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New Applications and Developments in Molded Fiber

May 26, 2021

Join Us to Explore the Promising Future of Molded Fiber Packaging!

Webinar date: Wednesday, May 26, 2021, 10:00 - 11:00 AM EDT
Webinar price: $349.00

Molded fiber (moulded fibre) is a well-established part of the packaging market, dominating applications like egg cartons and medical trays for many years. In today's packaging landscape, key market drivers such as increased focus on sustainability and the rise of e-commerce, present new opportunities for molded fiber packaging to grow in importance and be more widely utilized across various packaging applications.

In this 60-minute webinar, Stephen Harrod, Global Paper and Packaging Consultant at Smithers, and author of our recent report, Multi-Client: The Future of Molded Fiber Packaging to 2025, as he shares insights into key trends and opportunities for molded fiber.

An interactive live Q&A session will follow the presentation.


Topics that will be covered in this webinar include:

  • Trends for molded fiber and sustainability drivers
  • Emerging markets and new applications
  • Novel fiber types
  • New technologies in manufacturing molded fiber
  • Case studies and examples
  • Next generation molded fiber applications

About the Presenter

Stephen Harrod spent eleven years building a market research company in South Africa, focused on the paper and packaging industry, following which he spent six years in the paper industry with Mondi and JAC Labels before relocating to England. He has been authoring reports for Smithers since 2006, with a focus on global paper and packaging markets.

He is responsible for a range of Smithers reports including the Global Corrugated Market, the Global Folding Carton Market, Central and Eastern European markets for corrugated and folding carton, Packaging in the Middle East, Retail Ready Packaging, Luxury Paperboard Packaging and many others. He has contributed to the Smithers reports on the Global packaging Market and the Global Printing Market, among others, whilst also building in-house databases on the global paper and packaging markets.


Stephen Harrod

Global Paper & Packaging Consultant


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