DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Smart Tech and E-Commerce in the packaging industry until 2022: A Global Executives Survey" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering.
The report 'Smart Tech and E-Commerce in the packaging industry until 2022: A Global Executives Survey' examines the role of Smart Technology and E-commerce in the global packaging industry. The report identifies key trends that will influence the packaging industry over the next five years and highlights the significance of e-commerce specific packaging and smart' packaging features.
In the North American and European regions information/data sharing, interactive labels, and temperature control are the key smart features of packaging that will gain importance amongst clients by 2022. As such, most packaging companies are willing to pay up to 5% more for smart packaging compared to conventional packaging.
Green packaging uses eco-friendly manufacturing methods and recyclable materials to have less impact on the environment and lower energy consumption. Another part of the eco-friendly smart packaging trend are clean labels. Clean labels tend to have shorter ingredient lists and better source transparency which appeals to consumers seeking more green products.
The majority of executives' highlights online shopping as a highly influential trend in the packaging industry and will have a major impact on their business in the next five years. They anticipate their clients to enquire about e-commerce specific packaging in less than two years and expect to change production processes in order to meet the necessities of online shopping for their clients and consumers.
Executives operating in Europe and North America state they will be much more influenced by the personalization/customization of packaging over the next five years. Personalized packaging enhances the users experience and creates an opportunity for companies to differentiate themselves.
Key Topics Covered:
- Methodology and Sample Size
- Adopting and integrating smart technology into packaging will be key to success in 2022
- Balancing the needs for smart packaging and the needs for eco-friendly packaging
- E-commerce specific packaging will be vital for future growth opportunities
- Packaging must offer greater personalization and customization for end-users
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