Once again, Flexible Packaging offers its annual list of the Top 25 Converters in North America for the year 2019. These rankings are based on each company’s revenues for the year 2018. The rankings are scrambled a bit from the previous year, but most companies are familiar figures in this year-to-year feature.
Reading this, you'll see what each converter has been up to in the past year. It’s evident that this list is going to look very different next year. The race is on. On that note, we present our 2018 Top 25 Converters in North America feature, based off of sales information from the 2017 calendar year.
Compared to the lists of the past few years, the 2017 Flexible Packaging Top 25 Converters list may seem, well, ordinary. While this year was not without its share of M&A's, they were all fairly minor to some of the big shake-ups the industry has seen in the past.
With strong merger and acquisition activity, 2019 was another year of industry consolidation.
Over the past 10 years, the flexible packaging industry has grown from $26.6 billion to $31.8 billion with a cumulative annual growth rate of 2% per year, according to the FPA.
辽宁快三Mactac®, a leading supplier of pressure-sensitive papers and films, and ARMOR, a leader in the design and production of thermal transfer ribbons, are partnering to bring thinner, more sustainable thermal transfer solutions to the labeling industry.
By and large, digitalization is not just the implementation of digital technologies into existing business architectures; it is about questioning existing business logics in the light of new possibilities offered by the latest digital technologies.
Enercon has adopted various interactive technologies that will allow customers to connect with experts through video conferencing, collaborative discussions, video demonstrations and technical presentations.
It may feel as if there is no pressure — or will — to transform. But in my experience at Söhner Kunststofftechnik GmbH, a top supplier of reusable transport packaging headquartered in Germany, that inertia is mostly an illusion.
Flexible Packaging’s August issue shares the Top 25 Converters annual feature. In addition, you will find articles on color management, securing the supply chain while being part of the pandemic solution, back-to-basics packaging, 4 factors to successful snack packaging, how automation is changing the converting industry, flexo plate production in times of crisis and much more.