In the shipping industry, plastic films are playing a bigger and bigger role to help meet the industry’s ever-changing needs. An added emphasis on safety has officials in both Europe and the United States more focused on load stability. Unstable loads put both people and products at risk, which is why Europe is creating new regulations to stabilize the shipping industry. Playing an important role of that is plastic film, which is being used to secure pallets within trucks. As these regulations advance, the need for stronger films increases, leading to more consistent films and better ways to measure them. This will continue to be the case, as North America follows Europe’s lead.
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