Global Labels

This report forecasts to 2024 global demand for labels by market and major world region in square meters. Market segments include: durable goods; food; chemicals; beverages; pharmaceuticals; and other markets such as home and office labels, mailing and shipping, and secondary labeling. Major world regions include North America, Western Europe, Asia/Pacific, and all other regions.

To illustrate historical trends, world, market, and regional demand (including market segments) are provided for 2009, 2014, and 2019.

The terms "pressure sensitive" and "self-adhesive" are used interchangeably in this report, as are the terms "plastic" and "filmic"; and "glue-applied" and "wet glued". In the context of this report, labels are defined as any flexible material adhered to an object to indicate contents, pricing, ownership, directions, instructions, destinations, ratings, or other information. Decorative decals and stickers are also included. However, this report excludes all cloth and woven labels (e.g., garment labels), as well as labels printed directly on containers without the use of an intervening substrate. Also excluded are adhesive notes, tags, nameplates, decorative pressure sensitive tapes, graphic films, electronic article surveillance tags, postage stamps, and unprinted shrink neckbands.

Other various topics, including profiles of pertinent leading companies, are covered in this report. A full outline of report items by page is available in the Table of Contents.

Related NAICS Codes:
313220 Narrow Fabric Mills and Schiffli Machine Embroidery
322220 Paper Bag and Coated and Treated Paper Manufacturing
323111 Commercial Printing (except Screen and Books)
333993 Packaging Machinery Mfg

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