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The German tinplate packaging market:
Weakening in certain segments in Q3

29 Aug 2019 − 

The first knock-on effects of the economic slowdown seemed to be materializing in mid-August.

The segment for chemical-technical tinplate packaging bore the brunt in this context. Demand had also partly softened for aerosol cans but the reasons for this were not entirely clear.

In contrast respondents spoke of partly excellent operating rates in the segment for caps – a development that came as a bit of surprise for producers of crown caps given the changeable summer weather this year.

In the segment for food cans the shifting of the gherkin harvest caused ripples in the market.

This is an excerpt from EUWID's quarterly report on the German tinplate packaging market. The full article will be published in EUWID Packaging Markets 18/2019. Our biweekly e-paper and print magazine keep busy professionals up-to-date on the latest news from European paper and board, plastics, metal and glass packaging markets.
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