Flexible Intermediate Bulk Container Market Report by Product (Type A, Type B, Type C, Type D), End Use Industry (Food, Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, and Others), and Region 2024-2032

Flexible Intermediate Bulk Container Market Report by Product (Type A, Type B, Type C, Type D), End Use Industry (Food, Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, and Others), and Region 2024-2032

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Market Overview:

The global flexible intermediate bulk container market size reached US$ 5.5 Billion in 2023. Looking forward, IMARC Group expects the market to reach US$ 8.3 Billion by 2032, exhibiting a growth rate (CAGR) of 4.5% during 2024-2032.

Report Attribute 
Key Statistics
Base Year
2023
Forecast Years
2024-2032
Historical Years
2018-2023
Market Size in 2023
US$ 5.5 Billion
Market Forecast in 2032
US$ 8.3 Billion
Market Growth Rate 2024-2032 4.5%


Flexible intermediate bulk containers (FIBC), or bulk bags, refer to industrial packaging materials used for storing dry, granular and semi-liquid products. They are large, cubic, bendable containers manufactured using coated or uncoated woven fabric with loops to facilitate convenient storage and movement. U-panel, circular, four-panel and baffle bags are among the most commonly used FIBCs. These bags are used to contain toxic, non-toxic and free-flowing products, such as chemicals, petrochemicals, pharmaceuticals, rubber and agriculture and food products. As a result, they find extensive applications across various industries, such as transportation, mining, manufacturing, agriculture and waste handling.

Global Flexible Intermediate Bulk Container Market

Flexible Intermediate Bulk Container Market Trends:

Rapid industrialization across the globe is one of the key factors driving the growth of the market. Chemical and agriculture product manufacturers are increasingly using FIBCs to handle grains, rice, potatoes, cereals and liquid chemicals. These bags are also used to store and transport construction materials, such as carbon black, steel, alloys, minerals, cement and sand. Furthermore, increasing environmental consciousness among the masses and the rising demand for lightweight, biodegradable and bulk packaging material for pharmaceutical products, is also stimulating the market growth. Pharma-grade FIBC bags are used for storing various medical products and preventing contamination. In line with this, product innovations, such as the development of FIBC variants as hygiene packaging solutions, is acting as another growth-inducing factor. Food-grade FIBC bags are manufactured using virgin polypropylene resins that aid in preventing spoilage of perishable goods and are suited for storing packaged products in bulk quantities.

Key Market Segmentation:

IMARC Group provides an analysis of the key trends in each sub-segment of the global flexible intermediate bulk container market report, along with forecasts at the global, regional and country level from 2024-2032. Our report has categorized the market based on product and end use industry.

Breakup by Product:

  • Type A
  • Type B
  • Type C
  • Type D
     

Breakup by End Use Industry:

  • Food
  • Chemicals
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Others
     

Breakup by Region:

  • North America
    • United States
    • Canada
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • South Korea
    • Australia
    • Indonesia
    • Others
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • France
    • United Kingdom
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Russia
    • Others
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Others
  • Middle East and Africa

Competitive Landscape:

The report has also analysed the competitive landscape of the market with some of the key players being Bag Corp., Berry Global Inc., Bulk Lift International LLC, Global-Pak Inc., Greif Inc., Isbir Sentetik Dokuma Sanayi A.S., Langston Companies Inc., LC Packaging International BV, Plastipak Group and Rishi FIBC Solutions PVT. Ltd.

Report Coverage:

Report Features Details
Base Year of the Analysis 2023
Historical Period 2018-2023
Forecast Period 2024-2032
Units US$ Billion
Segment Coverage Product, End Use Industry, Region
Region Covered  Asia Pacific, Europe, North America, Latin America, Middle East and Africa
Countries Covered United States, Canada, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Russia, China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Indonesia, Brazil, Mexico
Companies Covered Bag Corp., Berry Global Inc., Bulk Lift International LLC, Global-Pak Inc., Greif Inc., Isbir Sentetik Dokuma Sanayi A.S., Langston Companies Inc., LC Packaging International BV, Plastipak Group and Rishi FIBC Solutions PVT. Ltd.
Customization Scope 10% Free Customization
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Post-Sale Analyst Support 10-12 Weeks
Delivery Format PDF and Excel through Email (We can also provide the editable version of the report in PPT/Word format on special request)

Key Questions Answered in This Report

The global flexible intermediate bulk container market was valued at US$ 5.5 Billion in 2023.

We expect the global flexible intermediate bulk container market to exhibit a CAGR of 4.5% during 2024-2032.

The sudden outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic had led to the implementation of stringent lockdown regulations across several nations, resulting in the temporary closure of end-use industries for flexible intermediate bulk containers.

The rising environmental consciousness, along with the increasing demand for lightweight, biodegradable, and bulk packaging material for handling pharmaceutical products and preventing contamination, is primarily driving the global flexible intermediate bulk container market.

Based on the product, the global flexible intermediate bulk container market has been segmented into type A, type B, type C, and type D. Among these, type A currently holds the majority of the total market share.

Based on the end use industry, the global flexible intermediate bulk container market can be divided into food, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and others. Currently, the food industry exhibits a clear dominance in the market.

On a regional level, the market has been classified into North America, Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, and Middle East and Africa, where North America currently dominates the global market.

Some of the major players in the global flexible intermediate bulk container market include Bag Corp., Berry Global Inc., Bulk Lift International LLC, Global-Pak Inc., Greif Inc., Isbir Sentetik Dokuma Sanayi A.S., Langston Companies Inc., LC Packaging International BV, Plastipak Group, and Rishi FIBC Solutions PVT. Ltd.

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