Trends in Container Closure Systems

As the consumption of goods grows, so does the market for jar lids, caps and closures that are essential to maintaining the safety and integrity of products. In 2023, the global caps and closures market size was estimated at $74.64 billion. It is anticipated to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 4.9% from 2024 to 2030.

Source: Grandview Research

As the market for closure systems continues to grow, evolving trends including sustainability, convenience, innovation, and cost are shaping the design of these systems.


Increasing consumer preferences for eco-friendly packaging coupled with evolving government sustainability regulations are fueling the design of jar lids, caps and closures that are recyclable. More brand owners are shifting to aluminum closure systems that are easily recyclable, reduce waste going into landfills and help brands deliver on their circular economy goals.

Convenience and accessibility

Consumers today prefer products that are user-friendly and convenient to use. Brands are responding by seeking out closures that enhance product accessibility and usability. As a result, closure systems are being designed so that they are more ergonomic, easy to open and close and more intuitive to use. These design developments are good news for brands that want to eliminate frustrations with packaging and give consumers even more reasons to keep purchasing their products.


Innovation in closure systems is becoming a key point of differentiation for brand owners. Unique closure systems that combine reliable product protection, ease-of-use and innovative technology are helping brands stand out from the competition. Additionally, innovative closure systems that work to reduce the barrier between the product and the consumer communicate real value to customers, which in turn, boosts sales.


According to Packaging Gateway, “closure manufacturers are adopting innovative production processes that can reduce waste, manufacturing costs and the amount of material used. Such processes can also help in increasing efficiency and ensuring process stability and product consistency.”

Our EEASY Lid checks all the boxes on these trends, helping brands comply with evolving packaging regulations, deliver a product experience that caters to consumer preferences and needs, stand out from the competition and reduce costs:

Sustainable – Made of recyclable aluminum, the EEASY Lid helps brand owners deliver on sustainable packaging commitments and achieve circularity targets. 

Convenient and accessible – Designed for convenience, the EEASY Lid enhances consumer experience and accessibility by making jarred products up to 50% easier to open, eliminating the struggle of opening stubborn jar lids for people of all ages and abilities. 

Innovative – The first jar lid innovation in over 75 years, the EEASY Lid is an accessible packaging innovation designed to address the massive inclusivity and accessibility problem that exists in packaging design today.

Cost effective – Made of durable, lightweight aluminum, the EEASY Lid is 57% lighter than traditional steel lids. This can help brands reduce product transportation and shipping costs.

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