We all need paper, we all love paper, but the team here at NOA suspects the average person takes it for granted. So, in honour of paper, here are some little known facts about what the Cambridge Dictionary defines as “thin, flat material made from crushed wood or cloth, used for writing, printing, or drawing on”.
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Interesting things about the packaging industry and NOA
In the world of retail, consumers are the Gods. What they do and what they demand has to dictate what retailers must do and must change, and by the same token must also dictate the direction that new packaging formats must take.
Projected global growth of the corrugated market is equivalent to the size of the U.S. corrugated market today
Global corrugated demand has grown at an average of 3.3% per annum from 200 billion square meters (bsm) in 2011 to reach almost 236 bsm in 2016. Future growth is forecast to average 3.0% for the next five years, resulting in a global market of 273 bsm by 2021. Find out more of the highlights from our research here.
2017 has brought us a diverse selection of packaging-related news stories. Which ones have caught your eye this year and how have they impacted your business? Here’s our month-by-month summary
Our team at NOA have just completed a very interesting project for ICCA on the global forecast for corrugated. Find out about this, and what else might be new in 2018.