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Coronavirus leads to increased use of plastics

The Wall Street Journal 06/29/2020

Demand for flexible packaging, primarily plastic, in the U.S. is forecast to jump by 10 percent this year, up from three percent in 2019, on coronavirus-related demand. “Our sales are going through the roof. As long as the virus is around people will continue to buy packaged,” said Emerald Packaging CEO Kevin Kelly.

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