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Global In-mold Label Market 2016-2020

Global In-mold Label Market 2016-2020

About In-Mold Labeling

In-mold labeling is a process of labeling molded plastic components, mainly thin polypropylene films, during the injection molding cycle. In the process, printed labels are inserted in the open plastic injection mold and are held in place by vacuum ports. When the mold is closed, the label is encapsulated by injecting plastic resin into the mold. In-mold labels are primarily used on disposable consumer packaging, on products such as food containers, personal care items and cosmetics, and in household products that have a short life span.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global in-mold label market to grow at a CAGR of 0.57% during the period 2016-2020.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global in-mold label market for 2016-2020. To calculate the market size, the report presents the vendor landscape and a corresponding detailed analysis of the major vendors operating in the market.

The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:

  • APAC
  • Europe
  • North America
  • ROW
Technavio's report, Global In-Mold Label Market 2016-2020, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors
  • Avery Dennison
  • CCL Industries
  • Constantia Flexibles
  • Coveris
  • EVCO Plastics
  • Inland
Other prominent vendors
  • CBW Automation
  • Multi-Color
  • Netstal Machinery
  • Smyth Companies
  • StackTeck
  • Transilwrap
  • UPM Raflatac
  • WS Packaging
Market driver
  • Growing demand for in-mold labeling in thin-walled containers
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Demand for pressure-sensitive and sleeve labels
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • 3D in-mold labeling technology
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2020 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?


Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global In-Mold Label Market 2016-2020

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global in-mold label market: Avery Dennison, CCL Industries, Constantia Flexibles, Coveris, EVCO Plastics, and Inland.

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: CBW Automation, Multi-Color, Netstal Machinery, Smyth Companies, StackTeck, Transilwrap, UPM Raflatac, and WS Packaging.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “Integration of RFID in in-mold labels will be a key trend for market growth. RFID in-mold labels help to track and trace plastic containers during the entire production and distribution phases. The in-mold label consists of thin passive ultra-high frequency (UHF) inlay. The inlay is covered by unique protective, durable materials and adhesives that shield it during the injection or blow molding process.The in-mold labels are designed to withstand temperatures between 77°F and 140°F and can be stored in cold temperatures up to 59°F. RFID-integrated in-mold labels can handle relative humidity of 40%-60%. RFID sensors in in-mold labels are primarily used for asset management and inventory control. In addition, these sensors eliminate the need for manual labor and reduce human error due to the automated reading of the barcodes.”

According to the report, growing demand for in-mold labeling in thin-walled containers will be a key driver for market growth. Thin-walled containers are those containers that have a wall thickness less than 0.62 millimeters. These containers are usually manufactured using injection molding process. Many of the thin-walled containers weigh less than one gram, which reduces raw material costs by 40% and transportation costs by 20%-30%. In addition, it reduces carbon emissions by 50%-60% during manufacture and transportation. Owing to these factors, the demand for thin-wall packaging is growing.

Further, the report states that long and complex supply chain of in-mold labels poses a challenge to in-mold labels as it takes multiple companies and collaborations to produce these labels. Companies have to seek new suppliers when they switch from pressure-sensitive or glue-applied labels to in-mold labels. It takes multiple collaborations and companies to develop in-mold label containers.



Companies Mentioned

Avery Dennison, CCL Industries, Constantia Flexibles, Coveris, EVCO Plastics, Inland, CBW Automation, Multi-Color, Netstal Machinery, Smyth Companies, StackTeck, Transilwrap, UPM Raflatac, WS Packaging.

  • Executive summary
    • Highlights
  • Scope of the report
    • Market overview
    • Top-vendor offerings
  • Market research methodology
    • Research methodology
    • Economic indicators
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
  • Market landscape
    • Global in-mold label market
      • Table Global in-mold label market 2015-2020 (billions of tons)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market landscape
    • Global in-mold label market by technology
      • Table Global in-mold market by technology 2015 (volume %)
    • Global in-mold label market in injection molding
    • Global in-mold label market in extrusion blow molding
    • Global in-mold label market in thermoforming
  • Market segmentation
    • Global in-mold label market by end users
      • Table Global in-mold market by end user 2015 (volume %)
      • Table Global in-mold label market by end user 2015-2020 (volume %)
      • Table Global in-mold label market by end user 2016-2020 (billions of tons)
    • Global in-mold label market in food and beverage applications
      • Table Global in-mold label markets in food and beverage industry 2015-2020 (billions of tons)
    • Global in-mold label market in chemicals and household applications
      • Table Global in-mold label market in chemicals and household applications 2015-2020 (billions of tons)
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Global in-mold label market by geography
      • Table Global in-mold label market by geography 2015 (volume %)
      • Table Global in-mold label market by geography 2020 (volume %)
      • Table Global in-mold label market geography 2015-2020 (billions of tons)
    • In-mold label market in Europe
      • Table In-mold label market in Europe 2015-2020 (billions of tons)
    • In-mold label market in North America
      • Table In-mold label market in North America 2016-2020 (billions of tons)
    • In-mold label market in APAC
      • Table In-mold label market in APAC 2015-2020 (billions of tons)
    • In-mold label market in ROW
      • Table In-mold label market in ROW 2015-2020 (billions of tons)
  • Market drivers
    • Increased use of higher cavitation molds in North America
    • Growing demand for in-mold labeling in thin-walled containers
    • Amplified output through automation
  • Impact of drivers
    • Table Impact of drivers
  • Market challenges
    • Complex supply chain of in-mold labels
    • Demand for pressure-sensitive and sleeve labels
    • Misalignment of labels
  • Impact of drivers and challenges
    • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
    • Integration of RFID in in-mold labels
    • 3D in-mold labeling technology
    • Switch from paper to synthetic films
  • Vendor landscape
    • Table Key performance indicators of vendors
  • Key vendor profiles
    • Avery Dennison
      • Table Avery Dennison: Business segmentation by revenue 2015
      • Table Avery Dennison: Revenue segmentation by geography 2015
    • CCL Industries
      • Table CCL Industries: Business segmentation by revenue 2015
      • Table CCL Industries: Business segmentation by revenue 2014 and 2015 ($ millions)
      • Table CCL Industries: Revenue segmentation by geography 2015
    • Constantia Flexibles
    • Coveris
      • Table Coveris: Business segmentation 2015
    • EVCO Plastics
      • Table EVCO Plastics: Product offerings
    • Inland
      • Table Inland: Product segmentation
    • Other prominent vendors
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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