Top Companies in the PET Bottle Market


Top Companies in the PET Bottle Market

The global PET bottle market size reached US$ 44.1 Billion in 2023. Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles refer to containers manufactured using thermoplastic polymer resin of the polyester family. They possess excellent strength, flexibility, and non-reactivity and remain thermally stable under varying temperatures. Compared to their traditional counterparts, such as glass bottles, aluminum cans, and PVC bottles, PET bottles are more durable, transparent, lightweight, cost-effective, and environment friendly. They can also be recycled multiple times, which helps reduce their overall manufacturing costs. As a result, PET bottles are widely used in packaging drinking water, beverages, and fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) products, such as liquid detergents, shampoos, medicines, household cleaners, mouthwash, and cooking oils.

As per the analysis by IMARC Group, the top companies in the PET bottle industry are focusing on product innovations to reduce the overall weight of PET bottles. They are also offering PET bottles with customized shapes, colors, and designs to meet the escalating demand for unique packaging and different-sized packs for brand differentiation. In addition, the leading manufacturers are introducing plasma-based coatings to make PET bottles more impervious. They are also utilizing silver to prolong the shelf life of products. Besides this, several key players are adopting innovative interior coating processes to facilitate bottle-to-bottle recycling and enable users to minimize waste while lowering energy consumption and conserving resources. Furthermore, the implementation of new packaging regulations, recent technological advancements, improvements in PET bottle manufacturing processes, and ongoing research and development (R&D) activities are some of the other factors propelling the market growth. Looking forward, IMARC Group expects the market to reach US$ 60.3 Billion by 2032, exhibiting a growth rate (CAGR) of 3.3% during 2024-2032.

Top Companies Operating in the Global PET Bottle Market

1. Amcor Limited

Establishment: 1864
Headquarters: Zürich, Switzerland

Amcor Limited is a global leader in developing and manufacturing high-quality, responsible packaging solutions for food, beverage, pharmaceutical, medical, home, personal care, and other packaging applications. The company is focused on producing lightweight, recyclable, reusable packaging made from an increasing amount of recycled content. It works with leading companies across the globe to protect its products and consumers who rely on them, differentiate brands, and enhance supply chains through various flexible and rigid packaging, specialty cartons, closures, and services. With over 44,000 employees working at 220+ sites, Amcor has a presence in more than 40 countries worldwide.

2. Cospack America Corporation

Establishment: 1993
Headquarters: New Jersey, the United States

Cospack America Corporation is a full-service manufacturer and supplier of beauty, skincare, cosmetics, and fragrance packaging components. The company offers its diverse clientele various innovative and customized solutions in stock and custom packaging. With its extensive network of global R&D, manufacturing, sourcing, and logistics capabilities, Cospack offers an array of packaging solutions for treatment, color cosmetics, fragrance, and ancillary products, tailored to fulfill any design and cost objectives. Its broad in-stock product portfolio comprises airless dispensers, PE/PP, PETG, acrylic bottles and jars, closures, glass bottles with dispensers, fragrance and lotion dispensers, and color cosmetic components. 

3. Bericap GmbH & Co. KG

Establishment: 1926
Headquarters: Budenheim, Germany

Bericap GmbH & Co. KG is one of the leading global manufacturers and providers of high-quality plastic and aluminum closures and dispensers for food, beverage, and industrial applications. It offers leak-proof designs that ensure safe transportation and storage and protect against counterfeiting. Currently, the company operates 26 production sites in 22 countries and four central R&D centers, serving customers in more than 100 countries globally.

4. Ball Corporation (Rexam, Inc.)

Establishment: 1880
Headquarters: Colorado, the United States

Ball Corporation is the world’s leading provider of innovative and sustainable aluminum packaging for beverage, personal care, and household products. It also offers aerospace and other technologies and services to commercial and governmental customers. In 2016, the company acquired Rexam Inc., a leading global beverage can maker, becoming the largest manufacturer of beverage cans in the world. Its diversified product portfolio includes beverage cans, bottles, ends and tabs, aerosol cans, household & personal care bottles, and aluminum slugs and cups. Currently, Ball employs more than 21,500 people working at 100+ locations worldwide. 

5. Berry Global, Inc.

Establishment: 1967
Headquarters: Indiana, the United States

Berry Global, Inc is a leading global producer and marketer of plastic packaging products. It offers innovative packaging and engineered products, serving some of the largest brands in the world. The company mainly operates through four business segments: consumer packaging international, consumer packaging North America, engineered materials, and health, hygiene, and specialties. Its extensive product portfolio includes bottles, prescription vials, bowls, jars, containers, lids, tubes, closures, agricultural films, drink cups, plates, trash bags, tapes, adhesives, and other packaging products. At present, Berry operates more than 300 facilities, employing over 47,000 people across the globe.

6. Graham Packaging Company Inc.

Establishment: 1970
Headquarters: Pennsylvania, the United States

Graham Packaging Company Inc. is a world leader in designing, manufacturing, and selling custom, value-added, sustainable food, beverage, household, and automotive containers. It also offers custom plastic bottle manufacturing for beverage, dairy, health food & nutrition, food, automotive, and home care markets. The company works with some of the largest brands in the world to provide them with safe, attractive, and convenient packaging that meets the demands of modern-day consumers.

7. Container Corporation of Canada

Establishment: 1977
Headquarters: Ontario, Canada

Container Corporation of Canada is a leader in manufacturing innovative corrugated and plastic packaging. It mainly serves the food, beverage, furniture, automotive, and pharmaceutical industries with a focus on sustainability and recyclability. Its corrugated division manufactures a wide range of recyclable containers, whereas the plastics division produces various plastic packaging products, equipment, and oxygen and carbon dioxide barrier technologies. The company takes particular pride in its latest innovation, the Enviroclear Smartbottle®, which is a refillable, sterilizable, and clear bottle that can be put in a dishwasher and reused hundreds of times.

8. Ontario Plastic Container Producers Ltd.

Establishment: 2002
Headquarters: Ontario, Canada

Ontario Plastic Container Producers Ltd. is a leading manufacturer of PET bottles and preforms. It offers a wide range of stock and customized bottles and preforms. The company also produces PET preforms and bottles made from 100% recycled PET, FDA and Health Canada-approved. It mainly serves customers across Canada and the USA.

9. Constar International, Inc.

Establishment: 1927
Headquarters: Pennsylvania, the United States

Constar International, Inc. produces and supplies PET (polyethylene terephthalate) plastic containers and preforms for foods and beverages. It offers full-service packaging solutions, from product design and engineering, to ongoing customer support and material licensing agreements. The company’s clients include many of the world’s leading branded consumer products companies. 

10. Alpha Packaging  

Establishment: 1980
Headquarters: Connecticut, the United States

Alpha Packaging is a manufacturer of plastic bottles and jars for personal care products, pharmaceuticals, nutritional supplements, household chemicals, automotive chemicals & specialty foods. Later on, the company was renamed as Alpha Group, which was instrumental in introducing PET bottles in the pharmaceutical industry in 2004 using single stage ISBM machines. Using state-of-the-art technology, the company offers PET bottles ranging from 10 mL to 1000 mL in various shapes and colors.

11. Alpack Plastics

Establishment: 1969
Headquarters: Connecticut, the United States

Alpack Plastics offers a wide range of stock and custom, recyclable, and reusable plastic containers for packaging, display, and storage. Its broad stock product portfolio consists of bottles, hinged and unhinged boxes, plastic bags, foam inserts (plain & die-cut), living hinge boxes, storage boxes, setup and folding boxes, carrying cases, round containers, display cases, jars, impact resistant boxes, special shape boxes, vials, and medical marijuana packaging. The company services large and small start-ups to established Fortune 500 companies.

12. Plastipak Holdings, Inc.

Establishment: 1967
Headquarters: Michigan, the United States

Plastipak Holdings, Inc. is a global leader in the rigid plastic packaging and recycling industries, primarily engaged in the designing and manufacturing of high-quality rigid plastic containers and packaging products. It mainly serves the food and beverage, industrial, automotive, consumer cleaning, aerosol, and personal care markets. Presently, the company operates over 60 sites, with more than 6,000 employees worldwide. 

13. Resilux NV

Establishment: 1994
Headquarters: Wetteren, Belgium

Resilux NV designs sustainable packaging solutions, such as preforms and bottles, in PET and r-PET. The company primarily serves customers in the food, drinks, and non-food sectors. It has a broad product portfolio comprising PET bottles, barriers and special solutions, and recycled PET solutions. Currently, Resilux owns and operates nine production units for preforms and bottles in Europe and the USA.

About Author:

Aditi Kumar 

Senior Content Writer at IMARC Services Private Limited  

Aditi is a content writer and editor at IMARC Services Private Limited with over two years of experience in market research, covering diverse sectors from information technology to healthcare, automotive, oil and gas, food and beverage, and electronics. She actively works on numerous predictive and exploratory research projects and has hands-on experience analyzing and writing about macro and micro markets. Besides writing, Aditi loves baking and reading novels.

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