The PET Packaging Market is forecast to reach 21.2 million tons by 2021, according to a report by Smithers Pira. A strong level of new product developments into under-developed markets such as preserved foods, thermoforming, fruit juice and other functional beverages, are projected to boost the market going forward.
Consumer packaged goods companies (CPG) recognize the revenue potential of including the warehouse club channel in their mix but also realize the unique challenges posed by competing in the club environment.
The most common strategy deployed by many water bottlers to meet sustainability initiatives has been to significantly lightweight their PET containers. However, a recent study found that oftentimes these bottles might meet consumer expectations for convenience and price, but may not minimize the carbon footprint.
Everyone is familiar with “the three Rs”—Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. These are individual actions consumers can take in their daily lives to be more environmentally friendly, but it’s also important to remember that brands play an important role here.
ProAmpac introduces its newest line of pet food packaging, PRO-DURA™ Premium. The new dry food packaging is a woven polypropylene bag by design, with an innovative film-like exterior, that runs on existing multi-walled bag machinery.
As a packaging designer and nature lover, I dream of the day when material science and manufacturing can deliver on not only the promise of zero environmental impact, but also high performance, premium finish and low costs.
Demand for retail-ready corrugated boxes is projected to increase 5.6 percent per year to $3.3 billion in 2020. Growth will outpace the overall corrugated box average due to continued solid expansion for revenues and store units among retailers that require RRP, specifically club stores and limited assortment deep discount grocery stores.
Oracle Packaging, a provider of flexible packaging solutions for the healthcare, consumer, tobacco and industrial sectors, offers child-resistant laminates for the secure packaging of pharmaceutical and personal care products.