GVR Report cover Packaging Machinery Market Size, Share & Trends Report

Packaging Machinery Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Machine-type (Filling, Labelling, Form-Fill-Seal), By End-use (Pharmaceuticals, Food, Beverages), By Region (APAC, Europe), And Segment Forecasts, 2022 - 2030

  • Report ID: GVR-2-68038-996-8
  • Number of Report Pages: 152
  • Format: PDF, Horizon Databook
  • Historical Range: 2017 - 2020
  • Forecast Period: 2022 - 2030 
  • Industry: Consumer Goods

Report Overview

The global packaging machinery market size was estimated at USD 44.17 billion in 2021 and is anticipated to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.6% from 2022 to 2030. The key factors propelling the industry growth include the high demand for packaged foods & beverages and rising consumer spending on pharmaceuticals & personal care products. The COVID-19 pandemic had a significant impact on the global industry. The high number of COVID-19 cases across the globe affected consumer shopping at retail shops and convenience stores. Also, disruption of the supply chain and lack of availability of the workforce negatively impacted the industry growth. However, over the forecast period, the industry is expected to recover swiftly.

 U.S. packaging machinery market size, by machine-type, 2020 - 2030 (USD Billion)

Packaged food and beverages offer convenience, ease, and time efficiency. These aspects of packaged foods and beverages are the factors encouraging consumers to spend on such products. Over the forecast period, an increasing share of millennials and Gen-Z in consumer profiles is likely to boost the demand for convenience products. Furthermore, the growth is driven by growing innovations and technology improvement. Advancements, such as automation, robots, and other technologies, are improving product penetration in various industries. Automated and semi-automated packaging machines are helping the end-user industries to scale up effectively while controlling the costs of operations.

Packaging equipment is required by various logistics organizations to wrap and package their products before shipping. E-commerce is gaining momentum across the world facilitated by the rising penetration of internet connections and online retailers. Thus, the rising popularity of e-commerce and online shopping is also expected to drive the industry growth over the forecast period. Developed efficient packaging equipment and vacuum packaging techniques to encourage the established end-user industries to adopt solutions for optimal business expansion, thereby supporting growth. Furthermore, the demand for environmental packaging is being encouraged by the strict laws imposed by the governments of industrialized nations; this, in turn, is boosting industry growth.

Machine-type Insights

The form-fill-seal segment is expected to register the fastest growth rate of 5.7% over the forecast period. Horizontal Form Fill Seal (HFFS) machines are packaging techniques for high-production manufacturing structures that serve, pack, and ship edible goods. HFFS saves time and money due to their speed and efficiency, effectively sealing and vacuum sealing products in a shorter time. Rising demand for wrapped foods, such as wrapped vegetables, sandwiches, loaves of bread, etc., in urban areas, is projected to considerably contribute to the growth of the wrapping machine segment. Wrapping machines are also used for industrial and commercial goods. The growing e-commerce industry and increased total production output, especially in emerging industrial economies including China, are expected to drive this segment.

The filling segment also held a significant market share in 2021. Filling machines have different types of applications. They are used to fill bottled water and other liquids. Moreover, they are used in numerous end-use industries including food, beverages, pharmaceutical, chemicals, and cosmetics. The growth in these end-use industries is highly contributing to the segment’s industry share. The labeling segment is also expected to grow at a promising CAGR over the forecast period. The rising need for labeling products with important and adequate information is becoming a prime factor in the packaging industry. Labels are used to brand, decorate, or provide valuable information about the product or the brand to customers. New rules and regulations for labeling are likely to increase the demand for these machines.

End-use Insights

The food end-use segment dominated the global industry in 2021 and accounted for the maximum share of more than 36.00% of the overall revenue. The growing need for packed food due to convenience and ease is expected to drive the growth of this segment. In addition, there has been a rising consumption of healthy and organic food products, which require a special type of packaging. This is likely to further augmented the demand for packaging equipment. The demand for packaging machines in the beverage industry is likely to be driven by factors, such as the growing consumption of beverages and an increase in the variety of beverage products. Many beverage product companies have expanded their product offerings, thus increasing the demand for highly refined and flexible packaging machines.

 Global packaging machinery market share, by end-use, 2021 (%)

Packaging machines are also utilized for packaging different pharmaceutical products, such as pills, tablets, vaccines, liquids, and antiseptic ointments. Highly advanced packaging machines are needed to protect the drugs from contamination and maintain their purity. In addition, the COVID-19 pandemic has made patients more aware of medicine's packaging. The personal care industry is expected to witness growth during the forecast owing to different aspects, such as growing spending, purchasing capacity, changing lifestyles, and the availability of a broad spectrum of products appropriate for every consumer. Thus, the growing personal care industry is expected to fuel the industry growth over the forecast period.

Regional Insights

Asia Pacific led the global industry in 2021 and accounted for the maximum share of more than 36.5% of the overall revenue. Rapid population growth and rising consumer purchasing power are likely to fuel the demand for packaged goods, which is anticipated to facilitate regional market growth. Launching production facilities by significant regional players is expected to increase the e-commerce industry, which is anticipated to promote the regional market. North America is primarily driven by the highly established food & beverage industry in the U.S. and Canada. The presence of various multinational food processing and manufacturing companies results in an increased demand for packaging machinery. Technological progress in packaging equipment is also one of the leading factors driving the region’s growth.

Packaging Machinery Market Trends by Region

With the rapid growth of China’s e-commerce industry in the subsequent years, the product demand in the country is projected to grow. Furthermore, improved norms and conditions of food processing & protection and packaging technologies, along with favorable government policies on power saving and equipment advancements, are expected to boost the growth. Central & South America is expected to grow significantly over the forecast period. The region’s growth can be attributed to the increasing industrial investments, particularly in manufacturing due to the inexpensive labor availability. In addition, the demand for well-packaged food and rising awareness about the ingredients are expected to drive the packaging machinery industry.

Key Companies & Market Share Insights

Manufacturers adopt several strategies including acquisitions, mergers, joint ventures, new product developments, and geographical expansions to enhance market penetration and cater to the changing technological requirements of various end-use industries. For instance, in January 2021, ProMach acquired Bartelt (manufacturer of horizontal form fill & seal (HFFS) and fill & seal pouch packaging systems) from KHS Group, the aim of ProMach’s is to boost the portfolio of pouch packaging solutions and enable the company to grow its business by adding a new North American base for flexible packaging solutions. Some of the prominent players in the global packaging machinery market include:

  • Langley Holding plc

  • Maillis Group

  • Rovema GmbH

  • Douglas Machine Inc.

  • KHS Group

  • SIG

  • Tetra Laval International S.A.

  • Krones AG

  • I.M.A. Industria Macchine Automatiche S.p.A.

  • Syntegon Technology GmbH

  • ProMach

  • GEA Group Aktiengesellschaf

  • Sacmi

  • Coesia S.p.A.

  • Duravant

Packaging Machinery Market Report Scope

Report Attribute


Market size value in 2022

USD 45.69 billion

Revenue forecast in 2030

USD 66.14 billion

Growth rate

CAGR of 4.6% from 2022 to 2030

Base year for estimation


Historical data

2017 - 2020

Forecast period

2022 - 2030

Quantitative units

Revenue in USD billion and CAGR from 2022 to 2030

Report coverage

Revenue forecast, company market position analysis, competitive landscape, growth factors, and trends

Segments covered

Machine-type, end-use, region

Regional scope

North America; Europe; Asia Pacific; Central & South America; Middle East & Africa

Country Scope

U.S.; Canada; Mexico; Germany; Russia; U.K.; Spain; Italy; China; Japan; South Korea; Australia; India; Brazil; Saudi Arabia; UAE

Key companies profiled

Langley Holding plc; Maillis Group; Rovema GmbH; Douglas Machine Inc.; KHS Group; SIG; Tetra Laval International S.A.; Krones AG; I.M.A. Industria Macchine Automatiche S.p.A.; Syntegon Technology GmbH; ProMach; GEA Group; Aktiengesellschaf; Sacmi; Coesia S.p.A.; and Duravant

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Global Packaging Machinery Market Segmentation

This report forecasts revenue growth at global, regional, and country levels and provides an analysis of the latest industry trends in each of the sub-segments from 2017 to 2030. For the purpose of this study, Grand View Research has segmented the global packaging machinery market report on the basis of machine-type, end-use, and region:

Global Packaging Machinery Market Segmentation

  • Machine-type Outlook (Revenue, USD Billion, 2017 - 2030)

    • Filling

    • Labeling

    • Form-Fill-Seal

    • Cartoning

    • Wrapping

    • Palletizing

    • Bottling Line

    • Others

  • End-use Outlook (Revenue, USD Billion, 2017 - 2030)

    • Beverages

    • Food

    • Chemicals

    • Personal Care

    • Pharmaceuticals

    • Others

  • Regional Outlook (Revenue, USD Billion, 2017 - 2030)

    • North America

      • U.S.

      • Canada

      • Mexico

    • Europe

      • Germany

      • United Kingdom

      • Spain

      • Italy

      • Russia

    • Asia Pacific

      • China

      • India

      • Japan

      • Australia

      • South Korea

    • Central & South America

      • Brazil

    • Middle East & Africa

      • Saudi Arabia

      • UAE

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