Interview with Dr. Manfred Tacker, head of the Packaging and Resource Management Section at FH Campus Wien.
Alexandra Dittrich, Senior PR and corporate communications expert at ALPLA,03.31.20
The coronavirus pandemic is having a far-reaching impact on millions of people. The restriction of social contact to a minimum is changing not only people’s day-to-day work and mobility but also life in society in a very significant way.
Alexandra Dittrich, senior PR and corporate communications expert at ALPLA, spoke to Dr. Manfred Tacker, head of the Packaging and Resource Management Section at FH Campus Wien, about the impact that this situation will possibly have on the packaging industry.
Mr. Tacker, many countries have introduced strict measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus. Instead of heading to a restaurant for an evening meal, we are cooking at home, and we are now enjoying that after-work drink on the couch, rather than at a bar. Many consumers are forgoing daily shopping and now go to the supermarket only once a week at most. Even if we disregard the panic buying, the situation is turning consumer behavior very much on its head.
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