- In Asia-Pacific, companies are the most likely to work with flexible packaging
- For large and small companies, improved sustainability increases the popularity of flexible packaging
- Packaging companies mainly prioritize running costs, adaptability to different pack sizes/materials,
and initial costs of purchasing equipment when looking for new equipment for flexible packaging
- BOPP is by far the leading material for which players in the packaging industry forecast
the greatest demand
- Specialization in other packaging types and not being suitable for the product nature are
key reasons producers avoid flexible packs
- Packaging retailers are progressively looking for products that exhibit some creativity in merchandise.
- Flexible packaging is reusable and also includes features such as clear high-barrier films, easy open and easy-reclose options, reducing waste costs, and green appeal.
- Lower production costs and providing convenience for consumers are the key strengths.
- Flexible packaging should aim to replace paper packs, as many packaging companies find it difficult to substitute their paper packs with flexible packaging.
- BOPP is considered to be the leading flexible material, for which industry players forecast
the greatest demand.
- Finally, non-flexible packaging producers should compete with flexible packaging on sustainability and premium credentials.