Global Laminated Aluminium Foil Market: Dynamics
Laminated aluminium foil consists of combining a web or a sheet of aluminium foil with one or more materials such as paper and plastic films. Laminated foils are often made on web-fed rotary equipment, which includes a coating unit for the colouring and pre-coating of the aluminium foil. Growth in the packaged food market is expected to drive the laminated aluminium foil market. In the packaged food segments, especially dairy and ready-to-eat meals, laminated aluminium foil acts as a barrier and is essential for the protection of the food from sunlight, moisture and other gases to improve the product life.
The laminated aluminium foil market has also witnessed significant growth in the cosmetics and personal care industry. Laminated aluminium foil finds applications in the pharmaceutical industry for the packaging of medicines & other healthcare devices and protecting the product from external environment & spillage. Opportunities for laminated aluminium foil are increasing in the application segments through improved research and development. Due to its light weight and high barrier properties, the laminated aluminium foil market is expected to witness rapid growth in the food packaging sector.