Our study examines the areas where suppliers are focusing their R&D efforts, and how innovations in drones, the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), and other advanced technologies will boost growth through 2025.

Aiding long-term growth, heat shrink and stretch sleeve labels – also known as sleeves – were the only label type to see growth in 2020 amid the sharply reduced economic activity of the COVID-19 pandemic.

With more people cooking at home more often than they were in 2019, demand for these often premium retail products spiked among consumers in 2020.

According to industry analyst Matt Zielenski, “Standard Industries’ acquisition of W.R. Grace will allow the company to broaden its portfolio of businesses and position itself as a leading provider of catalysts and silica-based chemicals.

According to Freedonia Group industry analyst Matt Zielenski, “The US furniture market is in a state of flux due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Solmax – the Canada-based leading global supplier of geosynthetics – announced that it had agreed to acquire Tencate Geosynthetics, a unit of Koninklijke Ten Cate (the Netherlands) and a top-five global supplier of geosynthetics.

Mine operators that delayed machinery purchases will replace outdated machines, invest in new equipment, and adopt advanced mining technologies, all of which will contribute to growth.

The COVID-19 pandemic had a varied impact on the global plastic caps and closures industry.

Growth for gutter guards will continue to outpace gains for gutters and downspouts overall as these products see increasing use .

Nonwovens suppliers continue to develop new products that offer the unique set of features and characteristics desired by both personal hygiene product manufacturers and consumers.