A new market assessment report from PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies (Reston, VA), predicts 5.5% annual growth for the global personal care packaging market through 2019. Personal Care Market Assessment also examines global trends, drivers and opportunities from the choice of materials to operations.
Bottles account for 30% of the market and are expected to grow an additional 28% through 2019, making them the most commonly used container format in this market. As for materials, plastic is the most popular for personal care packaging, accounting for 61% of materials used. PMMI's study projects plastic will remain dominant, growing 12% by 2019.