Global Anti-Counterfeiting Packaging Market Size, Share, Opportunities, COVID-19 Impact, And Trends By Type Of Technology (Trace And Track, Tamper Evident, Covert, Overt, Forensic Markers), By End-User Industry (Food And Beverage, Healthcare And Pharmaceuticals, Automotive, Consumer Electronics, Others) And By Geography - Forecasts From 2020 To 2025

Published: Apr 2021 | Report Code:  KSI061613485 | Pages:  120

The anti-counterfeiting packaging market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 11.98% to reach US$169.847 billion by 2025.

The rising incidents of counterfeiting of products are causing a concern among the end-user industries and brands to make use of efficient and effective anti-counterfeiting technologies to minimize losses and enhance their market position

According to the data provided by the organizations such as the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and EU’s Intellectual Property Office, the trade in the number of counterfeited goods have increased at a steady pace over the past few years and are approximately 3.3% of the total global trade. The trends in the trade of pirated and counterfeit goods and have made the value of imported fake goods reach a value of US$509 billion in 2016 from US$461 billion in the year 2013, according to the Customs Seizure Data 2016. In the case of the European Union (EU), the number of counterfeit goods was 6.8% in 2016, which has increased from 5% in 2013. However, these figures are not inclusive of the products that have been produced or manufactured domestically or even the products that are pirated and are being sold via e-retail and e-commerce channels. In addition, the trade-in of fake or counterfeit goods which are infringing the trademarks and copyrights, create profits for the organized crime sector, whereas bringing problems and leading to losses for the big brands in the end-user industries such as pharmaceutical and healthcare industries, automotive industry, and consumer electronics industries among others. The sale of fake and counterfeit products, mainly of pharmaceuticals and consumer electronics, poses a serious threat to the health of the consumers.  Some of the examples are prescription drugs, which are ineffective in the treatment, poorly wired electronics goods, and other cheap chemicals in a variety of cosmetics. Interestingly this is happening due to poor guidelines and governance in regards to the improper methods for the protection of intellectual property and address corruption. Therefore, this is leading to increasing concerns among the end-users which is making them opt for much safer product packaging solutions that are able to effectively tackle the problem of counterfeiting and leads to a surge in the market growth over the forecast period.

Product Offerings by Major Market Players

The better, advanced, and diverse varieties of anti-counterfeiting packaging products and solutions with enhanced properties are able to effectively prevent and control the chances and probability of the production of fake products. These products are being offered by existing and new players in different markets are estimated to lead to increased adoption and propel the market growth further over the forecast period.

Some of the examples of the product offerings are as follows:

  • In July 2019, Baker McKenzie announced that they have collaborated up with iTRACE Technologies, which is involved in dealing with the provision of secure anti-counterfeit solutions and solutions for supply chain security for different brand owners. The purpose of this partnership agreement is to deliver a new solution for the clients that are looking order to increase the security of their products. The product is called the “2DMI”, which is a technology that aids companies in facilitating the increase in security and insight into the entire production process, irrespective of where the companies are based. The objective of iTRACE is to track the physical products back to the blockchain ledgers effectively.
  • In December 2019, TraceTag, one of the companies that are involved in dealing in the provision of announced the launch of a new marker concept in order to support the oil and lubricant security across the marketplace so as to address the challenges being experienced by industry players. The main objective is to support re-packaging of oil, including the oil that has been used, into the original packaging, to stop the use of the base oils and unapproved formulations for oils and the reduction in the use of the additives that are being used to meet the performance requirements.

The increasing popularity of RFID technology and the presence of the strict guidelines associated with the usage and the promotion of RFID technologies is expected to increase its adoption among different end-users due to the advancement of track and trace packaging solutions

RFID technology is estimated to hold a significant share over the forecast period, which is attributable to the fact the RFID technology, is able to provision of a lot of benefits. These include facilitating the visibility of assets effectively and able to facilitate the location of products that have been lost or misplaced, in order to increase the productivity of employees and also mitigate the risk of theft and loss, which is being given utmost priority and importance across different industry verticals. In addition, there is a presence of guidelines called the GS1 guidelines for the use of EPC/RFID, in the light of the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulations) by European Union (EU). The Electronic product Code-enabled RFID technology makes the use of radio frequency identification (RFID) for facilitating the automatic detection of products for consumers. RFID is used in every sector such as automobiles including the EZ Pass in the US and the Liber-t pass in France that are able to allow the faster passage of automobiles through the toll booths present on highways. The GS1 provides the guidelines on different issues such as Consumer Notice, which is going to provide clear notice to the presence of the EPC/RFID tags on the products on the packaging materials, Consumer Choice, which provides the consumers with an option to be able to discard and remove the EPC/RFID tags on the purchased products. Consumer Education, which provides an opportunity to easily obtain information related to the genuineness of the product. Lastly, Record Use, Retention, and Security, which says that the tags do not contain, collect or store any information, which is easily and personally identifiable.

Global Anti-Counterfeiting Packaging Market Scope:

Report Metric Details
 Market size value in 2025  US$169.847 billion
 Growth Rate  CAGR of 11.98% from 2019 to 2025
 Base year  2019
 Forecast period  2020–2025
 Forecast Unit (Value)  USD Billion
 Segments covered  Type of Technology, End-User Industry, And Geography
 Regions covered  North America, South America, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Asia Pacific
 Companies covered  Systesch International, Authentix, CCL Industries, 3M, De La Rue plc, AlpVsion,   AVERY DENNISON CORPORATION, Alien Technology Corporation, Flint Group,   Catalent, DuPont
 Customization scope  Free report customization with purchase



  • By Type of Technology
    • Trace and Track
      • RFID
      • Barcode
    • Tamper Evident
      • Tear Tape
      • Webbing and Gridding
      • Thermochromic seals
    • Covert
      • Heat activated-Inks
      • Color revealing Inks
      • UV Coating Inks
      • Others
    • Overt
      • Optically-variable Inks
      • Pearlescent Inks
      • Gold and Silver Inks
      • Others
    • Forensic Markers
  • By End-User Industry
    • Food and Beverage
    • Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals
    •  Automotive
    • Consumer Electronics
    • Others
  • By Geography
    • North America
      • USA
      • Canada
      • Mexico
    • South America
      • Brazil
      • Argentina
      • Others
    • Europe
      • UK
      • Germany
      • France
      • Spain
      • Others
    • Middle East and Africa
      • Saudi Arabia
      • UAE
      • Israel
      • Others
    • Asia Pacific
      • Japan
      • China
      • India
      • Others

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q1. What are the growth prospects for the anti-counterfeit drug detection device market?
A1. The anti-counterfeiting packaging market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 11.98% during the forecast period.
Q2. What factors are anticipated to drive the anti-counterfeit drug detection device market?
A2. Increasing concerns among the end-users which is making the opt for much safer product packaging solutions that are able to effectively tackle the problem of counterfeiting and leads to a surge in the market growth over the forecast period.
Q3. What will be the anti-counterfeit drug detection device market size by 2025?
A3. The anti-counterfeiting packaging market is projected to reach a market size of US$169.847 billion by 2025.
Q4. How is the global anti-counterfeit drug detection device market segmented?
A4. The anti-counterfeit drug detection device market has been segmented by type of technology, end-user industry, and geography.
Q5. What is the base year considered in the anti-counterfeit drug detection device market report?
A5. 2019 has been taken as the base year in the anti-counterfeit drug detection device market.

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