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COVID-19 Impact on Trigger Sprayers Bottle in Chemicals and Materials Industry

  • Chemical and Materials
  • Jan 14, 2021

COVID-19 Impact on Trigger Sprayers Bottle in Chemicals and Materials Industry


Trigger sprayers bottles are use to pack various kind of liquied material in bottles. Trigger sprayers bottle help in easy spread of  liquid material on surface. In the market, trigger sprayers bottle are available in various dosage type such as spray, jet, mist, stream, continuous, and foam among others. In the plastic bottle industry, each producer has predicted the crises because of these pandemic situations that the COVID-19 is creating globally in the bottle industry market but COVID-19 has mixed pattern situation for the trigger sprayers bottle companies in developed as well as developing countries. The criticle situation can be examined as we can see that demand in home care, hair care, skin care, toiletries, industrial and chemicals industry will increase drastically.

Some of basic information related to trigger sprayers bottle which are available in market:

Neck Size




Dip Tube




  • 28/400
  • 28/410
  • 20/410
  • 24/410
  • 24/415
  • 38/400
  • Others


  • Polypropylene (PP)
  • Polyethylene (PE)
  • Polyethylene Teraphthalate (PET)
  • Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)
  • Others


  • 6-3/4" Length
  • 7" Length
  • 7-5/8" Length
  • 7-7/8" Length
  • 9-1/2" Length
  • 9-1/4" Length
  • 9-1/10" Length
  • 9-7/8" Length
  • 10-1/5" Length
  • 11" Length
  • 36" Length
  • Others


  • Home Care
  • Hair Care
  • Skin Care
  • Toiletries
  • Industrial
  • Chemicals
  • Agriculture




Consumer point of view :-

Plastic trigger sprayers bottle has one of the fastest growing demand. These sprayers bottles are available in variety of shapes, and colour. Plastic trigger sprayers bottles can be customized according to customer preference and need. Now a days trigger sprayer bottle have become basic item for its consumers.

Manufactures Point of view:-

COVID-19 has created many challenges for the plastic bottle manufacturers such as customer satisfaction and operation of the products along with the movement of stock is highly dependent on manpower which is currently not available due to government policy in the COVID-19 situations.

Due to the COVID-19 situation, disruptions in the whole supply chain can be seen with a decrease in the production of the plastic bottles in different industries. The critical situation will hamper the development of trigger sprayer bottles in the different  industries.

COVID-19 had a huge impact on the whole supply chain as it’s difficult for the producers to import and export the bottle from one country to another country in this pandemic situation. Many manufacturer plant implementation has gone on hold and shut down in developing countries which has impacted the production of trigger sprayers bottle.


  • In July 2020, BASF SE has manufactured and also donated 4 metric tons of Ultramid B24 N-polymers to Ahmedabad Textile Industry’s Research Association (ATIRA) which helps to produce personal protective equipment (PPE) for the Indian medical fraternity. The step was taken by the BASF SE also helps the Indian government to fight against the COVID-19 situation.
  • In July 2020, BASF SE donated Rs 31.20 million to the Indian government. The fund also helps Indian people to fight against the novel coronavirus. The donation has helped to create a brand image in the Indian market.
  • In June 2020, Corning Incorporated has supported the Indian government in the COVID-19 situation. The company donated pulse oximeters, infrared thermometers, and PPE kits for public health and also 1 lakh unit’s vitamin C tablets for 5000 policemen in Chakan, Pune.
  • In April 2020, EPM group has taken the initiative to protect their employees in the COVID-19 situation. They implemented health tips that will help to protect from the pandemic situation. This will ensure employees' safety and also increase the efficiency of their employees towards the work.

Another aspect of plastic bottle producers which they have realized is the over-reliance on one supplier, the time for companies to start searching for alternative suppliers, mostly local suppliers to avoid any further risk and to be prepared in the future for any such crises. While it's not certain when companies will be on track, there will be a demand crunch for raw materials whenever they will. Everyone is going to rush to get raw materials.


The spread of this COVID-19 has shown lucrative impact on trigger sprayers bottle due to government strict policies and lockdown all over the world. But, due to high demand of trigger sprayers bottle in pandemic situation has raise the deman of these bottle in every sector such as shops, restaurants, hotels, and malls. The use of the trigger sprayers bottle has become essential due to safety reasons which has augmented its requirement in the market. Customers are trying their best to respond to difficult conditions and thereby change their behavior.

Some of the producers of trigger sprayer plastic bottles tolerated heavy losses, as several productions plant have been closed in different regions. The companies have tried to make strategic measures to increase the market's demand for the trigger sprayers bottle and also raise the price to earn more revenue. The government is helping the manufacturers by various policies in the favour of manufacturers to maintain stability after the lockdown.