Latest Posts Under: Plastic industry

Latest in Indian Plastic Exports Industry: 31.6% Growth in FY19

Plastic Exports Industry

Plastics are among the fastest-growing industries in India, experiencing a double-digit growth rate on an average. The industry spans the country and hosts more than 2,000 exporters. It employs about 4 million people and comprises more than 30,000 processing units, 85-90 percent of which are small and medium-sized enterprises. Some of the common plastic merchandise …

How India Is Becoming A Preferred Hub For Plastic Packaging

Plastics are widely used in the packaging sector owing to their incredible properties such as durability, light-weight, strength, and cost-effectiveness. The application of plastics in the packaging industry can be found in a multitude of sectors such as healthcare, consumer goods, electronics, construction, travel, household, food, and beverages. The Indian packaging industry, which constitutes about …

Why Use Plastics in Piping Systems

Plastics in Piping Systems

Today most industries make use of plastic materials or components for their processes. Plastic piping system can be found in the chemical industry, automotive industry, hospitals, and aeronautical engineering. Hi-tech plastics are so versatile that they are becoming irreplaceable as they are beneficial both economically and ecologically. Let us understand a few of its application …

How Plastic Packaging Comes in Handy with Food Protection

Plastic Packaging Comes in Handy with Food Protection

While people may think wasting food as an economic problem, the aftermath of the environment is far worse. The impact it has is significant to the carbon footprint rather than the source used to package. Growing food means investing in resources like land, water, energy, and fuel. 30% of the supplies are in turn wasted …

Global Biodegradable Plastics Market Worth $6.12 Billion by 2023

Biodegradable plastics are used for manufacturing bottles, loose-fill, cups, pots, bowls, flexible films, and other products. According to Grand View Research, the global biodegradable plastics market is segmented by: Starch-Based PLA PBS PBAT PHA The global biodegradable plastics is anticipated to reach USD 6.12 billion by 2023 at a CAGR of 15.1%, from USD 3.02 …

5 Reasons to Choose Plastic Over Metal

With the recent advancements in the field of plastic engineering, plastic now offers a multitude of properties once thought to be unique to metal. Certainly, there will always be a need for metal, but for many industrial and consumer markets, plastic is becoming the material of choice. Following are five reasons why you should choose …

What Makes HDPE One of the Most Popular Types of Plastic?

HDPE Plastic Granules

High-density polyethylene (HDPE) is a thermoplastic polymer produced from the monomer ethylene. It is popularly known for its massive strength-to-density ratio. Its molecular branch gives it strong tensile strength and intermolecular force. It is also harder, more opaque and can withstand extremely high temperatures. In addition, HDPE is a high molecular weight polymer, designed for …

Top 4 Plastic Industry Trends for 2019

Rockford Systems

The plastic industry is one of the most evolving businesses in recent times. The application of plastics can be found in almost every sector such as medical, aerospace, automotive, packaging, household appliances, construction and many more. Several trends have emerged in 2018 and they continue to be refined and amplified. Given how technology and innovative …

Global Plastic Pigments Market to Reach $16.32 Billion By 2025

Global Plastic Pigments Market

Pigments are a cluster of colored chemical compounds that are added to the polymer base to provide a specific type of color to the plastic. They are used to enhance the overall appearance of plastic products. There are two types of pigments namely organic and inorganic. The ones that are organic are hard to dispense …

Global Plastic Additives Market Forecast: $50 Billion by 2020!

Plastics have proven to provide an alternative solution to metals in numerous industrial and non-industrial applications such as automotive manufacturing, mechanical fasteners, medical equipment, commercial furniture. But did you know that plastic additives are the reason behind the popularity and widespread use of plastics? Let us begin by first defining plastic additives. Plastics additives are …