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Industrial production rose 0.8 percent last month, the strongest gain since August, according to the Federal Reserve this week. Still, industrial output has fallen 5.1 percent over the past year.
Reduced consumer spending along with businesses’ cost-cutting initiatives frequently put innovation efforts on the back burner throughout this difficult year. Yet the packaging industry has found ways to remain dynamic and reactive to shifting market needs. Here we look at some of the key packaging developments that have shaped the industry in 2009, as well as emerging trends that may play a significant role in packaging in the coming year.