The word tottle comes from two words namely tube and bottle. Tottle container is referred to as a cross between a bottle and a tube, commonly called as a tube shaped bottle. Tottle containers offer benefits of both the bottle and the tube; these containers stand on their tops which keep the product primed as well as also helps in stress free dispensing. Moreover, the thickness of the plastic allows the product to be impact resistant and providing it enough flexibility to be squeezed. Tottle containers represent stylish and ergonomic packaging type. The global tottle containers market is still in a very nascent stage, but the market is expected to witness a healthy CAGR over the forecast period.
Ease of use is the primary reason behind the demand of tottle containers in the global market. There is a rising demand from consumers for portable packaging type. Rising disposable income of middle income population is also driving the global tottle container market as the customers are keen on paying extra concerning efficient product packaging. Tottle containers are not extensively preferred by the population in some parts due to their high cost as compared to the conventional bottle types. Tottle containers with a hang tab represent a key trend incorporated by manufacturers to attract a broad range of consumers. Tottle containers manufactured for end use other than cosmetics and personal care represent a critical opportunity for growth for the global market. Moreover, striking graphics and coloring are expected to create an opportunity for growth for the global tottle containers market. Customized label printing according to the need of the end use manufacturers is a key trend prevailing in the global tottle containers market.
The global tottle containers market is segmented on the basis of material type, end use, closing type, neck type, and geography. On the basis of material type, the global tottle containers market is segmented into PE, PP, and PET. PE is further sub segmented into high density polyethylene (HDPE) and medium density polyethylene (MDPE). HDPE is the most preferred material for tottle containers due to its flexibility and durability. On the basis of end use, the global tottle container market is segmented into cosmetics and personal care and food industry. Cosmetics and personal care is further sub segmented into shampoos, conditioners, lotions, and hair product. In the food industry, the tottle containers are generally used for condiment packaging. On the basis of closing type, the global tottle containers market is segmented into flip top and screw cap. On the basis of neck type, the global tottle containers market is segmented into screw on and snap on neck type.
On the basis of geography, the global tottle containers market is segmented into North America, Latin America, Asia pacific, Europe, and Middle East & Africa. North America is currently leading the global tottle containers market as the region is embarked by a population keen on spending on efficient packaging types. Asia Pacific tottle containers market is expected to witness steady growth over the forecast period due to an up surging middle class economy. Middle East & Africa tottle container market is expected to witness sluggish growth as MEA is represented by poverty rampant region and low income population. Latin America is expected to witness moderate growth over the forecast period as Latin America offers cost effective business and networking opportunities.
Some of the key players operating in the global tottle containers market are O.Berk Company, Morgan Container Corporation, Akey Group LLC., Container & Packaging Supply, Inc., Shanghai Brother Precision Mould Co., Ltd, Raepak Limited, and Rebhan FPS Kunststoff-Verpackungen GmbH.