Plastics & Packaging

With plastic being used as a key material in various industries, we are truly living in the “plastic age”. Packaging is the largest plastics application market segment, with roughly one third of total plastics processing finding its way into the packaging sector. The packaging industry intersects and plays an important role in nearly all other industries. Key trends in packaging industry include various modes of cost reduction, regulatory and environmental improvements and increased consumer orientation. Innovations – both incremental and disruptive are changing the plastics & packaging industry. Understanding how to leverage these innovations is critical to any company’s ability to remain competitive.

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How taxes and bans are fueling innovation Article
18 February 2019

How taxes and bans are fueling innovation

Government regulations such as taxes and bans are generally intended to improve standards of living and reduce environmental damage. These regulations can have a powerful effect on the...

Extending Shelf Life: Novel Packaging Sample Briefing
13 November 2018

Extending Shelf Life: Novel Packaging

What are some novel packaging technologies currently in development for extending the shelf life of food and beverages throughout the industry?

Artificial Intelligence for Everyone Article
25 January 2019

Artificial Intelligence for Everyone

To the average person, artificial intelligence (AI) is more science fiction than science fact. While people use virtual assistants like Siri and Cortana on a daily basis, most...


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Smart Packaging
Improving Barrier Properties
Biobased Packaging
Biodegradable & Compostable Packaging
Elimination of Packaging
Anti-Counterfeiting Technologies


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