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Tapes: World Pressure Sensitive Tapes

Tapes: World Pressure Sensitive Tapes

World demand to exceed 50 billion square meters by 2018
Worldwide demand for pressure sensitive adhesive (PSA) tape is projected to exceed 50 billion square meters by 2018. This represents a considerable improvement over the 2008-2013 period, which included the recent global economic slowdown. As tape technologies continue to improve, they will take additional market share away from non-PSA tapes, standalone adhesives, staples, and other mechanical fasteners in packaging and other applications.

Carton sealing tapes to benefit from increases in manufacturing activity Strong demand in the dominant carton sealing tape segment will be bolstered by overall increases in manufacturing activity, including in the key processed food and beverage market, which is the largest single user of corrugated boxes and the tapes used to seal them. The turnaround in manufacturing activity will be most significant in North America and Western Europe, two of the largest regional tape markets. The growing popularity of online shopping will result in more direct shipping of purchases to consumers, boosting tape demand.

Strong opportunities will also lie in the electrical and electronic, double-sided, and medical tape segments, although these applications are considerably smaller. Tapes demand will benefit from continued growth in electronics production, although the more salient dynamic within that market will be the continued shift of activity to the Asia/Pacific region; and within the region, a shift to new manufacturing sites in Vietnam and other countries. Double-sided bonding tapes will further supplant alternative joining and sealing techniques in a host of industrial applications, while PSA medical and surgical tapes are expected to continue to replace traditional bandages in some medical procedures.

Asia/Pacific region to remain largest market, lead gains
In Asia/Pacific, the largest regional markets will exhibit the fastest gains due to large and growing manufacturing industries. China and other rapidly developing Asian economies are not expected to replicate the potent growth of the past decade, but will continue to outpace the rest of the world. Overall, the fastest growth will be seen in India, China, and Indonesia. In particular, China alone will account for close to half of global pressure sensitive tape market volume gains in the forecast period. Central and South America, Eastern Europe, and the Africa/Mideast region will also experience healthy growth, though advances will stem from much lower base levels.

North America and Western Europe, where markets are more established, are both expected to register slower growth than the global average. More significant, though, is the extent to which the market in each region will improve, coming off declines in manufacturing and construction activity, which contributed to a sluggish market for tape. The US, which accounted for about 18 percent of sales volume in 2013, will remain the second largest national pressure sensitive tape market in the world, after China. Other large, but generally mature markets include Japan and Germany. Nonetheless, good opportunities will still be found in developed countries, especially for technical tapes, due to the development of newer specialty applications such as conductive adhesive tapes for use in telecommunications equipment.


  • INTRODUCTION
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
    • Table WORLD PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE DEMAND
  • MARKET ENVIRONMENT
    • General
    • World Economic Overview
      • Recent Historical Trends
      • Macroeconomic Outlook
        • Table WORLD GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT BY REGION
    • World Demographic Outlook
      • Table WORLD POPULATION BY REGION
    • World Per Capita Gross Domestic Product
      • Table WORLD PER CAPITA GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT BY REGION
    • World Personal Income & Expenditure Trends
      • Table WORLD PERSONAL CONSUMPTION EXPENDITURES BY REGION
    • World Manufacturing Outlook
      • Table WORLD MANUFACTURING VALUE ADDED BY REGION
    • World Food & Beverage Outlook
      • Table WORLD FOOD & BEVERAGE MANUFACTURING VALUE ADDED BY REGION
    • World Building Construction Expenditures
      • Table WORLD BUILDING CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURES BY REGION
      • Residential Building
        • Table WORLD RESIDENTIAL BUILDING CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURES BY REGION
      • Nonresidential Building
        • Table WORLD NONRESIDENTIAL BUILDING CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURES BY REGION
    • World Motor Vehicle Outlook
      • Motor Vehicle Production Trends
        • Table WORLD MOTOR VEHICLE PRODUCTION BY REGION
      • Motor Vehicles in Use
        • Table WORLD MOTOR VEHICLES IN USE BY REGION
    • World Health Care Expenditure Trends
      • Table WORLD HEALTH CARE EXPENDITURES BY REGION
    • Competitive Technologies
    • Pricing Trends
    • Environmental & Regulatory Overview
  • OVERVIEW
    • Regional Demand
      • Table WORLD PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE DEMAND BY REGION
      • Table CHART III-1 WORLD PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE DEMAND BY REGION, 2013
    • Tape Types
      • Table WORLD PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE DEMAND BY TYPE
      • Table CHART III-2 WORLD PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE DEMAND BY TYPE, 2013
      • Carton Sealing
        • Table WORLD PRESSURE SENSITIVE CARTON SEALING TAPE DEMAND BY REGION
      • Masking
        • Table WORLD PRESSURE SENSITIVE MASKING TAPE DEMAND BY REGION
      • Electrical & Electronic
        • Table WORLD PRESSURE SENSITIVE ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONIC TAPE DEMAND BY REGION
      • Double-Sided
        • Table WORLD DOUBLE-SIDED PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE DEMAND BY REGION
      • Medical
        • Table WORLD PRESSURE SENSITIVE MEDICAL TAPE DEMAND BY REGION
      • Other
        • Table WORLD OTHER PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE DEMAND BY REGION
    • Tape Backing Materials
      • Table WORLD PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE DEMAND BY BACKING MATERIAL
      • Table CHART III-3 WORLD PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE DEMAND BY BACKING MATERIAL, 2013
      • Polypropylene
        • Table WORLD POLYPROPYLENE PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE DEMAND BY REGION
      • Paper
        • Table WORLD PAPER PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE DEMAND BY REGION
      • Polyvinyl Chloride
        • Table WORLD POLYVINYL CHLORIDE PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE DEMAND BY REGION
      • Other Backing Materials
        • Table WORLD OTHER PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE BACKING MATERIAL DEMAND BY REGION
    • Regional Production
      • Table WORLD PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE PRODUCTION BY REGION
    • International Trade
      • Table WORLD PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE NET EXPORTS BY REGION
    • Raw Materials
  • NORTH AMERICA
    • North America: General
    • North America: Supply & Demand
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Table CHART IV-1 NORTH AMERICA: PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE DEMAND BY COUNTRY, 2013
    • North America: Market Trends
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE DEMAND BY TYPE & MATERIAL
    • United States
      • United States: General
      • United States: Supply & Demand
        • Table UNITED STATES: PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • United States: Market Trends
        • Table UNITED STATES: PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE DEMAND BY TYPE & MATERIAL
      • United States: Producers
    • Canada
      • Canada: General
      • Canada: Supply & Demand
        • Table CANADA: PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Canada: Market Trends
        • Table CANADA: PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE DEMAND BY TYPE & MATERIAL
      • Canada: Producers
    • Mexico
      • Mexico: General
      • Mexico: Supply & Demand
        • Table MEXICO: PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Mexico: Market Trends
        • Table MEXICO: PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE DEMAND BY TYPE & MATERIAL
      • Mexico: Producers
  • WESTERN EUROPE
    • Western Europe: General
    • Western Europe: Supply & Demand
      • Table WESTERN EUROPE: PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Table CHART V-1 WESTERN EUROPE: PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE DEMAND BY COUNTRY, 2013
    • Western Europe: Market Trends
      • Table WESTERN EUROPE: PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE DEMAND BY TYPE & MATERIAL
    • France
      • France: General
      • France: Supply & Demand
        • Table FRANCE: PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • France: Market Trends
        • Table FRANCE: PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE DEMAND BY TYPE & MATERIAL
      • France: Producers
    • Germany
      • Germany: General
      • Germany: Supply & Demand
        • Table GERMANY: PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Germany: Market Trends
        • Table GERMANY: PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE DEMAND BY TYPE & MATERIAL
      • Germany: Producers
    • Italy
      • Italy: General
      • Italy: Supply & Demand
        • Table ITALY: PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Italy: Market Trends
        • Table ITALY: PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE DEMAND BY TYPE & MATERIAL
      • Italy: Producers
    • Netherlands
      • Netherlands: General
      • Netherlands: Supply & Demand
        • Table NETHERLANDS: PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Netherlands: Market Trends
        • Table NETHERLANDS: PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE DEMAND BY TYPE & MATERIAL
      • Netherlands: Producers
    • Spain
      • Spain: General
      • Spain: Supply & Demand
        • Table SPAIN: PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Spain: Market Trends
        • Table SPAIN: PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE DEMAND BY TYPE & MATERIAL
      • Spain: Producers
    • United Kingdom
      • United Kingdom: General
      • United Kingdom: Supply & Demand
        • Table UNITED KINGDOM: PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • United Kingdom: Market Trends
        • Table UNITED KINGDOM: PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE DEMAND BY TYPE & MATERIAL
      • United Kingdom: Producers
    • Other Western Europe
      • Other Western Europe: General
      • Other Western Europe: Supply & Demand
        • Table OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Other Western Europe: Market Trends
        • Table OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE DEMAND BY TYPE & MATERIAL
      • Other Western Europe: Producers
  • ASIA/PACIFIC
    • Asia/Pacific: General
    • Asia/Pacific: Supply & Demand
      • Table ASIA/PACIFIC: PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Table CHART VI-1 ASIA/PACIFIC: PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE DEMAND BY COUNTRY, 2013
    • Asia/Pacific: Market Trends
      • Table ASIA/PACIFIC: PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE DEMAND BY TYPE & MATERIAL
    • Australia
      • Australia: General
      • Australia: Supply & Demand
        • Table AUSTRALIA: PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Australia: Market Trends
        • Table AUSTRALIA: PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE DEMAND BY TYPE & MATERIAL
      • Australia: Producers
    • China
      • China: General
      • China: Supply & Demand
        • Table CHINA: PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • China: Market Trends
        • Table CHINA: PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE DEMAND BY TYPE & MATERIAL
      • China: Producers
    • India
      • India: General
      • India: Supply & Demand
        • Table INDIA: PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • India: Market Trends
        • Table INDIA: PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE DEMAND BY TYPE & MATERIAL
      • India: Producers
    • Indonesia
      • Indonesia: General
      • Indonesia: Supply & Demand
        • Table INDONESIA: PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Indonesia: Market Trends
        • Table INDONESIA: PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE DEMAND BY TYPE & MATERIAL
      • Indonesia: Producers
    • Japan
      • Japan: General
      • Japan: Supply & Demand
        • Table JAPAN: PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Japan: Market Trends
        • Table JAPAN: PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE DEMAND BY TYPE & MATERIAL
      • Japan: Producers
    • South Korea
      • South Korea: General
      • South Korea: Supply & Demand
        • Table SOUTH KOREA: PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • South Korea: Market Trends
        • Table SOUTH KOREA: PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE DEMAND BY TYPE & MATERIAL
      • South Korea: Producers
    • Taiwan
      • Taiwan: General
      • Taiwan: Supply & Demand
        • Table TAIWAN: PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Taiwan: Market Trends
        • Table TAIWAN: PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE DEMAND BY TYPE & MATERIAL
      • Taiwan: Producers
    • Thailand
      • Thailand: General
      • Thailand: Supply & Demand
        • Table THAILAND: PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Thailand: Market Trends
        • Table THAILAND: PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE DEMAND BY TYPE & MATERIAL
      • Thailand: Producers
    • Other Asia/Pacific
      • Other Asia/Pacific: General
      • Other Asia/Pacific: Supply & Demand
        • Table OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Other Asia/Pacific: Market Trends
        • Table OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE DEMAND BY TYPE & MATERIAL
      • Other Asia/Pacific: Producers
  • OTHER REGIONS
    • Central & South America
      • Central & South America: General
      • Central & South America: Supply & Demand
        • Table CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Central & South America: Market Trends
        • Table CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE DEMAND BY TYPE & MATERIAL
      • Brazil
        • Table BRAZIL: PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table BRAZIL: PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE DEMAND BY TYPE & MATERIAL
      • Other Central & South America
        • Table OTHER CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table OTHER CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE DEMAND BY TYPE & MATERIAL
    • Eastern Europe
      • Eastern Europe: General
      • Eastern Europe: Supply & Demand
        • Table EASTERN EUROPE: PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Eastern Europe: Market Trends
        • Table EASTERN EUROPE: PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE DEMAND BY TYPE & MATERIAL
      • Poland
        • Table POLAND: PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table POLAND: PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE DEMAND BY TYPE & MATERIAL
      • Russia
        • Table RUSSIA: PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table RUSSIA: PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE DEMAND BY TYPE & MATERIAL
      • Other Eastern Europe
        • Table OTHER EASTERN EUROPE: PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table OTHER EASTERN EUROPE: PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE DEMAND BY TYPE & MATERIAL
    • Africa/Mideast
      • Africa/Mideast: General
      • Africa/Mideast: Supply & Demand
        • Table AFRICA/MIDEAST: PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Africa/Mideast: Market Trends
        • Table AFRICA/MIDEAST: PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE DEMAND BY TYPE & MATERIAL
      • South Africa
        • Table SOUTH AFRICA: PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table SOUTH AFRICA: PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE DEMAND BY TYPE & MATERIAL
      • Turkey
        • Table TURKEY: PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table TURKEY: PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE DEMAND BY TYPE & MATERIAL
      • Other Africa/Mideast
        • Table OTHER AFRICA/MIDEAST: PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table OTHER AFRICA/MIDEAST: PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE DEMAND BY TYPE & MATERIAL
  • INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
    • General
      • Table WORLD PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE SALES BY COMPANY, 2013
    • Market Share
      • Table CHART VIII-1 WORLD PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE MARKET SHARE, 2013
    • Cooperative Agreements
    • Manufacturing
    • Marketing & Distribution
    • Company Profiles
      • ACHEM Technology Corporation
      • Adchem Corporation
      • Adhesives Research Incorporated
      • Advance Tapes International Limited
      • American Biltrite Incorporated
      • Avery Dennison Corporation
      • Beiersdorf AG
      • Bemis Company Incorporated
      • Berry Plastics Corporation
      • BSN medical GmbH
      • Chargeurs SA
      • Coroplast Fritz Müller GmbH & Company KG
      • Covidien plc
      • CTT Group
      • DeWAL Industries Incorporated
      • FLEXcon Corporation
      • Four Pillars Enterprise Company Limited
      • Guangzhou Wang Cheong Adhesive Product Factory
      • Henkel AG & Company KGaA
      • Hitachi Limited
      • Illinois Tool Works Incorporated
      • Industrias Tuk SA de CV
      • Intertape Polymer Group Incorporated
      • Johnson & Johnson
      • Lintec Corporation
      • Lohmann & Rauscher GmbH & Company KG
      • NAR SpA
      • Nichiban Company Limited
      • Nitto Denko Corporation
      • Oji Holdings Corporation
      • ORAFOL Europe GmbH
      • RPM International Incorporated
      • Saint-Gobain
      • Scapa Group plc
      • Sekisui Chemical Company Limited
      • Shurtape Technologies LLC
      • Sicad Group SpA
      • 3M Company
      • Von Roll Holding Limited
      • Wingtai Zhongshan Company Limited
      • Wuhan Huaxia Nanfang Adhesive Tapes Company Limited
      • Zhejiang Yonghe Adhesive Products Company Limited
      • Zhongshan Crown Adhesive Products Company Limited
    • Other Companies Mentioned in the Study

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