According to Custom Market Insights (CMI), The Global Aluminium Can Market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 4.5% during the forecast period from the year 2022 to the year 2030.

The market is expected to reach U.S. dollars 76 billion by 2030, which will grow from U.S. dollars 53.3 billion in 2021. Aluminium cans have been used extensively for packaging in the food and beverages industry. It is considered one of the easiest ways of transporting food products and liquids without hampering the quality and taste of the Product for a long period.

The purpose of using aluminium cans for packaging food and beverages is to ensure that the packaging material has a minimum weight and maintains a low cost. The hotel industry uses aluminium cans on a large scale as several products are outsourced from this industry to the consumers.

Aluminum Can Market Size

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Market Dynamics

Drivers

The increasing demand for sustainable packaging options that can maintain the authenticity of the products is helping the market for aluminium cans to show a tremendous boost over the years. Aluminium cans have provided the cheapest option for packaging food and beverages.

The healthcare sector has used this packaging option as it does not change the chemical composition of the inside products. Aluminium cans are very easy to be recycled and reused, which makes them a suitable option as far as the environment is concerned. Scrap collectors emerged as a major collection source where aluminium cans are gathered and then sent for the process of recycling. Aluminium cans can be recycled multiple times, making them suitable for protecting the world from rapid climate change. These multiple reasons have emerged as the driving forces for the growth of the aluminium cans market during the forecast period.

Restraints

The cost of the raw materials required for manufacturing aluminium cans keeps on fluctuating according to the fluctuations in the global economy. Key market players face a major challenge against the other cheaper options that are available for packaging. The presence of plastic materials in the packaging industry provides a cheaper option.

The weight of plastic packaging is quite less than aluminium cans; hence, the market faces a major challenge during the forecast period. Plastic packaging provides an easier disposal option to users than aluminium cans; hence, the market faces another major challenge. These multiple reasons emerge as the restraints for the growth of the market.

Aluminum Can Market (By Product)

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Opportunities

Aluminium cans are very easy to handle as they bear a very minimum weight which does not alter the total weight of the food or beverages. Aluminium cans have very high resistance against corrosion, making them extremely durable for carrying various products. The total weight of the aluminium can is considerably lesser than the other firm packaging options. Aluminium cans are very useful when a sturdy and formed packaging option is required to maintain the integrity of the Product.

The rapidly increasing demand for aluminium cans worldwide has emerged as a major factor in providing various opportunities for the aluminium cans market to increase its market size. The huge demand for a suitable packaging option that can protect food and beverages against rapid climate change has made aluminium cans a leading market player. Aluminium cans also protect against physical damage, making them a more suitable option for packaging. These multiple opportunities support the growth of the market.

Challenges

The major challenge for the aluminium can market is the availability of different packaging options, such as plastics and paper bags, which also provide environmental sustainability and match the rules and regulations the government laid down. Increasing demand for plastic packaging among consumers has greatly hampered the aluminium can market’s growth.

The price of the raw material emerges as a major challenge for the market as it keeps fluctuating according to the global economy, which hampers the final Product produced by the manufacturers. A huge step has been taken toward reducing the amount of wastage produced by the food and beverages industry which has hampered the use of aluminium cans for packaging. Other cheaper options available in the packaging market have hampered the sales and demand for aluminium cans to a great extent. These multiple challenges hamper the growth of the market during the forecast period.

Aluminum Can Market (By End User)

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Report Highlights

Based on Product, the Segment of two-piece has emerged as a major market segment due to the increasing demand for this Product among the various industries. Based on end-user, the Segment of beverages has emerged as the largest segment under this category due to the increasing demand for this packaging material which prevents spillage. Based on geography, the region of North America has emerged as the largest market player for aluminium cans due to the increasing demand for a suitable option resistant to climatic change. Based on capacity, the Segment of 201 – 450 ml has emerged as a major segment due to its extensive use in the market.

Regional Snapshots

The region of North America emerged as the largest market for aluminium cans due to the extensive use of this material for packaging in the food and beverage industry, which is growing rapidly and about an increasing population all over the world. The huge number of people carrying takeaway food and beverages worldwide has greatly helped boost the aluminium cans market. The geographical sector of Asia Pacific has also emerged as a major consumer of aluminium cans due to the increasing demand for this material for packaging, which maintains the physical integrity of the content.

Aluminum Can Market (trends by region)

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Report Scope

Feature of the ReportDetails
Market Size in 2021USD 53.3 billion
Projected Market Size in 2030USD 76 billion
CAGR Growth Rate4.5% CAGR
Base Year2021
Forecast Period2022-2030
Prominent PlayersCrown Holdings Inc., CCL Industries Inc., CPMC Holdings Inc., Ball Corporation, Ardagh Group S.A., Silgan Containers LLC, Toyo Seikan Co. Ltd., Nampak Ltd., and Others
Key SegmentBy Product, Capacity, End Use, and Region
Report CoverageRevenue Estimation and Forecast, Company Profile, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Recent Trends
Regional ScopeNorth America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and South & Central America
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Key Players 

  • Crown Holdings Inc.
  • CCL Industries Inc.
  • CPMC Holdings Inc.
  • Ball Corporation
  • Ardagh Group S.A.
  • Silgan Containers LLC
  • Toyo Seikan Co., Ltd.
  • Nampak Ltd.

Recent Developments

  • In 2019 – PepsiCo, based in the U.S., disclosed replacing plastic bottles with aluminium cans which proved to be a better alternative for Aquafina.

Segments covered in the report

By Product

  • 1 Piece cans
  • 2 Piece cans
  • 3 Piece cans

By Capacity

  • Up to 200 ml
  • 201 to 450 ml
  • 451 to 700 ml
  • 701 to 1000 ml
  • more than 1000 ml

By End User

  • The food and beverages industry
  • Pharmaceutical industry
  • Personal care and cosmetics industry
  • Paints and lubricants industry

On the basis of Geography

North America

  • The U.S.
  • Canada
  • Mexico

Europe

  • France
  • The UK
  • Spain
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • Rest of Europe

Asia Pacific

  • China
  • Japan
  • India
  • Australia
  • South Korea
  • Rest of Asia Pacific

The Middle East & Africa

  • Saudi Arabia
  • UAE
  • Egypt
  • Kuwait
  • South Africa
  • Rest of the Middle East & Africa

Latin America

  • Brazil
  • Argentina
  • Rest of Latin America