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Anti-counterfeit Packaging Market worth $211.3 billion by 2026 – At a CAGR of 12.5%

Published: July 22, 2023
According to a market research report, the Anti-counterfeit Packaging Market (Mass Encoding, RFID, Tamper Evidence, Hologram, Forensic Markers), End-use Industry ( Food & Beverage, Pharmaceuticals, Electrical & Electronics, Automotive, Luxury goods), and Region – Global Forecast to 2026″. According to MarketsandMarkets, the global market for anti-counterfeit packaging, in terms of value, is projected to reach USD 211.3 billion by 2026, at a CAGR of 12.5%. The anti-counterfeit packaging market is growing rapidly in accordance with the growth in the end-use sector of the packaging market, globally. Factors such as increasing awareness of anti-counterfeiting solutions in the pharmaceutical & healthcare sector and growing demand for packaged food & beverages have significantly contributed to the growth of the anti-counterfeit packaging market. The anti-counterfeit packaging market is classified based on technology, end-use industry, and region. It has experienced continuous progress with regard to technological development and innovations in the packaging industry coupled with growing counterfeiting activities around the world.

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The anti-counterfeit packaging market has been dominated by large players, such as the Avery Dennison Corporation (US), CCL Industries Inc. (Canada), 3M Company (US), DuPont (US), and Zebra Technologies Corporation (US). The other players in the market are SICPA Holding SA (Switzerland), AlpVision S.A (Switzerland), Applied DNA Sciences Inc. (US), Savi Technology, Inc. (US), and Authentix, Inc. (US). These players have adopted various growth strategies, including expansions, investments, new product developments, and acquisitions, to increase their market shares and enhance their product portfolios.

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Avery Dennison Corporation (US) held the leading position in the global anti-counterfeit packaging market in 2020. The company has maintained its leadership position through its strong distribution network cross Asia Pacific, Europe, the Americas, and emerging markets. Avery Dennison Corporation is among the leading manufacturers of packaging products for many of the end-use industries it serves. It has adopted new product launches as its key strategy to capture the market. In October 2021, Avery Dennison announced addition of a topcoat for label films in order to expand its Fasson Roll pressure-sensitive labels’ durability and printability. This initiative is expected to significantly expand the shelf appeal and communication efficiency of the Fasson-brand paper and film label materials.

CCL Industries Inc. (Canada) is a global provider of innovative and sustainable packaging solutions for a better, safer, and healthier lifestyle. The company innovates and offers anti-counterfeit packaging solutions for various applications. CCL Industries adopted acquisitions to gain a competitive advantage in the market. In March 2020, CCL Industries Inc. acquired Flexpol Sp. Z.o.o. (Flexpol), which currently trades as Innovia Poland. This acquisition is expected to enhance the existing capabilities of the company to serve the label industry in the European region. It helped CCL Industries to expand its geographical reach, for seizing new projects, strengthen its product & service portfolio, and cater to the untapped markets.

In terms of value, the pharmaceutical segment is estimated to be the fastest-growing segment

The pharmaceutical segment is anticipated to be the fastest-growing segment in the anti-counterfeit packaging market. As the pharmaceutical industry faces increasing challenges from counterfeit drugs, there is a growing need for robust measures to ensure product authenticity and patient safety. Anti-counterfeit packaging solutions play a critical role in this context, providing mechanisms to track and verify pharmaceutical products throughout the supply chain. With stricter regulations and greater awareness of counterfeit drug risks, pharmaceutical companies are expected to invest significantly in anti-counterfeit packaging technologies.

Mass Encoding is estimated to be the largest segment in the anti-counterfeit packaging market

Mass encoding is expected to emerge as the largest segment in the anti-counterfeit packaging market. Mass encoding technology involves the use of unique identifiers or codes on packaging to distinguish genuine products from counterfeit ones. This technology enables efficient tracking and authentication throughout the supply chain, providing consumers and businesses with a reliable means to verify the authenticity of products. As counterfeiting continues to be a major concern across various industries, the demand for mass encoding technology is anticipated to grow significantly. With its widespread adoption and effectiveness in combating counterfeit activities, mass encoding is projected to dominate the anti-counterfeit packaging market.

Asia Pacific is projected to be the fastest-growing region in the anti-counterfeit packaging market

The Asia Pacific region is expected to experience the highest growth rate in the anti-counterfeit packaging market. This projection suggests that the demand for anti-counterfeit packaging solutions to protect products from imitation and fraudulent activities is set to increase rapidly in countries across the Asia Pacific. The region’s strong economic growth, expanding consumer markets, and rising awareness about the importance of product authentication are likely driving factors behind this growth trend. Businesses in the Asia Pacific region may need to invest in advanced anti-counterfeit technologies and packaging solutions to safeguard their products and maintain consumer trust in the face of counterfeit threats.

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