Closure growth slows but poised for 2010 recovery

06/21/2010

It may have been a very challenging year but global beverage closure demand continued to grow through 2009, albeit at a more moderate pace than in previous years, with total demand edging up to a little more than 1,000bn units (including can ends).
Overall growth of 1.8% was down on 2008 and ran at half the average rates recorded since 2002. However, the positive growth in very difficult market conditions demonstrates ...
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