Blister Packaging Market by Material (Plastic Film, Paper & Paperboard, Aluminum), Technology (Thermoforming, Cold forming), Heat Seal Coating (Water-based, Solvent-based), Application (Food Consumer Goods, Industrial Goods, Healthcare) - Global Forecast to 2022

 Published On: Feb, 2016 |    No of Pages: 237 |  Published By: MarketsandMarkets | Format: PDF
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Growing demand from the healthcare industry to drive the blister packaging market

The global market for blister packaging will grow from USD 11.94 billion in 2015 to reach USD 18.25 billion by 2022, at an estimated CAGR of 6.25%. The blister packaging market is driven by growing healthcare industry as a result of increasing health awareness and rising aging population which further highlights the need of the healthcare assistance and increases the demand of the pharmaceutical & medical products.

Plastic film dominated the blister packaging market in 2014

Plastic film accounted for the largest share in the blister packaging market in 2014. Due to excellent barrier properties of plastic, as well as it being cost effective, it is widely used in healthcare industry for the blister packaging of medical and pharmaceutical products.  

Asia-Pacific to be the fastest-growing market during the forecast period

The Asia-Pacific region is projected to be the fastest-growing market during the forecast period, followed by North America, from 2015 to 2022. Japan accounted for the largest consumption of blister packaging, followed by China in 2014. In North America, the U.S. is the largest consumer of blister packaging and accounted for the largest market share in terms of value and volume among all the countries in the world.

Breakdown of Primaries:

In-depth interviews have been conducted with various key industry participants, subject matter experts, C-level executives of key market players, and industry consultants among other experts to obtain and verify critical qualitative and quantitative information as well as assess future market prospects. Distribution of primary interviews is as follows:

By Company Type: Tier1- 39%, Tier2- 37%, and Tier3- 24%
By Designation: C-level- 38%, Manager Level- 36%, and Others*- 26%
By Region: North America- 37%, Europe- 33%, Asia-Pacific 15%, and RoW- 15%

The tier of the companies is defined on the basis of their total revenue, as of 2014: Tier1: Revenue >USD 500 million, Tier2: Revenue USD 100 to USD 500 million, and Tier3: Revenue < USD 100 million

The various suppliers of blister packaging profiled in the report are:

1. Amcor Limited (Australia)
2. The Dow Chemical Company (U.S.)
3. WestRock Company (U.S.)
4. Bemis Company, Inc. (U.S.)
5. Sonoco Products Company (U.S.)
6. Constantia Flexibles (Austria)
7. Klockner Pentaplast Group (Germany)
8. Display Pack, Inc. (U.S.)
9. Tekni-Plex, Inc. (U.S.)
10. Pharma Packaging Solutions (U.S.)

The report will help the market leaders/new entrants in this market in the following ways:

1. This report segments the blister packaging market comprehensively and provides the closest approximations of the revenue numbers for the overall market and the sub-segments across the different verticals and regions.
2. This report helps stakeholders to understand the market and provides them information on key market drivers, restraints, challenges, and opportunities.
3. This report will help stakeholders to better understand their competitors and gain more insights into their position in the business.
TABLE OF CONTENTS

1 INTRODUCTION 26
1.1 OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY 26
1.2 MARKET DEFINITION 26
1.3 STUDY SCOPE 27
1.3.1 PERIODIZATION CONSIDERED FOR THE BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET 28
1.4 CURRENCY CONSIDERED FOR THE BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET 28
1.5 UNIT CONSIDERED FOR THE BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET 28
1.6 STAKEHOLDERS 28

2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 29
2.1.1 SECONDARY DATA 30
2.1.1.1 Key data from secondary sources 30
2.1.2 PRIMARY DATA 31
2.1.2.1 Key data from primary sources 31
2.1.2.2 Breakdown of primaries, by company type, designation & region 32
2.2 FACTOR ANALYSIS 32
2.2.1 INTRODUCTION 32
2.2.2 OVERVIEW OF THE PARENT INDUSTRY 33
2.2.3 DEMAND-SIDE ANALYSIS 33
2.2.3.1 Rising Population 34
2.2.3.2 Increase in the middle-class population, 2009–2030 34
2.2.3.3 Increasing urban population 35
2.2.3.4 Developing Economies, GDP (Purchasing Power Parity), 2013 37
2.2.4 SUPPLY-SIDE ANALYSIS 37
2.2.4.1 Fluctuation in raw material prices 38
2.2.4.2 Increasing investment in research & development to develop innovative technologies 38
2.3 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION 39
2.4 MARKET BREAKDOWN & DATA TRIANGULATION 41
2.5 RESEARCH ASSUMPTIONS & LIMITATIONS 42
2.5.1 ASSUMPTIONS 42
2.5.2 LIMITATIONS 43

3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 44
3.1 RISE IN DEMAND FROM THE HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY TO DRIVE THE GROWTH OF BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET 44
 
4 PREMIUM INSIGHTS 50
4.1 ATTRACTIVE OPPORTUNITIES IN THE BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET 50
4.2 BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET 51
4.3 BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET, BY MATERIAL 52
4.4 BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET IN EMERGING VS DEVELOPED ECONOMIES 53
4.5 BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET, BY HEAT SEAL COATING 54
4.6 BLISTER PACKAGING LIFE CYCLE, BY REGION, 2015–2022 54

5 BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET OVERVIEW 55
5.1 INTRODUCTION 56
5.2 EVOLUTION 56
5.3 BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SEGMENTATION 57
5.4 MARKET DYNAMICS 58
5.4.1 DRIVERS 59
5.4.1.1 Cost-effectiveness 59
5.4.1.2 Growing demand from end-user industry 59
5.4.1.3 Rising disposable income 60
5.4.1.4 Product protection & integrity 61
5.4.1.5 Downsizing of packaging 61
5.4.2 RESTRAINTS 62
5.4.2.1 Not a good option for heavy items 62
5.4.3 OPPORTUNITIES 62
5.4.3.1 Emerging markets 62
5.4.3.2 Investment in R&D activities 63
5.4.4 CHALLENGES 63
5.4.4.1 Compliance to stringent regulations 63
5.5 AVERAGE PRICE ANALYSIS 64

6 INDUSTRY TRENDS 65
6.1 INTRODUCTION 65
6.2 VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS 66
6.3 PORTER’S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS 67
6.3.1 THREAT OF NEW ENTRANTS 68
6.3.1 THREAT OF SUBSTITUTES 69
6.3.2 BARGAINING POWER OF SUPPLIERS 69
6.3.3 BARGAINING POWER OF BUYERS 70
6.3.4 INTENSITY OF COMPETITIVE RIVALRY 70
6.4 REGULATIONS IN BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET 71
 
7 BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET, BY MATERIAL 72
7.1 INTRODUCTION 73
7.2 PLASTIC FILMS 74
7.2.1 PVC 74
7.2.2 RIGID PVC 74
7.2.3 PET 75
7.2.4 PE 75
7.2.5 PP 75
7.2.6 OTHERS 75
7.2.7 PLASTIC FILMS: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY MATERIAL 76
7.2.7.1 Rigid PVC to grow at the highest rate from 2015 to 2022 76
7.2.8 PLASTIC FILMS: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION 77
7.2.8.1 Healthcare segment dominated the plastic films blister packaging market in 2014 77
7.3 PAPER & PAPERBOARD 78
7.3.1 SBS 78
7.3.2 WLC 78
7.3.3 OTHERS 79
7.3.4 PAPER & PAPERBOARD: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY MATERIAL 79
7.3.4.1 WLC grade projected to be the fastest-growing segment from 2015 to 2022 79
7.3.5 PAPER & PAPERBOARD: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION 80
7.3.5.1 Paper & paperboard is a widely used base material for blister packaging in the healthcare segment 80
7.4 ALUMINUM 82
7.4.1 ALUMINUM: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION 82
7.4.1.1 Healthcare segment projected to grow at highest rate from 2015 to 2022 82

8 BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET, BY TECHNOLOGY 84
8.1 INTRODUCTION 85
8.2 THERMOFORMING 86
8.3 COLD FORMING 86

9 MARKET, BY HEAT SEAL COATING 87
9.1 INTRODUCTION 88
9.2 WATER-BASED HEAT SEAL COATING 89
9.3 SOLVENT-BASED HEAT SEAL COATING 89
 
10 BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET, BY APPLICATION 90
10.1 INTRODUCTION 91
10.2 HEALTHCARE 93
10.2.1 HEALTHCARE: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE 93
10.2.1.1 Pharmaceutical accounted for the largest share of the blister packaging in healthcare industry in 2014 93
10.3 CONSUMER GOODS 94
10.3.1 CONSUMER GOODS: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE 95
10.3.1.1 Consumer electronics accounted for the largest share of the blister packaging in the consumer goods industry in 2014 95
10.4 INDUSTRIAL GOODS 96
10.4.1 INDUSTRIAL GOODS: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE 97
10.4.1.1 Motor vehicles/spare parts segment projected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period 97
10.5 FOOD 98
10.5.1 FOOD: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE 99
10.5.1.1 Meat, poultry & seafood segment is projected to be the fastest-growing segment in the food industry from 2015 to 2022 99

11 BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET, BY REGION 100
11.1 INTRODUCTION 101
11.2 NORTH AMERICA 103
11.2.1 NORTH AMERICA: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY 105
11.2.1.1 U.S. dominated the blister packaging market in the North American region in 2014 105
11.2.2 NORTH AMERICA: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY MATERIAL 106
11.2.2.1 Paper & paperboard projected to be the fastest-growing material segment 106
11.2.3 NORTH AMERICA: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY 107
11.2.3.1 Thermoforming technology dominated the North American market in 2014 107
11.2.4 NORTH AMERICA: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY HEAT SEAL COATING 108
11.2.4.1 Solvent-based heat seal coating projected to be the fastest-growing segment in North America 108
11.2.5 NORTH AMERICA: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION 109
11.2.5.1 Healthcare segment dominated the North American blister packaging market in 2014 109
11.2.6 U.S. 110
11.2.6.1 U.S.: Blister packaging market size, by material 110
11.2.6.1.1 Paper & paperboard segment accounted for the second-largest share in the U.S. blister packaging market in 2014 110
11.2.6.2 U.S.: Blister packaging market size, by technology 111
11.2.6.2.1 Growing healthcare industry supports the growth of thermoforming technology used for blister packaging in the U.S. 111
11.2.6.3 U.S.: Blister packaging market size, by heat seal coating 112
11.2.6.3.1 Solvent-based segment was the second-largest in the U.S. blister packaging market in 2014 112
11.2.6.4 U.S.: Blister packaging market size, by application 113
11.2.6.4.1 Blister packaging is widely used in the U.S. healthcare industry 113
11.2.7 CANADA 114
11.2.7.1 Canada: Blister packaging market size, by material 114
11.2.7.1.1 Rising demand for visibility of products drives the growth in the plastic film segment in Canada 114
11.2.7.2 Canada: Blister packaging market size, by technology 115
11.2.7.2.1 Thermoforming technology for blister packaging in Canada to grow at a considerable rate from 2015 to 2022 115
11.2.7.3 Canada: Blister packaging market size, by heat seal coating 116
11.2.7.3.1 Solvent-based segment dominated the Canadian blister packaging market in 2014 116
11.2.7.4 Canada: Blister packaging market size, by application 117
11.2.7.4.1 Healthcare industry is the largest end user of blister packaging in Canada 117
11.2.8 MEXICO 118
11.2.8.1 Mexico: Blister packaging market size, by material 118
11.2.8.1.1 Aluminum segment projected to be the slowest-growing from 2015 to 2022 118
11.2.8.2 Mexico: Blister packaging market size, by technology 119
11.2.8.2.1 Thermoforming technology for blister packaging to be the fastest-growing segment in Mexico from 2015 to 2022 119
11.2.8.3 Mexico: Blister packaging market size, by heat seal coating 120
11.2.8.3.1 Solvent-based segment accounted for the largest share of the Mexican blister packaging market in 2014 120
11.2.8.4 Mexico: Blister packaging market size, by application 121
11.2.8.4.1 Consumer goods segment projected to be the second-fastest-growing in the Mexican blister packaging market 121
11.3 EUROPE 121
11.3.1 EUROPE: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY 123
11.3.1.1 Germany projected to be the fastest-growing blister packaging market in Europe from 2015 to 2022 123
11.3.2 EUROPE: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY MATERIAL 124
11.3.2.1 Rising demand for high visibility packaging supports growth in the plastic film segment in Europe 124
11.3.3 EUROPE: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY 125
11.3.3.1 Thermoforming technology projected to be the fastest-growing segment in Europe from 2015 to 2022 125
11.3.4 EUROPE: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY HEAT SEAL COATING 126
11.3.4.1 Solvent-based segment was the second-largest in the European blister packaging market in 2014 126
11.3.5 EUROPE: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION 127
11.3.5.1 Blister packaging widely used in the healthcare industry as it protects the product from moisture and light 127
11.3.6 GERMANY 128
11.3.6.1 Germany: Blister packaging market size, by material 128
11.3.6.1.1 Paper & paperboard to be the fastest-growing segment in the German blister packaging market from 2015 to 2022 128
11.3.6.2 Germany: Blister packaging market size, by technology 129
11.3.6.2.1 Thermoforming technology was the largest segment in Germany in 2014 129
11.3.6.3 Germany: Blister packaging market size, by heat seal coating 130
11.3.6.3.1 Solvent-based segment projected to be the fastest-growing in the German blister packaging market from 2015 to 2022 130
11.3.6.4 Germany: Blister packaging market size, by application 131
11.3.6.4.1 Growing demand for pharmaceutical products drives the blister packaging market in the healthcare segment 131
11.3.7 FRANCE 132
11.3.7.1 France: Blister packaging market size, by material 132
11.3.7.1.1 Plastic film projected to be the second-fastest segment in the French blister packaging market 132
11.3.7.2 France: Blister packaging market size, by technology 133
11.3.7.2.1 Thermoforming technology projected to be the fastest-growing segment in France 133
11.3.7.3 France: Blister packaging market size, by heat seal coating 134
11.3.7.3.1 Solvent-based projected to be the fastest growing segment in the French blister packaging market 134
11.3.7.4 France: Blister packaging market size, by application 135
11.3.7.4.1 After healthcare, consumer goods dominated the blister packaging market in France 135
11.3.8 U.K. 136
11.3.8.1 U.K.: Blister packaging market size, by material 136
11.3.8.1.1 Plastic film segment dominated the U.K. blister packaging market in 2014 136
11.3.8.2 U.K.: Blister packaging market size, by technology 137
11.3.8.2.1 Rising consumption of healthcare products supports the growth of thermoforming technology used in blister packaging 137
11.3.8.3 U.K.: Blister packaging market size, by heat seal coating 138
11.3.8.3.1 Solvent-based heat seal coating is the most widely used for blister packaging in the U.K. 138
11.3.8.4 U.K.: Blister packaging market size, by application 139
11.3.8.4.1 Healthcare segment accounted for the largest share in the U.K. blister packaging market in 2014 139
11.3.9 ITALY 140
11.3.9.1 Italy: Blister packaging market size, by material 140
11.3.9.1.1 Aluminum segment accounted for the lowest share of the Italian blister packaging market in 2014 140
11.3.9.2 Italy: Blister packaging market size, by technology 141
11.3.9.2.1 Thermoforming technology segment for blister packaging to grow at a considerable rate from 2015 to 2022 141
11.3.9.3 Italy: Blister packaging market size, by heat seal coating 142
11.3.9.3.1 Solvent-based heat seal coating projected to grow at -highest CAGR 142
11.3.9.4 Italy: Blister packaging market size, by application 143
11.3.9.4.1 Healthcare segment projected to grow at highest CAGR from 2015 to 2022 143
11.3.10 REST OF EUROPE 144
11.3.10.1 Rest of Europe: Blister packaging market size, by material 144
11.3.10.1.1 Economical & environment-friendly features support the growth of the paper & paperboard segment in the Rest of Europe 144
11.3.10.2 Rest of Europe: Blister packaging market size, by technology 145
11.3.10.2.1 Thermoforming technology projected to grow at highest CAGR over the forecast period in Rest of Europe 145
11.3.10.3 Rest of Europe: Blister packaging market size, by heat seal coating 146
11.3.10.3.1 Solvent-based heat seal coating was the largest segment in the Rest of Europe blister packaging market in 2014 146
11.3.10.4 Rest of Europe: Blister packaging market size, by application 147
11.3.10.4.1 Blister packaging widely used in healthcare segment in Rest of Europe 147
11.4 ASIA-PACIFIC 147
11.4.1 ASIA-PACIFIC: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY 149
11.4.1.1 Japan is estimated to dominate the blister packaging market in Asia-Pacific region in 2015 149
11.4.2 ASIA-PACIFIC: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY MATERIAL 150
11.4.2.1 Plastic film is the most-widely used material in the blister packaging market 150
11.4.3 ASIA-PACIFIC: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY 151
11.4.3.1 Thermoforming technology dominated the Asia-Pacific region in 2014 151
11.4.4 ASIA-PACIFIC: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY HEAT SEAL COATING 152
11.4.4.1 Solvent-based heat seal coating projected to be the -fastest-growing segment from 2015 to 2022 152
11.4.5 ASIA-PACIFIC: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION 153
11.4.5.1 Healthcare segment projected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period in the Asia-Pacific region 153
11.4.6 CHINA 154
11.4.6.1 China: Blister packaging market size, by material 154
11.4.6.1.1 Plastic film segment projected to grow at the second-highest CAGR during the forecast period in China 154
11.4.6.2 China: Blister packaging market size, by technology 155
11.4.6.2.1 Thermoforming technology segment projected to grow at the highest rate during the forecast period 155
11.4.6.3 China: Blister packaging market size, by heat seal coating 156
11.4.6.3.1 Solvent-based segment dominated the blister packaging market in China in 2014 156
11.4.6.4 China: Blister packaging market size, by application 157
11.4.6.4.1 Blister packaging is widely used in the healthcare and consumer goods industries 157
11.4.7 JAPAN 158
11.4.7.1 Japan: Blister packaging market size, by material 158
11.4.7.1.1 Plastic film was the largest segment in the Japanese blister packaging market in 2014 158
11.4.7.2 Japan: Blister packaging market size, by technology 159
11.4.7.2.1 Cold forming segment projected to grow at a considerable rate in the Japanese blister packaging market 159
11.4.7.3 Japan: Blister packaging market size, by heat seal coating 160
11.4.7.3.1 Solvent-based heat seal coating segment projected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period 160
11.4.7.4 Japan: Blister packaging market size, by application 161
11.4.7.4.1 Consumer goods segment was the second-largest in 2014 161
11.4.8 INDIA 162
11.4.8.1 India: Blister packaging market size, by material 162
11.4.8.1.1 Plastic film segment projected to grow at a considerable rate during the forecast period in India 162
11.4.8.2 India: Blister packaging market size, by technology 163
11.4.8.2.1 Thermoforming technology for blister packaging dominated the Indian blister packaging market in 2014 163
11.4.8.3 India: Blister packaging market size, by heat seal coating 164
11.4.8.3.1 Solvent-based heat seal coating segment projected to grow at the highest CAGR from 2015 to 2022 164
11.4.8.4 India: Blister packaging market size, by application 165
11.4.8.4.1 Consumer goods is the second-largest user of blister packaging in India 165
11.4.9 AUSTRALIA 166
11.4.9.1 Australia: Blister packaging market size, by material 166
11.4.9.1.1 Plastic film was the largest segment in the Australian blister packaging market in 2014 166
11.4.9.2 Australia: Blister packaging market size, by technology 167
11.4.9.2.1 Thermoforming technology segment projected to grow at the highest rate in the Australian blister packaging market from 2015 to 2022 167
11.4.9.3 Australia: Blister packaging market size, by heat seal coating 168
11.4.9.3.1 Solvent-based heat seal coating was the-largest segment in 2014 168
11.4.9.4 Australia: Blister packaging market size, by application 169
11.4.9.4.1 Food projected to be the slowest-growing segment in the Australian blister packaging market from 2015 to 2022 169
11.4.10 REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC 170
11.4.10.1 Rest of Asia-Pacific: Blister packaging market size, by material 170
11.4.10.1.1 Plastic film was the largest segment in the Rest of Asia-Pacific blister packaging market in 2014 170
11.4.10.2 Rest of Asia-Pacific: Blister packaging market size, by technology 171
11.4.10.2.1 Cold forming segment projected to grow at the second-highest rate during the forecast period 171
11.4.10.3 Rest of Asia-Pacific: Blister packaging market size, by heat seal coating 172
11.4.10.3.1 Solvent-based heat seal segment dominated the Rest of Asia-Pacific blister packaging market in 2014 172
11.4.10.4 Rest of Asia-Pacific: Blister packaging market size, by application 173
11.4.10.4.1 Industrial goods projected to be the third-largest user of blister packaging market from 2015 to 2022 173
11.5 REST OF THE WORLD (ROW) 174
11.5.1 ROW: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY 175
11.5.1.1 Brazil dominated the blister packaging market in the RoW region in 2014 175
11.5.2 ROW: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY MATERIAL 176
11.5.2.1 Plastic film segment projected to grow at a remarkable rate in RoW 176
11.5.3 ROW: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY 177
11.5.3.1 Thermoforming technology accounted for the largest share in RoW 177
11.5.4 ROW: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY HEAT SEAL COATING 178
11.5.4.1 Solvent-based heat seal coating segment to grow at -highest rate 178
11.5.5 ROW: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION 179
11.5.5.1 Rising demand for toys and related goods drives the growth of the Consumer goods segment 179
11.5.6 BRAZIL 180
11.5.6.1 Brazil: Blister packaging market size, by material 180
11.5.6.1.1 Plastic film was the largest segment in the Brazilian blister packaging market in 2014 180
11.5.6.2 Brazil: Blister packaging market size, by technology 181
11.5.6.2.1 Thermoforming technology segment projected to grow at a significant rate during the forecast period 181
11.5.6.3 Brazil: Blister packaging market size, by heat seal coating 182
11.5.6.3.1 Water-based heat seal coating segment to grow at the second-highest CAGR during the forecast period 182
11.5.6.4 Brazil: Blister packaging market size, by application 183
11.5.6.4.1 Increase in demand for spare parts supports the growth of blister packaging market in the industrial goods segment 183
11.5.7 ARGENTINA 184
11.5.7.1 Argentina: Blister packaging market size, by material 184
11.5.7.1.1 Rising awareness of environment-friendly products drives the demand for paper & paperboard 184
11.5.7.2 Argentina: Blister packaging market size, by technology 185
11.5.7.2.1 Thermoforming technology to be the fastest-growing segment in Argentina’s blister packaging market 185
11.5.7.3 Argentina: Blister packaging market size, by heat seal coating 186
11.5.7.3.1 Water-based heat seal coating to be the second-fastest segment in Argentina’s blister packaging market 186
11.5.7.4 Argentina: Blister packaging market size, by application 187
11.5.7.4.1 Healthcare segment accounted for the largest share of the blister packaging in Argentina 187
11.5.8 SOUTH AFRICA 188
11.5.8.1 South Africa: Blister packaging market size, by material 188
11.5.8.1.1 Paper & paperboard projected to be the fastest-growing segment in the South African blister packaging market 188
11.5.8.2 South Africa: Blister packaging market size, by technology 189
11.5.8.2.1 Thermoforming technology projected to be the fastest-growing segment in the South African blister packaging market 189
11.5.8.3 South Africa: Blister packaging market size, by heat seal coating 190
11.5.8.3.1 Solvent-based segment accounted for the largest share of the South African blister packaging market in 2014 190
11.5.8.4 South Africa: Blister packaging market size, by application 191
11.5.8.4.1 Consumer goods was the second-largest application segment in 2014 191
11.5.9 OTHERS IN ROW 192
11.5.9.1 Others in RoW: Blister packaging market size, by material 192
11.5.9.1.1 Plastic film projected to be the second-fastest segment during the forecast period 192
11.5.9.2 Others in RoW: Blister packaging market size, by technology 193
11.5.9.2.1 Cold forming segment to post significant CAGR during the forecast period 193
11.5.9.3 Others in RoW: Blister packaging market size, by heat seal coating 194
11.5.9.3.1 Solvent-based heat seal coating segment to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period 194
11.5.9.4 Others in RoW: Blister packaging market size, by application 195
11.5.9.4.1 Blister packaging is widely used in the healthcare industry as it extends shelf life of the product 195

12 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE 196
12.1 OVERVIEW 196
12.2 COMPETITIVE SITUATIONS & TRENDS 198
12.2.1 PARTNERSHIPS, AGREEMENTS & JOINT VENTURES 200
12.2.2 EXPANSIONS 201
12.2.3 NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES 202
12.2.4 MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS 203

13 COMPANY PROFILES 204 (Company at a Glance, Recent Financials, Products & Services, Strategies & Insights, & Recent Developments)*
13.1 INTRODUCTION 204
13.2 AMCOR LIMITED 205
13.3 BEMIS COMPANY, INC. 209
13.4 THE DOW CHEMICAL COMPANY 212
13.5 WESTROCK COMPANY 215
13.6 SONOCO PRODUCTS COMPANY 218
13.7 CONSTANTIA FLEXIBLES 221
13.8 KLOCKNER PENTAPLAST GROUP 223
13.9 TEKNI-PLEX, INC. 225
13.10 DISPLAY PACK INC. 226
13.11 PHARMA PACKAGING SOLUTIONS 227

*Details on company at a glance, recent financials, products & services, strategies & insights, & recent developments might not be captured in case of unlisted companies.

14 APPENDIX 228
14.1 INSIGHTS OF INDUSTRY EXPERTS 228
14.2 DISCUSSION GUIDE 229
14.3 INTRODUCING RT: REAL TIME MARKET INTELLIGENCE 233
14.4 AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATIONS 233
14.5 RELATED REPORTS 234

LIST OF TABLES

TABLE 1 ASIA-PACIFIC: URBANIZATION PROSPECTS 36
TABLE 2 REGULATIONS IN BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET 71
TABLE 3 BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY MATERIAL, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 73
TABLE 4 BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY MATERIAL, 2013-2022 (KT) 74
TABLE 5 PLASTIC FILMS IN BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 76
TABLE 6 PLASTIC FILMS IN BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2022 (KT) 76
TABLE 7 PLASTIC FILMS: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 77
TABLE 8 PLASTIC FILMS: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2022 (KT) 78
TABLE 9 PAPER & PAPERBOARD IN BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 79
TABLE 10 PAPER & PAPERBOARD IN BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2022 (KT) 79
TABLE 11 PAPER & PAPERBOARD: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 80
TABLE 12 PAPER & PAPERBOARD: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2022 (KT) 81
TABLE 13 ALUMINUM: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 82
TABLE 14 ALUMINUM: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2022 (KT) 83
TABLE 15 BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 85
TABLE 16 BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2013-2022 (KT) 86
TABLE 17 BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY HEAT SEAL COATING, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 88
TABLE 18 BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY HEAT SEAL COATING, 2013-2022 (KT) 89
TABLE 19 BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 91
TABLE 20 BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2022 (KT) 92
TABLE 21 HEALTHCARE MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 93
TABLE 22 HEALTHCARE MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2022 (KT) 94
TABLE 23 CONSUMER GOODS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 95
TABLE 24 CONSUMER GOODS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2022 (KT) 95
TABLE 25 INDUSTRIAL GOODS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 97
TABLE 26 INDUSTRIAL GOODS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2022 (KT) 97
TABLE 27 FOOD MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 99
TABLE 28 FOOD MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2022 (KT) 99
TABLE 29 BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 102
TABLE 30 BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2022 (KT) 102
TABLE 31 NORTH AMERICA: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 105
TABLE 32 NORTH AMERICA: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2022 (KT) 105
TABLE 33 NORTH AMERICA: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY MATERIAL, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 106
TABLE 34 NORTH AMERICA: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY MATERIAL, 2013-2022 (KT) 106
TABLE 35 NORTH AMERICA: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 107
TABLE 36 NORTH AMERICA: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2013-2022 (KT) 107
TABLE 37 NORTH AMERICA: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY HEAT SEAL COATING, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 108
TABLE 38 NORTH AMERICA: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY HEAT SEAL COATING, 2013-2022 (KT) 108
TABLE 39 NORTH AMERICA: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 109
TABLE 40 NORTH AMERICA: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2022 (KT) 109
TABLE 41 U.S.: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY MATERIAL, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 110
TABLE 42 U.S.: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY MATERIAL, 2013-2022 (KT) 110
TABLE 43 U.S.: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 111
TABLE 44 U.S.: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2013-2022 (KT) 111
TABLE 45 U.S.: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY HEAT SEAL COATING, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 112
TABLE 46 U.S.: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY HEAT SEAL COATING, 2013-2022 (KT) 112
TABLE 47 U.S.: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 113
TABLE 48 U.S.: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2022 (KT) 113
TABLE 49 CANADA: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY MATERIAL, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 114
TABLE 50 CANADA: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY MATERIAL, 2013-2022 (KT) 114
TABLE 51 CANADA: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 115
TABLE 52 CANADA: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2013-2022 (KT) 115
TABLE 53 CANADA: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY HEAT SEAL COATING, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 116
TABLE 54 CANADA: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY HEAT SEAL COATING, 2013-2022 (KT) 116
TABLE 55 CANADA: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 117
TABLE 56 CANADA: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2022 (KT) 117
TABLE 57 MEXICO: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY MATERIAL, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 118
TABLE 58 MEXICO: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY MATERIAL, 2013-2022 (KT) 118
TABLE 59 MEXICO: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 119
TABLE 60 MEXICO: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2013-2022 (KT) 119
TABLE 61 MEXICO: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY HEAT SEAL COATING, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 120
TABLE 62 MEXICO: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY HEAT SEAL COATING, 2013-2022 (KT) 120
TABLE 63 MEXICO: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 121
TABLE 64 MEXICO: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2022 (KT) 121
TABLE 65 EUROPE: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 123
TABLE 66 EUROPE: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2022 (KT) 123
TABLE 67 EUROPE: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY MATERIAL, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 124
TABLE 68 EUROPE: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY MATERIAL, 2013-2022 (KT) 124
TABLE 69 EUROPE: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 125
TABLE 70 EUROPE: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2013-2022 (KT) 125
TABLE 71 EUROPE: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY HEAT SEAL COATING, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 126
TABLE 72 EUROPE: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY HEAT SEAL COATING, 2013-2022 (KT) 126
TABLE 73 EUROPE: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 127
TABLE 74 EUROPE: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2022 (KT) 127
TABLE 75 GERMANY: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY MATERIAL, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 128
TABLE 76 GERMANY: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY MATERIAL, 2013-2022 (KT) 128
TABLE 77 GERMANY: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 129
TABLE 78 GERMANY: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2013-2022 (KT) 129
TABLE 79 GERMANY: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY HEAT SEAL COATING, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 130
TABLE 80 GERMANY: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY HEAT SEAL COATING, 2013-2022 (KT) 130
TABLE 81 GERMANY: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 131
TABLE 82 GERMANY: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2022 (KT) 131
TABLE 83 FRANCE: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY MATERIAL, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 132
TABLE 84 FRANCE: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY MATERIAL, 2013-2022 (KT) 133
TABLE 85 FRANCE: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 133
TABLE 86 FRANCE: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2013-2022 (KT) 133
TABLE 87 FRANCE: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY HEAT SEAL COATING, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 134
TABLE 88 FRANCE: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY HEAT SEAL COATING, 2013-2022 (KT) 134
TABLE 89 FRANCE: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 135
TABLE 90 FRANCE: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2022 (KT) 135
TABLE 91 U.K.: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY MATERIAL, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 136
TABLE 92 U.K.: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY MATERIAL, 2013-2022 (KT) 136
TABLE 93 U.K.: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 137
TABLE 94 U.K.: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2013-2022 (KT) 137
TABLE 95 U.K.: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY HEAT SEAL COATING, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 138
TABLE 96 U.K.: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY HEAT SEAL COATING, 2013-2022 (KT) 138
TABLE 97 U.K.: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 139
TABLE 98 U.K.: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2022 (KT) 139
TABLE 99 ITALY: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY MATERIAL, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 140
TABLE 100 ITALY: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY MATERIAL, 2013-2022 (KT) 140
TABLE 101 ITALY: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 141
TABLE 102 ITALY: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2013-2022 (KT) 141
TABLE 103 ITALY: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY HEAT SEAL COATING, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 142
TABLE 104 ITALY: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY HEAT SEAL COATING, 2013-2022 (KT) 142
TABLE 105 ITALY: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 143
TABLE 106 ITALY: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2022 (KT) 143
TABLE 107 REST OF EUROPE: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY MATERIAL, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 144
TABLE 108 REST OF EUROPE: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY MATERIAL, 2013-2022 (KT) 144
TABLE 109 REST OF EUROPE: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 145
TABLE 110 REST OF EUROPE: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2013-2022 (KT) 145
TABLE 111 REST OF EUROPE: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY HEAT SEAL COATING, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 146
TABLE 112 REST OF EUROPE: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY HEAT SEAL COATING, 2013-2022 (KT) 146
TABLE 113 REST OF EUROPE: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 147
TABLE 114 REST OF EUROPE: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2022 (KT) 147
TABLE 115 ASIA-PACIFIC: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 149
TABLE 116 ASIA-PACIFIC: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2022 (KT) 149
TABLE 117 ASIA-PACIFIC: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY MATERIAL, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 150
TABLE 118 ASIA-PACIFIC: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY MATERIAL, 2013-2022 (KT) 150
TABLE 119 ASIA-PACIFIC: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 151
TABLE 120 ASIA-PACIFIC: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2013-2022 (KT) 151
TABLE 121 ASIA-PACIFIC: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY HEAT SEAL COATING, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 152
TABLE 122 ASIA-PACIFIC: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY HEAT SEAL COATING, 2013-2022 (KT) 152
TABLE 123 ASIA-PACIFIC: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 153
TABLE 124 ASIA-PACIFIC: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2022 (KT) 153
TABLE 125 CHINA: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY MATERIAL, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 154
TABLE 126 CHINA: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY MATERIAL, 2013-2022 (KT) 154
TABLE 127 CHINA: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 155
TABLE 128 CHINA: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2013-2022 (KT) 155
TABLE 129 CHINA: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY HEAT SEAL COATING, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 156
TABLE 130 CHINA: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY HEAT SEAL COATING, 2013-2022 (KT) 156
TABLE 131 CHINA: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 157
TABLE 132 CHINA: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2022 (KT) 157
TABLE 133 JAPAN: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY MATERIAL, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 158
TABLE 134 JAPAN: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY MATERIAL, 2013-2022 (KT) 158
TABLE 135 JAPAN: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 159
TABLE 136 JAPAN: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2013-2022 (KT) 159
TABLE 137 JAPAN: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY HEAT SEAL COATING, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 160
TABLE 138 JAPAN: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY HEAT SEAL COATING, 2013-2022 (KT) 160
TABLE 139 JAPAN: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 161
TABLE 140 JAPAN: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2022 (KT) 161
TABLE 141 INDIA: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY MATERIAL, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 162
TABLE 142 INDIA: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY MATERIAL, 2013-2022 (KT) 162
TABLE 143 INDIA: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 163
TABLE 144 INDIA: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2013-2022 (KT) 163
TABLE 145 INDIA: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY HEAT SEAL COATING, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 164
TABLE 146 INDIA: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY HEAT SEAL COATING, 2013-2022 (KT) 164
TABLE 147 INDIA: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 165
TABLE 148 INDIA: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2022 (KT) 165
TABLE 149 AUSTRALIA: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY MATERIAL, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 166
TABLE 150 AUSTRALIA: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY MATERIAL, 2013-2022 (KT) 166
TABLE 151 AUSTRALIA: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 167
TABLE 152 AUSTRALIA: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2013-2022 (KT) 167
TABLE 153 AUSTRALIA: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY HEAT SEAL COATING, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 168
TABLE 154 AUSTRALIA: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY HEAT SEAL COATING, 2013-2022 (KT) 168
TABLE 155 AUSTRALIA: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 169
TABLE 156 AUSTRALIA: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2022 (KT) 169
TABLE 157 REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY MATERIAL, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 170
TABLE 158 REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY MATERIAL, 2013-2022 (KT) 170
TABLE 159 REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 171
TABLE 160 REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2013-2022 (KT) 171
TABLE 161 REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY HEAT SEAL COATING, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 172
TABLE 162 REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY HEAT SEAL COATING, 2013-2022 (KT) 172
TABLE 163 REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 173
TABLE 164 REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2022 (KT) 173
TABLE 165 ROW: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 175
TABLE 166 ROW: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2022 (KT) 175
TABLE 167 ROW: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY MATERIAL, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 176
TABLE 168 ROW: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY MATERIAL, 2013-2022 (KT) 176
TABLE 169 ROW: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 177
TABLE 170 ROW: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2013-2022 (KT) 177
TABLE 171 ROW: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY HEAT SEAL COATING, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 178
TABLE 172 ROW: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY HEAT SEAL COATING, 2013-2022 (KT) 178
TABLE 173 ROW: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 179
TABLE 174 ROW: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2022 (KT) 179
TABLE 175 BRAZIL: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY MATERIAL, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 180
TABLE 176 BRAZIL: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY MATERIAL, 2013-2022 (KT) 181
TABLE 177 BRAZIL: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 181
TABLE 178 BRAZIL: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2013-2022 (KT) 181
TABLE 179 BRAZIL: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY HEAT SEAL COATING, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 182
TABLE 180 BRAZIL: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY HEAT SEAL COATING, 2013-2022 (KT) 182
TABLE 181 BRAZIL: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 183
TABLE 182 BRAZIL: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2022 (KT) 183
TABLE 183 ARGENTINA: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY MATERIAL, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 184
TABLE 184 ARGENTINA: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY MATERIAL, 2013-2022 (KT) 184
TABLE 185 ARGENTINA: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 185
TABLE 186 ARGENTINA: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2013-2022 (KT) 185
TABLE 187 ARGENTINA: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY HEAT SEAL COATING, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 186
TABLE 188 ARGENTINA: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY HEAT SEAL COATING, 2013-2022 (KT) 186
TABLE 189 ARGENTINA: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 187
TABLE 190 ARGENTINA: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2022 (KT) 187
TABLE 191 SOUTH AFRICA: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY MATERIAL, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 188
TABLE 192 SOUTH AFRICA: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY MATERIAL, 2013-2022 (KT) 188
TABLE 193 SOUTH AFRICA: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 189
TABLE 194 SOUTH AFRICA: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2013-2022 (KT) 189
TABLE 195 SOUTH AFRICA: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY HEAT SEAL COATING, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 190
TABLE 196 SOUTH AFRICA: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY HEAT SEAL COATING, 2013-2022 (KT) 190
TABLE 197 SOUTH AFRICA: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 191
TABLE 198 SOUTH AFRICA: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2022 (KT) 191
TABLE 199 OTHERS IN ROW: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY MATERIAL, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 192
TABLE 200 OTHERS IN ROW: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY MATERIAL, 2013-2022 (KT) 192
TABLE 201 OTHERS IN ROW: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 193
TABLE 202 OTHERS IN ROW: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2013-2022 (KT) 193
TABLE 203 OTHERS IN ROW: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY HEAT SEAL COATING, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 194
TABLE 204 OTHERS IN ROW: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY HEAT SEAL COATING, 2013-2022 (KT) 194
TABLE 205 OTHERS IN ROW: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2022 (USD MILLION) 195
TABLE 206 OTHERS IN ROW: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2022 (KT) 195
TABLE 207 PARTNERSHIPS, AGREEMENTS & JOINT VENTURES, 2011–2015 200
TABLE 208 EXPANSIONS, 2011–2015 201
TABLE 209 NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES, 2011–2015 202
TABLE 210 MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS, 2011–2015 203

LIST OF FIGURES

FIGURE 1 BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SEGMENTATION 27
FIGURE 2 RESEARCH DESIGN 29
FIGURE 3 GLOBAL POPULATION, 1950–2050 34
FIGURE 4 MIDDLE-CLASS POPULATION, 2009–2030 35
FIGURE 5 PROJECTED GDP PER CAPITA, BY COUNTRY, 2014–2019 (USD) 37
FIGURE 6 FLUCTUATION IN PRICE OF NATURAL GAS FROM 2008 TO 2015 38
FIGURE 7 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION METHODOLOGY: BOTTOM-UP APPROACH 39
FIGURE 8 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION METHODOLOGY: TOP-DOWN APPROACH 40
FIGURE 9 BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SNAPSHOT (2015 VS. 2022): PLASTIC FILM TO GROW AT SECOND-HIGHEST CAGR FROM 2015 TO 2022 45
FIGURE 10 EUROPE ACCOUNTED FOR MAJOR SHARE OF GLOBAL BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET IN 2014 46
FIGURE 11 LEADING MARKET PLAYERS ADOPTED MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS AS THE KEY STRATEGY BETWEEN 2011 & 2015 47
FIGURE 12 THERMOFORMING, AS TECHNOLOGY USED FOR BLISTER PACKAGING, IS PROJECTED TO DOMINATE THE MARKET FROM 2015 TO 2022 48
FIGURE 13 HEALTHCARE APPLICATION DOMINATED THE BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET IN 2014 49
FIGURE 14 EMERGING ECONOMIES OFFER ATTRACTIVE OPPORTUNITIES FOR GROWTH IN THE BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET 50
FIGURE 15 CHINA PROJECTED TO BE THE FASTEST-GROWING COUNTRY-LEVEL BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET FROM 2015 TO 2022 51
FIGURE 16 PLASTIC FILM DOMINATED THE BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET IN ASIA-PACIFIC IN 2014 52
FIGURE 17 JAPAN TO GROW AT SECOND-FASTEST RATE AMONG EMERGING MARKETS FOR BLISTER PACKAGING 53
FIGURE 18 SOLVENT-BASED PROJECTED TO GROW AT THE HIGHEST RATE FROM 2015 TO 2022 54
FIGURE 19 BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET IN ASIA-PACIFIC IS EXPERIENCING HIGH GROWTH 54
FIGURE 20 EVOLUTION OF BLISTER PACKAGING 57
FIGURE 21 BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SEGMENTATION 57
FIGURE 22 BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET DYNAMICS 58
FIGURE 23 REVENUE GENERATED BY PHARMACEUTICALS AND MEDICINES IN THE U.S. 60
FIGURE 24 GLOBAL AGING POPULATION FUELED THE DEMAND FOR BLISTER PACKAGING IN HEALTHCARE SECTOR 60
FIGURE 25 PACKAGING WASTE GENERATED IN EUROPEAN UNION, 2011-2013 61
FIGURE 26 RISE IN URBAN POPULATION PERCENTAGE IN EMERGING COUNTRIES POSITIVELY IMPACTS BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET 62
FIGURE 27 BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET, AVERAGE PRICE ANALYSIS, BY REGION 64
FIGURE 28 BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET, AVERAGE PRICE ANALYSIS, BY MATERIAL 64
FIGURE 29 VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS OF BLISTER PACKAGING 66
FIGURE 30 PORTER’S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS 67
FIGURE 31 PLASTIC FILM PROJECTED TO DOMINATE THE BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET BY 2022 73
FIGURE 32 PLASTIC FILMS: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2015 VS. 2022 (USD MILLION) 77
FIGURE 33 PAPER & PAPERBOARD: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2015 VS. 2022 (USD MILLION) 80
FIGURE 34 ALUMINUM: BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2015 VS. 2022 (USD MILLION) 82
FIGURE 35 BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2015 VS. 2022 (USD MILLION) 85
FIGURE 36 BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY HEAT SEAL COATING, 2015 VS. 2022 (USD MILLION) 88
FIGURE 37 HEALTHCARE SEGMENT TO SUSTAIN ITS POSITION AND ACCOUNT FOR MAJOR SHARE IN BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET BY 2022 91
FIGURE 38 PHARMACEUTICAL TO GROW AT HIGHEST RATE DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 93
FIGURE 39 CONSUMER GOODS IN BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2015 VS. 2022 (USD MILLION) 94
FIGURE 40 INDUSTRIAL GOODS IN BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2015 VS. 2022 (USD MILLION) 96
FIGURE 41 MEAT, POULTRY & SEAFOOD SEGMENT IS PROJECTED TO DOMINATE THE BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET IN FOOD APPLICATION BY 2022 98
FIGURE 42 CHINA PROJECTED TO WITNESS FASTEST GROWTH IN THE BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET FROM 2015 TO 2022 101
FIGURE 43 U.S. PROJECTED TO BE THE FASTEST-GROWING BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET IN NORTH AMERICA 104
FIGURE 44 EUROPE WAS THE LARGEST MARKET FOR BLISTER PACKAGING IN 2014 122
FIGURE 45 CHINA PROJECTED TO BE THE FASTEST-GROWING BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET IN ASIA-PACIFIC 148
FIGURE 46 BRAZIL PROJECTED TO BE THE FASTEST-GROWING BLISTER PACKAGING MARKET IN ROW 174
FIGURE 47 KEY COMPANIES ADOPTED ACQUISITION STRATEGY OVER THE LAST FIVE YEARS (2011–2015) 196
FIGURE 48 WESTROCK COMPANY GREW AT THE HIGHEST RATE BETWEEN 2012 AND 2014 197
FIGURE 49 ACQUISITION FUELED GROWTH & INNOVATION IN 2015 198
FIGURE 50 ACQUISITION: THE KEY STRATEGY, 2011–2015 199
FIGURE 51 GEOGRAPHIC REVENUE MIX OF TOP FIVE MARKET PLAYERS, 2014 204
FIGURE 52 AMCOR LIMITED: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 205
FIGURE 53 AMCOR LIMITED: SWOT ANALYSIS 208
FIGURE 54 BEMIS COMPANY, INC.: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 209
FIGURE 55 BEMIS COMPANY, INC.: SWOT ANALYSIS 211
FIGURE 56 THE DOW CHEMICAL COMPANY: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 212
FIGURE 57 THE DOW CHEMICAL COMPANY: SWOT ANALYSIS 214
FIGURE 58 WESTROCK COMPANY: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 215
FIGURE 59 WESTROCK COMPANY: SWOT ANALYSIS 217
FIGURE 60 SONOCO PRODUCTS COMPANY: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 218
FIGURE 61 SONOCO PRODUCTS COMPANY: SWOT ANALYSIS 220
FIGURE 62 CONSTANTIA FLEXIBLES: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 221
FIGURE 63 KLOCKNER PENTAPLAST GROUP: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 223

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