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International market research studies are prophesying rising sales in the global packaging industry right up until 2020. However, experts also believe that this industry is facing a transformation. They say that new demographic conditions, new customer demands, growing purchasing powers on emerging markets and an increasing use of technical facilities are causing many to rethink the use of packaging materials and manufacturing processes.
The market research firm Mintel believes that the global packaging industry is facing six key trends:
The demand for aluminium is likely to grow, too, with an increasing use of aerosol cans, in particular – in personal care, in households and also in the automotive industry. Despite these figures, companies are aiming to save on material. Unilever, for instance, has reduced the amount of aluminium as input material by 24 tonnes over the last three years, following its introduction of compressed cans. The company’s deodorants are now only half as big as their predecessors, yet they offer the same protection as the larger variety.