The Packaging sector is the largest consumer of plastics in Europe. Around half of all Western Europe's goods are now packaged in plastics.
Of all plastics applications, building and construction is the second most important, with a volume of 23 %.
Manufacturers are turning to plastics in the automotive sector for numerous reasons, including its durability and light weight.
Manufacturers of technical parts specialise in design, construction and manufacturing of technical plastic products and tools.