US Industrial Rubber Recycling: Past, Present, and Future

US Industrial Rubber Recycling:  Past, Present, and Future

The rise of eco-friendly initiatives has led to an increase in industrial products composed partly or entirely of recycled rubber, particularly in states with tire recycling requirements. Find out why manufacturers of these products have reasons to be optimistic about future growth, and which mitigating factors could impact this outlook.


How to Determine Market Size: 2 Common Methods

How to Determine Market Size: 2 Common Methods

Check out an excerpt from "The 5 Keys to Estimating Market Size for Strategic Decision Making”, a new white paper from Freedonia Custom Research.

  Custom Research      Industry Studies    

4 Ways Technology is Changing Pharmaceutical Packaging

4 Ways Technology is Changing Pharmaceutical Packaging

Technology and design innovations are spurring an evolution in the way both manufacturers and consumers look at pharmaceutical packaging. Check out these four ways smart packaging is set to make pharmaceutical storage and medication management easier than ever.

  Industry Studies      Packaging    

Industry 4.0: Accelerating Automation & Digital Design in the Plastics Industry

Industry 4.0: Accelerating Automation & Digital Design in the Plastics Industry

Improvements in digitization and automation have revolutionized plastics manufacturing. Find out how new technology is spurring growth in this market, and where room exists for potential future gains.


The Roofing Industry Goes to Washington

The Roofing Industry Goes to Washington

Today begins the National Roofing Contractors Association's first-ever Roofing Day summit, and current events are sure to feature prominently in talks on Capitol Hill. Find out which headline-worthy news items one Freedonia analyst expects to dominate discussions.


RHI/Magnesita Merger Upheaves Global Refractories Industry

RHI/Magnesita Merger Upheaves Global Refractories Industry

A mega-merger between two refractories market leaders has major implications for the rest of the industry. Find out who stands to win - and lose - the most from this deal.

  Industry Studies      Metals      Minerals & Glass    

3 Bottled Water Trends Stoking Plastic Caps & Closures Demand

3 Bottled Water Trends Stoking Plastic Caps & Closures Demand

Bottled water is rising in popularity worldwide, leading to brisk growth in the global caps and closures industry. Find out how evolving consumer preferences are impacting this market, and why all bottled water is not created equal.

  Industry Studies      Packaging      Plastics & Other Polymers    

5 Ways Technology Has Impacted Market Research

5 Ways Technology Has Impacted Market Research

Just as technology has changed the way we live our everyday lives, so too has it permanently reshaped the market research landscape. Check out these 5 ways innovations in technology have spurred market researchers to adapt.

  Industry Studies    

Eco-Friendly Insulation: 4 Alternatives to Fiberglass

Eco-Friendly Insulation: 4 Alternatives to Fiberglass

A trend toward green building products has given eco-friendly insulation room to grow. Check out the 4 materials that are best suited for use as an alternative to traditional fiberglass insulation.


Rise of E-Commerce Spurs Gains for Protective Packaging

Rise of E-Commerce Spurs Gains for Protective Packaging

With brick-and-mortar retailers under pressure from online competitors like Amazon, e-commerce is changing the way consumers shop for both specialty goods and, increasingly, everyday essentials. Find out how protective packaging stands to benefit strongly from this trend going forward.

  Industry Studies      Packaging