Updating the US’ Aging Infrastructure Means Opportunity for Pipe Suppliers

The American Water Works Association estimates that it will cost at least $1 trillion over the next 25 years to restore and expand the country’s water infrastructure.


As Electric Vehicles Go Mainstream, Global Battery Market Will See Rapid Expansion

As Electric Vehicles Go Mainstream, Global Battery Market Will See Rapid Expansion

EVs race to the mainstream continues. Investor interest is soaring, deliverables for major contracts are coming due, and technology innovations and new product introductions by both established automakers and EV start-ups are improving the affordability and performance.

  Automotive & Transport      Consumer Goods      Energy & Petroleum    

COVID Spike in E-Bike Demand Leads to Supply Shortages, But Long-Term Outlook Remains Bright

COVID Spike in E-Bike Demand Leads to Supply Shortages, But Long-Term Outlook Remains Bright

Highlighted in this blog are key global market trends to watch as the pandemic recedes and world economies renormalize in 2021 and beyond.


Roofing Industry Uses Technology to Improve Productivity, Minimize Health Risks

Roofing Industry Uses Technology to Improve Productivity, Minimize Health Risks

The roofing industry is practicing the perfect social distancing – by not involving any people at all!

  Construction & Building Products      Consumer Goods      Industry Studies      Security    

3D Printing, Motor Vehicles, & Other Growth Areas in the Global Thermoplastic Elastomer Market

3D Printing, Motor Vehicles, & Other Growth Areas in the Global Thermoplastic Elastomer Market

The global market for thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) is forecast to reach 7.0 million metric tons in 2024 as penetration continues to expand in both developing and developed parts of the world.


US Restaurant Industry Faces Next Big Challenge of COVID-19 Pandemic: Winter

US Restaurant Industry Faces Next Big Challenge of COVID-19 Pandemic: Winter

The US foodservice industry is bracing for the next big challenge of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  Consumer Goods      Industry Studies      Packaging      Services    

What Would a COVID-19 Vaccine Mean for Pharmaceutical Packaging Suppliers?

What Would a COVID-19 Vaccine Mean for Pharmaceutical Packaging Suppliers?

Once developed, suppliers and governments will face an incredible logistics challenge - manufacturing, distributing, and dispensing - the vaccine for hundreds of millions if not billions of people.

  Healthcare & Life Sciences      Industry Studies      Packaging    

Countertop Market Opportunities to Watch Through the COVID-19 Pandemic & Beyond

Countertop Market Opportunities to Watch Through the COVID-19 Pandemic & Beyond

Developing countries with strong building construction activity and relatively low countertop usage rates will see the fastest growth going forward.


Covid Driving Growth in Some I&I Cleaning Chemical Markets & Declines in Others

Covid Driving Growth in Some I&I Cleaning Chemical Markets & Declines in Others

Global demand is expected to rebound in 2021 about as quickly as it’s projected to fall in 2020 as economies reopen around the world. The near-term impact will vary by market.

  Chemicals      Industry Studies    

Accelerating E-Commerce Trends Boost Demand for 3 Packaging Types During COVID-19 Pandemic

Accelerating E-Commerce Trends Boost Demand for 3 Packaging Types During COVID-19 Pandemic

Read about the three types of packaging that analysts expect to show growth due to spiking e-commerce orders amid the pandemic.

  Consumer Goods      Industry Studies      Packaging      Plastics & Other Polymers