The printed label market in 2021 is valued at $41.75 million with a volume of 1.21 billion A4 equivalents. Asia is the largest geographic region for printed labels throughout the review period and in 2021 had a share of 45.4% of global volume and 36.0% of the value, worth $15.0 billion against a volume of 549.2 billion A4 equivalents.
What does the report cover?
Printed labels are produced from a range of paper and polymeric materials, and used to identify the contents of packaging, bottles, and cans. They can also provide brand identification and differentiation for the product manufacturers. This report examines the global markets for printed labels, with market data being presented in converter value and printed volume terms as the equivalent of A4 prints.
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What will you discover?
- The impact sustainability is having upon the printed labels market as consumer pressures are increasingly expecting packaging, particularly plastic packaging to be recyclable
- The extent to which the Covid-19 pandemic has affected growth within the printed labels market
- The impact the move towards digital technologies will have on the printed label market
- The largest end use segment of the market, and the areas we can expect to see the largest growth to 2026.
About the author
- The objective of this report is to identify the size of the market for printed labels, providing historic data from 2016 to 2020, projected market sizes in 2021, and the market outlook for the next five years up to 2026.
- The impact automation will have upon this market; with a drive towards shorter runs due to the proliferation of retail SKUs as well as a demand for increased versatility
Jon Harper Smith has close to 40 years’ experience in the printing industry through his time working with Fujifilm and has extensive experience of industrial and package printing
businesses with particular focus on industrial inkjet and flexo processes. He has a proven ability to develop complex cross border businesses involving the provision of highly technical products that meet strict end-user specifications.
The Smithers methodology
This report is based on extensive primary and secondary research. Primary research consisted of targeted interviews with material suppliers, converters and experts drawn from key markets. This was supported by secondary research in the form of extensive literature analysis of published data, official government statistics, domestic and international trade organisation data, company websites, industry reports, trade press articles, presentations, and attendance at trade events.
Who should buy the report?
- Narrow-web and label print machine manufacturers
- Ink and label substrate suppliers
- Packaging converters and print service providers
- Suppliers of finishing equipment
- Industry consultants, investors and analysts