Regional Dynamics in Flexible Paper Packaging: Insights from Global Regions

The report "Flexible Paper Packaging Market by Packaging Type (Pouches, Roll Stock, Shrink Sleeves, Wraps), Printing Technology (Rotogravure, Flexography, Digital Printing), embellishing type (Hot Coil, Cold Coil), Application, and Region – Global Forecast to 2026" size is projected to grow from USD 64.4 billion in 2021 to USD 79.1 billion by 2026 at a CAGR of 4.2% from 2021 to 2026. The market is projected to grow as flexible paper packaging for packaging is lighter in weight, cost-efficient, and uses less material as compared to other forms of packaging. The growth of the flexible paper packaging market is attributed to its high efficiency and cost-effective nature. Flexible packaging is particularly useful in industries that require versatile packaging, such as food & beverage, personal care, home care, and healthcare.

In terms of value & volume, pouches is estimated to lead the flexible paper packaging market in 2020

Pouches are projected to dominate the market for flexible paper packaging by 2026, in terms of value. The increased use of pouches is subjected to pouches being versatile, lightweight, and easy to transport. There is an increasing demand for pouches from the food packaging and e-commerce industries.

Flexography is estimated to be the largest segment in the flexible paper packaging market in 2020.

Flexography, by printing technology, accounted for the greatest demand for flexible paper packaging in 2020, in terms of value and volume. The growth of this segment is mainly attributed to the high demand for flexible paper packaging due to the fact that inks used in flexography are low viscosity, which enables the print to dry quickly and speeds up the printing process, thus saving the cost of production.