Glass Packaging Market 2014 - 2018 Global Analysis and Forecast

One of the key upcoming trends in this market is the increased awareness among companies and the global population at large about the environmental benefits associated with usage of glass as a packaging material compared with other alternatives.

According to the report, one of the main factors driving the growth of the Global Glass Packaging market is the increase in beer consumption worldwide.Beer is among the major alcoholic beverages that use glass containers for packaging, and is packed in dark-colored glass bottles to preserve the contents, which are prone to spoilage when exposed to UV light.

Glass packaging is one of the most popular forms of packaging that is used in the Food and Beverages, Pharmaceuticals, Chemicals, and Cosmetics industries. Glass can be molded into bottles and jars in a variety of shapes of various dimensions, making it highly applicable for packaging in various industries. It is used in the Food and Beverages industry because of its inert nature that helps the product to be preserved for long periods. Glass as a material also provides an aesthetic appeal which is required for certain kind of products to convey their brand message to the consumer.

Covered in this Report

The Global Glass Packaging market can be divided into five segments based on their application: Alcoholic Beverages (excluding beer) Packaging, Beer Packaging, Food and Beverages Packaging, Pharmaceuticals Packaging, and Others. The Global Glass Packaging market landscape is highly fragmented with the presence of many micro, small, and medium enterprises vendors globally. The top companies occupy a certain portion of the market, with the rest being occupied by many international and regional vendors.

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The Global Glass Packaging Market 2014-2018 has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the APAC region, Europe, Americas, and the ROW; it also covers the Global Glass Packaging market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key Market Driver

  • Increased Beer Consumption
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Key Market Trend

  • Increased Awareness about the Benefits of Green Nature of Glass Packaging
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Further, the report states that one of the main challenges that the market faces is the increased competition from plastic and paper substitutes. These items are lighter in weight than the bulky glass, they are gaining popularity among both manufacturers and customers because of the lower cost involved in their carriage and transportation.

600450 Glass Packaging Market 2014 - 2018 Global Analysis and Forecast
Date: 29 October 2014

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