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    

Electric Vehicles Poised to Shock Automotive Lubricants Industry in Long Term

Electric Vehicles Poised to Shock Automotive Lubricants Industry in Long Term

Government-led programs aimed at incentivizing the purchase of electric vehicles could mean slippery conditions ahead for automotive lubricant manufacturers worldwide. Find out which countries are leading the charge toward electric vehicle adoption, and what surprising perks they're offering.

  Automotive & Transport      Chemicals      Industry Studies    

The Robot in the Room: Automated Air Purifiers

The Robot in the Room: Automated Air Purifiers

Smart technology has made it easier than ever to maintain indoor air purity. Find out which user-friendly features are expected to propel gains for consumer air treatment systems through 2021 and beyond.

  Consumer Goods      Industry Studies    

Three Reasons Your Food Packaging Matters

Three Reasons Your Food Packaging Matters

Americans love takeout. But oftentimes that takeout means a whole lot of trash, from cartons to clamshells to utensils. Check out these three reasons why design and technology innovations in foodservice single-use products have made it worth giving those empty to-go containers a second glance.

  Industry Studies      Packaging    

Four Key Products Driving the Expansion of the Outdoor Living Market

Four Key Products Driving the Expansion of the Outdoor Living Market

Furnishing a home is no longer confined to what can fit under one roof. With outdoor living more popular than ever, consumers are increasingly looking for ways to fill their exterior spaces with interior luxuries. Find out which four products stand to benefit the most from this trend going forward.

  Consumer Goods      Industry Studies    

Why Do North America’s Sunroofs Keep Exploding?

Why Do North America’s Sunroofs Keep Exploding?

Sunroofs are booming in popularity throughout North America. However, as some unlucky drivers have discovered, this fun feature may come with dangerous cost.


The World’s 5 Fastest Growing Window & Door Markets

The World’s 5 Fastest Growing Window & Door Markets

A rebounding global construction market represents a financial boon for window and door manufacturers. Check out the five countries expected to account for the fastest growth in this sector going forward.