Huge scope for e-commerce

E-commerce is on the rise. According to a recent Nielsen study, 20% of all households have purchased fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) over the Internet at least once. Online sales...



Seven percent of world trade counterfeit

The rapid growth of world trade led by globalisation, coupled with the reduction of barriers to financial and merchandise flows, has certainly opened opportunities for counterfeit products. The sheer volume...


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Beverage market worth over USD105bn

The beverage packaging market is set to grow in the next 10 years at a fairly flat rate, the market will be driven by evolving consumer and demographic trends...


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EUROPEN questions feasibility of biobased packaging

The packaging supply chain in Europe welcomes the adoption by the European Parliament of the Resolution on resource efficiency: moving towards a circular economy. In particular, EUROPEN supports the Parliament’s...



Raw material shortage worries flexible industry

Flexible Packaging Europe (FPE) member companies, representing about 80% of the European turnover, have expressed concerns about the current raw material supply situation, during their recent annual conference in...


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Transport packaging worth USD241bn

The global industrial, bulk and transport packaging market is estimated to be worth USD241.1 billion in 2015 and is projected to grow strongly to 2025. Although economies are still weak...