Self-adhesive labels are a specific label category that is added to the packaging. Such labels reflect the appropriate product details. Self-adhesive labels are available at reasonable rates for improved preference, faster delivery, high-quality labeling, and more reliable customer service offering. Self-adhesive labels are produced using photocopiers on laser printers and inkjet printers. They are generally used to fix the packaging. Often named stress-sensitive labels are self-adhesive stickers since they stick to the surface while applying pressure. These are commonly used in consumer durables, pharmaceuticals, food & beverage, and home & personal care goods.
The global self-adhesive labels market size was valued at USD 44.7 billion in 2019 and projected to reach USD 64.9 billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 4.77% during the forecast period of 2020-2027 due to the growing adoption of such labels in the logistics and transportation industry across the globe. The rise of e-commerce has strengthened the packaging market, which uses self-adhesive labels. E-commerce has acquired tremendous market attention due to its enormous benefits. The E-commerce market has been proliferating throughout the world, providing several future opportunities for the self-adhesive label market. Strict government guidelines regarding food security in emerging economies are estimated to be a driver for the growth of the global market for self-adhesive labels. Moreover, the rising disposable income in developing countries and rising expectations of producers for cost-efficient and reliable labeling fuels the demand for self-adhesive labels.
However, the fluctuating prices of raw materials coupled with the lack of awareness of different types of labeling methodologies are projected to hinder self-adhesive labels market growth across the globe. In addition, the high investment cost is expected to challenge the market’s growth at a considerable rate.
The rising urban population is estimated to boost the self-adhesive labels market across the globe at a significant growth rate. The people who are living in cities are referred to as the urban population. Urbanization boosts both education and economy as citizens migrate to cities in pursuit of higher-income jobs and high-quality education. As a result, it is expected to drive the disposable income & lifestyle pattern and is estimated to support the growth of the global self-adhesive labels market. About 55% of the world’s population, or 4.2 billion people, currently are inhabitants who reside in cities. In 2050, it is predicted that with the metropolitan population more than double its present level, nearly 7 out of 10 people worldwide will be residing in cities. Urbanization helps in sustainable development if managed well by rising productivity.
The rising demand from end-use industries for self-adhesive labels is expected to fuel the global self-adhesive labels market. The wide range of product categories in the end-use industries is projected to boost the market. This rise in demand can be attributed to the growing consumption, across the globe, of the products. Such labels help in determining the branded product’s source, additives, amount, and best by date. In addition, the biggest end-user of self-adhesive labeling are consumer products. The home and personal care sector also requires extensive use of self-adhesive stickers, which are anticipated to boost the demand for self-adhesive labels at a considerable rate across the globe.
The COVID-19 outbreak recently severely impacted the healthcare system of developed and developing economies. With the spread of cases and the epicenter of a covid-19 shift towards North America, Europe, India, and Latin America, life in all these nations has updated as it had been in China previously in the emerging catastrophe. During a pandemic, regardless of health concerns, citizens become locked in their homes, causing a substantial effect on the e-commerce sector. The e-commerce market has had a positive impact on the self-adhesive mark sector as it helps to distinguish goods and illustrate the company identity of many related products. In addition, people are more aware of knowing the information of products during the outbreak, and self-adhesive labels help in showing the essential details about the product. Therefore, estimated to drive the global market over the forecasted period of 2020-2027.
Based on the composition, the global self-adhesive labels market is bifurcated into Face-stock or Face Material, Adhesive, and Release Liner or Backing. The face-stock or face material segment is estimated to have a significant growth rate during the forecasted period of 2020-2027 across the globe due to its cost-effectiveness and scratch resistance nature. In addition, the appearance of the face-stock is gleaming, smooth, and eye-catching, which is projected to support the growth of the global market.
However, the adhesive segment is estimated to have a considerable growth rate as it helps bond the two surfaces and make it more robust. In addition, the viscous UV resistance of it is strong as compared to the other composition segments.
Based on the type, the global self-adhesive labels market is classified into Release Liner and Linerless. The release liners segment is estimated to hold the larger share by 2027 owing to the growing acceptance of such labels in food & beverages and consumer durables. Additionally, the release liner labels are regular self-adhesive labels with the liner connected. Moreover, release liners can be available in various sizes and shapes, projected to propel the market.
Based on the printing technology, the global self-adhesive labels market is segmented into Flexography, Gravure, Digital Printing, Screen Printing, Lithography, Offset, and Letterpress. The flexography segment is anticipated to dominate the global market owing to the consistency of printing patterns coupled with the durability of printing. In addition, the ability to print numerous types of surfaces is predicted to boost the market.
However, the digital printing segment is expected to have the fastest growth rate by 2027 due to the high quality and cost-effective solution. Moreover, the screen-printing segment is projected to have a substantial growth rate across the globe.
Based on nature, the global self-adhesive labels market is segmented into Permanent, Removable, and Repositionable. The permanent segment is expected to dominate the global market owing to its extensive usage in the electronics and the electrical sector. In addition, durable labels are cost-effective and standard labels. They can only be excised with the aid of solvent as their composition is designed to be non-removable.
However, the repositionable segment is estimated to have considerable growth across the globe as it can be reused repeatedly. Repositionable labels save time & expense in situations where labels mistakenly adhere crooked and require versatility to correct them after implementation.
Based on the application, the global self-adhesive labels market segmented into Food & Beverages, Home & personal care, Pharmaceutical, Retail, Consumer durables, Others. The food & beverage application segment is predicted to hold the largest share during the forecasted period of 2020-2027 due to bring merchandise identification, ingredient information, and cautioning notifications. In addition, the rising consumption of packaged food is projected to drive the global market at a significant rate across the globe.
By geography, the global Self-Adhesive Labels market segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, South America, and Middle East & Africa. The Asia Pacific is estimated to dominate the global self-adhesive labels market by 2027 owing to the cost-effectiveness and easy availability of the raw material across the region. In addition, China has the second-largest packaged industry, and India has the fifth-largest packaged sector across the globe. Moreover, the rising upgradation in technology across developing economies such as India and China are predicted to drive the global market.
However, North America is estimated to have a significant growth rate across the globe due to the continuous research and development activities across the nation.
Companies such as CCL Industries, Terragene, Avery Dennison, UPM-Kymmene, Label Craft, Coveris Holdings S.A., Torraspapel Adestor (Part of Lecta Group), Muroll, Lintec, Multi-Color Corporation, Americk Packaging Group, BSP Labels, Inland Label and Marketing Services, C S Labels, Fuji Seal International, Secura Labels, Hansol Paper, Etiquette Labels, Reflex Labels, SVS Spol S RO are the key players in the global Self-Adhesive Labels market.
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