West European packaging update

Mergers and acquisitions have restructured the estimated £7.6 billion West European flexible packaging business, with the top 20 converter groups said to now control upwards of 70% of the market.

Market statistics and profiles of more than 450 flexible packaging converters are available in "Who's Who in West European Flexible Packaging 2001." Available from PCI Films (Banbury, United Kingdom), the publication is meant as a planning tool for companies and individuals involved in the manufacture and purchase of films, foils, and papers used in packaging applications. The hard-bound publication sells for £1500. For more details, e-mail joanne@pcifilms.com, or call 011/44.1295.817.670.

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