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Aluminum Foil Packaging Market

Aluminum Foil Packaging Market

Aluminum Foil Packaging Market Analysis By Product (Aluminum Foil Wraps, Aluminum Pouches, Aluminum Blisters, Aluminum Containers & Other Aluminum Foil Packaging Products) By End User & By Region – Global Market Insights 2021 to 2031

Aluminum Foil Packaging Market

Aluminum Foil Packaging Market Outlook

The global sales of aluminum foil packaging is likely to increase at above 4% CAGR through 2031, reaching US$ 55 Bn. Fact.MR expects the aluminum foil packaging industry to expand positively, growing 1.5x from 2021 to 2031.



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Key Companies Profiled

  • Amcor Plc.
  • Pactiv LLC
  • Novelis, Inc.
  • Bemis Co. Inc.
  • Clifton Packaging Group Ltd.
  • ESS DEE Aluminum Limited.
  • Mondi Group Plc.
  • Berry Global Group, Inc.
  • Protective Packaging Ltd.
  • Printpack Inc.


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Growth of the industry is primarily attributed to the ever proliferating pharmaceutical and food & beverage sectors. Furthermore, manufacturers prefer aluminum foil packaging due to its indefinitely recyclable characteristics.

Consumption Analysis of Aluminum Foil Packaging 2016 to 2020 Vs Future Outlook 2021 to 2031

According to Fact.MR, market research and competitive intelligence provider, the global market for aluminum foil expanded at under 4% CAGR from 2016 to 2020, topping US$ 35 Bn as of 2020.

Increasing demand for recyclable and organic products is boosting aluminum production across multiple regions, reducing the amount of plastic in the environment. Due to the use of aluminum cans in beverage packaging, the market is experiencing increasing demand. Furthermore, aluminum trays and packed boxes in the food and beverage industry made from aluminum containers is acquiring major traction.

In supermarkets, sub-packaging of pre-packaged foods, meats, and cooked foods is growing in popularity. Therefore, growing demand for aluminum packaging is rising in the markets. Based on the aforementioned trends, the global market aluminum foil packaging is poised to surge at over 4% CAGR, reaching US$ 55 Bn by 2031.

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How is High Versatility Spurring Sales of Aluminum Foil Packaging Products?

Aluminum foil packaging is widely used in various applications globally. A growing awareness of the pollution caused by plastics in the environment is prompting packaging giants to substitute aluminum for plastic. Aluminum foil can be used both in conventional and fan-assisted ovens, allowing consumers to use it in both types of ovens. Also, they provide a seal against organic solvents while protecting rock samples.

Military personnel use aluminum foil for packaging to protect their equipment from climatic conditions, preserving the equipment's top-quality while transporting sensitive parts, machines, chemicals, and substances. The use of aluminum foil is becoming more important in the marketplace. Increasing consumer demand for aluminum foil is seen in the automotive industry, where it is used to cover electrode substrates and soft packs.

Country-wise Analysis

How is Europe an Opportunistic Market for Aluminum Foil Packaging?

Europe is the second-largest producer of aluminum in the market. A significant gain in was seen in packaging for the pharmaceutical and food industries. Aluminum foil rollers from Europe delivered strong performance during a disruptive year.

Foil rollers across Europe delivered 245 tons during the first quarter of 2021, achieving a 2.3% increase over 2020 (239.5 tons) due to very strong demand in overseas markets that grew over 10%, according to the European Aluminum Foil Association (EAFA). According to Fact.MR, Europe will likely expand at a CAGR of 4% until 2031.

What are the Growth Prospects for the Asian Market?

Asia is the world's largest producer and consumer of aluminum foil, bags, and pouches. Aluminum foil demand is growing due to a growing demand for healthy lifestyles and consumption habits are high on demand in these regions.

Increased populations in countries such as China and India are growing demand for the use of aluminum packing in the market. Growing demand in many countries is to promote green consumption, ensure food safety, conserve food, and practice the concepts of sustainable development and driving demand for aluminum packaging in the market.

China's pharmaceutical industry is expected to surpass US$ 160 Bn, creating considerable business opportunities for products such as aluminum bags and pouches used in pharmaceutical packaging, capturing nearly 50% of global market demand.

What is the Demand Outlook across the U.S?

Aluminum foils are used to wrap food in foils to keep food warm and avoid contamination. Demand for various other food and beverage products such as snacks, dairy products, meat soft drinks, and others is growing demand for the use of aluminum foils packaging in the U.S.

Flexible packaging, one of the most lucrative industries in the U.S., creates a large market for aluminum foils. As per Fact.MR, sales of aluminum foil packaging is poised to expand at a CAGR of over 4% from 2021 to 2031.

Category-Wise Insights

How are Aluminum Foil Pouches Surging in Popularity?

Aluminum foil pouches are used for packaging in numerous commercial markets, including cosmetics, food, pharmaceuticals, beverages, and automobiles. Due to their numerous properties, they are extremely popular with the packaging industry.

Customizable and recyclable properties are elevating demand for aluminum pouches. Fact.MR anticipates the segment to capture around 40% of the revenue share across the 2021-2031 forecast period.

What makes Aluminum Foil Renowned for Packaging Cosmetic Products?

There are a variety of products involved in the creation of cosmetics such as vitamins, herbal oils, chemical ingredients, which need a barrier to prevent spoilage or contamination. Thus, aluminum foils are used on a large-scale.

Due to their chemical resistance, water resistance, and sealable properties aluminum pouches are widely used for cosmetic and personal care packaging. According to Fact.MR, cosmetics packaging will likely experience growth at a CAGR of 5%.

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Competitive Landscape

Strategic collaborations enable manufacturers to increase production and meet consumer demand which will increase revenue and market share. New products and technologies will enable end-users to benefit from products that are eco-friendlier and recyclable.

  • In August 2021, ProAmpac introduced the HC-Series of healthcare products, consisting of HC-600 high barrier films, which can be used in a variety of market applications. The HC-600W films are ideal for packaging traditional fragrance-containing products or disinfection agents
  • Similarly, HC Aluminum designs aluminum foils for cigarette packaging. Traditionally, cigarette boxes come with an aluminum foil lining. In addition to its high barrier properties against light, gas, water, and corrosion. It has good optical properties, UV light protection, excellent shielding abilities, and action against light, preventing tobacco from aging when exposed to light.

Key Segments Covered

  • Product

    • Aluminum Foil Wraps
    • Aluminum Pouches
    • Aluminum Blisters
    • Aluminum Containers
    • Other Aluminum Foil Packaging Products
  • End User

    • Aluminum Foil Packaging for Food & Beverage
    • Aluminum Foil Packaging for Tobacco Industry
    • Aluminum Foil Packaging for Pharmaceuticals
    • Aluminum Foil Packaging for Cosmetics
    • Aluminum Foil Packaging for Others

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According to Fact.MR aluminum foil packaging sales were valued at over US$ 35 Bn in 2020

From 2021 to 2031, aluminum foil packaging demand will expand 1.5x to reach US$ 55 Bn

From 2016 to 2020, sales of aluminum foil packaging products expanded at under 4% CAGR

The global aluminum foil packaging market is poised to expand at a CAGR exceeding 4% from 2021 to 2031

Advent of printable aluminum foils aviation, dining box, and takeaway parcels are key trends expected to shape the aluminum foil packaging industry.

Increased demand for recyclable and reusable packaging alternatives for is driving demand for aluminum foil packaging.

Amcor Ltd., Pactiv LLC, Novelis, Inc., Bemis Co., Inc. and Clifton Packaging Group Ltd are the top 5 manufacturers of aluminum foil packaging products

Sales of aluminum foil packaging in the U.S is likely to expand at 4% CAGR until 2031

Europe is likely to register a CAGR of 4% for aluminum foil packaging from 2021 to 2031.

U.S., China, India, Germany and South Korea are amongst the top countries expected to drive future demand for aluminum foil packaging

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