20 Jan The packaging machinery relaunch the challenge
The Italian manufacturers of automatic machines for the packaging maintain their global leadership also in 2015, posting results in line with those of the previous year. According to preliminary results of the Study Centre Ucima, the turnover of the sector should in fact stabilize at 6.1 billion euro, with a difference of only 100 million euro (-1.9%) compared to the end of 2014 totaled 6,221.
To determine the result of the heavy slowdown recorded in some important markets such as China, Russia and Indonesia, in the first nine months of this year, recorded contractions respectively -25.5%, -40.7% and -62.9 %. The strong performance in other markets are, however, managed to almost completely offset these declines. The total exports should in fact decline moderately to 2.7%, for an absolute value of 4.912 billion euro. The main outlet market for Italian technologies confirms the European Union, followed by Asia and North America.