Global market demand for processors of plastics packaging will grow at a rate of 4% to 5% in 2013 and beyond. Emerging markets and developing countries will experience the fastest growth, but gains in the developed countries will also be solid. ColumnsPublished: 10/26/2012
Each quarter, the SPI’s Committee on Equipment Statistics and Processors’ Council survey their respective members and ask them to forecast future growth for the major end-markets for plastics. ColumnsPublished: 1/5/2011
Packaging is at the nexus of every global supply chain and customer relationship, because for every product sold in stores, there is both primary and secondary packaging.—Wal-Mart sustainable packaging fact sheet.