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Rigid Plastic Packaging Market Set to Soar Past USD 203.42 Billion by 2030

Apr 10, 2024

In this exciting industry forecast from 2023 to 2030, rigid plastic packaging takes center stage with its various product types like bottles, jars, trays, containers, and caps & closures. The market shares insights on raw materials such as PE, HDPE, PS, PP, PET, PVC, EPS, bioplastics, and multi-material combinations. Key application areas include food & beverages, healthcare, cosmetics & toiletries, and industrial use. The production processes driving this growth are extrusion, injection molding, blow molding, and thermoforming.

Westford, USA, July 31, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The global Rigid Plastic Packaging market size is expected to reach USD 203.42 billion by 2030 and exhibit a CAGR of 5.5% in the forecast period (2023−2030), according to Skyquest's latest research report. The increasing demand from the food and beverage industry, growth in the pharmaceutical and healthcare sectors, rising adoption of convenient and lightweight packaging solutions, expanding e-commerce and online retail driving packaging requirements, advancements in plastic packaging technology and materials, growing consumer preference for sustainable and recyclable packaging options, cost-effectiveness and versatility of rigid plastic packaging, and rising consumption of personal care are fueling the market's growth.

According to SkyQuest's latest global research of the Rigid Plastic Packaging market, increasing use of bioplastics and recycled materials for sustainable packaging, growing demand for innovative and eye-catching packaging designs, rising popularity of single-serve and on-the-go packaging formats, adoption of smart packaging with enhanced functionalities, such as temperature monitoring and freshness indicators, focus on reducing packaging waste and optimizing material usage, integration of digital printing and labeling technologies for personalized packaging solutions, and exploration of new applications and industries for rigid plastic packaging, including electronics, automotive, and industrial products are the trends that aid in the market's growth.

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Rigid plastic packaging is a type of packaging that is made of a hard, non-flexible material, such as high-density polyethylene (HDPE), polypropylene (PP), or polystyrene (PS). It is often used for food and beverage packaging, as well as for pharmaceutical and cosmetic packaging.

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Prominent Players in Rigid Plastic Packaging Market


Berry Global

RPC Group

Sealed Air

CCL Industries


Constantia Flexibles

Sonoco Products


Ardagh Group

Bemis Company



Plastipak Holdings

Greiner Packaging

Mold-Rite Plastics


MJS Packaging

Alpha Packaging

Report Scope & Segmentation:



Forecast Period


Market Size in 2022

139.83 Billion

2030 Value Projection

203.42 Billion



Segments Covered

Product Type

Bottles, Jars, Trays, Containers, Caps & Closures, Others

Raw Material

Polyethylene (PE), High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE), Polystyrene (PS), Polypropylene (PP), Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET), Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC), Expanded Polystyrene (EPS), Bioplastics, Multi-material Combination, Others


Food & Beverages, Healthcare, Cosmetics & Toiletries, Industrial, Others

Production Process

Extrusion, Injection Molding, Blow Molding, Thermoforming, Others

Regions Covered

North America (US, Canada), Europe (Germany, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Rest of Europe), Asia Pacific (China, India, Japan, Rest of Asia-Pacific), Latin America (Brazil, Rest of Latin America), Middle East & Africa (South Africa, GCC Countries, Rest of MEA)

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Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) Demand to Grow Substantially in the Forecast Period

Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) dominated the global online market as they are most commonly used types of rigid plastic in the packaging industry. It is widely utilized for the production of bottles and containers for beverages (such as water, soft drinks, and juices) and food products (like condiments, sauces, and edible oils). The dominance of PET is driven by its excellent properties, including transparency, lightweight, shatter-resistance, and recyclability.

Food and Beverages are the Leading Application Segment

In terms of application, Food and Beverages are the leading segment as it offers convenience and portability for food and beverage products. Lightweight, durable, and easy-to-handle containers are preferred by consumers for on-the-go consumption, contributing to the demand for rigid plastic packaging solutions.

Asia-Pacific is the leading Market Due to the Technological Advancements

Region-wise, Asia-Pacific is one of the largest growing markets with a huge emphasis on technological advancements. The region's population size, rapid urbanization, and rising disposable incomes are driving the demand for packaged food, beverages, and consumer goods, leading to an increased consumption of rigid plastic packaging. Moreover, the region's manufacturing capabilities and export-oriented industries contribute to the growth of the packaging market.

A recent report thoroughly analyzes the major players operating within the Rigid Plastic Packaging market. This comprehensive evaluation has considered several crucial factors, such as collaborations, mergers, innovative business policies, and strategies, providing invaluable insights into the key trends and breakthroughs in the market. Additionally, the report has carefully scrutinized the market share of the top segments and presented a detailed geographic analysis. Finally, the report has highlighted the major players in the industry and their ongoing endeavours to develop innovative solutions that cater to the ever-increasing demand for Rigid Plastic Packaging.

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Key Developments in Rigid Plastic Packaging Market

In January 2023, Berry Global Group acquired RPC Group for $6.3 billion. This acquisition created a global leader in plastic packaging with a strong presence in both food and beverage and pharmaceutical packaging.

In February 2023, Silgan Holdings acquired PreciPack for $1.1 billion. This acquisition gave Silgan a strong position in the pharmaceutical packaging market, as PreciPack is a leading provider of child-resistant closures.

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