Global Collapsible Metal Tube Packaging Market size was valued at USD 11.28 Billion in 2024 and is expected to reach USD 22.15 Billion by 2033, at a CAGR of 7.78% during the forecast period 2024 – 2033.

Collapsible Metal Tube Packaging Market: Overview

Collapsible metal tube packaging, made from metal and known for its flexibility and compressibility, is commonly used for dispensing a variety of products including creams, ointments, and adhesives.

The booming market for collapsible metal tube packaging finds significant growth drivers in both the cosmetics and pharmaceutical industries. In cosmetics, fueled by dynamic beauty trends and heightened consumer interest in skincare products, there’s a rising demand for innovative packaging solutions, particularly for high-end skincare items like serums and moisturizers.

Esteemed brands such as L’Oréal and Estée Lauder are increasingly opting for metal tubes to enhance product appeal and prolong shelf life. Similarly, in pharmaceuticals, the growing need for packaging solutions prioritizing product safety and hygiene boosts demand for metal tubes.

With their excellent barrier properties, metal tubes effectively safeguard pharmaceutical products like topical medications, enhancing product efficacy and consumer trust. This dual growth trajectory underscores the indispensable role of collapsible metal tubes in meeting evolving industry demands while fostering market expansion.

By Type, Aluminum Tubes leading with a market share of 26.28% in 2023, expected to maintain dominance. Aluminum tubes are favored across industries like cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and food due to their lightweight and corrosion-resistant properties, particularly for packaging creams and ointments.

Tin tubes, though less common, are valued for their aesthetics and durability in premium cosmetics. Lead tubes, while declining due to environmental concerns, retain niche applications in select industrial sectors.

By application, Cosmetics & Personal Care,  dominated the market with a market share of 39.25% in 2023 and is expected to maintain its dominance. This dominance is fueled by the industry’s demand for premium presentation and protection of products such as creams and lotions.

Pharmaceuticals also contribute significantly to metal tube demand, relying on them for secure packaging of topical medications and medical adhesives. Metal tubes find niche applications in the food and beverage sector for specialty items where durability and product integrity are crucial.

Industrial products benefit from metal tubes’ robustness for packaging adhesives and lubricants, while household products utilize them, albeit to a lesser extent, for items like toothpaste and DIY adhesives.

Report Scope

Feature of the Report Details
Market Size in 2024 USD 11.28 Billion
Projected Market Size in 2033 USD 22.15 Billion
Market Size in 2023 USD 10.47 Billion
CAGR Growth Rate 7.78% CAGR
Base Year 2023
Forecast Period 2024-2033
Key Segment By Type, Application and Region
Report Coverage Revenue Estimation and Forecast, Company Profile, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors and Recent Trends
Regional Scope North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and South & Central America
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CMI has comprehensively analyzed the Global Collapsible Metal Tube Packaging market. The driving forces, restraints, challenges, opportunities, and key trends have been explained in depth to depict depth scenarios of the market. Segment wise market size and market share during the forecast period are duly addressed to portray the probable picture of this Global Collapsible Metal Tube Packaging industry.

The competitive landscape includes key innovators, after market service providers, market giants as well as niche players are studied and analyzed extensively concerning their strengths, weaknesses as well as value addition prospects. In addition, this report covers key players profiling, market shares, mergers and acquisitions, consequent market fragmentation, new trends and dynamics in partnerships.

Global Collapsible Metal Tube Packaging Market 2024–2033 (By Billion)

List of the prominent players in the Collapsible Metal Tube Packaging Market:

  • Adelphi Healthcare Packaging
  • Albéa
  • Alltub Group
  • Andpak Inc.
  • Antilla Propack
  • Beauty Star Co. Ltd.
  • Daiwa Can Company
  • Essel Propack
  • Hoffmann Neopac AG
  • Hubei Xinji Pharmaceutical Packaging Co. Ltd.
  • Impact International
  • Jiujiang Deshun Adhesives Co. Ltd.
  • Linhardt GmbH & Co. KG
  • Montebello Packaging
  • Wilkinson Containers Ltd.
  • Qingdao Haoyu Handicraft Co. Ltd.
  • Tubettificio Favia Srl
  • Universal Metal Products Inc.
  • Others

The Collapsible Metal Tube Packaging Market is segmented as follows:

By Product Type

  • Squeeze Tube
  • Twist Tube
  • Others

By Closure Type

  • Stand-up Cap
  • Nozzle Cap
  • Fez Cap
  • Flip Top Cap
  • Others

By Capacity

  • Less than 20ml
  • 20 to 100ml
  • More than 100ml

By End-use

  • Cosmetics
  • Home Care & Personal Care
  • Industrial
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Food
  • Others

Regional Coverage:

North America

  • U.S.
  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • Rest of North America


  • Germany
  • France
  • U.K.
  • Russia
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Netherlands
  • Rest of Europe

Asia Pacific

  • China
  • Japan
  • India
  • New Zealand
  • Australia
  • South Korea
  • Taiwan
  • 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