European tube industry very robust in the pandemic year 2020

etma: Only a slight decrease in tube production of 0.4 percent 

The European tube industry was extremely robust in 2020 despite all the difficulties and impairments on the global markets during the corona pandemic. During the crisis year 2020, the members of the European Tube Manufacturers Association (etma) achieved an impressive total production of 11.5 billion tubes made of aluminum, plastic and laminate thanks to very lively demand in the first quarter. This means that the industry is only 0.4 percent below the previous year’s level and achieves a really impressive result compared to many other branches of industry.

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