, and athletes to maintain hydration and levels of electrolytes in the body is propelling the growth of the market. In addition, the growing automation of packaging processes to reduce manual labor and human errors and enhance efficiency and productivity is offering a favorable market outlook. Apart from this, the increasing popularity of artificial intelligence (AI)-driven predictive maintenance, as it can identify potential equipment failures and minimize downtime, is supporting the growth of the market. Additionally, the rising demand for customization and flexibility that cater to the evolving preferences of consumers, who are increasingly drawn to unique, personalized packaging designs is bolstering the growth of the market.
Beverage Carton Packaging Machinery Market Trends/Drivers:
Rising consumption of alcohol
The rising alcohol consumption is significantly impacting the beverage carton packaging machinery market. As societies around the world are becoming more affluent, the demand for diverse alcoholic beverages is increasing, leading to a pronounced shift in the beverage packaging industry. Besides this, the increasing consumption of alcohol among the masses to cope with work stress and anxiety is rising the demand for efficient beverage carton packaging machinery. Apart from this, the growing consumer preference for convenient, portable, and eco-friendly packaging is leading manufacturers to invest in advanced carton packaging machinery that can provide numerous bespoke solutions. Furthermore, the need for customization is driving the employment of flexible, versatile, and technologically advanced beverage carton packaging machinery, which can offer high-quality printing, and different packaging shapes and sizes.
Increasing focus on the utilization of sustainable packaging
The increasing focus on sustainable packaging is positively influencing the beverage carton packaging machinery market. Besides this, the increasing awareness about the environmental impact of packaging waste, along with the demand for eco-friendly alternatives, is encouraging key market players to adopt recyclable and compostable elements for packaging beverages. Individuals are increasingly making purchase decisions based on the environmental impact of a product, and beverages packaged in eco-friendly carton packaging appeal to these eco-conscious buyers. Moreover, sustainability initiatives are an integral part of corporate social responsibility (CSR) practices. By switching to eco-friendly carton packaging, companies can showcase their commitment to environmental preservation, enhancing their brand reputation and potentially their market share.
Growing integration of technologically advanced machinery
At present, the integration of technologically advanced equipment is playing a significant role in driving the demand for beverage packaging machinery. The adoption of advanced machinery leads to enhanced production efficiency and offers high-speed packaging, reduced downtime, and consistent quality, enabling manufacturers to meet the increasing demand for beverages without compromising on the quality of packaging. Moreover, advanced machinery also offers improved sustainability. Machines with features like energy efficiency, waste reduction mechanisms, and capabilities to handle recyclable materials align with the increasing emphasis on sustainable practices. As more manufacturers aim to reduce their environmental footprint, demand for these machinery grows, thereby positively influencing the market.
Beverage Carton Packaging Machinery Industry Segmentation:
IMARC Group provides an analysis of the key trends in each segment of the global beverage carton packaging machinery market report, along with forecasts at the global, regional and country levels from 2023-2028. Our report has categorized the market based on type, mode of operation and application.
Breakup by Type:
- Horizontal End Side-Load Cartoner
- Top-Load Cartoner
- Wraparound Cartoner
Horizontal end side-load cartoner dominate the market
The report has provided a detailed breakup and analysis of the market based on the type. This includes horizontal end side-load cartoner, top-load cartoner, wraparound cartoner, and others. According to the report, the horizontal end side-load cartoner represented the largest segment.
A horizontal end side-load cartoner is a type of packaging machine used in various industries, such as food and beverage (F&B), pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, and household goods. It is designed to automatically form, load, and seal cartons or boxes horizontally from the end or side. It is versatile and can manage a wide range of products, including bottles, tubes, blister packs, sachets, and other similar items. It is capable of high-speed operation, allowing for efficient packaging of large quantities of products. It is designed to optimize space utilization on production lines, making them suitable for facilities with limited space. Furthermore, it automates the packaging process, reducing manual labor and increasing production output.
Breakup by Mode of Operation:
Automatic hold the largest share in the market
A detailed breakup and analysis of the market based on the mode of operation have also been provided in the report. This includes semi-automatic and automatic. According to the report, automatic accounted for the largest market share.
Automatic beverage carton packaging machinery is specialized packaging equipment designed specifically for the packaging of beverages, such as juices, milk, soft drinks, and other liquid products. It is configured to handle different carton sizes, product variations, and packaging requirements, offering versatility to manufacturers. It automates the packaging process, reducing manual labor and increasing production speed and output. It also ensures precise filling, capping, and sealing, resulting in consistent packaging quality for each carton. It is designed to minimize product spillage, leakage, or damage during the packaging process, reducing product waste. It is used in the beverage industry to efficiently and accurately package products into cartons or containers.
Breakup by Application:
- Dairy Beverages
- Alcoholic Beverages
- Non-Alcoholic Beverages
Non-alcoholic beverages hold the largest share in the market
A detailed breakup and analysis of the market based on the application have also been provided in the report. This includes dairy beverages, alcoholic beverages, and non-alcoholic beverages. According to the report, non-alcoholic beverages accounted for the largest market share.
Non-alcoholic beverages rely on beverage packaging machinery for efficient packing as this equipment can handle high production volumes and can quickly package beverages into cartons, ensuring a smooth and efficient packaging process. Carton packaging provides protection to beverages by shielding them from external factors, such as light, moisture, and air. This helps preserve the quality and freshness of the non-alcoholic beverages, ensuring that they reach the consumers in optimal condition. Beverage carton packaging machinery allows for the printing of high-quality graphics, logos, nutritional information, and promotional messages on the cartons, which helps in brand recognition and consumer engagement.
Breakup by Region:
- North America
- South Korea
- United Kingdom
- Latin America
- Middle East and Africa
North America exhibits a clear dominance, accounting for the largest beverage carton packaging machinery market share
The report has also provided a comprehensive analysis of all the major regional markets, which include North America (the United States and Canada); Asia Pacific (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Indonesia, Others); Europe (Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Russia, Others); Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, Others); and the Middle East and Africa. According to the report, North America accounted for the largest market segment.
North America held the biggest market due to the increasing automation of various business processes. Besides this, the rising production of various innovative ready-to-drink (RTD) products, such as juices, soft drinks, and dairy-based beverages, is propelling the growth of the market.
Apart from this, the increasing focus on reducing wastage and minimizing energy consumption while packing machinery is strengthening the growth of the market. Additionally, the rising adoption of modern machinery equipped with advanced control systems and intelligent packaging solutions is supporting the growth of the market.
Asia Pacific is estimated to expand further due to the rising consumption of alcohol among the masses. Besides this, the increasing number of bars, pubs, and nightclubs serving alcohol to their customers is bolstering the growth of the market.
Key market players are developing innovative features, such as improved automation, increased speed and efficiency, better quality control, and advanced packaging designs. They are also focusing on developing sustainable packaging solutions by using eco-friendly materials, optimizing packaging designs to reduce waste, and implementing recycling or biodegradable options. Top companies are working on providing customizable solutions that allow for different packaging sizes, shapes, and formats. They are also implementing advanced control systems, improving workflow management, and integrating smart manufacturing solutions. Top companies are offering comprehensive after-sales services, including maintenance, training programs, and prompt technical support. They are also establishing strategic alliances with beverage manufacturers, entering new markets, or expanding distribution networks.
The report has provided a comprehensive analysis of the competitive landscape in the market. Detailed profiles of all major companies have also been provided. Some of the key players in the market include:
- Bradman-Lake Group Limited (Langley Holdings Plc)
- CARIBA Srl
- Douglas Machine Inc.
- EconoCorp Inc.
- Jacob White Packaging Ltd.
- KHS GmbH (Klöckner-Werke)
- Krones AG
- Mpac Group plc
- R.A Jones (Coesia S.p.A.)
- Sidel (Tetra Laval International S.A.)
- Syntegon Technology GmbH
- Tishma Technologies LLC (Intertape Polymer Group Inc.)
- In 2023, Syntegon Technology GmbH announced that it is offering LFS filling technology which is suitable to fill numerous liquid and viscous food products, such as sauces, dips, and salads, and possesses energy-efficient properties.
- In 2023, Sidel (Tetra Laval International S.A.) collaborates with Coca-Cola Europacific to help them introduce tethered caps and lighter bottles to boost collection and recycle and prevent litter.
- In 2023, Bradman Lake introduced the new Intelligent Motion Feeder (IMF), which utilizes Rockwell Automation's iTRAK intelligent track system. The IMF features servo-driven linear guided carriers that can handle a stream of randomly spaced products, eliminating the need for traditional feeders. It offers high speed, increased packaging efficiency, rapid changeover, easy cleaning, and a small footprint.
Beverage Carton Packaging Machinery Market Report Scope:
|Base Year of the Analysis
|Scope of the Report
|Exploration of Historical and Forecast Trends, Industry Catalysts and Challenges, Segment-Wise Historical and Predictive Market Assessment:
- Mode of Operation
|Horizontal End Side-Load Cartoner, Top-Load Cartoner, Wraparound Cartoner, Others
|Modes of Operation Covered
|Dairy Beverages. Alcoholic Beverages, Non-Alcoholic Beverages
|Asia Pacific, Europe, North America, Latin America, Middle East and Africa
|United States, Canada, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Russia, China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Indonesia, Brazil, Mexico
|Bradman-Lake Group Limited (Langley Holdings Plc), Cariba Srl, Douglas Machine Inc., Econocorp Inc., Jacob White Packaging Ltd., KHS GmbH (Klöckner-Werke), Krones AG, Mpac Group Plc, R.A Jones (Coesia S.p.A.), Sidel (Tetra Laval International S.A.), Syntegon Technology GmbH, Tishma Technologies LLC (Intertape Polymer Group Inc), etc.
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Key Questions Answered in This Report:
- How has the global beverage carton packaging machinery market performed so far, and how will it perform in the coming years?
- What are the drivers, restraints, and opportunities in the global beverage carton packaging machinery market?
- What is the impact of each driver, restraint, and opportunity on the global beverage carton packaging machinery market?
- What are the key regional markets?
- Which countries represent the most attractive beverage carton packaging machinery market?
- What is the breakup of the market based on the type?
- Which is the most attractive type in the beverage carton packaging machinery market?
- What is the breakup of the market based on the mode of operation?
- Which is the most attractive mode of operation in the beverage carton packaging machinery market?
- What is the breakup of the market based on the application?
- Which is the most attractive application in the beverage carton packaging machinery market?
- What is the competitive structure of the global beverage carton packaging machinery market?
- Who are the key players/companies in the global beverage carton packaging machinery market?
Key Benefits for Stakeholders:
- IMARC’s report offers a comprehensive quantitative analysis of various market segments, historical and current market trends, market forecasts, and dynamics of the beverage carton packaging machinery market from 2017-2028.
- The research study provides the latest information on the market drivers, challenges, and opportunities in the global beverage carton packaging machinery market.
- The study maps the leading, as well as the fastest-growing, regional markets. It further enables stakeholders to identify the key country-level markets within each region.
- Porter's five forces analysis assists stakeholders in assessing the impact of new entrants, competitive rivalry, supplier power, buyer power, and the threat of substitution. It helps stakeholders to analyze the level of competition within the beverage carton packaging machinery industry and its attractiveness.
- Competitive landscape allows stakeholders to understand their competitive environment and provides an insight into the current positions of key players in the market.