Digital Printing Packaging Market Research Report - Forecast to 2030

Digital Printing Packaging Market Research Report: Information By Type (Labels, And Flexible Packaging), By Technology (Inkjet, And Electrophotography), By Application (Boxes, Cans, And Bottles), By End User (Food & Beverages, Personal Care, Pharmaceuticals, Electronics Goods, And Others), And By Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, And Rest Of The World) - Forecast Till 2030.

ID: MRFR/PNT/2065-HCR | | Region: Global | 140 Pages         

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Global Digital Printing Packaging Market Overview


The Digital Printing Packaging Market Size was valued at USD 22.09 billion in 2021. The Digital Printing Packaging Market industry is projected to grow from USD 24.19 Billion in 2022 to USD 50 billion by 2030, exhibiting a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.5% during the forecast period (2022 - 2030). Increasing demand from the food & beverages and personal care industries is driving the market growth.


Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database, and Analyst Review
Digital Printing Packaging Market Overview
Digital Printing Packaging Market Trends



  • Increase in Consumer Shift towards Sustainability and Product Shelf-life Augment Market Growth


During the projected period, the growing customer preference for convenience and sustainability is expected to drive the growth of the Digital Printing Packaging Market. Because of changing consumer preferences brought on by busy lifestyles and smaller residential units, products that are simple to open, store, use, carry, and dispose of are in great demand. As a result, product packaging that is compatible with modern lifestyles benefits. On-the-go options with convenient packaging can be used for a variety of things. Aside from food and beverages, convenient packaging is increasingly being used for prescription and personal care items, as well as healthy products that promote active lifestyle choices. Packaging is an important factor in consumer decision-making. It influences their behavior and determines their preference for a given packaging style or design. Consumer packaged goods manufacturers are reacting to this need by expanding their offering of smaller-sized snacks. As a result, the changing consumer lifestyle and consumption patterns will have an impact on flexible printing and packaging technology across numerous end-user industries, including food and beverage, medications, and home and personal care.


Furthermore, Increased product shelf-life and cost-effectiveness are expected to drive the growth of the Digital Printing Packaging Market during the forecast period. The demand for convenient commodities has boosted the demand for flexible packaging. Flexible plastic packaging is less expensive than other types of packaging because it utilizes fewer resources and energy during the packaging process, making it more economical and taking up 35 percent less space on store shelves. According to Robbie Fantastic Flexibles, a member of the Flexible Packaging Association, the manufacture of 780 thousand flexible pouches requires 74 percent less natural gas, 64 percent less crude oil, and 87 percent less coal than the production of rigid clamshell containers. Furthermore, consumers' preferences have steadily evolved away from traditional home cooking methods and toward purchasing packaged foods is driving the growth of the Digital Printing Packaging Market revenue.


Digital Printing Packaging Market Segment Insights


Digital Printing Packaging Type Insights


The Digital Printing Packaging Market segmentation, based on type, includes labels, and flexible packaging. Labels and flexible packaging are the most widely used printing systems for dynamic data marking such as barcodes, logos, product identification, inventory, and asset labeling. The digital printing packaging market was dominated by the labels segment. In terms of digital printing packaging market revenue, the flexible types of packaging printing segment are predicted to increase at the fastest CAGR throughout the projection period. Thermal transfer printing necessitates the use of a ribbon to print the image on label paper. The thermal print head heats the rear side of the ribbon, melting the ink and transferring the wax or resin onto the label surface to form a printed image. Thermal transfer printing produces graphics with higher quality and durability. It also generates labels that can survive a variety of climatic conditions, as well as labels with high scan ability, scratch resistance, and long shelf life.


April 2022 THIMM printing and packaging company has created a snack box packaging solution for the safe and ecological transport of baguettes, burgers, and other foods.


August 2022 Precise Digital Printing Graphics, a leading trade printer in the United States, had invested in a new Scodix Ultra 2000 Digital Enhancement press, bringing a wide range of embellishment options to customers, adding impact to their printed applications with Scodix embellishments such as oil, glitter, metallic, spot UV, and cast-and-cure embellishments.


Digital Printing Packaging Technology Insights


The Digital Printing Packaging Market segmentation, based on technology, includes Inkjet, and Electrophotography. The inkjet printing segment dominated the market in terms of printing technology and is predicted to have the greatest CAGR going forward. Due to its ability to generate short print runs profitably, digital printing is becoming increasingly popular for packaging. Printing on demand prevents unwanted material from being produced as a result of changes in packaging and graphic design, which reduces waste. A significant advancement in inkjet and electrophotography printing technology suggests that digital printing is becoming one of the most accessible and affordable ways to print. Hence, the rising demand for digital printing packaging positively impacts market growth.


Figure 2: Digital Printing Packaging Market, by Technology, 2021 & 2030
Digital Printing Packaging Market, by Technology, 2021 & 2030
Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database, and Analyst Review


Digital Printing Packaging Application Insights


The Digital Printing Packaging Market data has been bifurcated by Application into boxes, cans, and bottles. According to market studies, consumers care a lot about the digital printing of pouches packaging and the design of the boxes. Over 70% of customers think that digital printing packaging design has an impact on their purchasing decisions, according to a recent survey by the Paper and Packaging Board and IPSOS. Printing packaging is crucial because a lot depends on it. The type of box, the placement of the logo, and the printing method used all have an impact on the final product which propels the digital printing packaging market growth.


Digital Printing Packaging End User Insights


The Digital Printing Packaging Market data has been bifurcated by End Users into Food & Beverages, Personal Care, Pharmaceuticals, Electronics Goods, And Others. During the projected period, the food and beverage industry is anticipated to increase at the fastest rate. The broad range of items and shorter shelf life of goods is what drives the consumer goods market's expansion. One of the main factors promoting the usage of digital solutions in the food and beverage sector is the emphasis on product differentiation. Digital technology is applied in the food and beverage sector as a tool to enhance innovation, sustainability, and personalization.


October 2020 Thimm Packaging Group sold its Puebla, Mexico, production facility to the Tri-Wall group to assure an adequate supply of single and recyclable multi-material wrappers to its North American customer base. Furthermore, the corporation intends to concentrate its efforts on strengthening its European domestic industries.


Digital Printing Packaging Regional Insights


By Region, the study segments the market into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the Rest of the World. In the market for digitally printed packaging, North America commands the biggest market share. In 2022, the region is anticipated to grow at a rate of around 27%. Due to the high revenues, North America controls the digital printing market for packaging. Additionally, the emergence of significant key players will support the expansion of the digital printing for packaging market in the region during the course of the projection year. Additionally, it is projected that in the upcoming years, a rise in the demand for environmentally friendly printing would fuel the expansion of the digital printing for packaging market in the region.


The market for digitally printed packaging is predicted to expand significantly in Europe and account for 21% of demand by 2022. The paper, carton, and flexible packaging industries have all experienced a fast expansion in Europe. Additionally, improvements in metal printing have encouraged regional expansion.


Asia-Pacific is predicted to grow with lucrative growth potential for the digital printing packaging market, with a considerable share of 18% expected in 2022. The region's cosmetic sector is expanding due to a growth in the number of working women, greater expenditure by the general public on cosmetic products, and an increase in the region's young population.


Further, the major countries studied are the U.S, Canada, France, UK, Italy, Spain, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, and Brazil.


Figure 3: DIGITAL PRINTING PACKAGING MARKET SHARE BY REGION 2021 & 2030 (%)
DIGITAL PRINTING PACKAGING MARKET SHARE BY REGION 2021 & 2030
Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database, and Analyst Review

Further, the UK Digital Printing Packaging Market was the fastest-growing market in the European region.


The Asia-Pacific Digital Printing Packaging Market is expected to grow at a significant CAGR from 2022 to 2030. This is due to the region's growing food and beverage, and pharmaceutical industries. Moreover, the China Digital Printing Packaging Market held the largest market share, and the India Digital Printing Packaging Market was the fastest-growing market in the Asia-Pacific region.


Digital Printing Packaging Key Market Players & Competitive Insights


Major market players are spending a lot of money on R&D to increase their product lines, which will help the Digital Printing Packaging Market grow even more. Market participants are also taking a range of strategic initiatives to grow their worldwide footprint, including new product launches, contractual agreements, mergers and acquisitions, increased investments, and collaboration with other organizations. Competitors in the Digital Printing for food Packaging industry must offer cost-effective items to expand and survive in an increasingly competitive and rising market environment.


One of the primary business strategies adopted by manufacturers in the Digital Printing Packaging industry to benefit clients and expand the Digital Printing Packaging market sector is to manufacture locally to reduce operating costs.


THIMM Packaging Group sold its Puebla, Mexico, production facility to the Tri-Wall group to assure an adequate supply of single and recyclable multi-material wrappers to its North American customer base. Furthermore, the corporation intends to concentrate its efforts on strengthening its European domestic industries.


Key Companies in the Digital Printing Packaging Market include.




  • Sun Automation




  • Cenveo




  • Mark Andy




  • Dainippon Screen Graphics




  • Landa Digital Printing




  • EC Labels




  • Graphix Labels and Packaging




  • Hymmen




  • Edwards Label




  • Krones




  • INX International




  • WS Packaging Group




  • Quantum Print and Packaging




  • Minolta




  • Traco Manufacturing




  • Hinterkopf




  • CCL Healthcare




  • Cyan Tec




Digital Printing Packaging Industry Developments


October 2020: Hewlett Packard (HP Inc.), a US-based information technology corporation, announced the launch of a number of innovative printing solutions for use in the healthcare industry. It has the potential to reduce the spread of hospital-acquired illnesses.


April 2020: The SONORA NX2 Process Free Plate was introduced by Kodak to give more efficient printing options to Japanese newspapers and media outlets. The SONORA NX-2 Plate is designed to save printing time and expenses which helps to foster the Digital Printing Packaging industry.


Digital Printing Packaging Market Segmentation


Digital Printing Packaging Type Outlook




  • Labels




  • Flexible Packaging




Digital Printing Packaging Technology Outlook




  • Inkjet




  • Electrophotography




Digital Printing Packaging Application Outlook




  • Boxes




  • Cans




  • Bottles




Digital Printing Packaging End Use Outlook




  • Food & Beverages




  • Personal care




  • Pharmaceuticals




  • Electronics Goods




  • Others




Digital Printing Packaging Regional Outlook




  • North America








    • US




    • Canada








  • Europe








    • Germany




    • France




    • UK




    • Italy




    • Spain




    • Rest of Europe








  • Asia-Pacific




    • China




    • Japan




    • India




    • South Korea




    • Rest of Asia-Pacific






  • Latin America




    • Brazil




    • Mexico




    • Argentina




    • Rest of Latin America






  • Middle East & Africa




    • South Africa




    • GCC Countries




    • Rest of Middle East







Report Scope:

Report Attribute/Metric Details
Market Size 2021 USD 22.09 billion
Market Size 2022 USD 24.19 billion
Market Size 2030 USD 50 billion
Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) 9.5% (2022-2030)
Base Year 2021
Forecast Period 2022-2030
Historical Data 2018 & 2020
Forecast Units Value (USD Billion)
Report Coverage Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
Segments Covered Type, Technology, Application, End Use and Region
Geographies Covered North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Rest of the World
Countries Covered The U.S, Canada, Germany, France, UK, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, and Brazil
Key Companies Profiled Sun Automation, Cenveo, Mark Andy, Dainippon Screen Graphics, Landa Digital Printing, EC Labels, Graphix Labels and Packaging, Hymmen, Edwards Label, Krones, INX International, WS Packaging Group, Quantum Print and Packaging, Minolta, Traco Manufacturing, Hinterkopf, CCL Healthcare, Cyan Tec
Key Market Opportunities Increased demand for sustainable and flexible packaging
Key Market Dynamics Increasing demand from the food & beverages and personal care industries


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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The Digital Printing Packaging Market worth USD 50 billion by 2030.

The U.S Digital Printing Packaging Market worth USD 9.71 billion by 2030.

Digital Printing Packaging market grows at a CAGR of 9.5% during the forecast period.

North America region held the largest market share in the Digital Printing Packaging market.

The companies such as Sun Automation, Cenveo, Mark Andy, Dainippon Screen Graphics, Landa Digital Printing, EC Labels, Graphix Labels and Packaging, Hymmen, and Edwards Label are the key players in the Digital Printing Packaging market.

Inkjet is the major type that led the Digital Printing Packaging market.

Food & Beverage sector had the largest market share in the Digital Printing Packaging market.