June 17, 2024

Capsule Filling Machines Market Growth Accelerated by Automation

Capsule filling machines are utilized extensively in the pharmaceutical industry for filling empty capsules with powders or granules in a smooth, precise and efficient manner. Some key advantages of capsule filling machines include high production speeds of up to 400 capsules per minute, precision filling capabilities to ensure uniform dosage and quality control, as well as automation to minimize manual intervention risks.

The global Capsule Filling Machines Market is estimated to be valued at US$ 1.92 Bn in 2023 and is expected to exhibit a CAGR of 6.7% over the forecast period 2023 to 2030, as highlighted in a new report published by Coherent Market Insights.

Market key trends:
The increased adoption of automated capsule filling machines has been a key trend driving market growth over the recent years. Automated machines optimize production efficiency by ensuring consistent filling volumes with precision, while freeing up labor for value-added tasks. Leading manufacturers have launched automated units capable of filling capsules at throughput rates as high as 400 capsules per minute. The integration of automated inspection systems has also picked up for quality assurance. With pharmaceutical production witnessing rising volumes, automated capsule filling solutions are helping streamline large-scale manufacturing operations to meet global drug demands in a cost-effective manner.

Segment Analysis
The global capsule filling machines market is dominated by the semi-automatic segment owing to its ease of operation and affordability. Semi-automatic capsule filling machines can fill hard gelatin capsules as well as soft gel capsules at medium to high speeds, making them suitable for small to medium scale production facilities. Due to lower price points compared to fully automatic filling machines, the semi-automatic segment accounts for over 50% market share.

Key players operating in the capsule filling machines market are Robert Bosch GmbH, IMA S.p.A., MG2 s.r.l., Romaco Group, ACIC Pharmaceutical Machinery, Torpac Inc., Dott Bonapace & C Srl, Schaefer Technologies, Inc., TITAN PHARMACEUTICAL MACHINERY, Adinath International, ACG Worldwide, Jornen Machinery Co., Ltd., Hanningfield Process Systems Ltd., N.K Industries, Kambert Machinery Co. Pvt. Ltd., SaintyTec, Cap Plus Technologies Pvt. Ltd., Hanlin Hangyu Industrial Co., Ltd., Harro Höfliger Verpackungsmaschinen GmbH, Qualicaps. Robert Bosch GmbH and IMA S.p.A. are recognized as technology leaders in the industry.

Key Takeaways
The global Capsule Filling Machines Market is expected to witness high growth over the forecast period of 2023 to 2030.

Regional analysis: The Asia Pacific region dominates the global capsule filling machines market and is expected to grow at the fastest rate during the forecast period. Increasing generic and nutraceutical production in countries like India and China is driving the demand for capsule filling equipment in the region. Countries with strong pharmaceutical industries such as Japan are also contributing to market growth.


  1. Source: Coherent Market Insights, Public sources, Desk research
  2. We have leveraged AI tools to mine information and compile it