Although this market is mature, the analysis finds that there are notable growth opportunities in nonmanufacturing applications such as e-commerce, foodservice, and delivery.

Demand for boxes in e-commerce applications will grow at a double-digit pace to over $3 billion in 2026.

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a notable impact on the food packaging market, both in terms of the foods being packaged and the types of packaging used.

Plastic foam and mineral wool insulation materials continue to gain share from fiberglass products, according to a new Freedonia Group analysis.

While sustainability is a complicated concept that includes factors such as protection of the product from damage or waste and the amount of carbon needed for transport, consumers most widely equate eco-friendliness with what the source material is.

While trays continue to see much wider use, bowls are expected to see faster growth from a lower market base.

As manufacturers continue to improve EIFS durability and moisture resistance, more consumers are likely to opt for this product.

The commercial market accounted for the majority of composite siding demand in 2020 and is expected to drive gains through 2025.

Manufacturer efforts to improve the quality of composite siding products will lead to rising use in the residential market, particularly in high-end single-family homes.

Our new Freedonia Group analysis of the US solar roofing market forecasts triple-digit demand growth in the South through 2025.