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Plastic Rigid IBC Market Research Report - Global Forecast 2030

Plastic Rigid IBC Market Research Report, By Material (High Density Polyethylene (HDPE), Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE), Linear Low Density Polyethylene (LLDPE), Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC), and Others), Capacity (Up to 500 liters, 500 to 1000 liters, 1000 to 1500 liters, 1500 to 2000 liters, and above 2000 liters), End Use (Industrial Chemicals, Petroleum & Lubricants, Food & Beverages, Paints Inks Dyes, Pharmaceuticals, and Others) — Forecast till 2030

ID: MRFR/PNT/5432-HCR | December 2022 | Region: Global | 190 Pages         

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Plastic Rigid IBC Market Overview


According to research reports by MRFR, the global market for rigid plastic IBC is estimated to flourish at a healthy CAGR of over 7.2% during the assessment era. The IBC are industrial bulk containers are plastic rigid materials. They are materials that are reusable, durable and rigid. The Plastic rigid is made from a polymer material. Several features of this material make it an exceptional product. Due to their cost-effectiveness and durability, the use of such plastic rigid IBCs is prevalent. Several industries that have the highest adoption of these containers are higher.


Furthermore, pharmaceutical products, chemicals and food ingredients are possible. In the upcoming years, the growth of the market is rapid due to the demand from various industries. The market growth of this market is consistent because of new developments. Technological advancements and research activities are factors that provide growth prospects.


 Rapid industrialization is the factor driving demand in this market. Important factors such as demand from manufacturing facilities are other factors for rising revenue. In the forecast period, the food and beverages market are having high scope for the plastic rigid IBC. Especially, developing regions have the highest use of plastic rigid packaging in many beverage and food products. All these are the factor that will contribute to the exceptional value of the market in the forecast period. 


Key Players


The prominent players in the plastic rigid IBC market include Schutz Container Systems (US), Greif, Inc. (US), Maschiopack GmbH (Germany), SCHÜTZ GmbH & Co. KGaA (US), Bulk Handling Australia (Australia), ZIBO JIELIN PLASTIC PIPE MANUFACTURE CO., LTD (China), WERIT Kunststoffwerke W. Schneider GmbH & Co.KG (Germany), Snyder Industries, Inc. (US), Sintex Industries (India), Hoover Ferguson Group, Inc. (US) among others.


Global Plastic Rigid IBC Market, By Segment


Plastic Rigid IBC Market Segment


For the purpose of analysis, the global plastic rigid IBC market has been divided on the basis of four segments: material, capacity, end use, and region. On the basis of material, the market has been segmented into HDPE, LDPE, LLDPE, PVC and others. Under the material segment, HDPE accounts for the largest market share. HDPE IBC containers are preferred due to their extensive flexibility and cost effectiveness.


On the basis of capacity, the market has been segmented as follows: up to 500 liters, 500 to 1000 liters, 1000 to 1500 liters, 1500 to 2000 liters and above 2000 liters. Plastic rigid IBC containers of 500 to 1000 liters dominate the capacity segment of the market and the same is expected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period. Rise in demand from various end-use applications like food & beverages and agrochemicals is driving the growth of this segment. 1000 to 1500 liters segment is expected to contribute significantly during the forecast period mainly due to increasing demand for petroleum and lubricants.


On the basis of end-use, the market has been segmented as industrial chemicals, petroleum & lubricants, food & beverages, paints inks dyes, pharmaceuticals, and others. Food & beverages dominates the end-use segment and is expected to grow at a highest CAGR during the forecast period. Rise in demand for plastic rigid IBC containers across the food & beverage segment, attributed to growing demand for storage and transportation of bulk food products and various beverages across long distances from the manufacturing units. Petroleum & Lubricants segment is also expected to contribute significantly during the forecast period mainly due to increase in automobile sales.

Recent Development


September 2021 


Hoover CS is a plastic rigid company that is announcing its multi agreement with advanced refining technologies. This joint venture of the company will lead to new developments. The Hoover will offer a catalyst packaging storage solution with the partnering company. These companies are exciting developments due to this agreement. 


There is a ban on single-use plastics by the EU parliament. Many products use this type of plastic that will come to a halt after imposing this law. In the forecast period, the use of plastic rigid IB will improve. The key players in the market will increase overall supply and demand. 


Intended Audience:



  • End-Users

  • Government Associations

  • Research Institutes

  • Distribution vendors

  • Technology Innovators

  • Manufacturers



Report Scope:

Report Attribute/Metric Details
  Market Size   2030: Significant Value
  CAGR   7.2% CAGR (2022-2030)
  Base Year   2021
  Forecast Period    2022 to 2030
  Historical Data   2019 & 2020
  Forecast Units   Value (USD Million)
  Report Coverage   Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
  Segments Covered   Material, Capacity and End Use
  Geographies Covered   North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW)
  Key Vendors   IBC market include Schutz Container Systems (US), Greif, Inc. (US), Maschiopack GmbH (Germany), SCHÜTZ GmbH & Co. KGaA (US), Bulk Handling Australia (Australia), ZIBO JIELIN PLASTIC PIPE MANUFACTURE CO., LTD (China), WERIT Kunststoffwerke W. Schneider GmbH & Co.KG (Germany), Snyder Industries, Inc. (US), Sintex Industries (India), Hoover Ferguson Group, Inc. (US) among others.
  Key Market Opportunities   Rapid growth in industrialization
  Key Market Drivers

  • Rapidly increasing manufacturing activities
  • Expansion of the industrial sector


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    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

    The market can attain a growth rate of 5.8% over the evaluation period.

    The market size is poised to expand rapidly in the coming years, on account of mounting demand in the food and beverage industry.

    The well-known vendors in the market are Bulk Handling Australia (Australia), Hoover Ferguson Group, Inc. (US), SCHÜTZ GmbH & Co. KGaA (US), Sintex Industries (India), Schutz Container Systems (US), Greif Inc. (US), Snyder Industries, Inc. (US), ZIBO JIELIN PLASTIC PIPE MANUFACTURE CO., LTD (China), WERIT Kunststoffwerke W. Schneider GmbH & Co.KG (Germany), Maschiopack GmbH (Germany), and others.

    The food and beverage sector can take the lead in the market.

    The material-based segments reported by MRFR are polyvinyl chloride (PVC), linear low density polyethylene (LLDPE), low density polyethylene (LDPE), high density polyethylene (HDPE), and others.