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Published on : Jul 26, 2016

Plastic packaging equipment refers to devices that are used in most of the modern plastic packaging manufacturing units. These devices help in offering extreme customization of production capacity of diverse types of plastic packaging. As plastic packaging is used across several industries, the global market for the plastic packaging equipment is estimated to witness rapid growth in the next few years.

Plastic packaging is widely used for several consumer goods, food products, pharmaceuticals, household goods, and others. As there is a specific requirement for different types of plastic packaging, the use of this equipment is essential. Plastic packaging is strong and lightweight, and offers comprise several processes such as extrusion, molding, and others for packaging resolutions. In addition, the rising preference for recyclable plastic materials for packaging is anticipated to augment the growth of the market in the next few years.

Some of the key types of plastic packaging equipment, which are used across the globe are mentioned as below:

  • Pallet Stretch Wrap Systems
  • Shrink Sleeve Banding Machines
  • Fill and Seal Machines
  • Bag Sealers
  • Shrink Tunnels
  • Shrink Wrap Systems
  • L-bar Sealers
  • Heat Guns

In the last few years, the global market for plastic packaging equipment witnessed significant growth, owing to some of the key factors, including durability, product safety, low cost, and others. These factors are beneficial in comparison with the other carton and metal packaging. Furthermore, the low costs of labor associated with the plastic packaging industry is another key factor expected to fuel the growth of the plastic packaging equipment market across the globe in the coming few years.

The leading players engaged in the global market for plastic packaging equipment include Robert Bosch GmbH, Accutek Packaging Equipment Co. Inc., Plastic Packaging Inc., and Schneider Packaging Equipment Co. Inc. The growing demand for plastic packaging from several manufacturing units are attracting several players to enter the market and create a niche for themselves. These players are spending huge amount on research and development activities in order to offer innovative options for manufacturing plants and gain the competitive advantage in the overall market.