European Release Liner Market Study 2016

European Release Liner Market Study 2016


This industry study and sourcebook on the demand for, and supply of release liner products provides information on trends and developments. It focuses on markets and materials, capacities and technologies, and on the changing structure of the European release liner industry.


The study provides in-depth statistics on markets, drawing on an enhanced base of input from within the industry, and assesses the trends in technology, purchasing, and the overall business environment. In addition, the report contains profiles of leading companies across the value chain.




AWA European Release Liner Market Study 2016 uses the value chain as a powerful tool to analyze the release liner industry. The geographical focus of the study is Europe, but for reference the report also contains a section on the global market.


Research for this study is based on our internal database of release liner market information, a review of available published literature, an analysis of trade and industry statistics, online surveys, and interviews with companies across the value chain, together with input from AWA industry conferences and events specific to the release liner industries.


1. Introduction

1.1 Introduction

1.2 Methodology

1.3 Definitions & Abbreviations

1.4 Acknowledgements


2. Executive Summary


3. Market Structure

3.1 Raw Material Suppliers

3.1.1 Paper Manufacturers

3.1.2 Film Manufacturers

3.1.3 Silicone Suppliers

3.2 Silicone Coating Companies

3.2.1 In-house Silicone Coating

3.2.2 Commercial Silicone Coating

3.2.3 Narrow Web In-line Silicone Coating & Processing


4. Global Release Liner Market

4.1 Global Market by Region

4.2 Global Market by Segment

4.3 Global Market by Substrate


5. European Market

5.1 Market Overview

5.2 Market Segmentation

5.3 Value Chain

5.4 In-house versus Commercial Silicone Coating

5.5 Demand Outlook


6. Market Segmentation

6.1 Label

6.1.1 Pressure-sensitive Label Producers

6.1.2 Alternative labeling technologies

6.2 Graphic Film

6.3 Tape

6.4 Hygiene

6.5 Medical

6.6 Industrial

6.7 Envelopes

6.8 Food & Bakery

6.9 Other


7. Material Trends

7.1 Paper

7.1.1 Glassine/SCK Paper

7.1.2 Clay Coated Paper

7.1.3 Polyolefin Coated Papers

7.1.4 Other Papers

7.2 Film

7.2.1 Polyethylene film

7.2.2 Polypropylene film

7.2.3 Polyester film

7.3 Silicones

7.4 Raw Material Cost Trends


8. Company Profiles & Directory

8.1 Release Liner Producers

8.2 Silicone Suppliers

8.3 Release Base Paper Supplier Directory

8.4 Release Base Film Supplier Directory

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