Pressure Sensitive Tapes: United States

This report forecasts US pressure sensitive tape demand and production in square meters to 2020. Total demand is segmented by product in terms of: carton sealing, masking, double-sided, medical, electrical and electronic, and other products. Total demand is also segmented by backing material as follows: polypropylene, paper, polyvinyl chloride, and other backing materials.

To illustrate historical trends, total demand is reported at five-year intervals for 2005, 2010, and 2015; total production and the various demand segments are provided for 2010 and 2015. A Market Environment section provides pertinent background on historical trends, key economic indicators, environmental and regulatory factors, competitive technologies, and NAFTA demand. A Segmentation and Forecasts section defines products and backing materials, discusses market drivers and constraints, identifies substitute products when applicable, and assesses the impact of key drivers and constraints on each product and backing material segment over the forecast period.

Further analysis includes an Industry Structure section, which surveys the supply base and identifies the leading firms competing to serve US demand. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 28-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.

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