Pressure-Sensitive Tapes Market Helping Release Liner Market to Grow
AWA Alexander Watson Associates recently released its “Global Release Liner Market Update 2015.” The estimated global volume consumption of release liner was 43,984 million sq m in 2014, according to the report.
Regionally, Asia consumed 37% of this total—ahead of both Europe and North America, each of which had a 28% market share. The emerging economies of South America and Africa/Middle East, now represent 4% and 3% of the world market, respectively.
Pressure-sensitive labelstock remains the prime end-use segment for both paper- and film-based liner; this segment grew by 4% in 2014. The globally market for pressure-sensitive tapes grew most dynamically, at 9.7%.
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