Growth

Professionalising purchasing: How to counter the resource crisis.

The packaging industry is enormously energy and raw material intensive. For example, the raw material content of finished products lies between 50 and 70 percent. Rising prices have a correspondingly strong impact. In our article we focus on commodities and look at how the industry can react to this vulnerability. One worthwhile step is the […]

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Reduce complexity: More efficiency through focus

Most packaging companies are organised in a rather complex way – and thus have too little focus in their processes and product portfolio. At the same time, the possibility of being able to operate with greater variety and diversity within the focus is missing. This circumstance leads to a number of problems ranging from margins […]

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Growth through differentiation: The expansion of the services business

Relatively interchangeable products on a sparsely differentiated market characterize the packaging industry. To counter the resulting cost pressure and the subsequently sinking margins, companies have to differentiate themselves visibly on the market. A promising approach here is to use product-related services. It is astonishing that the packaging industry has so far hardly recognized the added […]

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10 Success factors for growth. Paths and trends

The packaging industry is currently characterized by great dynamics. This brings new players, threatens established players and creates scope for growth in the form of new business models, strategies and solutions. In a study, we have examined developments in the packaging value chain. Where is the market heading? Why is growth important and what growth […]

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Fertilizer for growth: The delineation of business areas

Too many companies in the packaging industry lack a “switching point” between the market and the company. This leads to a critical undersupply of valid know-how about current needs in the market and their future development. The consequence manifests itself in slowed growth in the short and long term. The remedy can be the clear […]

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Q-Commerce: The latest offspring of e-commerce is knocking on the B2B door

Busy lifestyles, smaller households, aging populations, urbanization, and most importantly, being more online during the COVID-19 pandemic have revolutionized and evolved traditional e-commerce. The new level is Q-commerce (quick commerce). It brings a new speed, more customization and complexity, fresh challenges and fresh opportunities for growth. We introduce you to the new trend, show the […]

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Bioplastics: If you are looking for growth, you will find it in sustainability

It is still unclear what significance the material will actually gain in the future. However, the figures once again prove the enormous dynamics in the sustainability sector. Anyone looking for opportunities and potential for growth will find what they are looking for in the realm of sustainability. We shed light on the current situation, look […]

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Why 2021 is the key year for industrial packaging

2021 will be a key year for industrial packaging. The sector will be shaped by a growing demand for sustainable packaging (and a lot of pent-up demand), a global circular economy policy and the application of technology to packaging. We show you facts and figures, trends and drivers, difficulties and developments.   2021 will be […]

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