Do not dismiss packaging as a waste of materials, says Jane Bickerstaffe, director of INCPEN, the Industry Council for research on Packaging & the Environment
Future of Packaging 2014
In the past decade the role of packaging has shifted into high gear, with global packaging sales estimated to reach $975 billion by 2018. Recognised as an essential factor in the success of a product, competition among brands to be leaders in design and supply chain innovation is high. This report examines the future of sustainable packaging, the latest industry techniques to engage customers, and how digital and smart packaging is set to transform markets.
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