World demand for pressure sensitive adhesive (PSA) tapes is projected to grow five percent annually through 2012. Carton sealing tapes will remain dominant, while double-sided and specialty tapes will grow the fastest. Sales in China, India and Eastern Europe will lead gains, while growth in developed countries will be below average.This study analyzes the $26 billion world PSA tape industry.
It presents historical demand data for the years 1997, 2002 and 2007, and forecasts for 2012 and 2017 by type (e.g., carton sealing, masking, electrical and electronic, double-sided, medical), material (e.g., polypropylene, PVC, paper), world region and for 22 countries.
The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 42 industry competitors, including 3M, Beiersdorf and Lintec.