The global blow-fill-seal (BFS) market is expected to display higher growth rate over the forecast period. Rapid surge in the market is credited to the growing adoption of qualitative procedure to fill op parental preparation, development of easy & convenient packaging solutions, and advancement in pharmaceutical packaging industry.
Growing importance towards aseptic packaging and protective atmosphere packaging are expected to drive the growth of the market over the forecast period. Globally, blow-fill-seal (BFS) market is predicted to generate massive revenue over the upcoming years, providing numerous opportunities for industry participants to invest in research and development of blow-fill-seal (BFS).
Preparation of blow-fill-seal (BFS) involves forming, filling, and sealing a container via an uninterrupted process. Formation of blow-fill-seal (BFS) container is carried out without human intervention. The blow-fill-seal (BFS) require sterile enclosed area that is placed inside a machine. The blow-fill-seal (BFS) technology is typically adopted to aseptically produce sterile medicinal liquid dosage forms. Blow-fill-seal technology limits human intervention by making it a robust method for the aseptic preparation.
Key applications of blow-fill-seal (BFS) include stuffing of containers or bottles for parenteral preparations and infusions, eye drops, and inhalation products. The plastic vials or containers are manufactured from polyethylene and polypropylene. In addition, polypropylene vials are further sterilized via autoclaving due to their greater thermostability. These factors are expected to fuel market demand for blow-fill-seal (BFS) over the coming years.
Rapid advancement in pharmaceutical packaging sector is expected to favor the growth of blow-fill-seal market over the forecast period. Availability of a broad range of innovative packaging solutions is positively affecting market performance in the past few years. Use of blow-fill-seal (BFS) packaging solutions limits contamination issues.
The market is broadly categorized into three major segments based on the product type such as bottles, vials and ampoules. Bottles segment is growing rapidly in the market with substantial revenue generation in the last few years. Growing popularity of bottles segment is attributed to the rise in manufacturing activities and higher product penetration.
The market is divided by region as North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Africa. North America has shown major growth in recent years owing to the rise in implementation of latest technologies in healthcare sector, surge in number of research & development activities and existence of well-established industrials infrastructure in the region. In European region, Germany, France, and United Kingdom are projected to witness steady growth.
Asia-Pacific region is estimated to hold a major share in the blow-fill-seal (BFS) industry with massive growth in forecast period. Countries such as India, China and Singapore are leading the Asia-Pacific market with strong economic growth, development of advanced packaging solutions, rapid advancement in pharmaceutical sector, and significant investment by leading industry players considering potential growth opportunities in the region.
The key players in the blow-fill-seal (BFS) market are Catalent, Inc., Recipharm AB, Rommelag Pvt., Ltd., Unither Pharmaceuticals Co., Pharmapack Pvt., Ltd., Unipharma LLC, Curida AS, Weiler Engineering, Inc., The Ritedose Co., and Unicep Packaging, Inc.
Leading players of Blow-Fill-Seal (BFS) including:
• Unither Pharmaceuticals
• Nephron Pharmaceuticals
• Takeda Pharmaceuticals
• Horizon Pharmaceuticals
• Unicep Packaging
• Amanta Healthcare
• CR Double-Crane
• Asept Pak
Market split by Type, can be divided into:
Market split by Application, can be divided into:
• Food & Beverage
• Cosmetics and Personal Care
Market split by Sales Channel, can be divided into:
• Direct Channel
• Distribution Channel
Market segment by Region/Country including:
• North America (United States, Canada and Mexico)
• Europe (Germany, UK, France, Italy, Russia and Spain etc.)
• Asia-Pacific (China, Japan, Korea, India, Australia and Southeast Asia etc.)
• South America Brazil, Argentina, Colombia and Chile etc.)
• Middle East & Africa (South Africa, Egypt, Nigeria and Saudi Arabia etc.)
Research Support Specialist, USA