Thinking Outside the Box: Identifying Materials Innovations in Packaging

December 22, 2016 | State of the Market Report

Packaging industry requires innovations, but consumer preferences present complex dichotomies between performance and packaging waste. Emerging developers are targeting new materials that improve performance and/or end-of-life. In this report, we analyze emerging additives, coatings, thermal management materials, and structural materials on performance and end-of-life and highlight companies developing these materials. We then identify the most promising materials for packaging, as well as mid-term and long-term packaging options.

Coverage Areas

  • Advanced Materials
  • Bio-based Materials and Chemicals
  • Food, Health, and Wellness
  • Materials
  • Materials and Manufacturing
  • Sustainable Building Materials

Table of Contents

  • Title page
  • Table of Contents
  • Motivation and Methodology
  • Emerging Materials Technologies for Packaging
  • Key Takeaways

Lead Analyst

Gihan Hewage
Research Associate

Contributors

Ross Kozarsky
Victor Oh
Jerrold Wang
Anthony Schiavo

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