China's packaging industry social demand, increasing scientific and technological content, has become an important industry in our national economy. It is predicted that from 2011 to 2015, the packaging industry output value could reach 600 billion yuan, an average annual growth rate of 6%. By 2015, the paper packaging products can reach 36 million tons, 9.46 million tons of plastic packaging products, metal packaging products 4.91 million tons, 15.5 million tons of glass packaging products, packaging machinery 1.2 million sets. By 2020, China's packaging industry will meet the needs of building a moderately prosperous society, to build a high technological content, good economic returns, low resources consumption, little environmental pollution and human resource advantages into full play of the new Chinese packaging industry. The packaging industry has become a "sunrise" industry, great development potentials.
Food and beverage industry is the use of large packaging industry, China's packaging industry chain is constantly extending it extends to the upstream direction of the development of raw materials, but also to the downstream consumer market development.
With the discovery and application of more and more packaging materials, China's packaging material is more abundant species. Due to the rapid development of industrial materials, a number of new packaging materials, such as microwave ovens packaging, cooking and packaging, (polyester) bottles of various new composite materials, as well as having a high pressure resistance, barrier properties, heat sealing, barrier gas and other high-performance packaging materials.