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Author Pardos, Françoise.

Title Plastic films : situation and outlook : a Rapra market report / by Françoise Pardos.

Imprint Shawbury : Rapra Technology Ltd., 2004.

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Description 1 online resource (182 pages)
Summary Flexible films are defined as being planar forms of plastics, which may be thick enough to be self-supporting but thin enough to be flexed, folded and/or creased without cracking. Films comprise around 25% of all plastics used worldwide, around 40 million tons, and are thus a massive market sector. Commodity plastics dominate, with polyethylene and polypropylene together accounting for around 34 million tons. This is an expanding area with increased demand each year particularly in the developing regions of the world and with a move from rigid to flexible packaging. There are many material typ.
Contents 1 Introduction; 2 Executive Summary; 3 Types of Films and Materials; 4 Processes for Films; 5 Applications of Films; 6 Film Consumption Summary; 7 Film Supply Structure, Concentration and Strategies; 8 Main Film Groups, Mergers and Acquisitions; 9 Profiles of Selected Film Producers and Converters; 10 Sources; Abbreviations and Acronyms.
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Subject Plastic film industry.
Plastic films.
Market surveys.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Rapra Technology Limited.
Other Form: Print version: Pardos, Françoise. Plastic films. Shawbury : Rapra Technology Ltd., 2004 1859574807 9781859574805 (DLC) 2005363728 (OCoLC)56655975
ISBN 9781847351678 (electronic bk.)
1847351670 (electronic bk.)
1859574807 (pbk.)