World Labels

Plastic stock materials will continue to benefit from a broad shift in favor of plastic packaging, as well as from their aesthetic and performance advantages over paper-based label stocks.

World demand to rise 5.2% annually through 2015

World demand for labels is projected to rise 5.2 percent per year to 51.6 billion square meters in 2015, valued at $110 billion. Advances will be driven by gains in manufacturing activity, which will increase from a low 2010 base. Pressure sensitive labels will remain the largest product type and continue to take market share from glue-applied products in major packaging applications such as food, beverages, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics.

Above-average demand growth is also expected in other label segments such as stretch sleeve, heatshrink and in-mold labels, though gains in these relatively newer label technologies will stem from small bases. Plastic stock materials will continue to benefit from a broad shift in favor of plastic packaging, as well as from their aesthetic and performance advantages over paper-based label stocks.

Dominant pressure sensitive labels segment to gain market share

In 2010, pressure sensitive labels accounted for 52 percent of the global label market (in volume terms), a share that is expected to increase even further in the coming years. Pressure sensitive labels will continue to benefit from a number of advantageous qualities, including ease of use, diversity of applications and graphics, and versatility. Additionally, minimal set-up and clean-up time, combined with rapid changeover, make these labels more adaptable for short-run lines. Moreover, the application speed (up to approximately 1,000 per minute) of pressure sensitive labels is now significantly faster than other application systems such as in-mold, imparting operational efficiencies and labor cost savings. As a result of these factors, some of the best opportunities in the label market will continue to be found in the pressure sensitive segment.

Smaller label segments to see fastest growth

While demand for glue-applied labels will see below-average growth, this segment will remain the second largest overall, accounting for more than 30 percent of global label market volume through 2015. Sales of glue-applied labels will be supported by their low material costs and rapid application speeds (up to 2,000 per minute). However, the inconsistency in application and placement of glueapplied labels, as well as their more difficult clean-up and generally inferior aesthetics, will serve to limit demand gains. On the other hand, smaller label segments such as stretch sleeve, heatshrink and in-mold labels will see some of the fastest growth through the forecast period. For instance, stretch sleeve labels will benefit from their appealing 360-degree graphics, as well as superior moisture resistance.

Study Scope

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.

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  1. World Labels

    $6,100.00

    1. 1 INTRODUCTION

      $214.00

    2. 2 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

      $128.00

      1. Table | World Label Demand (million square meters)

    3. 3 MARKET ENVIRONMENT

      $2,292.00

      1. 3.1 General

        $82.00

      2. 3.2 World Economic Overview

        $286.00

        1. 3.2.1 Recent Historical Trends

          $91.00

        2. 3.2.2 Macroeconomic Outlook

          $177.00

          1. Table | World Gross Domestic Product by Region (billion 2009 dollars)

      3. 3.3 World Demographic Outlook

        $127.00

        1. 3.3.1 World Population Outlook

          $82.00

          1. Table | World Population by Region (million persons)

        2. 3.3.2 World Urban Population Outlook

          $82.00

          1. Table | World Urban Population by Region (million persons)

      4. 3.4 World Per Capita Gross Domestic Product

        $82.00

        1. Table | World Per Capita Gross Domestic Product by Region (2009 dollars)

      5. 3.5 World Personal Consumption & Expenditure Trends

        $82.00

        1. Table | World Personal Consumption Expenditures by Region (billion 2009 dollars)

      6. 3.6 World Packaging Outlook

        $164.00

        1. Table | World Packaging Demand by Region (billion dollars)

      7. 3.7 World Manufacturing Overview

        $82.00

        1. Table | World Manufacturing Value Added by Region (billion 2009 dollars)

      8. 3.8 World Nondurables Trends

        $515.00

        1. 3.8.1 Food & Beverages

          $258.00

          1. Table | World Food & Beverage Manufacturing Value Added by Region (billion 2009 dollars)

        2. 3.8.2 Pharmaceuticals

          $124.00

          1. Table | World Pharmaceutical Shipments by Region (billion dollars)

        3. 3.8.3 Other

          $104.00

      9. 3.9 Environmental Issues

        $173.00

      10. 3.10 Regulatory Overview

        $149.00

      11. 3.11 Cost Considerations & Pricing Trends

        $140.00

      12. 3.12 Technological Developments

        $510.00

        1. 3.12.1 Barcoding Trends

          $130.00

        2. 3.12.2 Smart Labeling

          $186.00

        3. 3.12.3 Competitive Technologies

          $173.00

    4. 4 OVERVIEW

      $1,905.00

      1. 4.1 General

        $82.00

        1. Table | World Label Demand by Region (million square meters)

      2. 4.2 Per Capita Consumption Trends

        $82.00

      3. 4.3 Materials & Technologies

        $82.00

        1. Table | World Label Demand by Application Method & Material (million square meters)

      4. 4.4 Application Methods

        $614.00

        1. 4.4.1 Pressure Sensitive

          $124.00

          1. Table | World Pressure Sensitive Label Demand by Region (million square meters)

        2. 4.4.2 Glue-Applied

          $90.00

          1. Table | World Glue-Applied Label Demand by Region (million square meters)

        3. 4.4.3 Other

          $378.00

          1. Table | World Other Label Demand by Region & Type (million square meters)

      5. 4.5 Materials

        $320.00

        1. 4.5.1 Paper

          $88.00

          1. Table | World Paper Label Demand by Region (million square meters)

        2. 4.5.2 Plastic & Other

          $212.00

          1. Table | World Plastic & Other Label Demand by Region (million square meters)

      6. 4.6 Printing Technologies

        $246.00

        1. 4.6.1 Digital

          $112.00

        2. 4.6.2 Technological Issues

          $82.00

      7. 4.7 Markets

        $552.00

        1. Table | World Label Demand by Market (million square meters)

        2. 4.7.1 Food

          $114.00

          1. Table | World Food Label Demand by Region (million square meters)

        3. 4.7.2 Beverages

          $82.00

          1. Table | World Beverage Label Demand by Region (million square meters)

        4. 4.7.3 Pharmaceuticals

          $82.00

          1. Table | World Pharmaceutical Label Demand by Region (million square meters)

        5. 4.7.4 Household & Industrial Chemicals

          $82.00

          1. Table | World Household & Industrial Chemical Label Demand by Region (million square meters)

        6. 4.7.5 Durable Goods

          $87.00

          1. Table | World Durable Goods Label Demand by Region (million square meters)

        7. 4.7.6 Other

          $117.00

          1. Table | World Other Market Label Demand by Region (million square meters)

    5. 5 NORTH AMERICA

      $924.00

      1. 5.1 North America: General

        $82.00

      2. 5.2 North America: Label Demand by Application Method & Material

        $82.00

        1. Table | North America -- Label Demand by Application Method & Material (million square meters)

      3. 5.3 North America: Label Demand by Market

        $82.00

        1. Table | North America -- Label Demand by Market (million square meters)

      4. 5.4 United States

        $298.00

        1. 5.4.1 United States: Label Demand by Application Method & Material

          $96.00

          1. Table | United States -- Label Demand by Application Method & Material (million square meters)

        2. 5.4.2 United States: Label Demand by Market

          $82.00

          1. Table | United States -- Label Demand by Market (million square meters)

        3. 5.4.3 United States: Label Stock Producers

          $82.00

        4. 5.4.4 United States: Label Converters

          $82.00

      5. 5.5 Canada

        $238.00

        1. 5.5.1 Canada: Label Demand by Application Method & Material

          $82.00

          1. Table | Canada -- Label Demand by Application Method & Material (million square meters)

        2. 5.5.2 Canada: Label Demand by Market

          $82.00

          1. Table | Canada -- Label Demand by Market (million square meters)

        3. 5.5.3 Canada: Label Stock Producers

          $82.00

        4. 5.5.4 Canada: Label Converters

          $82.00

      6. 5.6 Mexico

        $224.00

        1. 5.6.1 Mexico: Label Demand by Application Method & Material

          $82.00

          1. Table | Mexico -- Label Demand by Application Method & Material (million square meters)

        2. 5.6.2 Mexico: Label Demand by Market

          $82.00

          1. Table | Mexico -- Label Demand by Market (million square meters)

        3. 5.6.3 Mexico: Label Stock Producers

          $82.00

        4. 5.6.4 Mexico: Label Converters

          $82.00

    6. 6 WESTERN EUROPE

      $1,924.00

      1. 6.1 Western Europe: General

        $82.00

      2. 6.2 Western Europe: Label Demand by Application Method Material

        $147.00

        1. Table | Western Europe -- Label Demand by Application Method & Material (million square meters)

      3. 6.3 Western Europe: Label Demand by Market

        $82.00

        1. Table | Western Europe -- Label Demand by Market (million square meters)

      4. 6.4 France

        $273.00

        1. 6.4.1 France: Label Demand by Application Method & Material

          $115.00

          1. Table | France -- Label Demand by Application Method & Material (million square meters)

        2. 6.4.2 France: Label Demand by Market

          $82.00

          1. Table | France -- Label Demand by Market (million square meters)

        3. 6.4.3 France: Label Stock Producers

          $82.00

        4. 6.4.4 France: Label Converters

          $82.00

      5. 6.5 Germany

        $248.00

        1. 6.5.1 Germany: Label Demand by Application Method & Material

          $85.00

          1. Table | Germany -- Label Demand by Application Method & Material (million square meters)

        2. 6.5.2 Germany: Label Demand by Market

          $82.00

          1. Table | Germany -- Label Demand by Market (million square meters)

        3. 6.5.3 Germany: Label Stock Producers

          $82.00

        4. 6.5.4 Germany: Label Converters

          $82.00

      6. 6.6 Italy

        $260.00

        1. 6.6.1 Italy: Label Demand by Application Method & Material

          $86.00

          1. Table | Italy -- Label Demand by Application Method & Material (million square meters)

        2. 6.6.2 Italy: Label Demand by Market

          $82.00

          1. Table | Italy -- Label Demand by Market (million square meters)

        3. 6.6.3 Italy: Label Stock Producers

          $82.00

        4. 6.6.4 Italy: Label Converters

          $82.00

      7. 6.7 Netherlands

        $202.00

        1. 6.7.1 Netherlands: Label Demand by Application Method & Material

          $82.00

          1. Table | Netherlands -- Label Demand by Application Method & Material (million square meters)

        2. 6.7.2 Netherlands: Label Demand by Market

          $82.00

          1. Table | Netherlands -- Label Demand by Market (million square meters)

        3. 6.7.3 Netherlands: Label Stock Producers

          $82.00

        4. 6.7.4 Netherlands: Label Converters

          $82.00

      8. 6.8 Spain

        $184.00

        1. 6.8.1 Spain: Label Demand by Application Method & Material

          $89.00

          1. Table | Spain -- Label Demand by Application Method & Material (million square meters)

        2. 6.8.2 Spain: Label Demand by Market

          $82.00

          1. Table | Spain -- Label Demand by Market (million square meters)

      9. 6.9 Spain: Label Stock Producers

        $82.00

        1. 6.9.1 Spain: Label Converters

          $82.00

      10. 6.10 United Kingdom

        $274.00

        1. 6.10.1 United Kingdom: Label Demand by Application Method &

          $143.00

          1. Table | United Kingdom -- Label Demand by Application Method & Material (million square meters)

        2. 6.10.2 United Kingdom: Label Demand by Market

          $82.00

          1. Table | United Kingdom -- Label Demand by Market (million square meters)

        3. 6.10.3 United Kingdom: Label Stock Producers

          $82.00

        4. 6.10.4 United Kingdom: Label Converters

          $82.00

      11. 6.11 Other Western Europe

        $180.00

        1. 6.11.1 Other Western Europe: Label Demand by Application Method & Material

          $82.00

          1. Table | Other Western Europe -- Label Demand by Application Method & Material (million square meters)

        2. 6.11.2 Other Western Europe: Label Demand by Market

          $82.00

          1. Table | Other Western Europe -- Label Demand by Market (million square meters)

        3. 6.11.3 Other Western Europe: Label Stock Producers

          $82.00

        4. 6.11.4 Other Western Europe: Label Converters

          $82.00

    7. 7 ASIA/PACIFIC

      $2,016.00

      1. 7.1 Asia/Pacific: General

        $82.00

      2. 7.2 Asia/Pacific: Label Demand by Application Method & Material

        $82.00

        1. Table | Asia/Pacific -- Label Demand by Application Method & Material (million square meters)

      3. 7.3 Asia/Pacific: Label Demand by Market

        $82.00

        1. Table | Asia/Pacific -- Label Demand by Market (million square meters)

      4. 7.4 Australia

        $260.00

        1. 7.4.1 Australia: Label Demand by Application Method & Material

          $121.00

          1. Table | Australia -- Label Demand by Application Method & Material (million square meters)

        2. 7.4.2 Australia: Label Demand by Market

          $82.00

          1. Table | Australia -- Label Demand by Market (million square meters)

        3. 7.4.3 Australia: Label Stock Producers

          $82.00

        4. 7.4.4 Australia: Label Converters

          $82.00

      5. 7.5 China

        $298.00

        1. 7.5.1 China: Label Demand by Application Method & Material

          $102.00

          1. Table | China -- Label Demand by Application Method & Material (million square meters)

        2. 7.5.2 China: Label Demand by Market

          $82.00

          1. Table | China -- Label Demand by Market (million square meters)

        3. 7.5.3 China: Label Stock Producers

          $82.00

        4. 7.5.4 China: Label Converters

          $82.00

      6. 7.6 India

        $194.00

        1. 7.6.1 India: Label Demand by Application Method & Material

          $82.00

          1. Table | India -- Label Demand by Application Method & Material (million square meters)

        2. 7.6.2 India: Label Demand by Market

          $82.00

          1. Table | India -- Label Demand by Market (million square meters)

        3. 7.6.3 India: Label Stock Producers

          $82.00

        4. 7.6.4 India: Label Converters

          $82.00

      7. 7.7 Indonesia

        $165.00

        1. 7.7.1 Indonesia: Label Demand by Application Method & Material

          $82.00

          1. Table | Indonesia -- Label Demand by Application Method & Material (million square meters)

        2. 7.7.2 Indonesia: Label Demand by Market

          $82.00

          1. Table | Indonesia -- Label Demand by Market (million square meters)

        3. 7.7.3 Indonesia: Label Stock Producers

          $82.00

        4. 7.7.4 Indonesia: Label Converters

          $82.00

      8. 7.8 Japan

        $265.00

        1. 7.8.1 Japan: Label Demand by Application Method & Material

          $102.00

          1. Table | Japan -- Label Demand by Application Method & Material (million square meters)

        2. 7.8.2 Japan: Label Demand by Market

          $82.00

          1. Table | Japan -- Label Demand by Market (million square meters)

        3. 7.8.3 Japan: Label Stock Producers

          $82.00

        4. 7.8.4 Japan: Label Converters

          $82.00

      9. 7.9 South Korea

        $193.00

        1. 7.9.1 South Korea: Label Demand by Application Method & Material

          $82.00

          1. Table | South Korea -- Label Demand by Application Method & Material (million square meters)

        2. 7.9.2 South Korea: Label Demand by Market

          $82.00

          1. Table | South Korea -- Label Demand by Market (million square meters)

        3. 7.9.3 South Korea: Label Stock Producers

          $82.00

        4. 7.9.4 South Korea: Label Converters

          $82.00

      10. 7.10 Taiwan

        $201.00

        1. 7.10.1 Taiwan: Label Demand by Application Method & Material

          $82.00

          1. Table | Taiwan -- Label Demand by Application Method & Material (million square meters)

        2. 7.10.2 Taiwan: Label Demand by Market

          $82.00

          1. Table | Taiwan -- Label Demand by Market (million square meters)

        3. 7.10.3 Taiwan: Label Stock Producers

          $82.00

        4. 7.10.4 Taiwan: Label Converters

          $82.00

      11. 7.11 Other Asia/Pacific

        $235.00

        1. 7.11.1 Other Asia/Pacific: Label Demand by Application Method &

          $82.00

          1. Table | Other Asia/Pacific -- Label Demand by Application Method & Material (million square meters)

        2. 7.11.2 Other Asia/Pacific: Label Demand by Market

          $82.00

          1. Table | Other Asia/Pacific -- Label Demand by Market (million square meters)

        3. 7.11.3 Other Asia/Pacific: Label Stock Producers

          $82.00

        4. 7.11.4 Other Asia/Pacific: Label Converters

          $82.00

    8. 8 OTHER REGIONS

      $1,805.00

      1. 8.1 Central & South America

        $610.00

        1. 8.1.1 Central & South America: Label Demand by Application Method Material

          $82.00

          1. Table | Central & South America -- Label Demand by Application Method & Material (million square meters)

        2. 8.1.2 Central & South America: Label Demand by Market

          $82.00

          1. Table | Central & South America -- Label Demand by Market (million square meters)

        3. 8.1.3 Brazil

          $229.00

          1. Table | Brazil -- Label Demand by Application Method & Material (million square meters)

          2. Table | Brazil -- Label Demand by Market (million square meters)

        4. 8.1.4 Other Central & South America

          $218.00

          1. Table | Other Central & South America -- Label Demand by Application Method & Material (million square meters)

          2. Table | Other Central & South America -- Label Demand by Market (million square meters)

      2. 8.2 Eastern Europe

        $615.00

        1. 8.2.1 Eastern Europe: Label Demand by Application Method & Material

          $82.00

          1. Table | Eastern Europe -- Label Demand by Application Method & Material (million square meters)

        2. 8.2.2 Eastern Europe: Label Demand by Market

          $82.00

          1. Table | Eastern Europe -- Label Demand by Market (million square meters)

        3. 8.2.3 Russia

          $261.00

          1. Table | Russia -- Label Demand by Application Method & Material (million square meters)

          2. Table | Russia -- Label Demand by Market (million square meters)

        4. 8.2.4 Other Eastern Europe

          $207.00

          1. Table | Other Eastern Europe -- Label Demand by Application Method & Material (million square meters)

          2. Table | Other Eastern Europe -- Label Demand by Market (million square meters)

      3. 8.3 Africa/Mideast

        $579.00

        1. 8.3.1 Africa/Mideast: Label Demand by Application Method & Material

          $82.00

          1. Table | Africa/Mideast -- Label Demand by Application Method & Material (million square meters)

        2. 8.3.2 Africa/Mideast: Label Demand by Market

          $82.00

          1. Table | Africa/Mideast -- Label Demand by Market (million square meters)

        3. 8.3.3 Turkey

          $176.00

          1. Table | Turkey -- Label Demand by Application Method & Material (million square meters)

          2. Table | Turkey -- Label Demand by Market (million square meters)

        4. 8.3.4 Other Africa/Mideast

          $233.00

          1. Table | Other Africa/Mideast -- Label Demand by Application Method & Material (million square meters)

          2. Table | Other Africa/Mideast -- Label Demand by Market (million square meters)

    9. 9 INDUSTRY STRUCTURE

      $5,891.00

      1. 9.1 General

        $130.00

        1. Table | World Label & Stock Sales by Company, 2010 (million dollars)

      2. 9.2 Market Share

        $322.00

        1. 9.2.1 Label Stock Producers

          $169.00

        2. 9.2.2 Label Printers & Converters

          $140.00

      3. 9.3 Acquisitions & Divestitures

        $143.00

        1. Table | Selected Acquisitions & Divestitures

      4. 9.4 Cooperative Agreements

        $82.00

        1. Table | Selected Cooperative Agreements

      5. 9.5 Competitive Strategies

        $82.00

      6. 9.6 Manufacturing

        $82.00

      7. 9.7 Marketing & Distribution

        $126.00

      8. 9.8 Company Profiles

        $4,512.00

        1. 9.8.1 Ahlstrom Corporation

          $98.00

        2. 9.8.2 AMC Pancke AG

          $82.00

        3. 9.8.3 Applied Extrusion Technologies Incorporated

          $82.00

        4. 9.8.4 Avery Dennison Corporation

          $359.00

        5. 9.8.5 Bemis Company Incorporated

          $222.00

        6. 9.8.6 Boise Incorporated

          $82.00

        7. 9.8.7 Brady Corporation

          $82.00

        8. 9.8.8 CAPOSA Investments SA

          $82.00

        9. 9.8.9 CCL Industries Incorporated

          $265.00

        10. 9.8.10 Chesapeake Limited

          $82.00

        11. 9.8.11 Clondalkin Group Holdings BV

          $195.00

        12. 9.8.12 Colacril

          $82.00

        13. 9.8.13 Constantia Packaging GmbH

          $163.00

        14. 9.8.14 Donnelley (RR) & Sons Company

          $82.00

        15. 9.8.15 Etiquetas Brasil Limitada

          $82.00

        16. 9.8.16 Exxon Mobil Corporation

          $83.00

        17. 9.8.17 Fedrigoni SpA

          $83.00

        18. 9.8.18 FLEXcon Corporation

          $106.00

        19. 9.8.19 Fort Dearborn Company

          $83.00

        20. 9.8.20 Fuji Seal International Incorporated

          $101.00

        21. 9.8.21 Gascogne SA

          $82.00

        22. 9.8.22 Green Bay Packaging Incorporated

          $82.00

        23. 9.8.23 Groupe CPC

          $82.00

        24. 9.8.24 HERMA GmbH

          $82.00

        25. 9.8.25 Huhtamaki Oyj

          $82.00

        26. 9.8.26 Innovia Films Limited

          $90.00

        27. 9.8.27 Lintec Corporation

          $117.00

        28. 9.8.28 Loparex BV

          $101.00

        29. 9.8.29 Mondi Group

          $82.00

        30. 9.8.30 Nampak Limited

          $82.00

        31. 9.8.31 Nitto Denko Corporation

          $82.00

        32. 9.8.32 Nordenia International AG

          $88.00

        33. 9.8.33 Prinzhorn Holding GmbH

          $82.00

        34. 9.8.34 RAKO Etiketten GmbH & Company KG

          $153.00

        35. 9.8.35 Ricoh Company Limited

          $82.00

        36. 9.8.36 ROXCEL Handelsgesellschaft mbH

          $82.00

        37. 9.8.37 Sappi Limited

          $82.00

        38. 9.8.38 ScandStick AB

          $82.00

        39. 9.8.39 Shanghai Jinda Plastic Company Limited

          $82.00

        40. 9.8.40 Sinel Systems SAU

          $84.00

        41. 9.8.41 Skanem AS

          $87.00

        42. 9.8.42 Sonoco Products Company

          $82.00

        43. 9.8.43 Standard Register Company

          $82.00

        44. 9.8.44 Stora Enso Oyj

          $95.00

        45. 9.8.45 3M Company

          $174.00

        46. 9.8.46 Toppan Printing Company Limited

          $90.00

        47. 9.8.47 UPM-Kymmene Corporation

          $189.00

        48. 9.8.48 WS Packaging Group Incorporated

          $82.00

      9. 9.9 Other Companies Mentioned in the Study

        $431.00

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