Inserts And Dividers Market Size, Share, Opportunities, COVID-19 Impact, And Trends By Material (Paper & Cardboard, Foam, Plastic), By End-User Industry (Pharmaceuticals, Consumer Electronics, Cosmetics, Food & Beverage, Others), And By Geography - Forecasts From 2022 To 2027

Published:  Sep 2022 Report Code: KSI061612593 Pages: 129

The Inserts and dividers market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 17.59% during the forecast period, reaching US$5.281 billion in 2027 from US$1.699 billion in 2020.

Inserts and dividers are mainly used for assisting in transporting delicate items such as glassware, engineering parts, ceramics, and electrical components. These are used as partitions in boxes and cartons for the packaging of delicate or fragile products. Inserts and dividers help in making partitions of suitable size in cartons and boxes that can hold the product. It maintains space between the products to be packed, helping to minimize the breakage and damage of the products during transportation and logistics. The growing demand for safe and efficient packaging is increasing the demand for inserts and dividers. However, the presence of alternative products like bubble wrap is expected to hamper the market from growing to its full potential.

By Material

The inserts and dividers market is segmented by materials such as paper and cardboard, foam, and plastic. Paper inserts and dividers help in covering products and saving them from dust and getting into direct contact with the external environment. Cardboard is used for making partitions of suitable sizes in cartons and boxes that can hold the product. The foam helps in preventing the movement and damage of components during handling operations. Plastic inserts and dividers help in keeping content safe and protected. It can be used to store all sorts of items and equipment securely.

By End-User Industry

By end-user industry, the inserts and dividers market is segmented as pharmaceuticals, consumer electronics, cosmetics, food & beverage, and others. Demand for inserts and dividers is growing in the pharmaceutical and chemical industries as their products are stored in glass bottles and hence are more prone to breakage during transition and logistics. Inserts and dividers have wide applications in the food and beverage industry due to the requirement for lightweight packing for food products supplied through e-commerce sources.

By Geography

Geographically, the inserts and dividers market is classified into North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, and the Asia Pacific. The study also analyses major countries across these regions with a complete analysis and forecast, along with prevailing market trends and opportunities that each of these countries presents for the manufacturers. The USA is expected to have a high market share owing to the rising adoption of inserts and dividers applications in the pharmaceutical and consumer electronics industry in the region. APAC is estimated to witness the fastest regional market growth due to emerging food and beverage, cosmetics, pharmaceutical, consumer electronics, and other industries in the region.

Product Offerings by the key players in the market:

  • Packaging Corporation of America, a developer, and manufacturer of corrugates solutions offer tubes, liners, pads, partitions, dividers, buildups, and various other inner packaging pieces that are arranged in multiple ways to cushion or separate the products. Its partitions are designed to serve as dividers for the glassware and fragile articles. These partitions also aid in enhancing the package's stacking strength.
  • Innerpak of Wisconsin, a global manufacturer of assembled dividers and inserts, offers a wide range of selection of partitions to choose from that are made from corrugated chipboard materials. The firm alleges that its dividers and inserts are virtually free of slot debris, dust, and jagged edges, enhancing the appearance of the products. Its corrugated-based and chipboard-based products line comprises box partitions, scored sheets, pads, slit-score sheets, and slotted sheets. Furthermore, the firm also offers customization features to cater to business owners' needs.
  • Multicell Packaging Inc. manufactures corrugated box partitions and assembled chipboard. Box Partition Technologies Inc., a subsidiary company of Multicell, is the most cutting-edge producer of box partition packaging machinery worldwide. Box Partition Technologies is able to create cutting-edge packaging manufacturing machinery. The most adaptable and agile box partition machinery in the world may be designed and manufactured thanks to these special capabilities. The firm's product portfolio comprises assembled chipboard and corrugated partitions, die cuts, hybrid chipboard and corrugated partitions, scored sheets, and slotted sheets, among a few others.

Inserts And Dividers Market Scope:

Report Metric Details
 Market Size Value in 2020  US$1.699 billion
 Market Size Value in 2027  US$5.281 billion
 Growth Rate  CAGR of 17.59% from 2020 to 2027
 Base Year  2020
 Forecast Period  2022–2027
 Forecast Unit (Value)  USD Billion
 Segments Covered  Material, End-User Industry, And Geography
 Regions Covered  North America, South America, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Asia Pacific
 Companies Covered Packaging Corporation of America, Innerpak of Wisconsin, Inc., International Paper, Multicell Packaging Inc., Smurfit Kappa, DS Smith, Mondi, Cascades inc., M & M Box Partitions Co., Fantastapack
 Customization Scope  Free report customization with purchase



  • By Material
    • Paper & Cardboard
    • Foam
    • Plastic
  • By End-User Industry
    • Pharmaceutical
    • Consumer Electronics
    • Cosmetics
    • Food & Beverage
    • Others
  • By Geography
    • North America
      • USA
      • Canada
      • Mexico
    • South America
      • Brazil
      • Argentina
      • Others
    • Europe
      • Germany
      • France
      • United Kingdom
      • Spain
      • Others
    • Middle East and Africa
      • Saudi Arabia
      • Israel
      • UAE
      • Others
    • Asia Pacific
      • China
      • Japan
      • South Korea
      • India
      • Indonesia
      • Thailand
      • Taiwan
      • Others

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q1. What will be the inserts and dividers market size by 2027?
A1. The inserts and dividers market is projected to reach a total market size of US$5.281 billion in 2027.

Q2. What are the growth prospects for the inserts and dividers market?
A2. The global inserts and dividers market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 17.59% during the forecast period.

Q3. What is the size of the global inserts and dividers market?
A3. Inserts And Dividers Market was valued at US$1.699 billion in 2020.

Q4. What factors are anticipated to drive the inserts and dividers market growth?
A4. The growing demand for safe and efficient packaging is increasing the demand for inserts and dividers.

Q5. Which region holds the largest market share in the inserts and dividers market?
A5. North America holds a significant share in the inserts and dividers market owing to the rising adoption of Inserts and Dividers applications in the pharmaceutical and consumer electronics industry in the region.

1.1. Market Overview
1.2. COVID-19 Scenario
1.3. Market Definition
1.4. Market Segmentation

2.1. Research Data
2.2. Assumptions

3.1. Research Highlights

4.1. Market Drivers
4.2. Market Restraints
4.3. Porter’s Five Force Analysis
4.3.1. Bargaining Power of Suppliers
4.3.2. Bargaining Power of Buyers
4.3.3. Threat of New Entrants
4.3.4. Threat of Substitutes
4.3.5. Competitive Rivalry in the Industry
4.4. Industry Value Chain Analysis

5.1. Introduction
5.2. Paper & Cardboard
5.3. Foam
5.4. Plastic

6.1. Introduction
6.2. Pharmaceutical
6.3. Consumer Electronics
6.4. Cosmetics
6.5. Food & Beverage
6.6. Others

7.1. Introduction
7.2. North America
7.2.1. USA
7.2.2. Canada 
7.2.3. Mexico
7.3. South America
7.3.1. Brazil
7.3.2. Argentina
7.3.3. Others
7.4. Europe
7.4.1. Germany
7.4.2. France
7.4.3. United Kingdom
7.4.4. Spain
7.4.5. Others
7.5. Middle East and Africa
7.5.1. Saudi Arabia
7.5.2. Israel
7.5.3. UAE
7.5.4. Others
7.6. Asia Pacific
7.6.1. China
7.6.2. Japan
7.6.3. South Korea
7.6.4. India
7.6.5. Indonesia
7.6.6. Thailand
7.6.7. Taiwan
7.6.8. Others

8.1. Major Players and Strategy Analysis
8.2. Emerging Players and Market Lucrativeness
8.3. Mergers, Acquisitions, Agreements, and Collaborations
8.4. Vendor Competitiveness Matrix

9.1. Packaging Corporation of America
9.2. Innerpak of Wisconsin, Inc.
9.3. International Paper
9.4. Multicell Packaging Inc.
9.5. Smurfit Kappa
9.6. DS Smith
9.7. Mondi
9.8. Cascades inc.
9.9. M & M Box Partitions Co.
9.10. Fantastapack

Packaging Corporation of America

Innerpak of Wisconsin, Inc.

International Paper

Multicell Packaging Inc.

Smurfit Kappa

DS Smith


Cascades inc.

M & M Box Partitions Co.



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