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Will Seaweed Be a Prime Ingredient in Sustainable Packaging?

Earth 911

Concern for single-use packaging and plastics in the oceans has skyrocketed in recent years as the consequences of our throwaway culture have become evident in all parts of the world. Research has begun on whether seaweed could serve as an alternative material to wood or as a barrier coating in cartons, paper wraps, and cardboard trays. If successful, it would be the first to take this approach in the industry.

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02 Nov 2021

Sustainable paper packaging: good for people & the planet


Many believe that the future of sustainable food packaging lays not in one particular technology but rather in a synergy of factors. Consumer environmental awareness and demand for sustainable products and packaging have noticeably increased. This is being reflected by the move away from single-use plastics.

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18 Oct 2021

Packaging Printing Market Worth $433.4 Billion by 2025

Ink World

According to the report "Packaging Printing Market by Printing Ink (Aqueous, UV-based), Printing Technology (Flexography, Gravure, Digital), Packaging Type (Labels & Tags, Flexible), Application (Food & Beverages, Cosmetics, Pharmaceuticals), & Region - Global Forecast to 2025," the global packaging printing market size is projected to grow from $352.1 billion in 2020 to $433.4 billion by 2025, at a CAGR of 4.2% from 2020 to 2025.

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11 Oct 2021

How countries like Ghana, Indonesia or Vietnam are fighting plastic pollution

The Star

In the words of the World Economic Forum, plastic pollution is everyone's business and the organisation is urging countries around the world to take action by developing partnerships at the national level. Through this programme, countries such as Indonesia, Ghana, Vietnam and Nigeria have raised funds or implemented action plans to reduce their plastic waste production.

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04 Oct 2021

Widodo Launches Roadmap for Industry 4.0: "Making Indonesia 4.0"

Indonesia Investments

The Indonesian government officially launched the roadmap called "Making Indonesia 4.0" earlier this week. Industry 4.0 is a term that refers to the fourth industrial revolution in manufacturing and industry. It includes major innovations in the digital technology, biology and hardware automations, and also implies that cyber-physical systems can make their own basic decisions, hence becoming increasingly self-ruling.

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05 Jun 2018

Asia-Pacific Flexible Packaging Market is expected to reach a value of USD 131.487 billion by 2023

The Expert Consulting

The Asia-Pacific flexible packaging market was valued at USD 99.5 billion in 2017, and is expected to reach a value of USD 131.487 billion by 2023, at a CAGR of 4.76% over the forecast period (2018 – 2023). The scope of the market covers flexible packaging products, including pouches, bags, and wraps.

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01 Jun 2018

Automotive Plastics Market Forecast Shows USD 53 Billion by 2024: Growth Analysis, Company Profiles & Trends

Open PR

Relocation of automotive manufacturing from North America and Europe to Asia Pacific especially in emerging countries like Vietnam and Indonesia is expected to boost automotive plastics market in the region.

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12 Feb 2018

Trends and Opportunities in the Indonesian Packaging Industry: Analysis of changing packaging trends in the Food, Cosmetics and Toiletries, Beverages and Other Industries

PR News Wire

Indonesian packaging industry is expected to grow from 101,232.4 Million units in 2016 to 130,325.8 Million units in 2021, registering a CAGR of 5.2%. This growth can be largely attributed to the growth of the country's economy, rising disposable incomes, and spending capabilities, leading to the increased consumption of packaged products.

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12 Feb 2018

3D Printing Equipment and Materials Market to grow at 14% and 20% CAGR, Respectively, to 2024

Globe News Wire

Asia Pacific 3D printing material & equipment market is predicted to witness heavy gains over the coming years, owing to robust growth of automobile manufacturing in China, Indonesia, India, and Japan. Moreover, rapid technological advancements will also benefit the regional growth.

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12 Feb 2018