3 Key Areas of Focus in Packaging Machinery Innovation

3 Key Areas of Focus in Packaging Machinery Innovation

Suppliers of packaging machinery often use technological innovation to address problems that operators face.

  Machinery & Equipment      Packaging    

In the Packaging Industry, It’s Not Easy Going Green

In the Packaging Industry, It’s Not Easy Going Green

Packaging end users are increasingly focused on source material – both to meet growing consumer demand for sustainable packaging and to fulfill their own corporate sustainability goals.

  Consumer Goods      Industry Studies      Packaging    

The Sustainable Food Packaging Features Consumers Seek Most

The Sustainable Food Packaging Features Consumers Seek Most

Compared to total households, a significantly higher percentage of vegetarians and vegans place a high or medium priority on recyclability, recycled content, and packaging with little or no plastic. The gap between the share of vegetarians and vegans and total households that place a high or medium priority on compostability and reusability in food packaging is even larger.

  Consumer Goods      Food & Beverage      Industry Studies      Packaging    

3 Food Packaging Trends Boosting Sales of Bowls

3 Food Packaging Trends Boosting Sales of Bowls

Already the leading outlet for food packaging bowls, prepared foods (including fresh and frozen products) is also projected to be one of the fastest growing applications for these products through 2025.

  Industry Studies      Packaging    

6 Food Packaging Applications Where Paper, Molded Fiber, & Other Materials Are Gaining Over Plastic

6 Food Packaging Applications Where Paper, Molded Fiber, & Other Materials Are Gaining Over Plastic

In the food industry, reducing consumption of virgin plastics in packaging is an increasingly important sustainability target for food brands and packaging suppliers.

  Industry Studies      Packaging      Plastics & Other Polymers    

Recycled Plastic Packaging a Growing Focus of Corporate Sustainability Efforts

Recycled Plastic Packaging a Growing Focus of Corporate Sustainability Efforts

Across a range of industries, demand for recycled plastic content in packaging is higher than ever and expected to rise at a rapid 9.1% annual rate to 2.8 billion pounds in 2025.

  Industry Studies      Packaging    

Beyond Apples & Berries, Packaging Use Grows in More Fresh Fruit Applications

Beyond Apples & Berries, Packaging Use Grows in More Fresh Fruit Applications

While clamshells and corrugated boxes will remain the dominant packaging types in the berry market – where these products are widely used together – other packaging products, including reusable plastic containers and plastic containers other than clamshells, are expected to register gains.

  Food & Beverage      Industry Studies      Packaging    

Double-Sided Tapes Gain in Bonding Applications in Construction & Manufacturing Industries

The ongoing transition to tapes from mechanical fasteners or liquid adhesives will boost demand growth for double-sided tapes in the manufacturing and construction industries through 2025.


Retail-Ready Products to Drive Produce Corrugated Box Demand Through 2024

Retail-Ready Products to Drive Produce Corrugated Box Demand Through 2024

Our new analysis forecasts demand for retail-ready corrugated boxes used for produce applications to increase 6.4% per year through 2024.

  Food & Beverage      Industry Studies      Packaging    

Global Pressure Sensitive Tape Market Poised for Healthy Recovery As COVID-19 Pandemic Recedes

Global Pressure Sensitive Tape Market Poised for Healthy Recovery As COVID-19 Pandemic Recedes

Plummeting manufacturing activity during the pandemic had a negative effect on the global pressure sensitive (PSA) tape industry in 2020, however, some markets avoided the significant declines seen in others.

  Industry Studies      Packaging