Jerry Cans Market Research Report-Global Forecast till 2027

Jerry Cans Market Research Report by Material (Plastic, Metal), Capacity (Below 10 liters, 10 to 25 liters, above 25 liters), Molding Process (Blow Molding, Injection Molding, Compression Molding), End Use (Chemicals & agrochemicals, Pharmaceuticals, Oil & Gas, Food & Beverages), and Region-Global Forecast till 2027

ID: MRFR/PNT/5131-HCR | February 2021 | Region: Global | 100 pages

Jerry Cans Market Overview


Jerry cans market is expected to witness a CAGR of around 4.3% by 2023.


The jerry can is a container used to store liquids on a large scale. The Jerry Cans were initially designed in the 1930s for military usage to hold 20 liters of fuel. The current usage of Jerry cans has been continuously developing in terms of designs that require different funnels and various tools for dispensing. The jerry cans have become the perfect storage containers that are available in different materials and shapes.


Now, the jerry cans are available in different colors and shapes for different types of material. The colors of the Jerry Cans depict the type of material in the particular colored container. For example, red depict gasoline, blue is for kerosene and yellow donates diesel. Further, the continuous development and innovation of the jerry cans are developing the Jerry Cans Market and is expected to grow during the forecast period. Now some cans are explosive safe and are one of the developments in the Jerry can market. Such cans are used to carry 2nd and 3rd class dangerous goods that do not exceed the density of 1.2kg.


Regional Analysis



  • Based on the regional analysis, the Jerry Cans Market is segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa. North America is expected to witness healthy growth in the market. The APAC region has several developing economies like China and India who are expected to drive the market with better profits as per the forecast period. In the developing nations, the growing GDP has increased the manufacturing and the growth in the industrial sectors. As of now, the EMEA and the regions of Africa are providing average shares to the market and are expected to grow during the forecast period.


Competitive Landscape



  • The change in the market trends and the increased developments have provided growth to the global market. The latest lightweight and safe packaging properties have led to the Jerry Cans Market to propel the market shares with the upholding key players.


Below are the major key players in this Market:



  • Wilkinson Containers Ltd.

  • SOTRALENTZ Packaging S.A.S.

  • AST Kunststoffverarbeitung GmbH

  • Ipackchem Group SAS

  • DS Smith Plastics Ltd.

  • California Plastic Products

  • Promens hf

  • Can-One Berhad

  • Time Technoplast Ltd.

  • Parekhplast India Limited


COVID-19 Analysis


Before the lockdown and pandemic hit the manufacturing and production industries, the Jerry Cans Market was gaining a lot of momentum. After the first lockdown wave, there was a disbalance in the market and the industries were also impacted so badly. The outbreak of the COVID 19 global pandemic has influenced the market so negatively. The most vulnerable areas of service owing to the adverse effects of coronavirus are chemicals, oils and lubricants, automobiles, and other many sectors.


The Covid 19 has both short and long-term impacts that lead to the crisis on the industry chain, especially on the market channels. The jerry can market has also seen a dip in the market share and the prolonged lockdown has made the situation worse for the consumers as well as producers. The volume value and the prices of the market have dipped during the pandemic. The main restraints were that the consumer is not active in the market and the production has been hampered and that too made it a problem at a global level and impacted the distributors and manufacturers. Several small-scale industries have landed during this time and have given a boost to the demands as well and now it is developing more amongst the local regions as well.


Market Dynamics


The growth of this has increased by the growth in the chemicals, oil, and lubricant-based industries. The increased demands for jerry cans in different industries are for various application usage such as packaging and storing the liquids. So, the jerry can is the best product that is efficient and provides damage-free storage and transportation. It is one of the factors that is driving the growth of the Jerry Cans Market. 



  • Drivers


The jerry cans have various advantages for the supply and transporting the liquids with features like the moisture-resistant factor, leakproof quality, and odorless traits that have accelerated the demand for jerry cans. These are the major drivers of the global market. 



  • Opportunities


The jerry cans have to meet the desired goals as per the market standards and the innovations like manufacturing of multilayer 10-liter plastic cans that are made up of sugarcane and for transportation eliminates the need of cartons. The stackable design with such sustainable resource usage has raised the jerry cans usage in the entire market. 



  • Restraints


In most of the regions, the government rules and regulations for the packaging and design of the jerry cans have to follow the guidelines as the different countries. The transport of chemicals and toxic materials has different regulations and standards across the countries and that is certainly a restraining factor for the global market growth for jerry cans. Also, the growing usage of the products like flexi tanks is a hindrance in the market growth for the jerry can market. 



  • Challenges


The major challenge for the jerry cans market is to take care regarding the structure of the cans and produce a product that follows the regulations and the guidelines. The material density of the liquids has to be checked before using any type of Jerry can is one of the challenging factors. 



  • Cumulative Growth Analysis


The demand for jerry cans has increased in almost all the major sectors like Food and Beverages, Agricultural and industrial chemicals, and the lubricant and oil industries. The inclination towards the use of jerry cans with barrier coating will generate the maximum share in the Jerry cans market. It is expected that the growth will be enhanced up to 5 to 10% during the forecast cast period. 


Segment Overview


The global jerry cans market is segmented based on capacity, material, shape, manufacturing process, end-user, and region. The categorization of the segments for the jerry cans is related to each other. Everything has to be analyzed before the manufacturing of the final product.


Out of the above segmentation, the manufacturing segment is holding maximum shares in the global market. Based on the molding process, blow molding dominates the global market and is expected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period. The risen demand for the transportation of oil, chemical, and other industrial products has driven the market growth. Along with this, for the petroleum and lubricants, it is expected that the Injection molding segment will contribute to growing market shares for the Jerry Cans Market.


For Example:



  • By Capacity

    • 20 liters

    • 30 liters

    • 40 liters

    • 50 liters

    • 60 liters

    • 70 liters

    • 80 liters

    • Others



  • By Material

    • HDPE

    • LDPE

    • PP

    • PET



  • By Shape

    • Round

    • Square

    • Stackable

    • Others



  • By Manufacturing process

    • Blow Molding

    • Injection Molding

    • Compression Molding



  • By End-User

    • Food & Beverages

    • Chemicals

    • Pharmaceuticals

    • Agrochemicals

    • Oil and Lubricants

    • Others




By Geography


  • North America

    • The U.S.

    • Canada

    • Mexico



  • Europe

    • Germany

    • UK

    • France

    • Rest of Europe



  • Asia Pacific

    • China

    • Japan

    • Rest of Asia Pacific



  • Middle East & Africa

  • Rest of the world


Recent Developments


  • In April 2020, L&T received a contract to supply key gasification equipment from Wuhan Engineering Ltd for its first coal gasification project in India.

  • In January 2020, Babcock & Wilcox Construction Co. LLC was awarded a contract to install retrofit boiler equipment at the US coal-fired power plant.

  • In October 2019, three major chemical manufacturing companies, GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH), a GE and Hitachi alliance, and Synthos SA, collaborated to investigate the potential to construct clean energy solutions.


Report Overview


  • The report analyses of the jerry cans market have shown the detailed analysis of the qualitative and the quantitative growth of the industry experts. It depicted the deeper insight of the market and the industry performance. The segmentation overview and driving factors have been discussed. The top market players and their innovative strategies have evolved the market. The rules and regulations have been followed with all the economic and governing factors of the particular regions.

  • There is a relevant rise in the figures at which the Jerry Cans Market was valued in the base year and estimated to project the revenue in the forecasted period. The Jerry Cans Market report shows that the market competition between vendors through regional segmentation of markets in terms of revenue generation potential, business opportunities, demand-supply comparison taking place in the future. For every individual market player, the Jerry Cans Market landscape and leading manufacturers offer a competitive landscape and market development status.



Report Scope:
Report Attribute/Metric Details
  Market Size   2027: Significant Value
  CAGR   4.3% CAGR (2020-2027)
  Base Year   2019
  Forecast Period   2020-2027
  Historical Data   2018
  Forecast Units   Value (USD Million)
  Report Coverage   Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
  Segments Covered   Material, Molding Process, End Use
  Geographies Covered   North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW)
  Key Vendors   Wilkinson Containers Ltd., SOTRALENTZ Packaging S.A.S., AST Kunststoffverarbeitung GmbH, Ipackchem Group SAS, DS Smith Plastics Ltd., California Plastic Products, Promens hf, Can-One Berhad, Time Technoplast Ltd., Parekhplast India Limited
  Key Market Opportunities   New opportunities for business growth. Specific sugarcane, chemicals, oils and lubricants are packaged and transported
  Key Market Drivers   Growing demand for moisture-resistant factor, leakproof quality, and odorless traits


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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :


The global jerry cans market is recorded a substantial market valuation by 2023.

The global jerry cans market is projected to register a moderate 4.3% CAGR in the forecast period.

The blow molding segment is slated to expand as the fastest-growing segment.

The oil and gas segment is slated to expand as the fastest-growing segment.

A few major market players operating in the global jerry cans market are Mauser Group B.V. (Netherlands), Scepter Canada Inc. (Canada), Parekhplast India Limited (India), Denios AG (Germany), among others.

By the Manufacturing process, Blow Molding is dominating the market.