Vol. 21 No. 20 FLEX Serving The Flexographic Printing Industry In Print and Online at ® Labelexpo Showcases Latest Innovations Sustainable Packaging Soars An N.V. Publication Market News

September 30, 2019

The global sustainable packaging market reached $246.01 billion in 2018. Moreover, the market is ex- pected to garner $412.75 billion by the end of 2027 by registering a Compound Annual Growth Rate of 6.23 percent across the globe, according to a new study from Re- search and Markets. Growing Market North America is slated to account for a share of 29.87 percent by 2027 in the Sustainable Packaging market. The growth in the region can be at- tributed to an increase in disposable income of the people over the fore- cast period, which is also expected to impel the growth of Sustainable Packaging market in North America. The United States is the prominent market driving the growth in the re- gion.Additionally, the U.S. sustainable packaging market reached $52.93 bil- lion in 2018 and is expected to reach $77.58 billion by the end of 2027, expanding at a Compound Annual

by Greg Kishbaugh

T he 40th anniversary edition of Labelexpo Europe 2019, the largest show to date,was held last week in Brussels, Belgium. The show welcomed more than 600 exhibitors, 200 of which were new this year.

Reflecting the size of the show, Labelexpo Europe 2019 was the largest of- fering of technologies and live demonstrations seen to date, with an increasing number of product launch- es for the fast growing areas of hybrid printing, flexible packaging and automation.

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Nilpeter launched its 17-inch-wide FA-Line press featuring cold foil, lamination and their new high-speed semi-rotary die-cutting

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