Feature article

Slender advantage: thin-wall packaging

9 November 2023


The thin-wall packaging market has seen huge change over the last decade. Susannah Owen, a consultant at AMI, told delegates that the main themes at this year’s Thin Wall Packaging conference included recyclability, circularity (including tray-to-tray recycling), plastics reduction and energy efficiency. At the equivalent event in 2013, the main topics were barrier packaging, decoration, new PP grades and biopolymers. In the interim, there has been lots of industry consolidation and a massive focus on recycling – which has partly been driven by legislation.

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