The packaging industry embraces all activities where packaging materials are manufactured and packaged on a large scale for the food and non-food sectors.
The packaging industry is constantly changing. This is due to consumer behavior and various trends and developments. Packaging has to meet various requirements to take into account marketing, shelf life of the product, shelf space and, for example, whether it is recyclable. The term flexible packaging is therefore used more and more often. flexible packaging can be made of paper, plastic or foils.
The most important ones that consumers are familiar with are paper, cardboard, metal, glass and wood. To package products, different methods can be used to optimize not only shelf life but also ease of use and efficiency.