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Article Title: US demand for flexible packaging to exceed US$18 bln in 2013 (23-10-2009)
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Publication: plastemart.com, 10/23/2009
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Demand for converted flexible packaging in the US is expected to exceed $18 billion in 2013 as per Freedonia. Gains will reflect a rebound in the US economy and will be supported by cost, performance and source reduction advantages over most rigid packaging formats. The need for value-added materials to enhance shelf life, product protection or convenience of preparation will also support advances, as will technological innovations in self venting films that enable steam cooking of frozen and other foods in their packaging. Converted flexible packaging’s source reduction capabilities will be increasingly important in light of its ecofriendliness and cost reduction.
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