World demand for labels will rise 5.2 percent annually through 2015. Pressure sensitive labels will remain the largest type and continue to supplant glue-applied labels. The Asia/Pacific region will grow the fastest and remain the largest market, due to its large manufacturing industries.
This study analyzes the 40.1 billion square meter world label industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 2000, 2005 and 2010, and forecasts for 2015 and 2020 by application method (e.g., pressure sensitive, glue-applied), material (e.g., paper, plastic), printing technology, market (e.g., food, beverages, pharmaceuticals, household and industrial chemicals, durable goods), world region and for 19 countries.
The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 48 industry participants, including Avery Dennison, CCL Industries and Fuji Seal International.