Plastic has now become one of the most imperative and highly-sought materials in terms of flexible packaging. In just a few decades, plastic has transformed our surroundings significantly – there are very few places that you can go to, that are free from plastic. The creation of plastic and its wide sweeping applications, has allowed for people to acquire products much cheaper than they could in the past. Additionally, plastic opened up a whole world of possibilities for products, both consumer and industrial. With the continuous advancements in technology, plastic will always remain a necessity in our lives.