Our new analysis forecasts demand for fiber optic cable to increase 3.0% per year to $3.6 billion in 2025, with investment in infrastructure to support the rollout of 5G networks among the key growth drivers

Demand for labels in the pharmaceutical market is projected to expand 4.4% per year to $1.4 billion in 2025, outpacing nearly all other primary packaging markets.

Though Western Europe, home to IKEA, will remain the second-leading regional market due to its large ready-to-assemble (RTA) furniture industry, the region’s share of the global furniture laminates market will continue to slide through 2024.

Primary heat shrink labels are increasingly used for: • cosmetics • toiletries • OTC pharmaceuticals • nutritional supplements

The increasing awareness that custom modular products can increase a home’s value, both for consumers and professionals.

Building activity is driving surge for a range of building materials – from drywall and concrete to paint, pipes, and wires – that suppliers can’t get to builders fast enough.

Our new analysis projects global demand for pressure sensitive (PSA) tapes to increase 3.8% per year to 58.4 million square meters in 2025.

According to Freedonia Group industry analyst Matt Zielenski, “Nucor was already a leading manufacturer of prefabricated metal buildings and structural components.

Bearings are considered a mature technology, however, important advances continue to be made in product design that complement developments in key manufacturing sectors.

Although plain bearings will remain a relatively niche bearing product, they are expected to gain share from bearings with rolling elements in the manufacture of such equipment as aerospace and wind turbines because of advantages.