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Higher-barrier plastics will help grow flexible packaging market
Flexible packaging benefits from a widening range of new products being developed by brand owners in an increasingly competitive consumer marketplace.
Jan 5th, 2012
Brand owners fight back
The bad guys are ‘more brazen than ever,’ says one informed observer. So brand-protection solutions are receiving more attention than ever before.
May 4th, 2010
Healthcare packaging: Forecast 2010
An optimistic job outlook, Rx-to-OTC switches, and upbeat packaging sales predictions offer a beacon of hope for healthcare product packagers.
Dec 7th, 2009
Pira forecasts global healthcare packaging growth
Aging populations, drug advances, and growing health awareness are driving global markets for prescription-only and over-the-counter pharmaceuticals, vitamins, minerals, and medical supplements.
Oct 22nd, 2009
The U.K.'s green milk (containers)
The milk container market in the U.K. exemplifies the sustainable options within an important packaging segment.
Dec 3rd, 2008
Milk (packaging) gone green
The milk container market is exemplary of sustainable options and developments within one of the most important of all the food and beverage packaging segments.
Dec 3rd, 2008
Growth forecasted for corrugated packaging
Pira Intl.'s (www.piranet.com) market report, The Future of Global Markets for Corrugated Packaging—strategic five-year forecasts, predicts the consumption of corrugated paperboard packaging will reach 140 million tons in 2011, with central and eastern Europe expected to show compounded annual growth rate in the next five years of 11.9%. The increase followed a drop in demand in 2003 caused by supply-and-demand weakness.
Nov 5th, 2006
PIRA Forecasts PET Consumption
Global consumption of PET for packaging is valued at €17 billion this year, and is forecast to reach €24 billion by 2011. That’s according to a new study, The Future of Global Markets for PET Packaging from Pira Intl.
Aug 31st, 2006
The future of rigid plastics packaging
Global consumption of rigid packaging is forecasted to reach $115 billion in value by 2009, up from $84 billion in 2004, according to a new study from Pira Intl.
Jan 31st, 2006