Trend & Solutions in mineral bottled water
The trend among urban populations is to make mineral bottled water their favorite drink. As per the findings of the business intelligence report of Transparency Market research on the global bottled water market, the demand will expand at a notable CAGR of 6.44% during the forecast period of 2017 to 2024.
In terms of revenue, the global bottled water market will attain a valuation of US$307.2 billion by 2024, swelling up from its evaluated worth of US$198.5 billion as of 2017. Volume-wise, there will be an estimated demand of 528.2 billion liters of bottled water by the end of 2024.
There has been a rise in awareness about hygiene, coupled with the growth in health consciousness among people across the globe. Demand for the functional bottled water is witnessing a surge. This factor is further leading towards numerous product launches in the global bottled water market. The consumers are preferring these new products on the back of their convenience, better taste, and functional benefits. In addition, the shifts in preferences of consumers from aerated drinks to bottled water has accelerated demand for flavored and functional water worldwide.
Glass is projected to remain preferred packagingtype of mineral bottled water in the global market.
Revenues from glass bottled water sales are expected to account for nearly US$ 100,000 Mn by 2022-end.
Based on size, <300 ml bottled water sales will account for the largest revenues share of the market during the forecast period, followed by >5 liter bottled water.
In 2017, Europe has dominated the global market for bottled water, and the trend will continue to prevail through 2022. North America is stick to its position of being the second largest bottled water market.
Clevertech ha recently developped a solution for a french brand, active in the segment of the Luxury bottled water.
The company, owner of the brand, decided to invest to modernize the line, by taking the opportunity to increase the speed and the global line efficiency, in order to satisfy the growth of the market. The solution proposed had to take into consideration the very low available footprint, the accessibility to the final place and the fact that the new automatic depalletizer shoud be implemented in a small existing area.
Depalletizer for glass bottle
Clevertech Solution provided an authomatic depalletizer, the NEMO AD EG 10 PT 1 a low level infeed depalletizer able to depalletize glass bottles. The depalletizing head is equipped with inflatables grippers that allow to manipulate the layers of empty glass bottles and the dropping on the conveyor. Due to the small space available in the plant, this solutions revealed to be the most performing one.
The Depalletiser had to handle bottles from 33cl formatto 1L format: the challenge to win was the big difference in terms of size between the smallest and the largest format.
Clevertech designed the depalletiser with a maximum adjustment points to facilitate the changeover for the operator and reto reduce the time of the change.
Time optimization, automation and intelligent production are the key for glass industry to be ready for the challenge the market will expect in the next future.