Bright Future for Glass Industry Because of the Gap in Comsumption bewteen Home and Abroad
Bright Future for Glass Industry
Because of the Gap in Comsumption bewteen Home and Abroad
Glass bottle is a traditional beverage packaging container in China, and glass is also a kind of packaging material with a long history. In the case of many kinds of packaging materials pouring into the market, glass container still occupies an important position in beverage packaging, which is inseparable from its packaging characteristics which can not be replaced by other packaging materials.
There are at least two advantages to use glass bottles, as below:
1. It saves resources, reduces pollution and protects the environment. Disposable plastic milk bottles have produced a lot of white pollution, which has a certain impact on the environment. Glass bottles are different. As long as they are not broken, they can be recycled and reused. They are the most environmentally friendly milk containers.
2. It reduces the cost of the products and gives the profits to the consumers. Plastic milk bottles account for about 20% of the production cost, while glass bottles recycling costs are very low. Replacing plastic bottles with glass bottles is the most economical way.
From the international market point of view, as a supporting packaging bottle for food, beverage, medicine, daily chemical, culture and education, scientific research and other industries and departments, the bottle glass products have a large range and a wide range of consumption, and are indispensable packaging containers. However, there is a big gap between China and the international per capita packaging bottle consumption. Even if the total output reaches 26 million tons by 2025, there is still a certain distance from the international consumption level. Therefore, the bottle glass products have a great development prospect.