The increased demand from healthcare industry is also a major driving force for the growth of this market owing to its heavy application in pharmaceuticals segment. Blister-packaging market is expected to grow at a tremendous rate during the forecast period with a large number of companies focusing on technological innovations to make blister packaging smarter such as tracking technology, leak detection system and several other advancements. However, the use of conventional material containing certain chemicals pose a threat to the market because of a shift in consumer base to other safer packaging materials, and another major restraint is its inability to pack heavy goods.
By end users, the global blister-packaging market is segmented as pharmaceuticals, consumer goods, and food. The blister packaging is widely being used in the pharmaceutical sector due to its ability to safeguard medicines and small medical devices from oxygen, odor, dampness and it also contributes in increasing their shelf life. The use of blister packaging will increase even further in the consumer goods market owing to its unique packaging designs and the visual appeal. The food industry has also witnessed a significant rise in blister packaging.
By type, blister packaging is segmented into clamshell blisters, blister cards and blister packs. Blister packs are heavily used in healthcare industry due to its convenient unit dose packaging. The use of clamshell or hinged blisters is further expanding in food and consumer goods market as it allows the customers to get a full view of the product and also maintains the freshness in case of food items. The increasing demand for consumer durables, Food and Beverages and Pharmaceuticals supports the growth of the blister-packaging market.
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