Thermoformed shallow trays are shallow thermoformed containers used for packaging purposes such as carrying, organizing, display, shipping, and storage of consumer as well as industrial goods. Thermoformed shallow trays are made using plastic as well as paper-based laminates with the help of the thermoforming process wherein, a plastic or paper based laminate sheet of particular size is clamped in place, heated to a softening temperature, and forced against a mould with the help of air or vacuum pressure or mechanical means. Thermoformed shallow trays are mainly used in application including food, pharmaceutical, cosmetic and personal care, industrial goods, and electronics.
In the past few years, thermoformed shallow trays have emerged as a key packaging solution under the thermoformed packaging product portfolio. The global thermoformed shallow trays market is characterized by market players targeting key market segments by leveraging customization competencies in manufacturing thermoformed shallow trays. Transparency Market Research estimates that the market will continue to expand at a healthy pace in the next few years. Expected to exhibit a CAGR of 5.3% during the forecast period 2016-2024, the market is projected to rise from a valuation of US$4.0 bn in 2016 to US$6.1 bn by 2024.
Plastic to Remain Most Preferred Raw Material to Manufacture Thermoformed Shallow Trays
On the basis of type of material used to manufacture thermoformed shallow trays, the global thermoformed shallow trays market has been segmented in the report into plastic and paper-based laminates. Of these, the segment of plastic is presently the most preferred material for manufacturing thermoformed shallow trays and is expected to remain so over the forecast period as well. Thermoformed shallow trays made of plastics are expected to sustain their market preference due to favorable thermoforming attributes of plastic, easy and abundant availability, and low cost.
The segment of paper-based thermoformed shallow trays is expected to expand at a below average CAGR of 3.3% over the forecast period. Paper-based thermoformed shallow trays chiefly suffer from their limited scope of end-use applications. The segment accounted for a meagre 4.4% of the overall revenue of the global thermoformed shallow tray market in 2016 and is expected to further suffer a loss in its share in the global market by the end of the forecast period.
North America to Retain Position as Leading Revenue Contributor
In terms of geography, the market in North America is presently the dominant contributor of revenue to the global thermoformed shallow trays market. The strong position of North America in the global thermoformed shallow trays market can be attributed to the robust manufacturing capabilities of thin gauge thermoformers in the region. The region is also expected to retain its top spot over the forecast period, exhibiting a CAGR of 5.3%.
The market in APAC region is expected to dominate in terms of growth rate in the global thermoformed shallow trays market over the forecast period. The region is expected to attract investments from companies targeting the growth opportunities arising from the thriving retail and foodservice sectors. The market for thermoformed shallow trays in the APAC region is also expected to constitute the second largest share in the global market by the end of the forecast period.
The Europe market for thermoformed shallow trays is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.9% with sales particularly concentrated in Germany and U.K. Spain and Italy markets are expected to witness healthy growth due to presence of considerable number of thermoform packaging manufacturers.
Some of the leading companies operating in the global thermoformed shallow trays market are Pactiv LLC, D&W Fine Pack LLC, Anchor Packaging, Inc., Display Pack, Inc., Tray-Pak Corporation, Huhtamaki Oyj, Sonoco Products Company, Bemis Company, Inc., and Placon Corporation.
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Ubiquitous Utilization across Varied Applications to Influence Growth of Thermoformed Shallow Trays Market
The growing demand for thermoformed shallow trays due to the wide range of advantages they provide while shipping goods may serve as a prime growth factor for the thermoformed shallow trays market during the assessment period of 2016-2024. The rising influence of thermoformed shallow trays as a prominent packaging solution across a large number of end-users may prove to be a promising growth factor.
- Thermoformed shallow trays are used for organizing, shipping, storing, and carrying consumer as well as industrial goods. These trays are made with the help of plastic and laminates. Precisely, they are shallow thermoformed trunks used for a plethora of packaging purposes. The easy and widespread availability of these trays is a vital factor that will help in improving the growth rate of the thermoformed shallow trays market to a great extent.
- The growing utilization of thermoformed shallow trays across applications in industrial goods, electronics, pharmaceuticals, cosmetic and personal care, and others may bring tremendous growth opportunities for the thermoformed shallow trays market. The increasing influence of the food and beverages sector in various regions will have a positive effect on the growth of the thermoformed shallow trays market. These trays are used on a large scale across the food and beverage sector.
- The novel coronavirus pandemic has negatively impacted the growth of the thermoformed shallow trays market. The closure of manufacturing facilities and production units has resulted in tremendous losses across various sectors. The demand for thermoformed shallow trays was decreased substantially due to the closure of factories. Thus, this aspect affected the growth of the thermoformed shallow trays market to a certain extent. Disruptions in supply chain and logistics also impacted the growth of the thermoformed shallow trays market considerably.
- The relaxation in lockdown restrictions will serve as a golden opportunity for the thermoformed shallow trays market to revive lost growth.
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