Global Pressure Sensitive Tapes Industry

  • March 2014
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  • Global Industry Analysts
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  • 439 pages

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Pressure Sensitive Tapes in US$ Million, and in Million Square Meters by the following Product Segments: Single Sided Tapes (Packaging Tapes, Masking Tapes, Medical Tapes, & Other Single Sided Tapes), and Double Sided Tapes. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 191 companies including many key and niche players such as -

3M Company
Adchem Corporation
Adhesives Research, Inc.
Adhesive Applications Inc.
Advanced Flexible Composites, Inc.

Table Of Contents




I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY and PRODUCT DEFINITIONS
Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
Disclaimers I-2
Data Interpretation and Reporting Level I-2
Quantitative Techniques and Analytics I-2
Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3
1. Single Sided Tapes I-3
Packaging Tapes I-3
Masking Tapes I-4
Medical Tapes I-4
Electrical and Electronic Tapes I-4
Other Single Sided Tapes I-4
2. Double Sided Tapes I-4


II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1
A Prelude II-1
Recession in Retrospect and the Road Ahead II-3
The 2007-2009 Recession II-3
Reviving Global Economy Stimulates Demand for Pressure
Sensitive Tapes II-5
Table 1: Economic Growth (%) Worldwide by Region: 2011-2014E
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-7
Outlook II-8
Competitive Landscape II-9
Table 2: Leading Players in the Global Pressure Sensitive
Tapes Market (2013): Value Market Share by Company (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-9
Manufacturers Focus on Enhanced Technologies for Cost Reductions II-9
Mounting Pressure on Manufacturers to Produce Eco-friendly
PSA Tapes II-10
The Heavy Hand of the Government Continues to Elicit
Production Changes II-11
Future Growth Hinges on Prompt Response to Downstream Markets II-11
Table 3: Prime Product Performance Characteristics of
Water-Based PSAs Driving the Replacement of Solvent Based
PSAs: Ranked in Order of End-User Perception of Importance
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-12
Frequent Raw Material Shortages: A Major Concern II-12

2. MARKET TRENDS, ISSUES AND DRIVERS II-13
Recovery in Automotive Production Augurs Well for Pressure
Sensitive Tapes II-13
Table 4: World Passenger Cars Market (2012 and 2017): Breakdown
of Number of Vehicles Produced (In 000 Units) by Geographic
Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-14

Table 5: World Commercial Vehicles Market (2012 and 2017):
Breakdown of Number of Vehicles Produced (In 000 Units) by
Geographic Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-15
Increasing Demand in the Packaging Industry: A Strong Growth
Driver II-15
Packaging Tapes Now Become Recyclable II-16
Robust Construction Activity in Developing Countries to Lend
Traction to Pressure Sensitive Tapes Market II-16
Table 6: Percentage Share of Construction Spending by Region -
2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-17
Building Renovations also Boost Demand II-18
Encouraging Gains in Global PMI Signals an Optimistic Outlook
for PSA Tapes II-18
Air Craft Manufacture: A Critical End-Use Sector for Pressure
Sensitive Tapes II-18
Developing Nations Spearhead Demand Growth for Pressure
Sensitive Tapes II-19
Asia-Pacific Represents the Fastest and Largest Market Worldwide II-19
Table 7: Global Pressure Sensitive Tapes Market - Geographic
Regions Ranked by CAGR (Value Sales) for 2013-2020:
Asia-Pacific, Middle East, Latin America, Canada, Europe,
US, and Japan (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-20
Technology Innovations: Spearheading Growth II-21
Avery Dennison Launches Brake Shim Adhesive for Electronic
Parking Brakes II-21
Avery Dennison Adds Two New Adhesive Lines to Portfolio II-22
An Eco-Friendly Pressure Sensitive Adhesive from Oregon State
University Scientists II-22
Tesa Softprint Secure Plate Mounting Tape Range II-22
Evolving Industrial Requirements Drive Development of High
Performance Acrylic Adhesives II-22
Augmented Consumer Electronics Manufacture Offers Significant
Opportunities II-23
Table 8: World Market for Smartphones (2013, 2014E and 2017P):
Breakdown of Sales in Thousand Units by Geographic
Region/Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-24

Table 9: Global Shipments of Laptops, Desktop PCs, and
Tablets for the Years 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2017 (In Million
Units) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-25
Tapes Losing Ground to Advanced Sealants in the Wound Closure
Market II-26
Table 10: Global Market for Wound Closures (2013 and 2018P):
Percentage Breakdown by Type (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-26
High-Strength Medical Glues Fast Gaining Ground in Wound
Closure Market II-27
Table 11: Leading Players in the Global High Strength
Surgical Adhesives Market (2012): Percentage Market Share by
Company (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-27
Growing Focus on Solar Energy Drives Photovoltaic Tapes Demand II-27
Advanced Pressure Sensitive Adhesives Make Solar Panels Thinner II-28
Custom Printed Tapes: A Lucrative Segment II-28
Sophisticated Product Functions: An All Important Trend II-29
Favorable Trends in the Pressure Sensitive Adhesives Market
Strengthen Market Prospects II-30
Pressure Sensitive Labels: The Next Most Important
Application Area of Pressure Sensitive Adhesives II-31
Asia: A High Potential Market for Pressure Sensitive Labels II-32
Solvent-Free Adhesives to Witness Strong Growth II-33
Future of Solvent Based Adhesives Uncertain II-33
Specialty and DIY Sector: A New Window for Growth II-33

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-34
Pressure Sensitive Tapes: An Introduction II-34
Evolution of Pressure Sensitive Tapes II-34
Pressure Sensitive Tape Components II-35
Types of Pressure Sensitive Tapes II-35
Single-Sided Tapes II-35
Packaging Tapes II-35
TR20â„¢ Formula Tapes II-36
STA Packaging Tapes II-36
Natural Rubber P-S Carton Sealing Tapes II-36
Masking Tapes II-36
High-Temperature Masking Tape II-36
Reflective Tape II-36
Recyclable Masking Tape II-37
Static Resistant Masking Tape II-37
Medical Tapes II-37
Electrical and Electronic Tapes II-37
Other Single Sided Tapes II-37
Transparent Stationery Tapes II-37
Duct Tape II-38
Double Sided Tapes II-38
Glazing Tape II-38
Double-Coated Foam Tape II-38
Double-Sided Film and Cloth Tapes II-38
Double-Sided Non-Woven Tapes II-38
Double-Sided Foam Tapes II-38
RFI/EMI Gasketing II-39
Double-Coated FT series Adhesive Tapes II-39
Double-Coated Polyethylene Tapes II-39
Double Coated Adhesive Tapes II-39
Transfer Tapes II-39
Key End-use Application Areas II-39
Aerospace Industry II-39
Automotive Industry II-40
Building and Construction II-40
Electronics and Electricals Industry II-40
Household Appliances II-40
Information Technology Industry II-40
Mobiles and Other Handhelds II-41
Optical Industry II-41
Packaging Industry II-41
Security and RFID Solutions II-41
Signage and Graphics II-41
Solar Industry II-41

4. REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT II-42
Coping Up with Pressure II-42
Environmental Impacts on P-S Tape Process II-42
Packaging Tapes - Standing Still II-43
Toxic Content II-43
Solid Waste II-43
Source Reduction II-43
Reuse II-43
Recycling II-43
Disposal of Solid Wastes - A Thorn in the Flesh II-44
Carton Closure and Recycling: Recommended Measures, Processes
and Concerns II-44
Carton Recycling II-44

5. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS II-45
Adchem Introduces 488M Acrylic Adhesive Double-Sided Tapes II-45
3M Introduces 3072 Recycled Corrugated Tape II-45
Adorn Introduces New Masking Tape for Use on Delicate Surfaces II-45
Polynics Introduces XT-657 Bonding Tape to Prevent Fire
Propagation II-45
Diamond Adhesive Tapes Launches Carry Handle Adhesive Tapes II-46
Graphic Products Launches Customized UV Watermark Tapes II-46
Duraco Express Launches Finger Lift Specialty Tapes Range II-47
3M Unveils Masking Made Simple Range of Masking Tapes II-47
FrogTape® Launches Shape Tape™ DIY Painter Tape II-47
3M Unveils Scotch Expressions Tapes II-48
Xyron® Expands Range of Adhesive Tape Products II-49
Tesa Tape Launches Tesa® Cable Mounting Tape Line for Automotives II-49
Tecman Launches Double Sided Adhesive Tape II-49
Microland Shanghai Introduced New Butyl Adhesive Tape II-50
Microland Shanghai Introduces S8855B New Single- Sided
Embossed PVC Adhesive Tape II-50
Tesa Releases ACXplus Lines of Double Sided Tapes II-50
Avery Launches New Elastomeric Tape Line II-51
Polyonics Releases RoHS and REACH enabled Ultra Thin Tapes II-51
Berry Plastics Launches Patco 5565FR Surface Protection Tape
and Polyken 345SW Speed Tape II-52
Adchem Launches the New LSE SDL Tape System, a Second-
Generation Muntin Bar Tape II-52
UltraTape Introduces SubZero Tape and Label Products II-53
Intertape PolymerGroup® Expands the Corru-Grip Carton Sealing
Tape Range II-53
Tesa tape Expands the Tesa Softprint Secure Plate Mounting
Tape Range II-54
Adchem Launches 7833 PET, an Elevated Temperature Acrylic
Adhesive Transfer Tape II-54
Berry Plastics Launches 3546A Woven Tape II-54
Tesa tape Launches Tesa® 4600 Xtreme Conditions HD II-55
Intertape Polymer Launches New Range of Adhesive Transfer Tapes II-55
3M Launches New Range of Colored Polyurethane Medical Tapes II-56
Shurtape Technologies Launches HP 235 Packaging Tape II-56
Intertape Polymer Group® Unveils Iron GripTM 17 Mil Premium
Duct Tape II-56
Intertape Polymer Group® Widens Automotive Aftermarket Masking
Tape Range with MP Product II-57
Ahlstrom Releases Ahlstrom MasterTape II-57
HB Fuller Adhesive Coated Solutions Unveils Novel Sesame High
Modulus Tape II-57
UltraTape Launches UTL 199 for PCB Masks II-57
Tesa tape Rolls Out Tesa 4863 and Tesa 4563 Grip Tapes II-58
Cable Tapes Unveils Complete Series of Water- Blocking Tapes,
Yarns II-58
3M Unveils New Electronic Double Sided Tape II-58
Berry Plastics Group Launches Polyken 500 Duct Tape Solution II-58
Shurtape® Technologies Launches ShurSEAL(tm) Tape Heads II-59
3M’s Automotive Aftermarket Division Rolls Out Precision
Masking Tape II-60
Berry Plastics Group Introduces 3537A Film Tape II-60
Shurtape Technologies Launches HW 300 Housewrap Tape II-60
Scapa Launches New Range of Tapes II-61
3M Aerospace Launches New Removable Gel Tape II-62
Polyonics Launches New Thermal Resistant Tapes for Heat
Sensitive Devices II-62
Kohinoor Adhesive Tapes Introduces Double-Sided Cloth Tapes II-62
Berry Plastics Launches Polyken® 1111 Tape for Aerospace Industry II-63
Berry Plastics Launches Polyken® 36H Aerospace Tape II-63
Shurtape® Introduces UL 181B-FX Listed Tape II-63
Shurtape® Introduces HP 132 Packaging Tape II-64
Polyonics Offers Polyimide Tapes Line II-64
Pres-On Unveils PHB1000 Acrylic Pressure- Sensitive Tape II-64
Berry Plastics Launches Polyken® 36H High- Performance
Mounting Film Tape II-65
3M Aerospace Rolls Out 3Mâ„¢ Polyurethane Protective Tapes II-65
3M Unveils Scotch Greener Masking Tapes II-65
tesa tape Launches tesa® Adhesive II-66
Intertape Polymer Group® Introduces Two Double-Coated Tapes II-66
Shale-Inland and 3M Rolls Out 3Mâ„¢ Protective Laser Tape II-67
tesa tape Launches tesa® 52018 II-67
Intertape Polymer Group® Unveils Firefly™ Glow-In-The-Dark
Duct Tapes II-67

6. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-68
PRO Enters into Partnership with Kryptek II-68
Duck Tape® Partners with Universal Partnerships and Licensing II-68
UltraTape Shifts to New Facility in Wilsonville, Oregon II-68
Lohmann Forms New Netherlands-Based Subsidiary to Expand Tape
Business II-69
Nitto Denko Takes Over Bento II-69
Adhesive Applications Expands Manufacturing Capacity II-69
ShurTech Brands Enters into Partnership with Sanrio® II-70
Nitto Denko Takes Over Bento Bantçilik ve Temizlik Maddeleri
Sanayi Ticaret II-70

7. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS II-71
3M Company (US) II-71
Venture Tape Corporation (US) II-71
Adchem Corporation (US) II-72
Adhesives Research, Inc. (US) II-72
Adhesive Applications Inc. (US) II-72
Advanced Flexible Composites, Inc. (US) II-73
Ahlstrom Corporation (Finland) II-73
American Biltrite, Inc. (US) II-73
Avery Dennison Corp. (US) II-74
Better Packages, Inc. (US) II-74
Berry Plastics Corporation (US) II-74
Custom Printed Tape Ltd. (UK) II-75
DeWAL Industries Inc. (US) II-75
H.B. Fuller (US) II-75
Intertape Polymer Group Inc. (Canada) II-76
Jonson Tapes Limited (India) II-76
Lintec Group (China) II-76
Nadco® Tapes and Labels, Inc. (US) II-77
Nitto Denko Corporation (Japan) II-77
Nitto Denko America, Inc. II-77
Powerband (India) II-78
Scapa Group, Plc. (UK) II-78
Shurtape Technologies, LLC (US) II-79
tesa SE (Germany) II-79
tesa Tape, Inc. (US) II-80
Yem Chio Co. Ltd. (Taiwan) II-80
Achem Technology Corporation (Taiwan) II-80

8. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-81
Analytics by Value II-81
Table 12: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Pressure Sensitive Tapes by Geographic Region - US, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East
and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-81

Table 13: World Historic Review for Pressure Sensitive Tapes
by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-82

Table 14: World 15-Year Perspective for Pressure Sensitive
Tapes by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets for Years 2006,
2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-83

Table 15: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Single Sided Tapes by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin
America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-84

Table 16: World Historic Review for Single Sided Tapes by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-85

Table 17: World 15-Year Perspective for Single Sided Tapes by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Middle East and Latin America Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-86

Table 18: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Single Sided Tapes by Segment - Packaging tapes, Masking
tapes, Medical tapes, Electrical and Electronic Tapes and Other
Single Sided Tapes Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-87

Table 19: World Historic Review for Single Sided Tapes by
Segment - Packaging tapes, Masking Tapes, Medical tapes,
Electrical and Electronic Tapes and Other Single Sided Tapes
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-88

Table 20: World 15-Year Perspective for Single Sided Tapes by
Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Packaging
tapes, Masking tapes, Medical tapes, Electrical and Electronic
Tapes and Other Single Sided Tapes Markets for Years 2006,
2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-89

Table 21: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Packaging Tapes by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin
America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-90

Table 22: World Historic Review for Packaging Tapes by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-91

Table 23: World 15-Year Perspective for Packaging Tapes by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Middle East and Latin America Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-92

Table 24: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Masking Tapes by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin
America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-93

Table 25: World Historic Review for Masking Tapes by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-94

Table 26: World 15-Year Perspective for Masking Tapes by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Middle East and Latin America Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-95

Table 27: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Medical Tapes by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin
America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-96

Table 28: World Historic Review for Medical Tapes by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-97

Table 29: World 15-Year Perspective for Medical Tapes by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Middle East and Latin America Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-98

Table 30: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Electrical and Electronic Tapes by Geographic Region - US,
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle
East and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-99

Table 31: World Historic Review for Electrical and Electronic
Tapes by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-100

Table 32: World 15-Year Perspective for Electrical and
Electronic Tapes by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown
of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets for
Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-101

Table 33: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Other Single Sided Tapes by Geographic Region - US, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East
and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-102

Table 34: World Historic Review for Other Single Sided Tapes
by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-103

Table 35: World 15-Year Perspective for Other Single Sided
Tapes by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets for Years 2006,
2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-104

Table 36: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Double-Sided Tapes by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin
America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-105

Table 37: World Historic Review for Double-Sided Tapes by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-106

Table 38: World 15-Year Perspective for Double-Sided Tapes by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Middle East and Latin America Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-107
Analytics by Volume II-108
Table 39: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Pressure Sensitive Tapes by Geographic Region - US, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East
and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in Million Square Meters for Years 2013 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-108

Table 40: World Historic Review for Pressure Sensitive Tapes
by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
Million Square Meters for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-109

Table 41: World 15-Year Perspective for Pressure Sensitive
Tapes by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets for Years 2006,
2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-110


III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
Optimistic Economic Outlook Strengthens Demand for PSA Tapes III-1
North American Market for Pressure Sensitive Tapes: Imports
Taking Over III-2
Persistent Innovations Fuel Demand III-2
Improving Housing Market Bodes Well for Pressure Sensitive
Tapes III-2
Table 42: US Construction Market (2013): Breakdown of Spend
by Segment (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-3
Key Statistics: III-3
Table 43: North American Market for Pressure Sensitive
Adhesives (2013) - Percentage Share Breakdown of
Consumption by Product Segments (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-3

Table 44: North American Market for Pressure Sensitive
Adhesives (2013) - Percentage Breakdown of Market Share by
Technology (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-4

Table 45: North American Market for Labels (2013):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Sales by Label Type -
Pressure Sensitive Labels, Glue-applied Labels, Sleeving,
In-Mold Labels, and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-4
Product Launches III-5
Strategic Corporate Developments III-21
Key Players III-23
B.Market Analytics III-29
Analytics by Value III-29
Table 46: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Pressure Sensitive Tapes by Product Segment - Single Sided
Tapes (Packaging Tapes, Masking Tapes, Medical Tapes,
Electrical and Electronic Tapes and Other Single Sided Tapes)
and Double Sided Tapes Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-29

Table 47: US Historic Review for Pressure Sensitive Tapes
by Product Segment - Single Sided Tapes (Packaging Tapes,
Masking Tapes, Medical Tapes, Electrical and Electronic Tapes
and Other Single Sided Tapes) and Double Sided Tapes
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-30

Table 48: US 15-Year Perspective for Pressure Sensitive
Tapes by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
Sales for Single Sided Tapes (Packaging Tapes, Masking
Tapes, Medical Tapes, Electrical and Electronic Tapes and
Other Single Sided Tapes) and Double Sided Tapes Markets
for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-31
Analytics by Volume III-32
Table 49: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Pressure Sensitive Tapes Market Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in Million Square Meters for Years 2013 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-32

Table 50: US Historic Review for Pressure Sensitive Tapes
Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million Square
Meters for Years 2006 through 2012 includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-32

2. CANADA III-33
A.Market Analysis III-33
Intertape Polymer Group Inc. - A Canadian Key Player III-33
B.Market Analytics III-34
Analytics by Value III-34
Table 51: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Pressure Sensitive Tapes by Product Segment - Single
Sided Tapes (Packaging Tapes, Masking Tapes, Medical Tapes,
Electrical and Electronic Tapes and Other Single Sided Tapes)
and Double Sided Tapes Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-34

Table 52: Canadian Historic Review for Pressure Sensitive
Tapes by Product Segment - Single Sided Tapes (Packaging
Tapes, Masking Tapes, Medical Tapes, Electrical and
Electronic Tapes and Other Single Sided Tapes) and Double
Sided Tapes Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-35

Table 53: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Pressure
Sensitive Tapes by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown
of Dollar Sales for Single Sided Tapes (Packaging Tapes,
Masking Tapes, Medical Tapes, Electrical and Electronic Tapes
and Other Single Sided Tapes) and Double Sided Tapes
Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-36
Analytics by Volume III-37
Table 54: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Pressure Sensitive Tapes Market Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in Million Square Meters for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-37

Table 55: Canadian Historic Review for Pressure Sensitive
Tapes Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million
Square Meters for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-37

3. JAPAN III-38
A.Market Analysis III-38
Outlook III-38
Strategic Corporate Development III-38
Nitto Denko Corporation - A Japanese Key Player III-38
B.Market Analytics III-39
Analytics by Value III-39
Table 56: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Pressure Sensitive Tapes by Product Segment - Single
Sided Tapes (Packaging Tapes, Masking Tapes, Medical Tapes,
Electrical and Electronic Tapes and Other Single Sided Tapes)
and Double Sided Tapes Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-39

Table 57: Japanese Historic Review for Pressure Sensitive
Tapes by Product Segment - Single Sided Tapes (Packaging
Tapes, Masking Tapes, Medical Tapes, Electrical and
Electronic Tapes and Other Single Sided Tapes) and Double
Sided Tapes Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-40

Table 58: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Pressure
Sensitive Tapes by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown
of Dollar Sales for Single Sided Tapes (Packaging Tapes,
Masking Tapes, Medical Tapes, Electrical and Electronic Tapes
and Other Single Sided Tapes) and Double Sided Tapes
Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-41
Analytics by Volume III-42
Table 59: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Pressure Sensitive Tapes Market Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in Million Square Meters for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-42

Table 60: Japanese Historic Review for Pressure Sensitive
Tapes Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million
Square Meters for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-42

4. EUROPE III-43
A.Market Analysis III-43
Outlook III-43
Market Primer III-43
Table 61: European Market for Specialty Tapes (2013):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales by End-Use
Application (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-43
Eastern Europe to Witness Sound Prospects III-43
B.Market Analytics III-44
Analytics by Value III-44
Table 62: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Pressure Sensitive Tapes by Geographic Region - France,
Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-44

Table 63: European Historic Review for Pressure Sensitive
Tapes by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK,
Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-45

Table 64: European 15-Year Perspective for Pressure
Sensitive Tapes by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown
of Dollar Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain,
Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-46

Table 65: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Pressure Sensitive Tapes by Product Segment - Single
Sided Tapes (Packaging Tapes, Masking Tapes, Medical Tapes,
Electrical and Electronic Tapes and Other Single Sided Tapes)
and Double Sided Tapes Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-47

Table 66: European Historic Review for Pressure Sensitive
Tapes by Product Segment - Single Sided Tapes (Packaging
Tapes, Masking Tapes, Medical Tapes, Electrical and
Electronic Tapes and Other Single Sided Tapes) and Double
Sided Tapes Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-48

Table 67: European 15-Year Perspective for Pressure
Sensitive Tapes by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown
of Dollar Sales for Single Sided Tapes (Packaging Tapes,
Masking Tapes, Medical Tapes, Electrical and Electronic Tapes
and Other Single Sided Tapes) and Double Sided Tapes
Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-49
Analytics by Volume III-50
Table 68: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Pressure Sensitive Tapes by Geographic Region - France,
Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
Million Square Meters for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-50

Table 69: European Historic Review for Pressure Sensitive
Tapes by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK,
Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million Square Meters
for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-51

Table 70: European 15-Year Perspective for Pressure
Sensitive Tapes by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown
of Volume Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain,
Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-52

4a. FRANCE III-53
Market Analysis III-53
Analytics by Value III-53
Table 71: French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Pressure Sensitive Tapes by Product Segment - Single Sided
Tapes (Packaging Tapes, Masking Tapes, Medical Tapes,
Electrical and Electronic Tapes and Other Single Sided Tapes)
and Double Sided Tapes Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-53

Table 72: French Historic Review for Pressure Sensitive
Tapes by Product Segment - Single Sided Tapes (Packaging
Tapes, Masking Tapes, Medical Tapes, Electrical and
Electronic Tapes and Other Single Sided Tapes) and Double
Sided Tapes Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-54

Table 73: French 15-Year Perspective for Pressure Sensitive
Tapes by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
Sales for Single Sided Tapes (Packaging Tapes, Masking
Tapes, Medical Tapes, Electrical and Electronic Tapes and
Other Single Sided Tapes) and Double Sided Tapes Markets
for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-55
Analytics by Volume III-56
Table 74: French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Pressure Sensitive Tapes Market Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in Million Square Meters for Years 2013 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-56

Table 75: French Historic Review for Pressure Sensitive
Tapes Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million
Square Meters for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-56

4b. GERMANY III-57
A.Market Analysis III-57
Product Launches III-57
Tesa Se - A German Key Player III-57
B.Market Analytics III-59
Analytics by Value III-59
Table 76: German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Pressure Sensitive Tapes by Product Segment - Single Sided
Tapes (Packaging Tapes, Masking Tapes, Medical Tapes,
Electrical and Electronic Tapes and Other Single Sided Tapes)
and Double Sided Tapes Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-59

Table 77: German Historic Review for Pressure Sensitive
Tapes by Product Segment - Single Sided Tapes (Packaging
Tapes, Masking Tapes, Medical Tapes, Electrical and
Electronic Tapes and Other Single Sided Tapes) and Double
Sided Tapes Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-60

Table 78: German 15-Year Perspective for Pressure Sensitive
Tapes by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
Sales for Single Sided Tapes (Packaging Tapes, Masking
Tapes, Medical Tapes, Electrical and Electronic Tapes and
Other Single Sided Tapes) and Double Sided Tapes Markets
for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-61
Analytics by Volume III-62
Table 79: German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Pressure Sensitive Tapes Market Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in Million Square Meters for Years 2013 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-62

Table 80: German Historic Review for Pressure Sensitive
Tapes Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million
Square Meters for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-62

4c. ITALY III-63
Market Analysis III-63
Analytics by Value III-63
Table 81: Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Pressure Sensitive Tapes by Product Segment - Single
Sided Tapes (Packaging Tapes, Masking Tapes, Medical Tapes,
Electrical and Electronic Tapes and Other Single Sided Tapes)
and Double Sided Tapes Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-63

Table 82: Italian Historic Review for Pressure Sensitive
Tapes by Product Segment - Single Sided Tapes (Packaging
Tapes, Masking Tapes, Medical Tapes, Electrical and
Electronic Tapes and Other Single Sided Tapes) and Double
Sided Tapes Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-64

Table 83: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Pressure
Sensitive Tapes by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown
of Dollar Sales for Single Sided Tapes (Packaging Tapes,
Masking Tapes, Medical Tapes, Electrical and Electronic Tapes
and Other Single Sided Tapes) and Double Sided Tapes
Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-65
Analytics by Volume III-66
Table 84: Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Pressure Sensitive Tapes Market Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in Million Square Meters for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-66

Table 85: Italian Historic Review for Pressure Sensitive
Tapes Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million
Square Meters for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-66

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM III-67
A.Market Analysis III-67
Key Concerns Areas that could Impede Economic Growth in the UK III-67
Product Launches III-68
Key Players III-69
B.Market Analytics III-70
Analytics by Value III-70
Table 86: UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Pressure Sensitive Tapes by Product Segment - Single Sided
Tapes (Packaging Tapes, Masking Tapes, Medical Tapes,
Electrical and Electronic Tapes and Other Single Sided Tapes)
and Double Sided Tapes Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-70

Table 87: UK Historic Review for Pressure Sensitive Tapes
by Product Segment - Single Sided Tapes (Packaging Tapes,
Masking Tapes, Medical Tapes, Electrical and Electronic Tapes
and Other Single Sided Tapes) and Double Sided Tapes
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-71

Table 88: UK 15-Year Perspective for Pressure Sensitive
Tapes by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
Sales for Single Sided Tapes (Packaging Tapes, Masking
Tapes, Medical Tapes, Electrical and Electronic Tapes and
Other Single Sided Tapes) and Double Sided Tapes Markets
for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-72
Analytics by Volume III-73
Table 89: UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Pressure Sensitive Tapes Market Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in Million Square Meters for Years 2013 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-73

Table 90: UK Historic Review for Pressure Sensitive Tapes
Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million Square
Meters for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-73

4e. SPAIN III-74
Market Analysis III-74
Analytics by Value III-74
Table 91: Spanish Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Pressure Sensitive Tapes by Product Segment - Single
Sided Tapes (Packaging Tapes, Masking Tapes, Medical Tapes,
Electrical and Electronic Tapes and Other Single Sided Tapes)
and Double Sided Tapes Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-74

Table 92: Spanish Historic Review for Pressure Sensitive
Tapes by Product Segment - Single Sided Tapes (Packaging
Tapes, Masking Tapes, Medical Tapes, Electrical and
Electronic Tapes and Other Single Sided Tapes) and Double
Sided Tapes Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-75

Table 93: Spanish 15-Year Perspective for Pressure
Sensitive Tapes by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown
of Dollar Sales for Single Sided Tapes (Packaging Tapes,
Masking Tapes, Medical Tapes, Electrical and Electronic Tapes
and Other Single Sided Tapes) and Double Sided Tapes
Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-76
Analytics by Volume III-77
Table 94: Spanish Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Pressure Sensitive Tapes Market Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in Million Square Meters for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-77

Table 95: Spanish Historic Review for Pressure Sensitive
Tapes Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million
Square Meters for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-77

4f. RUSSIA III-78
A.Market Analysis III-78
Outlook III-78
B.Market Analytics III-79
Analytics by Value III-79
Table 96: Russian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Pressure Sensitive Tapes by Product Segment - Single
Sided Tapes (Packaging Tapes, Masking Tapes, Medical Tapes,
Electrical and Electronic Tapes and Other Single Sided Tapes)
and Double Sided Tapes Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-79

Table 97: Russian Historic Review for Pressure Sensitive
Tapes by Product Segment - Single Sided Tapes (Packaging
Tapes, Masking Tapes, Medical Tapes, Electrical and
Electronic Tapes and Other Single Sided Tapes) and Double
Sided Tapes Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-80

Table 98: Russian 15-Year Perspective for Pressure
Sensitive Tapes by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown
of Dollar Sales for Single Sided Tapes (Packaging Tapes,
Masking Tapes, Medical Tapes, Electrical and Electronic Tapes
and Other Single Sided Tapes) and Double Sided Tapes
Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-81
Analytics by Volume III-82
Table 99: Russian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Pressure Sensitive Tapes Market Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in Million Square Meters for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-82

Table 100: Russian Historic Review for Pressure Sensitive
Tapes Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million
Square Meters for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-82

4g. REST OF EUROPE III-83
A.Market Analysis III-83
Product Launch III-83
Strategic Corporate Development III-83
Key Player III-84
B.Market Analytics III-85
Analytics by Value III-85
Table 101: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Pressure Sensitive Tapes by Product Segment -
Single Sided Tapes (Packaging Tapes, Masking Tapes, Medical
Tapes, Electrical and Electronic Tapes and Other Single Sided
Tapes) and Double Sided Tapes Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-85

Table 102: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Pressure
Sensitive Tapes by Product Segment - Single Sided Tapes
(Packaging Tapes, Masking Tapes, Medical Tapes, Electrical and
Electronic Tapes and Other Single Sided Tapes) and Double
Sided Tapes Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-86

Table 103: Rest of Europe 15-Year Perspective for Pressure
Sensitive Tapes by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown
of Dollar Sales for Single Sided Tapes (Packaging Tapes,
Masking Tapes, Medical Tapes, Electrical and Electronic Tapes
and Other Single Sided Tapes) and Do

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