Corrugated packaging has been there since 1817, more than 2 centuries ago. Since then, known with multiple names, this cardboard box has come a long way from being first used as proper packaging for cereal boxes.
Corrugated packaging has always been popular, the demand for corrugated boxes was supposed to be in $176 billion by 2019 itself. This suggests there will be an increase in trend only.
Today, Mr. Gaurav Jalan, Founder, and Director of India’s top packaging company Packman Packaging Pvt Ltd tells the reasons corrugated packaging will be the future.
Trends And Predictions
Be it your product packaging or point-of-purchase displays, cardboard is rapidly turning out to be the go-to option. The global market for corrugated box packaging is being said to achieve a growth rate of 4.8% in 2020.
The reasons for this high growth in the usage of this paperboard are multiple. Markets all over the globe are going green, and sustainability is suddenly a big trend. As compared to plastic packaging, cardboard is recyclable and biodegradable. Also, today consumers are more likely to go for products having environmental benefits.
Another point behind the steep rise in corrugated packaging is the growth of the e-commerce industry. Thus, the demand for corrugated packaging for shipments has grown in relation to this.
Several businesses and manufacturers opt for POP displays made from corrugated material bearing in mind the scope it provides in terms of customization, economical and compactness.
It is these aspects that make for cost-effective the craftsmanship that attracts several to corrugated POP displays. Corrugate displays also help keep moisture at a bay providing a fair bit of cushioning for the contents, and can be utilized to store and display a wide range of products.
POP displays made of paperboard are also top surfaces when it comes to printing graphics. Colors and text stand out greatly. Many manufacturers are getting bigger paperboard displays to use over longer periods of time, designing them so as to refill them with various categories of products.
Mr. Gaurav Jalan is the Founder and Director of Packman Packaging, one of the largest Indian packaging company that has been serving some of the world’s eminent technology, pharmaceutical, retail, fast-moving consumer goods, food, courier, publication, Jewellery, fashion, e-commerce organizations for the past 30 years.
A brilliant academic, a good graphic designer and a graduate from India’s top management institutes, Mr. Jalan is a visionary businessman and an eminent spokesperson on matters related to the Indian Packaging industry. He has witnessed and as well as participated in the growth process of India’s packaging industry’s that was few billions dollar market in 2010, grew into USD 31 billion in 2015 and is expected to turn$72 billion by 2020.
Under the leadership of Mr Gaurav Jalan, Packman.co.in (Packman’s official website) became India’s first e-commerce store for packaging solutions in the year 2002 (5 years before Flipkart was launch).
In years 2003-2005, when the majority of Indian packaging companies were primarily focused on their revenue and operations, Packman under Mr Jalan’s leadership has started using eco-friendly and recycled packaging raw materials.
Today, Packman Packaging manufactures more than one lakhs of corrugated rolls, corrugated boxes, high quality bubble sheets, safety/courier bags and more from it state of art manufacturing unit, located in Delhi NCR region. The manufacturing unit uses some of the world’s most advanced packaging material manufacturing machinery with world’s best printing technology that ensures Packman’s customers get fast and efficient delivery, high-quality brand representation through their product packaging.