“We are used to managing the beverage boom in summer and the food and cosmetic boom at Christmas. But then everything happens at the same time. ” According to Emmanuel Guichard, general delegate of the federation of plastic packaging companies (Elispo), the sector is overheating. With the rush of customers in supermarkets since the announcement of containment, the entire food industry and consumer products is oversold. In plastic packaging, demand from food manufacturers (68% of volumes) and health care products (15%) jumped 30% in two weeks. "It's very tense, " says Elipso, and the factories are running at full speed. Automated, they managed to manage 10% absenteeism. Free from the demand of other large buyers of plastic such as the automotive industry, they are not lacking in material.
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