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The Ins and Outs of the Coatings Market

6 July 2017

According to the recent Transparency market research ‘packaging coatings market’ report, the increasing need for maintaining original quality and taste and keeping a check on contamination are driving use of packaging coatings, especially in the food and beverages market. Growth opportunity for players operating in the global packaging coatings market lies in the usage of sustainable materials. Meanwhile, the direction of innovation has been driven by global concern about the side effects of chemicals (particularly BPA) and an increased emphasis on the aesthetic and haptic properties of packaging. Libby White spoke with the industry’s authorities about the state of the global packaging coatings market and the keys to forward-thinking R&D.