Looking Ahead: Industry Trends

Looking Ahead: Industry Trends

Are you starting to prepare for 2014? Want to know what you should expect in the industry next year?  Below we have compiled links for  industry trends for 2014.  We will keep updating them throughout the month of December!

Remember even with the new trends in each industry, we can help you!  We have provided thousands of custom cutting solutions for dozens of industrial applications and will work with you to engineer a solution for your cutting application!  Contact us here.


Packaging and Converting 

Five Trends Impacting North American Packaging Market via Packaging World

US flexible-packaging demand for fresh produce to top $1.66 billion in 2017 via Converting Quarterly

What lies ahead for US flexible packaging industry in 2014 via Converting Quarterly

New report highlights latest foodservice packaging trends via Food & Beverage Packaging

US containers and packaging market 2016 forecast and analyzed in new research report via Food & Beverage Packaging

US Converted Flexible Packaging Market 2017 Forecasts via Reportsnreports.com

Six transformative packaging trends for 2014 via Packaging News

The Freedonia Group Releases Packaging Study via Package Printing

7 Packaging Design Trends You Should Know for 2014 via The Deep End

Study: converted flexible packaging demand increasing via The Packer

What’s next for the North American packaging market via Packaging News

What Trends Will Drive Food Packaging In 2014? via Food Online

Eleven trends shaping flexible packaging via Packaging World

Top trends for 2014 via Packaging Digest

 Worldwide IC packaging materials market to keep growing: SEMI via Focus Taiwan

Food Processing

 Ten Consumer Trends for Food via Food Manufacturing

 State of Food Manufacturing 2013: Slowly Trending Upward via Food Engineering

Food waste reduction, trust building top trends for 2014 via Food Engineering

Euromonitor releases list of top 5 non-alcoholic beverage trends via FastCasual.com


Manufacturing Transformations in 2014 via Industry Week

Manufacturing Trends to Watch in 2014 via GIL Community

Brand Trends:

Landor’s top 10 brand trends for 2014  via Packaging Digest



Supply Trends – 2014 Wood Industry Almanac via Woodworking Network

Trending Wood Species Styles & Finishes for Cabinets, Furniture via Woodworking Network