• 23-24-25 October, 2021
  • India Expo Mart, Gr Noida, Delhi - NCR

Why the demand of corrugated boxes rising in 2020?

The corrugated packaging market is growing quickly, helped by the surge of e-commerce and developments in digital printing technologies. E-commerce sales are continuing to rocket due to the ongoing pandemic. Moreover, the COVID-19 pandemic induced the demand of online shopping and food delivery to a staggering levels.

 According to market reports, 2.1 billion shoppers are expected to purchase goods and services online by 2021. This will have a strong impact on the sustainable packaging demand, especially in the corrugated industry as it represents 80% of demand in e-commerce. The increasingly complex logistics chain for direct to consumer delivery – e-commerce packages are expected to be handled multiple times during standard distribution, which will further boost the demand for cost-effective and recyclable secondary corrugated board packaging.  

In addition, e-commerce companies such as Amazon and Flipkart are shifting towards recyclable packaging and are planning to go plastic-free in the near future.

Key reasons driving increased usage of corrugated boxes

  1. 1. There is pressure on mills and packaging companies by policy makers to adopt sustainable measures and compliance standards. This is further driving companies to switch to paper products and packaging.
  2. 2. Also, an increase in competition from plastic packaging, which is innovating at a phenomenal rate; however, paper packaging will most likely replace polystyrene products in the future with companies racing to innovate recycling options.
  3. 3. As corrugated boxes are mainly used for packing and shipping items over a distance they are the best resource of packaging available today. Additionally they are 100% biodegradable, 100% recyclable and effective solution for packaging.
  1. 4. A shift towards digital printing and personalised packaging if further boosting growth of corrugated packaging.

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