Hard to swallow: Falling demand from manufacturers has reduced industry revenue

The performance of the Pharmaceuticals Packing and Labelling Services industry is closely linked to upstream pharmaceutical manufacturing operations. Pharmaceuticals manufacturing facilities have closed and imports of pharmaceutical products have increased over the past five years, negatively affecting the Pharmaceuticals Packing and Labelling Services industry. Industry revenue is expected to decline at annualised 2.9% over the five years through 2018-19 to $811.5 million, mostly due to the poor performance of the Pharmaceutical Product Manufacturing industry. This includes an expected drop of 1.8% in revenue in the current year...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$812m
Annual Growth 14-19
-2.9%
Forecast Growth 19-24
Profit
Employment
1,983
Businesses
190
Market Share of Companies

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Packaging is a way for pharmaceutical companies to differentiate their products
  • Technological innovation has made packing systems increasingly advanced and efficient
  • Industry players are anticipated to invest more in automation and capital machinery
  • Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

    Pharmaceutical packaging plays an integral role in the wider pharmaceutical supply chain. Packaging is used to ensure the safe distribution, tracking and identification of all pharmaceutical products. The performance of the Pharmaceuticals Packing and Labelling Services industry is tied to the Pharmaceutical Product Manufacturing industry, which is currently undergoing significant structural change. The pharmaceuticals sector has been consolidating both domestically and globally. The end of the blockbuster era, in which companies achieved strong revenue growth from certain high-earning drugs, has forced pharmaceutical manufacturers to grow and adapt. In ...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Pharmaceuticals Packing and Labelling Services Industry

    IBISWorld has determined the most important Key Success Factors for the Pharmaceuticals Packing and Labelling Services are:

  • Access to the latest available and most efficient technology and techniques
  • Effective cost controls
  • Having a good technical knowledge of the product
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from pharmaceutical product manufacturing and Demand from business process outsourcing in Australia in the Pharmaceuticals Packing and Labelling Services industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Pharmaceuticals Packing and Labelling Services Industry?

    Industry operators provide packaging and labelling services to manufacturers and wholesalers of pharmaceutical goods on contract.

    Industry Products
  • Primary packaging services
  • Labelling, shrink wrapping and cartoning
  • Other packing services
  • Industry Activities
  • Pharmaceutical goods packaging
  • Pharmaceutical goods labelling
  • Crating
  • Palletisation
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Demand from pharmaceutical product manufacturing
  • Demand from business process outsourcing in Australia
  • Domestic price of plastic and rubber products
  • Federal funding for the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme
  • Trade-weighted index

  • Current Performance
  • Upstream relations
  • Import competition
  • Participation

    and profit

  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Continued dependency
  • Environmental sustainability
  • Technological advancements
  • Profit and participation
  • Table: Pharmaceuticals Packing and Labelling Services Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Pharmaceuticals Packing and Labelling Services Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Pharmaceutical Product Manufacturing
  • Pharmaceuticals Wholesaling

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Industrial Machinery Manufacturing
  • Plastic Bag and Film Manufacturing
  • Plastic Flooring and Other Polymer Product Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Primary packaging services
  • Labelling, shrink wrapping and cartoning
  • Other packing services
  • Chart: Pharmaceuticals Packing and Labelling Services Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Prescription pharmaceutical manufacturers
  • OTC pharmaceutical manufacturers
  • Pharmaceutical wholesalers
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Pharmaceuticals Packing and Labelling Services Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Pharmaceuticals Packing and Labelling Services

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Pharmaceuticals Packing and Labelling Services Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Amcor Ltd,
  • Table: Amcor Ltd - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Pharmaceuticals Packing and Labelling Services Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Pharmaceuticals Packing and Labelling Services Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2010-2024)
  • Industry Gross Product (2010-2024)
  • Establishments (2010-2024)
  • Businesses (2010-2024)
  • Employment (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Blister Pack
  • Packaging with a cavity formed around the shape of its contents. The cavity is generally made from thermoformed plastic, and is usually attached to a backing of paperboard, aluminium foil or plastic.
  • Over-The-Counter (Otc)
  • Refers to pharmaceuticals that can be purchased by consumers off the shelf and without a prescription.
  • Radio Frequency Identification
  • Tags that can track products and prevent counterfeiting by releasing continuous signals from a chip with a unique tracking identifier inserted during manufacturing.
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