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PPC Caps 2017 with Growing Membership and More Data

| December 15, 2017

With 2017 quickly coming to a close, the Paperboard Packaging Council (paperbox.org; PPC) has reported increased membership, more data programming and several successful events over the past year. The North American association for the converters of paperboard packaging and their suppliers, PPC welcomed 17 new member companies during 2017. The new converters included Abox Packaging, ACG-EcoPack, Autajon Packaging, Challenge Printing, El Paso Paperbox, […]

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Pressure Sensitive Label Demand to Exceed $15 Billion in 2021

Pressure Sensitive Label Demand to Exceed $15 Billion in 2021

| December 14, 2017

Demand for pressure sensitive adhesive (PSA), or self-adhesive, labels is expected to rise 3.5% per year to $15.1 billion in 2021. Demand for pressure sensitives, which accounted for 76% of total label demand in 2016, will benefit from greater demand for value-added types and smart labels. The almost exclusive use of PSAs in fast growing […]

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Six Key Factors in The Liquid Paperboard Market

Six Key Factors in The Liquid Paperboard Market

| December 13, 2017

Production of liquid paperboard reached 7.2 million tonnes in 2016, equating to a value of $9.5 billion to the paper mills. Production of these materials is highly concentrated, especially liquid packaging board, which is produced in only ten countries around the world. As with other packaging sectors, there is an impetus for suppliers to develop […]

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Astral Tequila Introduces ‘Smart’ Spirits Bottle That Uses Thinfilm’s NFC Technology

Astral Tequila Introduces ‘Smart’ Spirits Bottle That Uses Thinfilm’s NFC Technology

| December 12, 2017

Astral Tequila (‘Astral’) announces that it will introduce ‘smart’ bottles of its award-winning spirit to engage with consumers in-store and deliver customized digital experiences with the tap of a smartphone. The interactive spirits bottles featuring NFC technology will be the first of their kind in the U.S market. Astral is collaborating with NFC (near field […]

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Four Technology Advances That Are Reshaping the Folding Cartons Market

Four Technology Advances That Are Reshaping the Folding Cartons Market

| December 8, 2017

Technology advancements and impending regulation changes are driving the cartonboard packaging market in new directions, as demand for the packaging type continues to grow. According to research conducted by Smithers Pira (smitherspira.com) – The Future of Folding Cartons to 2022 – the value of the global cartonboard packing market passed the $100 billion mark in […]

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Sanitary Food and Beverage Packaging Market to Grow at Over 6% CAGR

| December 7, 2017

The global sanitary food and beverage packaging market is likely to grow at a CAGR of nearly 6% during the forecast period 2017-2021. These insights are according to a new market research report from market intelligence and consulting firm Future Market Insights (FMI; futuremarketinsights.com). According to the report, increasing emphasis on maintaining food safety during the supply […]

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What’s Next for the Rigid Packaging Market?

| December 6, 2017

In a new market report, “The Future of Rigid Plastic Packaging to 2022,” Smithers Pira (smitherspira.com) forecasts that global rigid plastic packaging consumption will be worth $166 billion in 2017, and exceed $200 billion at the end of its study period in 2022. Volume consumption of rigid plastics globally will reach 52.9 million tonnes in […]

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Caps & Closures Used for Beverages to Reach 1.5 Trillion Units in 2021

| November 30, 2017

Global demand for caps and closures in beverage applications is projected to increase 3.5% annually to 1.5 trillion units in 2021. Among the most significant factors affecting the beverage industry overall is the shift in consumer preferences toward beverages that are healthy and convenient, with bottled water the primary beneficiary in volume terms. According to […]

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Stretch Film Demand to Grow 3.8% Annually Through 2021

| November 29, 2017

Stretch film demand in the U.S. is projected to advance 3.8% per year to $2.7 billion in 2021. Growth can be attributed to improvements in stretch wrapping machinery and equipment, enhanced resin properties, and the increasing market share of more cost-effective products. Each of these developments has opened new markets for which stretch film was […]

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Konica Minolta Accelerating Growth Within Industrial Markets

| November 28, 2017

Konica Minolta (konicaminolta.com), at Labelexpo, announced a “100th customer” milestone, a strategic partnership in Europe with finishing specialist GM and the launch of a new product to underpin its accelerating growth path within industrial printing. At the show, Konica Minolta demonstrated products and solutions that provide business efficiency and value improvement for label, industrial and […]

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