Global plastics additives market to hit $752m in 2014


The global market for plastics additives and barrier coatings is set to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.6% to total $752m (€586.2) by 2014, according to a new report from Pira International.

“There is a rapidly increasing demand for packaging materials that give even greater protection to their contents,” says the report, titled The Future of Functional Additives and Barrier Coatings to 23014. “These technologies not only optimise product shelf life, they also reduce the need for preservatives, provide transparency and gloss,...
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