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corrugated market $269 billion in 2021
Corrugated, CPG, Trends

corrugated market $269 billion in 2021

Smithers Pira forecasts corrugated board packaging market to hit $269 billion in 2021 World demand for corrugated board packaging will increase steadily across the next five years according to the latest exclusive market data from Smithers Pira. It’s new report The Future of Global Corrugated Packaging to 2021 Smithers Pira’s critical analysis of the key […]

Plastic v cardboard: which is greener?
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Plastic v cardboard: which is greener?

When considered over the lifetime of the packaging, paper and cardboard embody far more greenhouse gases than their plastic equivalents. From Carbon Commentary, part of the Guardian Environment Network Riverford Organics, one of the largest vegetable box schemes in the UK, has suggested it may move away from cardboard packaging and towards plastic. In this […]

World demand for corrugated boxes to reach 234 billion square meters in 2017
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World demand for corrugated boxes to reach 234 billion square meters in 2017

Demand for corrugated boxes is forecast to increase 4.2% per year World demand for corrugated boxes is forecast to increase 4.2% per year to 234 billion square meters in 2017, slightly outpacing real (inflation-adjusted) gains in GDP. Factors contributing to rising box demand include growth in industrial activities, particularly the manufacturing sector, which often requires […]

Sustainable Statistics for Corrugated Cardboard
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Sustainable Statistics for Corrugated Cardboard

Most people are familiar with corrugated cardboard, as it is a widely used packaging material that can be customized to store, ship and protect nearly any product. But what do you really know about the sustainable facts behind this extremely environmentally responsible material? Explore the statistics below, and discover the benefits of corrugated cardboard. 93% […]

Amazon brown paper box packaging that’s great for all: customers, companies and the environment
Corrugated, CPG, Designers

Amazon brown paper box packaging that’s great for all: customers, companies and the environment

Through its Amazon Packaging Certification program and other initatives, the world’s largest online retailer is partnering throughout the supply chain to improve brown paper box packaging for ecommerce deliveries. With a win-win-win strategy that includes partnerships throughout the supply chain, the world’s largest online retailer is collaborating with the industry to optimize packaging design for […]

How Corrugated Boxes are Made
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How Corrugated Boxes are Made

Corrugated Cardboard Background Most items at your favorite supermarket, discount store, or shopping mall were safely delivered in boxes made of corrugated cardboard, and many are displayed in the same boxes, which were manufactured so they could be opened and used for this purpose. Other items may arrive in their own corrugated or uncorrugated paperboard […]

This is Corrugated Paper!
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This is Corrugated Paper!

Mark Langan is an Artist who resides in the Cleveland, Ohio suburb of Brunswick Hills.  Well versed and adept with numerous artistic mediums, he has concentrated his focus since the year 2004 by working strictly with reclaimed material.  Fantastic sculptural works are created using nothing more than mere corrugated boxes, non-toxic glue, a razor knife, a […]

Corrugated Trends in Online Packaging
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Corrugated Trends in Online Packaging

The role of packaging for products ordered online is very different to its use in store. Tony Corbin looks at how designers and brands are adapting to the unique demands of that sector. It has almost become a Christmas tradition for the tabloids to run stories along the lines of a member of the public […]

Canada Grows On Trees – Celebrating Canada’s 150th
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Canada Grows On Trees – Celebrating Canada’s 150th

Canada grows on trees. As Canadians across the country gear up to celebrate the nation’s sesquicentennial on July 1st, the forest products industry is celebrating our storied past and bright future. Since before Confederation, the forest sector has played a vital role in Canada’s history and is leading the way towards a prosperous future. Our […]

Print, paper and packaging deals pass £6bn in Q1 2017
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Print, paper and packaging deals pass £6bn in Q1 2017

The global print, paper and packaging sectors have recorded over £6bn worth of deals in Q1 2017, according to Deloitte. The financial consultancy also said the last twelve months average deal size increased by over 17% to £89m. Private equity accounted for 40% of reported deals, and appetite for the sector (particularly packaging) from financial […]