Clamshell Packaging Market Global Trends, Market Share, Industry Size, Growth, Opportunities, and Market Forecast

Clamshell Packaging Market Global Trends, Market Share, Industry Size, Growth,
Opportunities, and Market Forecast 2018 to 2026
The global clamshell packaging market is calculated to value over US $ 7 billion by
the end of 2026 and grow at a CAGR of over 6% during the forecast period of 20182026.
Clamshell packaging is a rigid packaging format that ensures the protection of the
product during storage and transportation. The design of clamshell packaging
includes two halves of thermoformed plastic shell hinged or heat sealed together.
Clamshell packaging is usually clear and transparent which allows better product
view. It is used to protect consumer goods and electronics to ensure product
durability. The packaging also prevents damage to the product. Clamshell is made of
paper and are often used in packaging in electronics, cosmetics and food
industries. It helps in providing safety to the products from contamination. It’s
affordable and can be manufactured effortlessly.
The market is divided into Poly Vinyl Chloride, Terephthalate, Molded Fiber,
Polyethylene and Polypropylene. In the coming years, Polyethylene is predicted to be
dominating the market. Increasing importance of thermoformed plastic in packaging
led to the rapid evolution of clamshell packaging material. It offers custom moulding
according to requirement and offers maximum versatility in merchandising goods. It
can be integrated with compelling graphics and improve the aesthetics of product
packaging. It is proven effective for handling heavy products and can be reusable.
The rapid advancement of research activities led to the development of clamshell-PE
bags for increasing protection of products from the external environment. It retained
the anti-bacterial properties and mitigated safety concerns from metal leakages.
Along with this, they also offer stability against solvents and prolong the shelf life of
consumer products. All these factors led to the burgeoning growth of the market
during the forecast period. The growing use of plastic in clamshell packaging is
harming the growth of the market. Growing plastic is harming the environment and
the increasing demand for being eco-friendly and using eco-friendly products has
hindered the growth of the market.
Environmental conservationists and activist are making aware of the harm the plastic
does to the environment and it’s providing to resist the growth of the market.
Changing economic conditions and increasing demand for clamshell packaging in
developing economies like the Asia Pacific and Latin America created potential
opportunities for manufacturers. Along with this, increasing manufacturing
companies in these regions led to the robust growth of the market and witnessed the
highest growth rate during the forecast period. North America market is expected to
witness a high market share in the global market due to high adoption among enduser segments. It is followed by the European region and it accounts a significant
share in the global market. Rest of the world market is expected to account a small
fraction of market share due to less adoption.
Clamshell Packaging market players include Creative Plastics, Visipak Inc., Universal
Plastics Corporation, Westrock Company, Amcor Limited, Placon Corporation Inc.,
Smurfit Kappa Group Plc. and others.
Clamshell Packaging Market Restraints:
• Increase in plastics posing a threat to the environment
• Increasing use of eco-friendly products
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Clamshell Packaging Market Segmentation
By Product Type
• Trays
• Bowls
• Boxes & Containers
By End User
• Food
• Cosmetics & Personal Care
• Pharmaceuticals
• Others
By Region
• North America
• Latin America
• Europe
• Asia Pacific
• Rest of the World
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Competitive Landscape:
• Tier 1 players- established companies in the market with a major market share
• Tier 2 players
• Emerging players which are growing rapidly
• New Entrants
FutureWise Key Takeaways
• Growth prospects
• SWOT analysis
• Key trends
• Key data-points affecting market growth
Objectives of the Study:
• To provide with an exhaustive analysis on the global clamshell packaging market
by product type, by end user, by region
• To cater comprehensive information on factors impacting market growth (drivers,
restraints, opportunities, and industry-specific restraints)
• To evaluate and forecast micro-markets and the overall market
• To predict the market size, in key regions (along with countries)—North America,
Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East
• To record evaluate and competitive landscape mapping- product launches,
technological advancements, mergers and expansions
• Profiling of companies to evaluate their market shares, strategies, financials and
core competencies
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The global clamshell packaging market is calculated to value over US $ 7 billion by the end of 2026 and grow at a CAGR of over 6% during the forecast period of 2018-2026.