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HEADWINDS FOR OUR INDUSTRY

March 2021

The past year has been a challenging one for the self-adhesive and flexible packaging market and industry. The pandemic raging around the world has caused major changes in consumer and business habits. The impact of these changes has put enormous pressure on global demand and even created shortages for certain materials such as polypropylene.

The winter storm in Texas that paralyzed the entire petrochemical sector for two weeks did nothing to help an already precarious situation. All synthetic materials, silicones, adhesives, and gasoline have experienced substantial increases and in some cases are now on allocation.

The shortage of trucks and ships for the transportation of goods has increased by 20% to 300% respectively compared to 2020.

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The importance of having a recognized and respected printer with an established business volume that has proven options and solutions will make sense during this period of uncertainty and turbulence.

Team up with a true partner, Profecta Labels Inc.

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