What types of bags and pouches are brand owners, converters and suppliers going to purchase in the next year? Are they likely to purchase or lease new bag- and pouch-related equipment? What are the effects of industry automation in packaging?
What are the latest trends in flexible packaging? Biggest challenges? Anticipated change in sales? We wanted to know, so we partnered with BNP Media’s market research division in an effort to better understand the current state of the industry.
In the 1980s and earlier, the makers of high-quality offset printed paperboard cereal cartons, toothpaste cartons, over-the-counter or prescription drug cartons (i.e. Tylenol), and other food or pharmaceutical carton providers were happy in their plants living like this:
Global demand for pouches is projected to rise 6.2 percent annually to $37.3 billion in 2018. Growth will be driven by consumer and producer preferences for standup pouches over more traditional rigid packaging.
U.S. flexible packaging industry continues to experience positive and steady growth
August 25, 2014
The Flexible Packaging Association's 2014 State of the Flexible Packaging Industry Report provides industry converters, suppliers, investors and analysts with insight into the performance (growth, revenue/volume expectations, profitability, capital spending) of the U.S. flexible packaging industry over the past year.