Returnable Packaging Market Report - Global Industry Forecast To 2030

Returnable Packaging Market By Material (Plastic, Metal, Wood and Others), Product Type (Pallets, Crates, Intermediate Bulk Container (IBC), Dunnage, Drums & Barrels, Bottles and Others), End Use (Automotive, Food & Beverages, Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare, and Consumer Goods) - Global Forecast till 2030

ID: MRFR/PNT/5428-HCR | October 2022 | Region: Global | 100 Pages         

Returnable Packaging Market

The global returnable packaging market size was valued at USD98570 million in 2030 and is expected to expand at a compound annual growth rate CAGR of 6.2% from 2022-2030.

Segmentation

By Material Plastic Metal Wood Others
Product Type Pallets Crates Intermediate Bulk Container (Ibc) Dunnage Drums & Barrels Bottles Others
End Use Automotive Food & Beverages Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare Consumer Goods

Key Players

  • Brambles of Australia
  • Vetropack Holding of Switzerland
  • Schoeller Allibert of Netherlands
  • IPL Plastics of Ireland
  • Menasha Corporation of the United States
  • Schutz GmbH and Co of Germany
  • DS Smith of the United Kingdom
  • Myers Industries of the United States
  • Rehrig Pacific Company of the United States
  • Nefab Group of Sweden

Drivers

  • Improvements in the economy of this region
  • Increase in demand for packaged food & beverages
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Returnable Packaging Market Overview


Globally, it has been found that returnable packaging market value projects USD 98570 million at a CAGR of about 6.2% during the market forecast period.


It has been marked that returnable packaging has been used in various end-user industries which include food and beverages, automotive units, pharma units, and medical sectors along with consumer goods.  The returnable packaging industry in the European region dominates and covers a huge market share during the market forecast period. It was followed by the North American and Asia Pacific regions. Returnable packaging also called reusable packaging is made from materials like polypropylene and plastics which are highly durable. It is used for multiple purposes and has an extended shelf life. Some of the features like spending fewer costs, a rise in the safety of the product, and its reusability.


COVID 19 Analysis


The outbreak of COVID led to the uprising of the emergency protocols and the shutdown and the lockdown operation was imposed. In 2020, the rise in cases of COVID in Wuhan had led to the spreading up of the virus throughout the Asia Pacific region. The European and the North American countries were much more affected by it. This thus led to the hampering up of the returnable packaging market value. Moreover, the headquarters of some of the global countries suffered a lot from the COVID crisis. COVID led to the disruption in the supply chain whereas a change in consumer behavior was marked. The manufacturing unit suffered losses whereas loss in the availability of raw materials was marked. COVD led to the hindrance in the work of the labor. The returnable packaging industry was hugely affected where a nominal decline in CAGR value was marked.


Competitive Landscape


Some of the market players operating globally and regionally are



  • Brambles of Australia

  • Vetropack Holding of Switzerland

  • Schoeller Allibert of Netherlands

  • IPL Plastics of Ireland

  • Menasha Corporation of the United States

  • Schutz GmbH and Co of Germany

  • DS Smith of the United Kingdom

  • Myers Industries of the United States

  • Rehrig Pacific Company of the United States

  • Nefab Group of Sweden and many more.


By collaborating and merging with each other, acquisitions and building partnerships helped in the growth of the market.


Market Dynamics


Drivers


Rise in awareness about the packaging products of the returnable market drives up the market growth. making oneself aware of sustainable packaging and also about the strong industrial base particularly in this region increases the expansion of returnable packaging market size. Improvement taking place in this region along with the rise in funding facilities becomes a major growth factor in this region. The rise in demand for packaged food and beverages rises market growth.


Opportunities


Increase in awareness for reduction of packaging waste and lessening in demand for heavy trans[poratiation are the main lucrative opportunities forcing up the returnable packaging market growth. Expansion in the consumer market and increased unavailability of natural resources are the factors that raise the market size. The emerging economy in some of the regions of Brazil, China, and India augments the opportunity of logistically packaged industrial products. These regions have a high amount of raw materials and also have an enriched economy which increases the demand of the manufacturing sectors including the chemicals, medicals, and material sectors. The high growth of manufacturing units along the upcoming regions for the need of more sustainable and available at low price. The rise in urbanization, increase in internet penetration rate, and expanding more of trade commerce rate gives a huge offer to the market for driving up the returnable packaging market size.


Challenges


Management of the inner and outer flow of the returnable packaging units is the major challenging factor for the industry. Backing up of the transportation products where robustness procedure is required along with a strong supply chain act challenges up the market size. The market players playing in the industry try to overcome the challenges of the market for gaining a better marketing position and achieving the funds by well accessing the supply chain mechanism and improving the efficiency of the market for reducing the raw material production costs.


Cumulative Growth


Obtaining a high CAGR value adds up to cumulative growth- of the market. High CAGR value during the base period is due to the growth factor being carried out by the market.


Restraints


Globally, the major restraining factor for the growth of the market was the impact of COVID and the lockdown and shutdown imposed by the government. Reduction in the availability of raw materials affected the size expansion. Hampering in the e-commerce movement is the major restraining factor for the market. COVID affected the end-users industries widely where hampering in beverage, food, consumables were marked.


Global Returnable Packaging Market, By Segment


Returnable packaging Market


Market Segmentation


By type


Based on product type, the industry has been classified into pallets, crates, IBC, drums, and containers. The IBC division covers the large market share of product type covering a large market value along with high CAGR. With the increase in demand from different end-user industries like that of food, beverages, petroleum, and many more. IBC is given large priority due to its having high strength, high durability, and high span. The pellets type contributes to a large area due to it occupying high demand for consumer goods. Based on the end-use segment, the packaging market is being classified into pharma, food, automotive, and consumer goods. The automotive segment holds a major market share and occupies a large CAGR during the market forecast period. Using more returnable products by the automotive units for transportation of different parts to the distributors and manufacturers raises the growth here. Reducing the costs of the products so manufacturers can drive up the competition increases the demand. Food and beverages units expect to grow significantly during the market forecast period. Rise in growing demand and for storage and transportation processes of large and bulkier products and other beverages.


By technology


Technology led to the enhancement of certain properties in it like making it more versatile, highly durable, safer, and is low weight. Due to technology, plastic has a void-filling cushioning effect.


Regional Analysis


As it has earlier been marked that the market is being segmented into some of the above regions.  The returnable packaging industry in the European region dominates and covers a huge market share during the market forecast period. It was followed by the North American and Asia Pacific regions. European market projects at a high CAGR and becomes the most dominant region during the market forecast period. The returnable packaging market in the North American region is marked to be the large and fastest-growing returnable market. In the Asia Pacific region, the Chinese and Indian regions contribute to covering a significant share of the market. Due to industrialization and more manufacturing activities increase in growth has driven up the returnable packaging market size. Some of the Middle East and African regions raise their raise due to the increasing growth in food and beverage, especially in this region. The manufacturing units here are largely set up which follows the advanced technology.


Recent Developments



  • Eco Novus Packaging, the most famous Indian Company in collaboration has started giving the returnable packaging for those assembly components and has completed the knockdown operations for the users.

  • In the year 2021, Scholar Allibert in collaboration used the recycled fishing net for the manufacturing of the pallet box. During these recent years, it has been found that due to this manufacturing this company is celebrating its happiness of sustainability strategy. It focuses on a certain motto and concentrates on manufacturing sustainable packaging products.

  • In May 2021, Nefab expanded its business to the North American region. It has expanded its business to Texas of Houston, Arizona of Tucson, and Gainsville of Florida region.

  • In March 2021, a renounceable company namely Schutz tried fulfilling the customer expectations by building a partnership with Ecobulk MX. Their partnership involves fulfilling major requirements for using such applications of high quality.


Report Overview


The report signifies the market scenario. It also analyses the recent development and the new market trends. It also evaluates the impact of COVID on the environment. It gives information about the impact of technology on the market and also about the market segmentation so done.



Report Scope:

Report Attribute/Metric Details
  Market Size   USD 98570 million
  CAGR   6.2% 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, Product Type, and End Use
  Geographies Covered   North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW)
  Key Vendors   Brambles (Australia), Schoeller Allibert (Netherlands), Menasha Corporation (US), DS Smith (UK), Myers Industries (US), Nefab Group (Sweden), Rehrig Pacific Company (US), IPL Plastics (Ireland), Schutz GmbH & Co. KGaA (Germany), and Vetropack Holding (Switzerland)
  Key Market Opportunities

  • Increased awareness about sustainable packaging
  • Strong industrial base in this region
  •   Key Market Drivers

  • Improvements in the economy of this region
  • Increase in demand for packaged food & beverages


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    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

    The global returnable packaging market is recorded a USD 98570 million market valuation by 2030.

    The global returnable packaging market is projected to register a moderate 6.2% CAGR in the forecast period.

    The pharmaceutical and healthcare segment is slated to expand as the fastest-growing segment.

    A few major market players operating in the global returnable packaging market are Menasha Corporation (US), Brambles (Australia), Schoeller Allibert (Netherlands), DS Smith (UK), among others.

    The challenges operating in the market are managed and faced by the supply chain. The packaging products involve cleaning and maintenance activities along with storage and administration activities. Some of the automation processes and the use of robotics will sustainably improve the production processes thus managing the challenging activities so faced in the returnable packaging industry.

    The major problem faced by the market is the storage facility of the packaging solutions. Due to its advanced design and strength, empty packaging solutions require more space for storage. For this, the return packaging needs to be sent back but it will require maximum money for both shipping and transportation. One way packaging is more affordable but returnable packaging becomes much more expensive.