Global Honeycomb Packaging Market, By Packaging Type (Interior Packaging, Exterior Packaging and Pallets), End Use Type (Food and Beverage, Automotive Goods, Furniture, Consumer Goods, Industrial Goods and Logistics Packaging) – Industry Trends and Forecast to 2030.
Honeycomb Packaging Market Analysis and Size
The demand for the honeycomb packaging is attributable to the increasing amount of wastage and damage to products that are in transport. The necessity to keep valuable products such as glass products, heavy consumer electronics, industrial machinery and other equipment have created a need for sustainable packaging. Moreover, the growing appearance of e-commerce and reduced footfall of retail outlets also enhanced the market growth rate during the forecast period 2023 to 2030.
Data Bridge Market Research analyses that the honeycomb packaging market is expected to reach USD 4076.44 billion by 2030, which is USD 2759.09 billion in 2022, registering a CAGR of 5.00% during the forecast period of 2023 to 2030. In addition to the insights on market scenarios such as market value, growth rate, segmentation, geographical coverage, and major players, the market reports curated by the Data Bridge Market Research also include in-depth expert analysis, geographically represented company-wise production and capacity, network layouts of distributors and partners, detailed and updated price trend analysis and deficit analysis of supply chain and demand.
Honeycomb Packaging Market Scope and Segmentation
2023 to 2030
2021 (Customizable to 2015 - 2020)
Revenue in USD Billion, Volumes in Units, Pricing in USD
Packaging Type (Interior Packaging, Exterior Packaging and Pallets), End Use Type (Food and Beverage, Automotive Goods, Furniture, Consumer Goods, Industrial Goods and Logistics Packaging)
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), Mondi (U.K.), Sonoco Products Company (U.S.), Sealed Air (U.S.), Huhtamaki OYJ (Finland), Sappi (South Africa), DS Smith (U.K.), Coveris (U.K.), Sabert (U.S.), Wihuri (Finland), International Paper (U.S.), KRPA Holding (U.S.), Nordic Paper (Sweden), McNairn Packaging (U.S.), PG Paper Company (U.K.), Stora Enso (Finland), Gulf Paper Manufacturing Company (U.A.E), Smurfit Kappa (Ireland), WestRock Company (U.S.) and JK Paper (India)
Honeycomb is a cost-effective, rugged, custom-engineered kraft paper material that has proven perfect for numerous usages, including dunnage, furniture inner structures, packaging, pallets, and signage displays. It is made by linking individual bands of kraft paper with each other into a series of continuous hexagonal cells.
Honeycomb Packaging Market Dynamics
- Increasing demand for eco-friendly solutions
The honeycomb packaging is the modern trend in numerous packaging industry, it is the major sustainable packaging solution and also has better options for the packaging of products than other packaging solution, specially plastic packaging which can lead to unnecessary junk that pollutes the environment and ecosystem. These packaging are biodegradable in nature and won’t cause any harmful waste to the environment. This packaging can be easily recycled. These benefits can aid the products to make an eco-friendly brand image which attract more customers. Therefore, all these factors surged the demand for honeycomb packaging, which is expected to drive the market's growth.
- Surging usage of honeycomb packaging in packaging industry
Packaging is probably the largest application for the honeycomb packaging market. In conveying or shipping products, honeycomb packaging is extensively used due to the high durability, which protects products from damage. Honeycomb packaging refers to strong paperboard packaging solutions, which are majorly used for transportation. Honeycomb packaging works as protective packaging solutions for numerous products such as furniture, FMCG, electronics, products and many others. Thus, the surging usage of honeycomb packaging in packaging industry is expected to drive the market growth.
- Surging demand for exterior packaging
Exterior packaging has covered the largest market share of the honeycomb packaging and is expected to create numerous opportunities for market growth in the coming years. Exterior packaging materials refer to the outer boxes and containers in which the products are packed before being transported and shipped. These packaging are the overall outer packaging which cover the whole product and aid in safe transportation from the vender to the purchaser. Exterior packaging comprises, containers, cartons, boxes, and crates among others.
- Growth and expansion of e-commerce sector
The significant growth in e-Commerce sector has also augmented the growth of the honeycomb packaging market. For instance, according to the US Census Bureau, e-Commerce sales of products have accounted for 7.3% of entire sales of products through numerous others distribution channels such as supermarkets, retail, and others in 2015 and augmented to 8.1% in 2016.Thus, growth and expansion of e-commerce sector will create lucrative opportunities for the market growth
- Environmental concern associated with the production of paper-based packaging
Rise in the emission of gases during the production of paper-based packaging has adversely affected environment which will act as major market restraint for the market growth. Also, honeycomb packaging manufacturing threatens the natural habitats due to a surge in the consumption of paper. So, the environmental concern are the major challenge which will obstruct the growth rate of the market.
- Availability of alternatives
The presence of light weight and smaller packages and availability of alternatives other substitutes will act as major restraint for the market and will further challenge the honeycomb packaging market growth during the forecast period.
This honeycomb 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 growth application niches and dominance, product approvals, product launches, geographic expansions, technological innovations in the market. To gain more info on the honeycomb 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.
Impact and Current Market Scenario of Raw Material Shortage and Shipping Delays
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Global Honeycomb Packaging Market Scope
The honeycomb packaging market is segmented on the basis of packaging type and end use type. 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.
- Interior Packaging
- Exterior Packaging
End Use Type
- Food and Beverage
- Automotive Goods
- Consumer Goods
- Industrial Goods
- Logistics Packaging
Honeycomb Packaging Market Regional Analysis/Insights
The honeycomb packaging market is analyzed and market size insights and trends are provided by country, packaging type and end use type as referenced above.
The countries covered in the honeycomb 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.
Asia-Pacific dominates the honeycomb packaging market in terms of market share and revenue owing to the increase in the need for the furniture, automotive and consumer goods. Moreover, the occurrence of various end-user industries will further increase the market growth in the region.
Asia-Pacific is expected to be the fastest developing region during the forecast period of 2023-2030 owing to the increasing demand for packaging from e-Commerce sectors and automotive sectors in emerging markets. Furthermore, the occurrence of major market players is further projected to propel the market growth 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 Honeycomb Packaging Market Share Analysis
The honeycomb 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 honeycomb packaging market.
Some of the major players operating in the honeycomb packaging market are:
- Amcor plc (Switzerland)
- Mondi (U.K.)
- Sonoco Products Company (U.S.)
- Sealed Air (U.S.)
- Huhtamaki OYJ (Finland)
- Sappi (South Africa)
- DS Smith (U.K.)
- Coveris (U.K.)
- Sabert (U.S.)
- Wihuri (Finland)
- International Paper (U.S.)
- KRPA Holding (U.S.)
- Nordic Paper (Sweden)
- McNairn Packaging (U.S.)
- PG Paper Company (U.K.)
- Stora Enso (Finland)
- Gulf Paper Manufacturing Company (U.A.E)
- Smurfit Kappa (Ireland)
- WestRock Company (U.S.)
- JK Paper (India)