Packaging researcher Smithers Pira says the food-contact packaging market will continue to be influenced by legislation at all jurisdictions, local and national, around the world. The global roster of allowable substances is one in constant motion and which increasingly includes recyclable and recycled materials.
Industrial companies have realized that it pays to be sustainable, literally. It is not just a noble act; we want to do it because mitigating energy and water waste is mitigating costs and improving profit. Here, LNS Research describes how predictive maintenance equals to sustainable manufacturing.
Potential price hikes on the raw material could have downstream impact on prices for glass, soap and detergents, and paper, despite U.S. soda ash consumption remaining flat at 5 million annual tonnes in the last few years. Globally, supply capacity is shifting.
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