July 15, 2011

Strong platforms for the packaging industry

Messe Düsseldorf and its trade fairs keep an active presence in future markets

The packaging industry plays a major role all around the globe. In 2009, more than four billion packages were sold. With a share of 46 per cent, Asia is now the most important regional market, ahead of Europe at 27 per cent and North America at 15 per cent. And packaging sales volumes are been driven still higher in Asia by the booming economies of China and India. The food and beverages industry ranks as the biggest customer for all packages and packaging machines, absorbing 60 per cent of the global output.


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