The German packaging machinery market in the leading position in the world
According to a German research firm released the latest report, Germany in packaging materials and machinery industry still ahead of other countries in the world, in plastic which has great market demand.
This report highlights the German packaging supplier for the food industry development importance, especially for those seeking to improve the factory automation business. The report also says, German manufacturing industry about 2% of the production value comes down to the consumer packaging industry drive.
Report, at present global packaging supplies and machinery manufacturing output of about 400000000000 euros, worldwide sales packaging machine 1/3 comes from germany. The German packaging machinery is number one in the world, in 2005 the output value of about 4200000000 euros, more than the United States, Japan and Italy. Report analysis, the German machinery manufacturers competitive advantage comes from the highly automated machinery, these are especially western countries.
German machinery manufacturers association ( VDMA ) chairman Richard Clemens thinks, year of German mechanical production will reach 4500000000 euros. He says, since 2000, about 300 German packaging machinery manufacturers production capacity increased by nearly 1/3.
The report also says, in the past ten years, has gradually become the most important plastic packaging materials, plastic materials account for about 43% of the market share of the German packaging supplies. Survey, last year 700 manufacturer's sales were improved by 5.8%, achieve 10500000000 euro. However, the plastic industry is also faced with the problem of rising prices of raw materials. In 2004, the manufacturer's cost rose to 60%, 2005, packaging plastic market prices rose from 5 to 10%.
The report points out, with the plastic packaging demand continues to rise, especially in the food industry, manufacturers may well bring increased costs on to consumers. In addition, innovative packaging, particularly in convenience food, the packaging sausage and cheese, promoted the development of packaging industry, at the same time, food processing and printing industry productivity industry be fully utilized.