The North America beverage filling and capping machine market size was estimated at USD 1.12 billion in 2022 and is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.3% from 2023 to 2030. Development of advanced technologies in filling & capping machines, rapidly changing consumer lifestyles, dietary shifts, and automation & robotics in filling & capping equipment are some of the factors that are projected to drive the market growth over the forecast period. Increasing automation, versatility, and technological advancements have attracted significant investments in the beverages industry. Moreover, equipment providing multiple functionalities for use in varied applications with efficiency, affordability, and desired quality also contributes to the growth of the market.
Furthermore, lack of skilled labor, high costs of manual operations, and risk of errors in the final phases of the production cycle hamper the manufacturing capability of a company that can be overcome by automation of different machines and processes. These aforementioned factors are anticipated to propel the market demand over the forecast period. The beverage industry is favorable in the U.S. owing to the presence of a large number of players, opportunities favored by government policies, and industrial automation. According to the Centre for Sustainable Systems, University of Michigan, U.S., around 83% of the U.S. population lives in urban cities, which is expected to reach 89% by 2050. The growing urban population has influenced beverage preferences, which, in turn, is favoring the processing & packaging industry.
This is expected to positively impact the market growth over the forecast period. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), dairy processing, as well as beverage manufacturing, contributed a share of approximately 27% to food & beverage manufacturing in the country in 2019. Furthermore, according to the 2021 State of the Beverage Industry report published by Chicago-based Information Resources Inc. (IRI), in 2020, the sales of bottled water were valued at USD 19.6 billion. In contrast, dairy & dairy alternatives amounted to over USD 16.6 billion. Increasing sales of beverages in the U.S. is expected to have a positive impact on the demand for filling & capping machines used in the beverage industry in the country.
Factors, such as rapid urbanization and industrialization, increasing spending power, rising household income, and changing consumer preferences related to beverages, are projected to lead to the growth of the market in the U.S. The country has a favorable government framework, infrastructure, and technologically advanced machinery, which is anticipated to propel the expansion of the packaging industry, in turn, driving the demand for filling & capping machines in the beverage industry. The pandemic prompted beverage filling & capping machine manufacturers to strengthen online marketplace places to simplify their automated and semi-automated production process. For instance, in January 2022, GEA launched a digital service platform for its filling line customers. The data analysis tool will simplify planning and ordering and improve uptime and efficiency.
The water end-use segment led the market and accounted for 24.3% of the overall revenue share in 2022. Increasing demand for the ease of portability and the convenience provided by bottled water are the factors fueling product demand. Rising concerns related to health problems, such as diseases caused by water contamination, have led to an increase in the demand for hygienic packaged solutions. Furthermore, the market is witnessing trends, such as alkaline water, electrolyte-enhanced water, and hydrogen water, which has boosted the demand for bottled water. Filling & capping machines are used in the dairy industry for packaging bottled milk (such as flavored milk, enriched milk, and fermented milk), yogurt, liquid cream, cheese, and fresh or cooked dairy desserts.
Consumers’ increased inclination toward a vegan diet, which includes soy milk, almond milk, soft cream cheese, and other dairy alternatives, is driving up demand for dairy alternatives. Filling machines, such as gravity filling machines, are used for filling liquids, such as milk, into glass bottles. Furthermore, volumetric filling machines are used to precisely fill the bottles or containers with the liquid product. The soft drink end-use segment is expected to witness a CAGR of 9.1% over the forecast period. The soft drinks industry is seeing a trend toward low-sugar beverages, high-energy drinks, and the usage of on-the-go drinks. These factors have positively impacted the juices & soft drink market.
Automatic rotary filling machines are used for the packaging of juices and soft drinks. These aforementioned factors are expected to propel the market demand over the forecast period. The alcoholic beverages are fermented drinks, such as wine, beer, vodka, and spirits, comprising ethanol components. The production facilities of alcoholic beverages, such as Kweichow Moutai, Diageo, Heineken, and Budweiser, utilize filling & capping machines for packaging their products. Automatic and semi-automatic filling & capping machinery is used in alcoholic beverages. These aforementioned factors are expected to drive market demand in the coming years.
The automatic type segment led the market and accounted for the largest share of 49.0% of the overall revenue in 2022. Higher production rates, dependability & consistency, adaptability, lower operator contact, and easy controls are the advantages of automatic filling & capping machines. Tinctures, reagents, and essential oils are filled using automatic filling devices.Furthermore, the automatic capping machine accelerates the manufacturing process by guaranteeing that each cap is hygienic, and the product is not contaminated.For instance, in the beverage sector, automatic capping machines are used to cap bottles or cans. Semi-automatic filling machines fill the bottles using a combination of equipment and physical labor. The bottles are moved into the fill area by automatic filling devices without the support of the operator/user.
Semi-automatic filling machinery is a combination of automated and semi-automated devices in which a few activities, such as capping and filling of bottles, are either automated or require manual intervention at certain stages. In a manual filling machine, a foot pedal controls the piston and opens the valve to allow the product to be filled into the container. This filling machine requires no electricity and is operated by the user. The machine is suitable for small-scale manufacturing or for use in an exterior setting where the power supply is unreliable. Manual filling machines are used to fill a variety of items, including fragrances, oils, gel, honey, wine, glycerin, shampoos, lotions, light creams, sauces, dips, and chutneys.
The filling machine equipment segment led the market and accounted for the largest share of 85.3% of the overall revenue in 2022. A filling machine is a type of packaging machine, which is used to measure a product with some predefined value such as the level of the container, volume, or mass. The filling machine takes the measurement and then fills the container. Filling machines have different types of applications; they are used to fill bottled water and other liquids. There are three different types of filling machines: overflow filler, net weight filler, and time gravity filler. The capping machine equipment segment is expected to witness a CAGR of 6.5% over the forecast period.
Caps are securely fastened to bottles and drums using capping machines. There are three categories of capping: automated, semi-automatic, and manual. A single operator can efficiently and accurately accomplish routine activities using semi-automatic capping devices. These cappers assist with both packaging and positioning. Devices for automatic capping function automatically, but the only portion of completely automated systems that require operator involvement is the refilling of packing components. Beverage filling & capping machines are automated, and capable of sealing several liquor and carbonated bottle tops.
It contains a built-in cap-pressing machine and various wheels, such as a protruding wheel, an entrance pulling wheel, and a spring cylinder mechanism. It can seal all sizes of bottle tops ranging from 250 ml to gallons. The advantages of capping machinery include increased speed and efficiency, flexibility, and reliable operations. Capping machines can take different forms, usually based on the type of cap. This helps meet the production demand. Capping machines also allow to automation of the capping process by ensuring each lid snaps in the right place of the bottle. This increases the rate of capping the bottles and eventually boosts production.
The U.S. led the market and accounted for 73.2% of North America revenue in 2022. The growing urban population has influenced beverage preferences, which, in turn, is favoring the processing & packaging industry. This is expected to positively impact the market growth over the forecast period. Furthermore, according to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, beverages play a significant role in catering to the overall water intake requirements of consumers. They significantly contribute to the overall nutritional and calorie intake of the population of the U.S. Water, fruit beverages, sweetened beverages, milk, and diet beverages are all non-alcoholic beverages. The beverage processing industry in Canada requires increased ease of carrying out business activities as manufacturers who are setting up their plants in different countries source raw materials from Canada.
Moreover, the presence of outdated infrastructure in the country may prompt market players to invest in new and advanced technologies. This, in turn, is anticipated to increase the demand for filling & capping machines in Canada in the coming years. Mexico has emerged as a potential market for filling & capping machines owing to its continuously increasing population and its emergence as one of the leaders in terms of the production of fresh beverages in North America. For instance, in October 2021, Diageo, a UK-based beverage company, announced an investment of USD 500 million in Mexico to set up a plant for tequila production, which augmented the sales of filling & capping machines.
Manufacturers use various strategies, such as product launches, joint ventures, mergers & acquisitions, new product developments, and geographic expansions, to increase their market share and meet the shifting technological demands for filling & capping machines from various end-users. For instance, KHS launched a modular PET filler platform in April 2022. Users can modify, expand, and customize their demands at any time with this innovative PET filler platform. The PET filling platform has very low energy use and carbon emissions. To expand its production capabilities, Haldiram bought a SIG CFA 1224 filling machine in January 2022. Up to 24,000 packs can be filled each hour on the CFA 1224 filling device. Some of the prominent players in the North America beverage filling and capping machine market include:
Tetra Laval International S.A.
I.M.A. Industria Macchine Automatiche S.p.A.
Syntegon Technology GmbH
GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft
Barry-Wehmiller Group, Inc.
Market size value in 2023
USD 1.20 billion
Revenue forecast in 2030
USD 1.98 billion
CAGR of 7.3% from 2023 to 2030
Base year for estimation
2018 - 2021
2023 - 2030
Revenue in USD million and CAGR from 2023 to 2030
Revenue forecast, company market position analysis, competitive landscape, growth factors, and trends
End-use, type, equipment, country
U.S.; Canada; Mexico
Key companies profiled
KHS Group; SIG; Tetra Laval International SA; Coesia SpA; I.M.A. Industria Macchine Automatiche SpA; Syntegon Technology GmbH; GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft; ProMach; Duravant; Barry-Wehmiller Group, Inc.
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This report forecasts revenue growth at regional and country levels and provides an analysis of the latest trends in each of the sub-segments from 2018 to 2030. For this study, Grand View Research has segmented the North America beverage filling and capping machine market report on the basis of end-use, type, equipment, and country:
End-use Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2018 - 2030)
Energy & Soft Drinks
Type Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2018 - 2030)
Equipment Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2018 - 2030)
Country Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2018 - 2030)
b. The North America beverage filling and capping machine market size was estimated at USD 1.12 billion in 2022 and is expected to reach USD 1.20 billion in 2023.
b. The North America beverage filling and capping machine market, in terms of revenue, is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate 7.3% from 2023 to 2030 to reach USD 1.98 billion by 2030.
b. The U.S. led the market and accounted for 49.0% of North America revenue in 2022. The growing urban population has influenced beverage preferences, which, in turn, is favoring the processing & packaging industry. This is expected to positively impact the filling & capping machines market over the forecast period.
b. Some of the key players operating in North America beverage filling and capping machine market include KHS Group, SIG, Tetra Laval International S.A., Coesia S.p.A., I.M.A. Industria Macchine Automatiche S.p.A., Syntegon Technology GmbH, GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft, ProMach, Duravant, Barry-Wehmiller Group, Inc.
b. Development of advanced technologies in filling & capping machines, rapidly changing consumer lifestyles, dietary shifts, and automation & robotics in filling & capping equipment are some of the factors that are projected to drive the market growth over the forecast period.
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