Packaging is the last step of any product and that very product’s future depends merely on the packaging. It not only creates an impact but also ensures the safety of any product. Health of the packaging industry is proportional to the world’s economy though it fluctuates with the demand of the world.
Apart from paper, wood, plastics and glass, many other packaging materials has been introduced such as to name a few paptic paper, cellulose fibre, paperfoam and biofoam. These materials are likely to reshape the stereotypical packaging and open the way for innovative packaging ideas to come.
Advancing digitization and automization is promising the safety of product and the customer. Along with a healthy packaging, other factors such as speed, efficiency and output governs as packaging equipment. In pharmaceutical industry, new packaging equipment, namely, blister packaging has been introduced.
Packaging industry is being transformed by robots specifically in the ecommerce field. It offers flexibility and is diligent which acts as a plus point for the packaging industry. Packaging technology is not only limited to one assistant and is innovating day by day so as to get best outputs.
Wooden pallets are preferred by buyers in the packaging industry as they are capable of facilitating the smooth transportation of containerized goods. Furthermore, these packaging materials can be rebuilt into new pallets with recycled wood components.
Paper bags have been used in the packaging of food & beverage, household, and personal care products as they are considered reusable and recyclable. The growing demand for multiwall paper bags with twisted handles during retail shopping is expected to remain one of the key trends.
Consumers are preferring dunnage packaging as a result of increasing awareness towards the safety of the products during transit and improving the packaging property. Furthermore, exceptional moisture protection provided by dunnage packaging promotes its use in various segments including food & beverage, automotive, electronics, healthcare, and consumer durables.
Molded fiber packaging has been gaining traction in the food & beverage industry as it not only protects the finished goods from damage during transit but also provides protection in warehouses and retail stores before the sale of products. Furthermore, the rising importance of eco-friendly packaging in various industry segments including food & beverage is expected to promote the demand for molded fiber product forms.
Parenteral packaging is the kind of sterile packaging, which is used especially for the packaging of numerous liquids used in medical injections and infusions for treating numerous chronic diseases. Such type of packaging is done based on single as well as multiple dosages.
Over the past few years, consumers have been shifting inclination from synthetic-derived plastic to biodegradable product forms on account of the latter’s being an eco-friendly product. Furthermore, the rising importance of low carbon footprint materials which will reduce the carbon emissions in the environment is expected to limit the scope of synthetic plastic-based packaging forms.