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    Container Glass Market Report

    Container Glass Market Report
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    Market Insights

    The container glass market was estimated at US$ 82.2 billion in 2021 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.5% during 2022-2028 to reach US$ 120.0 billion by 2028.

    Want to know more about the market scope: 

    The container glass market refers to the production, distribution, and sale of glass containers for a wide range of products, including food and beverages, pharmaceuticals, and cosmetics. The market is driven by factors such as increasing demand for sustainable packaging solutions, growing consumption of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, and rising popularity of glass packaging due to its aesthetic appeal.

    Key Players

    Some of the key players in the container glass market include:

    • Amcor Limited
    • FrigoGlass
    • Owens-Illinois Inc.
    • Consol Glass Pty Ltd.
    • Central Glass Co. Ltd.
    • S.A.B de C.V.
    • Saint-Gobain S.A.
    • Ardagh Group S.A.
    • Vitro, S.A.B. de C.V.
    • Gerresheimer AG
    • Verallia Packaging SAS
    • Nihon Yamamura Glass Co., Ltd.
    • Hindustan National Glass & Industries Ltd.
    • Vidrala S.A.
    • BA Glass Portugal

    The container glass market is highly competitive, with several global and regional players operating in the industry. Companies compete based on various factors such as product quality, innovation, pricing, and distribution network. Many of these companies are also expanding their operations in emerging markets to tap into growing demand for container glass in those regions.

    Additionally, there is increasing focus on sustainability and eco-friendliness in the industry, with companies investing in technologies to reduce their environmental impact and offering sustainable packaging solutions to customers. The container glass market also faces competition from other packaging materials such as plastics, metals, and paper. However, glass is still preferred by many industries due to its durability, transparency, and recyclability.

    Market Dynamics

    COVID-19 Impact:

    The COVID-19 pandemic has had a mixed impact on the container glass market. On one hand, the demand for packaged food and beverages has increased due to panic buying and a shift towards at-home consumption, leading to a rise in demand for glass containers.

    On the other hand, the closures of restaurants, bars, and other foodservice outlets have resulted in a decrease in demand for glass containers for on-premises consumption. The pandemic has also disrupted supply chains and production schedules, leading to operational challenges for glass container manufacturers.

    The closure of manufacturing facilities and reduced workforce availability due to lockdowns and social distancing measures have led to production delays and increased costs. The shortage of raw materials, such as soda ash and sand, has also impacted the container glass industry.

    Moreover, the economic downturn resulting from the pandemic has led to reduced consumer spending, affecting the sales of non-essential products such as cosmetics and luxury items that use glass packaging. Overall, the COVID-19 pandemic has created both challenges and opportunities for the container glass market. The full extent of the pandemic's impact on the industry remains to be seen as the world continues to navigate through the ongoing health crisis.

    Investments in the Container Glass Market: 

    There have been several investments in the container glass market in recent years, driven by the demand for sustainable packaging solutions and the growth of the food and beverage industry. Here are a few examples:

    • Expansion: In 2019, O-I announced a $60 million investment in its European facilities to expand production capacity for glass bottles. The investment includes upgrades to existing manufacturing lines and the installation of new equipment to improve efficiency and reduce energy consumption.
    • Investment: In 2020, Ardagh Group announced a $195 million investment in its North American glass manufacturing operations. The investment includes upgrades to existing facilities and the construction of a new furnace in its Winchester, Indiana plant.
    • Product Development: In 2021, Verallia announced a $247 million investment in its glass production facilities in France. The investment includes the construction of a new furnace in its Cognac plant and upgrades to its other facilities to improve sustainability and efficiency.
    • Product Development: In 2020, Gerresheimer AG announced a €70 million investment in its glass manufacturing operations in Europe and North America. The investment includes upgrades to existing facilities and the construction of new production lines for glass containers.
    • Product Development: In 2021, Vitro announced a $120 million investment in its glass container production facilities in Mexico. The investment includes the construction of a new furnace and upgrades to existing facilities to improve efficiency and sustainability.

    These investments demonstrate the commitment of major players in the container glass market to improving their manufacturing processes and expanding their production capabilities.

    Segment Analysis

    Glass Type

    The market is segmented into Borosilicate-Based and Soda-Lime-Silica-Based. Borosilicate-Based glass is made primarily of boron oxide, silica, and other additives. Borosilicate glass is known for its high thermal resistance, chemical durability, and low coefficient of thermal expansion. It is commonly used in laboratory glassware, lighting, and cookware. Soda-Lime-Silica-Basedglass is made primarily of silica, soda ash, and limestone, with other additives added for specific properties.

    Soda-lime-silica glass is the most common type of glass used in containers, such as bottles and jars. It is known for its high chemical durability, transparency, and low cost. In terms of market share, soda-lime-silica-based glass dominates the container glass market due to its low cost and high availability. However, borosilicate-based glass is gaining popularity in certain applications where its high thermal resistance and chemical durability are required.

    Forming Method Type

    The market is segmented into Blow & Blow, Press & Blow, and Narrow Neck Press & Blow. Blow & Blow forming method involves blowing compressed air into a parison (a hollow glass tube), which is then shaped into the desired container shape by blowing it into a mold. Press & Blow forming method involves pressing a gob (a mass of molten glass) into a mold, followed by blowing compressed air into the parison to shape it into the desired container shape.

    Narrow Neck Press & Blow forming method is similar to press & blow, but is used to create containers with narrow necks, such as bottles. The gob is pressed into a mold and then compressed air is used to shape the neck.

    In terms of market share, blow & blow and narrow neck press & blow are the most commonly used forming methods for container glass production. Press & blow is less common, but is used for certain specialized applications. The choice of forming method depends on factors such as the desired container shape, production efficiency, and cost.

    End User Type

    The market is segmented into Foods & Beverages, Cosmetics & Personal Care, Pharmaceuticals, Chemicals, and Others. Foods & Beverages segment includes glass containers used for packaging food and beverage products, such as beer bottles, wine bottles, and jars for sauces, jams, and pickles.

    Cosmetics & Personal Care segment includes glass containers used for packaging cosmetics and personal care products, such as perfume bottles, lotion bottles, and jars for creams and balms.Pharmaceuticalssegment includes glass containers used for packaging pharmaceutical products, such as medicine bottles and vials.

    Chemicals segment includes glass containers used for packaging chemicals, such as laboratory reagents, industrial solvents, and cleaning agents.Otherssegment includes glass containers used for packaging a variety of other products, such as candles, decorative items, and souvenirs.

    In terms of market share, foods & beverages and cosmetics & personal care are the largest end user segments for container glass. Glass is a popular choice for packaging in these industries due to its ability to preserve the product, its aesthetic appeal, and its recyclability. The pharmaceutical and chemical industries also use glass containers for their high chemical resistance and durability.

    Regional Analysis

    The global container glass market can be segmented by region into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and South America. The container glass market in North America is driven by demand from the food & beverage, pharmaceutical, and cosmetics & personal care industries.

    Europe container glass market is driven by demand from the food & beverage, pharmaceutical, and cosmetics & personal care industries. The region is also known for its high environmental awareness, which has led to increased demand for sustainable packaging materials such as glass.

    In terms of market share, Europe and North America are the largest markets for container glass due to high demand from various industries and strong environmental regulations. However, the Asia-Pacific region is expected to show the highest growth in the coming years due to increasing industrialization and urbanization.

    Research Methodology

    This report offers high-quality insights and is the outcome of a detailed research methodology comprising extensive secondary research, rigorous primary interviews with industry stakeholders, and validation and triangulation with Stratview Research’s internal database and statistical tools.

    More than 1,000 authenticated secondary sources, such as company annual reports, fact books, press releases, journals, investor presentations, white papers, patents, and articles, have been leveraged to gather the data.

    We conducted more than 15 detailed primary interviews with the market players across the value chain in all four regions and industry experts to obtain both qualitative and quantitative insights.

    Report Features

    This report provides market intelligence in the most comprehensive way. The report structure has been kept such that it offers maximum business value. It provides critical insights into the market dynamics and will enable strategic decision making for the existing market players as well as those willing to enter the market. The following are the key features of the report:

    • Market structure: Overview, industry life cycle analysis, supply chain analysis.
    • Market Environment analysis: Growth drivers and constraints, Porter’s five forces analysis, SWOT analysis.
    • Market trend and forecast analysis.
    • Market segment trend and forecast.
    • Competitive landscape and dynamics: Market share, Product Portfolio, New Product Launches, etc.
    • Attractive market segments and associated growth opportunities.
    • Emerging trends.
    • Strategic growth opportunities for the existing and new players.
    • Key success factors.

    Customization Options

    With this detailed report, Stratview Research offers one of the following free customization options to our respectable clients:

    Company Profiling

    • Detailed profiling of additional market players (up to three players)
    • SWOT analysis of key players (up to three players)

    Competitive Benchmarking

    • Benchmarking of key players on the following parameters: product portfolio, geographical reach, regional presence, and strategic alliances

    Custom Research: Stratview research offers custom research services across the sectors. In case of any custom research requirement related to market assessment, competitive benchmarking, sourcing and procurement, target screening, and others, please send your inquiry to sales@Stratviewresearch.com

    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

    The market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.5% during 2022-2028.

    The market size was estimated at US$ 82.2 billion in 2021 and is projected to reach US$ 120.0 billion by 2028.

    Some of the key players in the Container Glass Market include Amcor Limited, FrigoGlass, Owens-Illinois Inc., Consol Glass Pty Ltd., Central Glass Co. Ltd., S.A.B de C.V., Saint-Gobain S.A., Ardagh Group S.A., Vitro, S.A.B. de C.V., Gerresheimer AG, Verallia Packaging SAS, Nihon Yamamura Glass Co., Ltd., Hindustan National Glass & Industries Ltd., Vidrala S.A., BA Glass Portugal.

    In terms of market share, Europe and North America are the largest markets for container glass due to high demand from various industries and strong environmental regulations.

    The Asia-Pacific region is expected to show the highest growth in the coming years due to increasing industrialization and urbanization.

    The market is driven by factors such as increasing demand for sustainable packaging solutions, growing consumption of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, and rising popularity of glass packaging due to its aesthetic appeal.

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