Suppliers of metal roofing and roofing tile will benefit from their products’ superior resistance to severe weather events (particularly uplift caused by high winds), long product lifespans,

Biolubricants, which are lubricants derived from renewable or biomass feedstocks rather than petroleum, are expected to play an increasingly important role in the forestry equipment industry.

Growth in the $45 billion US market for corrugated and paperboard boxes through 2026 will be bolstered by growing demand for value-added features, according to a new Freedonia Group analysis.

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.