Why PET packaging stands out in the market

Posted by TINA at 22.03.2020

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The PET packaging market size is expected to grow by USD 12.07 billion during the period 2019-2023, according to the latest market research report by Technavio.

PET packaging has gained popularity from the liquid packaging such as water, drink, cooking oil, cosmetic, beer and so on. These years, more beer manufacturers have shifted to the use of PET packaging as consumers find that PET bottles more convenient and beautiful. The key advantages of using PET bottles include reduced much carbon emissions during transportation and minimized energy use in the supply chain due to their comparatively lower weight. This has played a significant role in protecting human life and environmental protection.

PET (polyethylene terephthalate) is a plastic resin used to make beverages, food items and consumer products. It offers numerous benefits to manufacturers and consumers, including: Lightweight, Versatility, Transparency, Safety, Strength, Shatter-resistance, Ease-of-use.

Additionally, PET packages offer recyclability. Up to 100% of a PET package can be recycled and used to manufacture another PET package or even turned into fiber for fabrics, carpets and clothing items. So PET bottles have developed into most important beverage packaging material.

Unlike other packaging materials, PET packaging also have good gas barrier properties. As a result, using PET packaging provides greater protection against oxygen transmission. This feature extends product shelf life and prolongs freshness. PET has excellent chemical resistance and can be used for the packaging of all items except strong alkali and some organic solvents. The most important thing is that food packaging made by PET meets food hygiene requirements, because PET is not only a harmless resin, but also a pure resin without any additives.

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