Global Clamshell Packaging Market, By Product (Mock Clamshells, 2-Piece Clamshells, Tri-Fold Clamshells), Material (Plastic, Polyethylene (PE), Polypropylene (PP), Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET), Recycled PET (R-PET), Poly Vinyl Chloride (PVC), Molded Fiber, Paper/Paperboard, Others), End User (Cosmetic and Personal Care, Food, FMCG, Gifts, Toys and Stationary Electrical and Electronics, Household Goods, Pharmaceuticals, Others) – Industry Trends and Forecast to 2029
Market Analysis and Size
All kinds of products in today’s globalized world do a lot of traveling. When the product is transported, the manufacturer want to make sure it’s safe. In the case of drugs, food or other packaging safety is more important. Improper packaging can result in contamination that means a loss of revenue and can even have legal concerns for the business. Clamshell packaging takes away several of the risks. Secure clamshell plastic packaging protects the product from improper handling and poor storage conditions during transportation. Clamshell packaging securely seals the product from airborne contaminants, protecting its safety and freshness.
Data Bridge Market Research analyses that the clamshell packaging market was valued at USD 9.48 billion in 2021 and is expected to reach USD 13.33 billion by 2029, registering a CAGR of 4.35 % during the forecast period of 2022 to 2029. In addition to the market insights such as market value, growth rate, market segments, geographical coverage, market players, and market scenario, the market report curated by the Data Bridge Market Research team includes in-depth expert analysis, import/export analysis, pricing analysis, production consumption analysis, patent analysis and technological advancements.
Report Scope and Market Segmentation
2022 to 2029
2020 (Customizable to 2014 - 2019)
Revenue in USD Billion, Volumes in Units, Pricing in USD
Product (Mock Clamshells, 2-Piece Clamshells, Tri-Fold Clamshells), Material (Plastic, Polyethylene (PE), Polypropylene (PP), Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET), Recycled PET (R-PET), Poly Vinyl Chloride (PVC), Molded Fiber, Paper/Paperboard, Others), End User (Cosmetic and Personal Care, Food, FMCG, Gifts, Toys and Stationary Electrical and Electronics, Household Goods, Pharmaceuticals, Others)
U.S., Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Rest of South America, Germany, France, Italy, U.K., Belgium, Spain, Russia, Turkey, Netherlands, Switzerland, Rest of Europe, Japan, China, India, South Korea, Australia and New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Rest of Asia-Pacific, United Arab Emirate, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Israel, South Africa, Rest of Middle East and Africa
Market Players Covered
Amcor plc (Switzerland), VisiPak (U.S.), Walter Drake, Inc. (U.S.), National Plastics and Seals Inc. (U.S.), McLoone (U.S.), Plastic Ingenuity (U.S.), Highland Packaging Solutions (U.S.), Clearpack Engineering, Inc. (U.S.), Helmy Plastics (U.S.), Placon (U.S.), Uflex Limited (India), Lacerta Goup, Inc. (U.S.), Panic Plastics Inc. (U.S.), Universal Plastics Group Inc. (U.S.), Dordan Manufacturing Company (U.S.), Aikpak Plastic Forming (U.S.), Smurfit Kappa (Ireland), BASF SE (Germany)
Clamshells packaging are a type of carded packaging. These packaging are most normally made of plastic. But, they can also be made from cardboard, Styrofoam, paperboard, and recycled paper. This packaging are made from two identical "shells". These shells are attached on one side and have tabs on the other side. The tabs allow them to be locked and closed shut. They resemble actual clamshells and close and open similarly.
Clamshell Packaging Market Dynamics
- Rising demand due to transparent packaging
With an eye-catching design, customers also want to be assured that the products they buy are in the promised condition, without defects and flaws. The rising demand of clamshell packaging because of its giving customer’s peace of mind they need and high-clarity visibility. When consumers buying the products, be it retail or food, in clamshell packaging, packaging designers can even produce strategic cut-outs to display specific parts of the product for additional visibility. The rising demand for clamshell packaging due to transparent features is expected to drive the market growth rate.
- Growing demand in food industry
Clamshells are most popular packaging in food packaging sector. They are used for packaging items such as frozen lobster tails, salads, sandwiches, pies, cookies, bread, burgers, BBQ ribs, and other food products. Clamshells packaging are in several different retail settings. These include food stands and markets .This packaging are also becoming popular in food trucks and catering services. There is a rise in the demand of clamshell packaging for packaged food by several food companies and restaurants are expected to drive the growth of the clamshell packaging market.
- Increasing e-commerce sector and research activities
The growing e-commerce sector along with the rapid development of research activities has led to the growth of clamshell packaging due to the rising demand for the protection of products from the external environment which will expect to create lucrative opportunities which will flourish the growth of the clamshell packaging market in upcoming years.
Moreover, increasing new markets and increasing the number of strategic collaborations will act as market drivers and further increase positive opportunities for the market's growth rate.
- Strict rules and regulations associated with the use of plastic clamshell
The strict rules and regulations imposed by governments globally which hinders the growth of the global clamshell packaging market. The use of plastic materials such as PE, PET, PVC, and others, which are deemed damaging to the environment. This major market restrains will obstruct the market's growth rate.
- Fluctuation in prices
Fluctuating raw materials prices and high cost of the production of clamshell are the major limitations towards the growth of the clamshell packaging market during forecast period.
This clamshell packaging market report provides details of new recent developments, trade regulations, import-export analysis, production analysis, value chain optimization, market share, impact of domestic and localized market players, analyses opportunities in terms of emerging revenue pockets, changes in market regulations, strategic market growth analysis, market size, category market growths, application niches and dominance, product approvals, product launches, geographic expansions, technological innovations in the market. To gain more info on the clamshell packaging market contact Data Bridge Market Research for an Analyst Brief, our team will help you take an informed market decision to achieve market growth.
COVID-19 Impact on Clamshell Packaging Market
The demand for clamshell packaging is expected to decrease during covid-19 pandemic due to low demand from different sectors such as food and electronics industry. COVID-19 pandemic is expected to affect the clamshell packaging industry negatively, as a result of halted massive reduction in manufacturing and demand for luxury and non-essential services globally. This pandemic had a mixed impact on the packaging industry, mainly due to the closure of physical retail stores worldwide. However, the availability of online retailing has observed the high impact of this shutdown.
- In 2021, Amcor announced new blister packaging in the market. This new packaging meets the strict criteria of regulated pharmaceutical and highly specialized packaging while also providing a more ecological alternative to the most popular type of healthcare packaging. In this innovation the carbon footprint can be reduced by up to 70%.
Global Clamshell Packaging Market Scope
The clamshell packaging market is segmented on the basis of products, material and end-user. The growth amongst these segments will help you analyze meagre growth segments in the industries and provide the users with a valuable market overview and market insights to help them make strategic decisions for identifying core market applications.
- Mock Clamshells
- 2-Piece Clamshells
- Tri-Fold Clamshells
- Polyethylene (PE)
- Polypropylene (PP)
- Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET)
- Recycled PET (R-PET)
- Poly Vinyl Chloride (PVC)
- Molded Fiber
- Cosmetic and Personal Care
- Toys and Stationary
- Electrical and Electronics
- Household Goods
Clamshell Packaging Market Regional Analysis/Insights
The clamshell packaging market is analysed and market size insights and trends are provided by country, products, material and end-user as referenced above.
The countries covered in the clamshell packaging market report are U.S., Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Rest of South America, Germany, France, Italy, U.K., Belgium, Spain, Russia, Turkey, Netherlands, Switzerland, Rest of Europe, Japan, China, India, South Korea, Australia and New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Rest of Asia-Pacific, United Arab Emirate, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Israel, South Africa, Rest of Middle East and Africa.
North America dominates the clamshell packaging market in terms of market share during the forecast period. This is due to the growing demand for clamshell packaging in this region. North America region leads the clamshell packaging market due to the high demand for stock clamshell packaging in this region's medium and small business.
During the estimated period, Asia-Pacific is projected to be the fastest developing region due to growing e-commerce which is extremely influencing stock clamshell packaging in this region.
The country section of the report also provides individual market impacting factors and changes in market regulation that impact the current and future trends of the market. Data points like down-stream and upstream value chain analysis, technical trends and porter's five forces analysis, case studies are some of the pointers used to forecast the market scenario for individual countries. Also, the presence and availability of global brands and their challenges faced due to large or scarce competition from local and domestic brands, impact of domestic tariffs and trade routes are considered while providing forecast analysis of the country data.
Competitive Landscape and Clamshell Packaging Market Share Analysis
The clamshell packaging market competitive landscape provides details by competitor. Details included are company overview, company financials, revenue generated, market potential, investment in research and development, new market initiatives, global presence, production sites and facilities, production capacities, company strengths and weaknesses, product launch, product width and breadth, application dominance. The above data points provided are only related to the companies' focus related to clamshell packaging market.
Some of the major players operating in the clamshell packaging market are:
- Amcor plc (Switzerland)
- VisiPak (U.S.)
- Walter Drake, Inc. (U.S.)
- National Plastics and Seals Inc. (U.S.)
- McLoone (U.S.)
- Plastic Ingenuity (U.S.)
- Highland Packaging Solutions (U.S.)
- Clearpack Engineering, Inc. (U.S.)
- Helmy Plastics (U.S.)
- Placon (U.S.)
- Uflex Limited (India)
- Lacerta Goup, Inc. (U.S.)
- Panic Plastics Inc. (U.S.)
- Universal Plastics Group Inc. (U.S.)
- Dordan Manufacturing Company (U.S.)
- Aikpak Plastic Forming (U.S.)
- Smurfit Kappa (Ireland)
- BASF SE (Germany)