Industry News

Global packaging foams market to grow due in part to online shopping

The global packaging foams market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.09% in the 2017-2022 period, hitting U.S. $17.21B by 2022; market driven mainly by online shopping and restrained by volatile raw material price, according to the report "Packaging Foams Market - Global Forecast to 2022" by Research and Markets

Consumers struggle with removable labels on packaging

A recent survey by Avery Dennison Label and Packaging Materials, North America (label.averydennison.com) reveals that most shoppers have had challenges with the removable labels that provide price and/or product information that are found on a wide variety of retail products.

Corrugated board to drive digital print growth to 2022

Corrugated inkjet is driving growth in the 'digital print for packaging' market, opening up opportunities for packaging converters and their brand customers.

Bosch Packaging Technology launches new pharma filling machine

Bosch Packaging Technology has launched the ALF 5000 filling and closing machine.

Processing & Packaging Machinery & Equipment Explained

Packaging can be defined as "the science, art and technology of enclosing or protecting products for distribution, storage, sale, and use". Packaging also refers to "the process of design, evaluation, and production of packages".

Many Vietnamese plastics firms change hands, silently

Many Vietnamese plastics firms have fallen into foreign hands, while others are in a state of anxious suspense because they may be swallowed up one day.

Vietnamese packaging firms feel the heat

Vietnamese packaging firms, especially small and medium sized, have to compete with foreign firms which have advantages in technology and financial capability, and must rely on imported materials.

New cement packaging for Vietnam

The rapid growth and increasing production of cement in Viet Nam raises questions of how to increase efficiency and minimise hazards to workers and the environment, said Swedish Ambassador to Viet Nam Pereric Hogberg at a Ha Noi workshop on Thursday.

Foreign animal feed frenzy verges on monopoly, local makers allege

Competition in Vietnam’s animal feed industry is falling out of balance, with foreign firms dominating more and more of the local market.

Vietnam aims to reach USD 10B in shrimp exports by 2025

Vietnam has become the world’s third largest shrimp exporter and the world’s leading exporter of giant tiger prawn with foreign sales representing 50 per cent of its total exports of seafood.
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