EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

OVERVIEW
Key Findings
Labels Demand Overview
> Historical Market Trends
> Demand Forecast
Pricing Trends
Raw Materials
Technological Trends
> Overview
> Barcoding Trends
> Smart Labeling
> Competitive Technologies
Regulatory Issues
> Overview
> Food & Beverage
> Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals
Environmental Considerations
> Overview
> Substrate
> Ink
> Adhesive
> Liner
> Certification Bodies
Global Demand Trends
US Foreign Trade

APPLICATION METHODS
Key Findings
Application Methods Outlook
Pressure Sensitive Labels
> Pressure Sensitive Labels: Demand Forecast
> Pressure Sensitive Labels: Characteristics & Applications
> Pressure Sensitive Labels: Growth Opportunities
- Fast Growing Pressure Sensitive Products
- Extended Content Labels
- Linerless Labels
- RFID & Other Smart Labels
> Pressure Sensitive Labels: Suppliers & Products
Glue-Applied Labels
> Glue-Applied Labels: Demand Forecast
> Glue-Applied Labels: Characteristics & Applications
> Glue-Applied Labels: Suppliers & Products
Heat-Shrink & Stretch Sleeve Labels
> Heat-Shrink & Stretch Sleeve Labels: Demand Forecast
> Heat-Shrink Labels
- Heat-Shrink Labels: Demand Forecast
- Heat-Shrink Labels: Characteristics & Applications
- Heat-Shrink Labels: Materials Trends
> Stretch Sleeve Labels
- Stretch Sleeve Labels: Demand Forecast
- Stretch Sleeve Labels: Characteristics & Applications
> Heat-Shrink & Stretch Sleeve Labels: Suppliers & Products
- Heat-Shrink Suppliers & Products
- Stretch Sleeve Suppliers & Products
In-Mold Labels
> In-Mold Labels: Demand Forecast
> In-Mold Labels: Characteristics & Applications
> In-Mold Labels: Suppliers & Products
Heat Transfer Labels
> Heat Transfer Labels: Demand Forecast
> Heat Transfer Labels: Characteristics & Applications
> Heat Transfer Labels: Suppliers & Products
Other Labels
> Other Labels: Demand Forecast
> Non-Shrink Wraparound Labels
> Heat-Seal Labels
> Gummed Labels
> Foam Labels

STOCK MATERIALS
Key Findings
Stock Materials Outlook
Paper Labels
> Demand Forecast
> Application Methods
> Types
Plastic Labels
> Demand Forecast
> Application Methods
> Types
Other Stock Materials

MARKETS
Key Findings
Markets Outlook
Primary Packaging Labels
> Primary Packaging Label Outlook
> Food Processing
- Food Processing: Demand Forecast
- Food Processing: Application Methods
> Beverages
- Beverages: Demand Forecast
- Beverages: Application Methods
> Pharmaceuticals
- Pharmaceuticals: Demand Forecast & Regulatory Factors
- Pharmaceuticals: Application Methods
> Cosmetics & Toiletries
- Cosmetics & Toiletries: Demand Forecast
- Cosmetics & Toiletries: Application Methods
> Other Primary Packaging
Secondary Labels
> Secondary Labels: Scope
> Secondary Labels: Demand Forecast
- Overview
- Retail Growth Opportunities
- Other Secondary Label Growth Opportunities
Industrial Labels
> Industrial Labels: Scope
> Industrial Labels: Demand Forecast
> Industrial Labels: Application Methods
Mailing & Shipping Labels
> Scope
> Demand Forecast
Decorative Labels
> Decorative Labels: Scope
> Decorative Labels: Demand Forecast
Other Markets
> Scope
> Demand Forecast

PRINTING TECHNOLOGIES
Key Findings
Printing Technologies Outlook
Flexography
> Flexography: Demand Forecast
> Flexography: Characteristics & Technologies
Lithography
> Lithography: Demand Forecast
> Lithography: Characteristics & Technologies
Digital
> Digital: Demand Forecast
> Digital: Characteristics & Technologies
Screen
> Screen: Demand Forecast
> Screen: Characteristics & Technologies
Gravure
> Gravure: Demand Forecast
> Gravure: Characteristics & Technologies
Letterpress
> Letterpress: Demand Forecast
> Letterpress: Characteristics & Technologies
Variable Information Printing

INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
Key Findings & Industry Composition
Market Share
> Overview
> Label Stock Producers
> Label Printers & Converters
Competitive Strategies
Acquisitions & Divestitures
Cooperative Agreements
Marketing & Distribution
List of Industry Participants

APPENDIX
Scope
Methodology
Sources
Associations & Agencies
Related Freedonia Group Studies
Definitions
Abbreviations
Macroeconomic Assumptions
> Economic Environment
> Demographic Trends
> Consumer Spending
> Manufacturers' Shipments
> Business Establishments
> Packaging Industry Overview

List of Tables
OVERVIEW
Table 2-1 | Label Demand, 2006 - 2016
Table 2-2 | Label Pricing, 2006 - 2021
Table 2-3 | Raw Material Use in Labels, 2006 - 2021 (million pounds)
Table 2-4 | Advantages & Disadvantages of Competitive Technologies
Table 2-5 | Recent Regulations Impacting Food & Beverage Label Markets
Table 2-6 | Recent Regulations Impacting Health & Pharmaceutical Label Markets
Table 2-7 | US Foreign Trade in Labels, 2006 - 2021 (million dollars)

APPLICATION METHODS
Table 3-1 | Label Demand by Application Method, 2006 - 2021 (million dollars)
Table 3-2 | Pressure Sensitive Label Demand by Material, 2006 - 2021 (million dollars)
Table 3-3 | Selected Pressure Sensitive Product Launches
Table 3-4 | Glue-Applied Label Demand by Material, 2006 - 2021 (million dollars)
Table 3-5 | Glue-Applied Label Suppliers & Production Capabilities
Table 3-6 | Heat-Shrink & Stretch Sleeve Label Demand by Type & Material, 2006 - 2021 (million dollars)
Table 3-7 | Heat-Shrink Label Types: Drivers & Restraints
Table 3-8 | Heat-Shrink Labels: Production & Printing Technology Key Trends & Characteristics
Table 3-9 | Stretch Sleeve Label Suppliers & Production Capabilities
Table 3-10 | In-Mold Label Demand by Material, 2006 - 2021 (million dollars)
Table 3-11 | In-Mold Label Demand by Molding Process, 2006 - 2021 (million dollars)
Table 3-12 | In-Mold Label Suppliers & Production Capabilities
Table 3-13 | Heat Transfer Label Demand by Material, 2006 - 2021 (million dollars)
Table 3-14 | Heat Transfer Label Suppliers & Products
Table 3-15 | Other Label Demand by Material, 2006 - 2021 (million dollars)

STOCK MATERIALS
Table 4-1 | Label Demand by Stock Material, 2006 - 2021 (million dollars)
Table 4-2 | Paper Label Demand by Application Method, 2006 - 2021 (million dollars)
Table 4-3 | Paper Label Demand by Type, 2006 - 2021 (million dollars)
Table 4-4 | Plastic Label Demand by Application Method, 2006 - 2021 (million dollars)
Table 4-5 | Major Label Resins: Advantages & Selected Applications
Table 4-6 | Other Label Demand by Application Method, 2006 - 2021 (million dollars)

MARKETS
Table 5-1 | Label Demand by Market, 2006 - 2021 (million dollars)
Table 5-2 | Primary Packaging Label Demand by Segment, 2006 - 2021 (million dollars)
Table 5-3 | Food Processing Label Demand by Application Method, 2006 - 2021 (million dollars)
Table 5-4 | Food Processing Label Uses by Application Method
Table 5-5 | Beverage Label Demand by Application Method, 2006 - 2021 (million dollars)
Table 5-6 | Pharmaceutical Label Demand by Application Method, 2006 - 2021 (million dollars)
Table 5-7 | Cosmetic & Toiletry Label Demand by Application Method, 2006 - 2021 (million dollars)
Table 5-8 | Other Major Primary Packaging Segments: Application Methods & Key Trends
Table 5-9 | Other Primary Packaging Label Demand by Application Method, 2006 - 2021 (million dollars)
Table 5-10 | Secondary Label Market: Scope
Table 5-11 | Secondary Label Demand by Segment, 2006 - 2021 (million dollars)
Table 5-12 | Industrial Label Demand by Application Method, 2006 - 2021 (million dollars)
Table 5-13 | Mailing & Shipping Label Demand, 2006 - 2021 (million dollars)
Table 5-14 | Decorative Label Demand, 2006 - 2021 (million dollars)
Table 5-15 | Other Label Markets Demand, 2006 - 2021 (million dollars)

PRINTING TECHNOLOGIES
Table 6-1 | Label Demand by Printing Technology, 2006 - 2021 (million dollars)
Table 6-2 | Flexographic Label Demand by Type, 2006 - 2021 (million dollars)
Table 6-3 | Lithographic Label Demand by Type, 2006 - 2021 (million dollars)
Table 6-4 | Digital Label Demand by Type, 2006 - 2021 (million dollars)
Table 6-5 | Screen Printed Label Demand by Type, 2006 - 2021 (million dollars)
Table 6-6 | Gravure Label Demand by Type, 2006 - 2021 (million dollars)
Table 6-7 | Letterpress Label Demand by Type, 2006 - 2021 (million dollars)

INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
Table 7-1 | US Label Sales by Company, 2016 (million dollars)
Table 7-2 | Competitive Strategies in the US Labels Industry
Table 7-3 | Selected Acquisitions & Divestitures
Table 7-4 | Selected Cooperative Agreements

APPENDIX
Table 8-1 | Relevant Industry Codes
Table 8-2 | Abbreviations & Acronyms Used in Study
Table 8-3 | Macroeconomic Indicators, 2006 - 2021 (billion 2009 dollars)
Table 8-4 | Population & Households, 2006 - 2021 (million persons)
Table 8-5 | Personal Consumption Expenditures, 2006 - 2021 (billion dollars)
Table 8-6 | Manufacturers' Shipments, 2006 - 2021 (billion dollars)
Table 8-7 | Business Establishments, 2006 - 2021 (thousands)
Table 8-8 | Packaging Supply & Demand, 2006 - 2021 (billion dollars)

List of Figures
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
Figure 1-1 | US Labels Market

OVERVIEW
Figure 2-1 | Key Trends in the US Labels Market
Figure 2-2 | Label Demand, 2006 - 2016 (million dollars)
Figure 2-3 | Plastic Resin Raw Material Demand in Labels, Share of Total, 2006 - 2021 (million pounds)

APPLICATION METHODS
Figure 3-1 | Key Trends in Label Application Methods
Figure 3-2 | Label Demand by Application Method, 2016 (billion dollars)
Figure 3-3 | Pressure Sensitive Labels: Key Advantages & Fastest Growing Markets
Figure 3-4 | Glue-Applied Labels: Key Advantages & Markets
Figure 3-5 | Heat-Shrink Labels: Key Advantages & Markets
Figure 3-6 | Stretch Sleeve Labels: Key Advantages & Markets
Figure 3-7 | In-Mold Labels: Key Advantages & Markets
Figure 3-8 | Heat Transfer Labels: Key Advantages & Markets

STOCK MATERIALS
Figure 4-1 | Key Trends in Label Stock Materials
Figure 4-2 | Paper & Plastic Share of Total Label Demand, 2006 - 2021 (million dollars)
Figure 4-3 | Paper Label Demand, 2006 - 2021 (million dollars)
Figure 4-4 | Plastic Label Demand, 2006 - 2021 (million dollars)

MARKETS
Figure 5-1 | Key Trends in Label Markets
Figure 5-2 | Label Demand by Market, 2016 (billion dollars)
Figure 5-3 | Primary Packaging Label Demand by Segment, 2016 (billion dollars)
Figure 5-4 | Food Processing Label Demand, 2006 - 2021 (million dollars)
Figure 5-5 | Beverage Label Demand, 2006 - 2021 (million dollars)
Figure 5-6 | Pharmaceutical Label Demand, 2006 - 2021 (million dollars)
Figure 5-7 | Cosmetic & Toiletry Label Demand, 2006 - 2021 (million dollars)
Figure 5-8 | Retail Label Demand, 2006 - 2021 (million dollars)
Figure 5-9 | Industrial Label Demand, 2006 - 2021 (million dollars)

PRINTING TECHNOLOGIES
Figure 6-1 | Key Trends in Label Printing Technologies
Figure 6-2 | Label Demand by Printing Technology, 2016 (billion dollars)
Figure 6-3 | Flexographic Printing: SWOT Analysis
Figure 6-4 | Lithographic Printing: SWOT Analysis
Figure 6-5 | Digital Printing: SWOT Analysis
Figure 6-6 | Screen Printing: SWOT Analysis
Figure 6-7 | Gravure Printing: SWOT Analysis
Figure 6-8 | Letterpress Printing: SWOT Analysis

INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
Figure 7-1 | US Label Stock Market Share, 2016 (billion dollars)
Figure 7-2 | Label Stock Market Share: Leading Supplier
Figure 7-3 | Label Stock Market Share: Second Leading Supplier
Figure 7-4 | Label Stock Market Share: Third Leading Supplier
Figure 7-5 | Label Stock Market Share: Fourth Leading Supplier
Figure 7-6 | US Finished Label Market Share, 2016 (billion dollars)
Figure 7-7 | Finished Label Market Share: Leading Supplier
Figure 7-8 | Finished Label Market Share: Second Leading Supplier
Figure 7-9 | Finished Label Market Share: Third Leading Supplier
Figure 7-10 | Finished Label Market Share: Fourth Leading Supplier
Figure 7-11 | Finished Label Market Share: Fifth Leading Supplier

APPENDIX
Figure 8-1 | Annual Growth in Real GDP, 2000 - 2016, Compared to 1980 - 2005 Average (percent)
Figure 8-2 | Annual Population Growth, 2001 - 2016 (percent)