Global Metal Print Packaging Market to Reach US$ 159.6 Billion by 2032, Stimulated by Growing Need for Enhanced Product Protection

July 04, 2023 | Packaging

According to the latest report by IMARC Group, titled “Metal Print Packaging Market by Type (Cans, Caps and Closure, Barrels and Drums), Raw Material (Steel, Aluminum), Printing Process (Offset Lithography, Gravure, Flexography, Digital, and Others), End User (Beverage, Food, Health Care, Personal Care, and Others), and Region 2024-2032,” the global metal print packaging market size reached US$ 119.8 Billion in 2023. Metal print packaging refers to a modern and visually striking method of packaging that involves printing vibrant designs directly onto metal surfaces. It combines the durability and elegance of metal with high-quality printing techniques to create a unique packaging solution. Metal print packaging is achieved through a process called dye sublimation, where heat and pressure are used to transfer dye onto a coated metal surface. It offers exceptional durability, resistance to moisture, and protection against impact and scratches. Additionally, it offers a premium and luxurious appearance, making it ideal for high-end products, limited editions, or special promotions. It can be customized to fit various shapes and sizes, making it versatile for a wide range of products, from cosmetics and electronics to beverages and luxury goods.

Global Metal Print Packaging Market Trends:

The increasing awareness about environmental issues is driving the global market. Moreover, the growing need for product protection and shelf-life extension is supporting the market as metal packaging provides excellent protection for products, preserving their quality and extending shelf life. Apart from this, the widespread adoption of metal print packaging in various industries, such as chemicals, automotive, and pharmaceuticals, is providing a boost to the market. Besides, various governments and regulatory bodies impose specific standards and requirements to ensure the safety and quality of packaged goods, thus creating a positive market outlook. Furthermore, ongoing advancements in metal packaging technologies and manufacturing processes, such as lightweight techniques, improved opening mechanisms, and advanced printing capabilities, have made metal packaging more versatile, cost-effective, and efficient to produce, which is catalyzing the growth of the market. Also, the rise of e-commerce and D2C channels is favorably impacting the market as metal packaging plays a crucial role by providing secure and protective packaging for products during transit. Looking forward, the market value is projected to reach US$ 159.6 Billion by 2032, expanding at a CAGR of 3.14% during 2024-2032.   

Market Summary:

  • Based on the type, the market has been segmented into cans, caps and closure, and barrels and drums. Currently, cans represent the largest market segment.
  • On the basis of the raw material, the market has been bifurcated into steel and aluminum. Among these, steel exhibits a clear dominance in the market.
  • Based on the printing process, the market has been divided into offset lithography, gravure, flexography, digital, and others. At present, offset lithography accounts for the largest market share.
  • On the basis of the end user, the market has been classified into beverage, food, health care, personal care, and others. Presently, food exhibits a clear dominance in the market.
  • Region-wise, the market has been segmented into North America (the United States and Canada), Asia Pacific (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Indonesia, and others), Europe (Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Russia, and others), Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, and others), and the Middle East and Africa. Among these, Asia Pacific holds the leading position in the market.
  • The competitive landscape of the market has also been examined, with some of the key players being Ball Corporation, CCL Container Inc. (CCL Industries Inc.), Crown Holdings Inc., Envases Metalúrgicos De Álava S.A., hubergroup Deutschland GmbH, Koenig & Bauer MetalPrint GmbH, and Tonejet Limited (TTP Group plc).

Report Scope:

Report Features Details
Base Year of the Analysis 2023
Historical Period 2018-2023
Forecast Period 2024-2032
Units US$ Billion
Types Covered Cans, Caps and Closure, Barrels and Drums
Raw Materials Covered Steel, Aluminum
Printing Processes Covered Offset Lithography, Gravure, Flexography, Digital, Others
End Users Covered Beverage, Food, Health Care, Personal Care, Others
Regions 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 Ball Corporation, CCL Container Inc. (CCL Industries Inc.), Crown Holdings Inc., Envases Metalúrgicos De Álava S.A., hubergroup Deutschland GmbH, Koenig & Bauer MetalPrint GmbH, Tonejet Limited (TTP Group plc), etc.
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