Packaging Technology 2020

This eBook offers a qualitative assessment of technologies needed to meet future demands, with top-line summary across all markets and materials.

Product detail
Product type: Books
Date of publication: 10 Nov 2010
Product format: Online
Number of pages: 67

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Considering the total market for packaging, this is a qualitative publication looking at technologies needed to meet future market demands. This e-book not only looks at technologies but the drivers of the needs that packaging has to satisfy.

As the intent is to consider all markets and materials, Packaging Technology to 2020 provides a top-line summary of trends that will affect the total demand for packaging and each segment.

This e-book covers all packaging materials and major end-uses and gives an overview of each segment and category.

Contents

Executive summary

Introduction and methodology

  • Report scope
  • Methodology

Drivers and barriers to 2020

  • Consumer purchasing power
  • Ageing population
  • Convenience
  • Smaller households
  • New experience/novelty
  • Natural
  • Health and wellbeing
  • Safety issues
  • Logistics
  • Retail power
  • Fresh food
  • Need to stand out on the shelf
  • Legislation and regulations
  • Globalisation
  • Consumer habits
  • Fillers demand for less packaging
  • Sustainability
  • Renew
  • Reduce
  • Recycle

Material trends

  • Paper and board packaging
  • Flexible packaging
  • Rigid plastic packaging
  • PET
  • HDPE
  • PP
  • PVC
  • PS
  • Metal packaging
  • Glass packaging

End-use trends

  • Food packaging
  • Beverage packaging
  • Pharmaceutical packaging
  • Personal care
  • Home care
  • Industrial/transport packaging

Technology innovations

  • Sustainable packaging materials
  • Traditional
  • Biopolymers
  • Price
  • Oxygen barriers
  • Heat resistance
  • Recycling and composting
  • Biomass access
  • Types of biopolymers
  • PLA polyactic acid
  • PHA polyhydroxyalkanoate
  • The consumer is king
  • What can nanotechnology do for packaging?
  • Plastic beer bottle
  • Film
  • Freshness indicator
  • Active packaging
  • Health issues
  • Ambient products

Outlook to 2020

  • Active packaging
  • Intelligent packaging
  • RFID
  • New raw materials
  • Nanotechnology
  • Summary

Tables and Figures

  • Multi-preferring consumers
  • Beverage packaging per capita vs GDP per capita
  • Percentage of population above 60 years of age in developed and less developed countries
  • Global obesity forecast: world population, 2005, 2015 (billions)
  • Impacts and outcomes of macro trends
  • Paper and board trends to 2020
  • Flexible packaging trends to 2020
  • Rigid plastic packaging trends to 2020
  • Metal packaging trends to 2020
  • Glass packaging trends to 2020
  • Food packaging trends to 2020
  • Beverage packaging trends to 2020
  • Pharmaceutical packaging trends to 2020
  • Personal care packaging trends to 2020
  • Home care packaging trends to 2020
  • Types of biopolymers
  • Packaging drivers and outcomes
  • Technology roadmap