By Nick Gilbert
Reportlinker.com has added a report titled "Global Packaging Survey 2012-2013: New Consumer Technology Solutions - Impact, Opportunities and Budgets" to its catalog.
The report has been prepared by Canadean and analyzes the importance of new technology in the packaging industry globally. It also offers details about the packaging types that are driven by technology and the demand for advancement in technology spurred by ecofriendly packaging.
The report outlines the envisaged budget allocations by buyers of packaging towards new technology. The challenges faced and the major benefits facilitated by novel packaging technology are covered in the report.
An evaluation of the growth prospects of nanotechnology, intelligent packing and smart labeling solutions is provided along with the critical factors driving their incorporation into the global packaging industry in the period 2012 to 2013. The report was prepared based on the results of an extensive survey conducted by Canadean amongst industry executives of leading packaging companies worldwide. About 46% of the participants to the survey envisage an increase in their new technology procurement budget in the next one year. The survey participants included both buyers and sellers in the packaging industry supply chain. Both groups have identified cost and complexity as the major impediments to implementing new technology. The drivers of active and intelligent packaging were identified as safety and traceability, customer convenience and enhanced product performance.