Glass droppers are a short size glass tube with a rubber or plastic cap at one end and small hole at another end, for taking measured liquid from containers. Glass droppers are used for medicinal, cosmetics, personal care, home care, and chemical products. Glass dropper has the dispenser for liquid with measuring parameters. Glass dropper contains a rubber bulb which is used as a vacuum source for filling the liquid. In the market, glass droppers are available along with the bottles or vials to the end consumer due to its standard cap size as per the neck of containers. Plastic droppers made up from PP, PE & others are accepted as the alternative for glass droppers in the market.
Global Glass Droppers Market: Dynamics
The glass droppers are highly prevalent in the pharmaceuticals and cosmetics industry as compared to the other end-user sector due to the expensive products and need of small quantity dosage. Due to the use in luxury cosmetics packaging, the development of highly designed glass droppers is on the peak among the manufacturers of glass droppers. Recently, the cosmetic dropper manufacturer, Virospack SL develops a new dispenser dropper with a curved design. Along with this, the company also awarded as Best Launch of 2018 Award by CosmoProf Asia in Hong Kong for its Magnetic Dropper Design. The pharmaceutical industry highly prefers the child-resistant closures glass droppers due to the stringent regulations applied by the Food & Drug Authorities.
In addition to medicine and cosmetics, glass droppers are used for expensive liquids. Due to the cost-effectiveness and high durability, the plastic droppers are restraining the market of glass droppers. Glass droppers are accepted to be the secured for packaging medicine as it does not permit chemical conduction into the content. GCC Packaging Company introduces two new glass droppers, bulb and push bottom dropper, for regular use in beauty products. The beauty dropper provides the desired barrier to oxygen, moisture, and chemical substances.
Global Glass Droppers Market: Geographical Outlook
The growth of glass droppers is highly depended upon the growth of pharmaceutical and cosmetics production respective to the region. According to the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Associations, North America is the largest manufacturer of the pharmaceutical industry followed by Europe and the Asia Pacific (including Japan). As per the L’oreal Financial Report 2017, it is stated that the Asia Pacific is estimated to be the largest market for cosmetics followed by Europe and North America.
Global Glass Droppers Market: Key Players
Some of the key manufacturers in the global glass droppers market are as follows:
- Pacific Vial Manufacturing Inc.
- Piramal Glass Private Limited
- Stölzle Glass Group
- Virospack SL
- DWK Life Sciences
- The Plasticoid Company
- SKS Bottle & Packaging, Inc.
- Vetropack Holding Ltd
- Guangzhou Jiaxing Glass Products Co. Ltd.
- Stölzle-Oberglas Gmbh
- 3C Inc.