PlasticsEurope – Annual report
Each year the European plastics industry compiles a comprehensive review. What has been happening; and the trends that are effecting the industry’s future.
Plastics are a global success story. We use it everywhere, but mostly in building and packaging.
The industry has grown continuously for over fifty years, increasing from just one and a half million tonnes in 1950 to 230 Million tonnes in 2009 – around 9% a year.