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Plastics by the Numbers

Plastics market reports for polyethylene furanoate (PEF), functional films, post-consumer recycled (PCR) plastics, plastic compounding, chemical recycling, and more are featured in this slideshow.

Rick Lingle

February 7, 2024

9 Slides

Name any topic or category and odds are there’s a market report on it.

In fact, there are far more plastics and related studies released through various outlets and media than PlasticsToday could possibly begin to bring to your attention…until now.

That’s why we’ve introduced Plastics by the Numbers, a growing slideshow gallery of new market study summaries. Each report is presented in an easy-to read format. Containing useful information, these reports cover growth forecasts and trends and, frequently, new developments. Plastics markets that will be covered: automotive and mobility, building and construction, consumer products, medical, and packaging.

New reports will be added about twice month. For your added convenience, we list them below, newest first.  

Note: Reports center on a global market unless otherwise noted. CAGR is the acronym for compound annual growth rate.

Polyethylene Furanoate (PEF)

Functional Films

Post-Consumer Recycled (PCR) Plastics

Plastic Compounding

Chemical Recycling

Protective Packaging

Active Packaging

PVC Recycling

Plastic Caps & Closures

About the Author(s)

Rick Lingle

Senior Technical Editor, Packaging Digest and PlasticsToday

Rick Lingle is Senior Technical Editor, Packaging Digest and PlasticsToday. He’s been a packaging media journalist since 1985 specializing in food, beverage and plastic markets. He has a chemistry degree from Clarke College and has worked in food industry R&D for Standard Brands/Nabisco and the R.T. French Co. Reach him at [email protected] or 630-481-1426.

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