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How disruptive technologies will affect the future supply chain

Shropshire, UK - A forecast of disruptive technologies in the pulp and paper supply chain has been released by Smithers Pira, Shropshire, UK. The new study identifies and profiles the top 25 disruptive technologies most likely to impact the...


Shropshire, UK – A forecast of disruptive technologies in the pulp and paper supply chain has been released by Smithers Pira, Shropshire, UK. The new study identifies and profiles the top 25 disruptive technologies most likely to impact the global pulp and paper supply chain over the next 10 years.

Some of the top 25 disruptive technologies are: Internet shopping and e-commerce; news on the Internet; electronic books; innovative packaging; digital archiving; on-demand printing; tablet computing and texting; advances in computer power; green marketing and laws; cellulosic biofuels; and exporting of recovered fibres.

Ten-Year Forecast of Disruptive Technologies in the Pulp and Paper Supply Chain to 2023 is available as a hard copy, an electronic version, and a global intranet license.

Smithers Pira is a global testing, consulting and information services business with expertise in the packaging, paper and print industry supply chains. For details, visit https://www.smitherspira.com.

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