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Ampoules Packaging Market – Segmented By Product Type (Glass Ampoules Packaging and Plastic Ampoules Packaging) and Region - Industry Forecast of 2022 to 2027

Published: January, 2022
ID: 10955
Pages: 175

Ampoules Packaging Market Value and Growth:

The global ampoules packaging market was worth USD 3.81 billion in 2020 and is predicted to reach USD 5.46 billion with aCAGR of 8.81% throughout the forecast period (2022 - 2027). Ampoules are small vials that are sealed to preserve the solid or liquid from contamination. They contain drugs, medicinal solutions or powder. The packaging of the vials helps maintain the sterility of the medications.

Drug packaging is a complex process due to the complicated molecular structure of the chemicals used in drug formulation. Therefore, there is a need to package the drugs in a material that is durable and maintains the sterility of the drugs. The ampoules are generally used to pack injectable medications. Ampoules are small vials that are made of glass or plastic. Glass bulbs have been widely used in industries due to their heat resistance properties. Ampoules are mainly used in the pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries. The ampoule packaging process is carried out in 7-8 steps. The first step in packaging ampoules is washing. Sterilization and depyrogenation processes are carried out after this process. After sterilization, the ampoules are filled and sealed. These processes are followed in accordance with cGMP and FDA regulations. The labeling, cartooning, and end-of-line packaging processes are then followed, respectively.

Ampoules Packaging Market Trends:

Packaging is considered a critical step in the manufacturing process, where the value-added process is one of the important trends. The pharmaceutical industry has a long history of using ampoules, especially glass, as a primary packaging solution. The rise in government initiatives to increase the adoption of generics, government support for opening a generic drug store, and the high prevalence of Infectious diseases are factors that are expected to drive the ampoules packaging market in the outlook period.

Recent Developments in the Ampoules Packaging Market:

The James Alexander plastic bulb combines style with ease of use. James Alexander Corp. (JAC), a leading manufacturer, contract conditioner and custom filler of unit dose delivery systems for skin care and topical applications, offers stylish options in ampoules.

Ampoules Packaging Market Drivers:

The global ampoules packaging market is driven by the rising call for medicines and vaccines that is owing to the escalating number of diseases and viral infections. Increasing safety standards in the drug packaging industry is also driving market growth. The introduction of strict regulations by the government prompts manufacturers to provide safe packaging, which in turn is expected to increase demand for ampoules packaging market during the foreseen period. The growth of this market is expected to be limited by the brittleness of glass bulbs, which can cause them to break or crack and lead to contamination. Due to globalization, increasing middle class population and changes in people's lifestyles, there has been a great demand in the ampoules packaging market. In recent times, there has been a growing demand for miniaturization of packaging, due to the convenience of fast food for customers. Due to the increase in the cost of raw materials, the size of food packaging has decreased.

Ampoules Packaging Market Restraints:

Broken glass ampoules can be a possibility of contamination (metals or microorganisms) and percutaneous damage. This is expected to be a principal limitation to theampoules packagingbusiness during the forecast period.

Opportunities in the Ampoules Packaging Market:

In recent years there has been an evolution of viruses which in turn has increased a series of new diseases and viral infections. This growing number of infections and epidemics has led to a growing need for drugs and vaccines. This is expected to increase the demand for ampoules packaging, thereby boosting the global ampoules packaging market during the conjecture period. One of the main reasons for the surge in demand for ampoules packaging is safety standards on medical packs. Strict government regulations have forced manufacturers to adhere to safe packaging, which is likely to increase demand for ampoules packaging during the outlook period. Sustainable packaging materials, such as biodegradable plastic made from lactic acid, are expected to drive the growth of ampoules packaging market in the following years. The emergence of plastic ampoules on the market has helped address some of the concerns about glass particles entering the content when the ampoules break. This should create an opportunity for manufacturers of plastic bulbs and could be affected by regulatory updates and standards present in the country in question. the market continues to be strongly inclined towards these end users due to variations in demand.

Challenges in the Ampoules Packaging Market:

Coupled with the delicacy of glass bulbs as they can crack or break resulting in contamination is estimated to slow market growth.




Market Size Available

2019 – 2025

Base Year


Forecast Period

2020 - 2025



Segments Covered

By Product, Type, Consumption, Distribution Channel and Region

Various Analyses Covered

Global, Regional & Country Level Analysis, Segment-Level Analysis, DROC, PESTLE Analysis, Porter’s Five Forces Analysis, Competitive Landscape, Analyst Overview on Investment Opportunities

Regions Covered

North America, Europe, APAC, Latin America, Middle East & Africa



Market Leaders Profiled

Gerresheimer Ag (Germany), J.Penner Corporation (U.S.), James Alexander Corporation (U.S.), Amposan S.A. (Argentina),Hindusthan National Glass & Industries Limited (India),Schott Ag (Germany), Adelphi Healthcare Packaging (U.K.), Sandfire Scientific Ltd. (U.S.), Solopharm Company (Russia)

Ampoules Packaging Market

Ampoules Packaging Market Segmentation:

By product type:

  • Glass
  • Plastic

In 2021, the glass ampoule packaging segment accounted for the largest share and dominated this market. The glass ampoule packaging market will also account for the largest market share in the coming years, mainly due to its barrier properties that prevent oxygen and water vapor from mixing with drug compounds. In addition, glass allows for a near zero rate of chemical interactions, ensuring that the products inside the bulb do not deteriorate. Furthermore, glass ampoules also allow pharmaceutical companies to easily integrate glass into their operations as it is compatible with different filling machines.

Ampoules Packaging Market Regional Analysis:

The Ampoules Packaging Market Report includes the segmentation of Regions:

  • North America 
  • Europe 
  • Asia Pacific
  • Latin America 
  • Middle East & Africa 

North America is expected to dominate the global ampoule market due to the increase in allergies and health infections in the region, leading to an increase in the quantity of drugs and vaccines that is predicted to escalate industry call for ampoules packaging in North America. The rise in allergies and nosocomial infections in the United States has led to an increase in the number of drugs and vaccines which, in turn, is expected to increase the market demand for ampoules packaging in North America. However, Latin America and Asia-Pacific are expected to experience the fastest growth during the forecast period.

North America dominates the ampoules packaging market due to the increase in allergies and health infections in the region leading to an increase in the quantity of drugs and vaccines, which will increase the market demand in the area. Various macroeconomic factors and domestic market forces will shape the growth and development of demand models in the emerging countries of Asia-Pacific, Latin America and the Middle East.

Impact of COVID-19 on Ampoules Packaging Market:

As the coronavirus has spread and its humanitarian impact has increased, industries that help meet basic needs, such as safely providing food and supplies to consumers, are growing. Since food packaging is the largest business area in the packaging industry, the global $ 900 billion annually industry is at the forefront. The coronavirus crisis has already led to some of the biggest drops in recent times in demand for certain types of packaging while accelerating the growth of others, such as e-commerce shipping packaging emerging as rescue buoys in this new world. These changes present many packaging companies with a new set of challenges. We expect the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on the packaging industry to be mixed, and this pattern has already occurred in countries like China and South Korea that have been the very first to respond to this endemic. Demand will increase dramatically for packaging for groceries, healthcare products and online transportation. At the same time, demand for industrial, luxury and B2B transport packaging may decline.

Ampoules Packaging Market Key Players:

The key players of ampoules packaging market are

  1. Gerresheimer Ag (Germany)
  2. J.Penner Corporation (U.S.)
  3. James Alexander Corporation (U.S.)
  4. Amposan S.A. (Argentina)
  5. Hindusthan National Glass & Industries Limited (India)
  6. Schott Ag (Germany)
  7. Adelphi Healthcare Packaging (U.K.)
  8. Sandfire Scientific Ltd. (U.S.)
  9. Solopharm Company (Russia)

1. Introduction                                 

                1.1 Market Definition                    

                1.2 Scope of the report                

                1.3 Study Assumptions                 

                1.4 Base Currency, Base Year and Forecast Periods                          

2. Research Methodology                                           

                2.1 Analysis Design                         

                2.2 Research Phases                      

                                2.2.1 Secondary Research           

                                2.2.2 Primary Research 

                                2.2.3 Data Modelling      

                                2.2.4 Expert Validation  

                2.3 Study Timeline                          

3. Report Overview                                        

                3.1 Executive Summary                

                3.2 Key Inferencees                       

4. Market Dynamics                                       

                4.1 Impact Analysis                         

                                4.1.1 Drivers      

                                4.1.2 Restaints  

                                4.1.3 Opportunities        

                4.2 Regulatory Environment                       

                4.3 Technology Timeline & Recent Trends                            

5. Competitor Benchmarking Analysis                                    

                5.1 Key Player Benchmarking                     

                                5.1.1 Market share analysis        

                                5.1.2 Products/Service  

                                5.1.3 Regional Presence               

                5.2 Mergers & Acquistion Landscape                      

                5.3 Joint Ventures & Collaborations                        

6. Market Segmentation                                              

                6.1 Ampoules Packaging Market, By Product Type                           

                                6.1.1 Glass          

                                6.1.2 Plastic        

                                6.1.3 Market Size Estimations & Forecasts (2022 - 2027)   

                                6.1.4 Y-o-Y Growth Rate Analysis             

                                6.1.5 Market Attractiveness Index          

7. Geographical Landscape                                         

                7.1 Global Identity Governance and Administration Market, by Region                  

                7.2 North America - Market Analysis (2018 - 2024)                            

                                7.2.1 By Country              



                                7.2.2 By Product Type   

                7.3 Europe                         

                                7.3.1 By Country              






                                       Rest of Europe

                                7.3.2 By Product Type   

                7.4 Asia Pacific                  

                                7.4.1 By Country              




                                       South Korea

                                       South East Asia

                                       Australia & NZ

                                       Rest of Asia-Pacific

                                7.4.2 By Product Type   

                7.5 Latin America                             

                                7.5.1 By Country              




                                       Rest of Latin America

                                7.5.2 By Product Type   

                7.6 Middle East and Africa                           

                                7.6.1 By Country              

                                       Middle East


                                7.6.2 By Product Type   

8. Key Player Analysis                                    

                8.1 Gerresheimer AG                    

                                8.1.1 Business Description           

                                8.1.2 Products/Service  

                                8.1.3 Financials 

                                8.1.4 SWOT Analysis       

                                8.1.5 Recent Developments       

                                8.1.6 Analyst Overview 

                8.2 J.Penner Corporation                             

                8.3 James Alexander Corporation                            

                8.4 Amposan S.A                             

                8.5 Hindusthan National Glass & Industries Limited                         

                8.6 Schott AG                    

                8.7 Adelphi Healthcare Packaging                            

                8.8 Sandfire Scientific Ltd                             

                8.9 Solopharm Company                              

9. Market Outlook & Investment Opportunities                                


                List of Tables                     

                List of Figures                   

  1. Asia Pacific Ampoules Packaging Market By Product Type, From 2022 - 2027 ( USD Billion )
  2. Asia Pacific Glass Market By Region, From 2022 - 2027 ( USD Billion )
  3. Asia Pacific Plastic Market By Region, From 2022 - 2027 ( USD Billion )
  4. Japan Ampoules Packaging Market By Product Type, From 2022 - 2027 ( USD Billion )
  5. China Ampoules Packaging Market By Product Type, From 2022 - 2027 ( USD Billion )
  6. India Ampoules Packaging Market By Product Type, From 2022 - 2027 ( USD Billion )
  7. Australia Ampoules Packaging Market By Product Type, From 2022 - 2027 ( USD Billion )
  8. South Korea Ampoules Packaging Market By Product Type, From 2022 - 2027 ( USD Billion )

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