The global self-adhesive
labels market is expected to expand at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR)
of 6.2% during the forecast period of 2022-2030.
Self-adhesive labels also
referred to as pressure-sensitive labels, are specialized types of multi-layered
labels that are used in packaging applications. These labels adhere to the
surface when pressure is applied and display all the vital information about
the product on its surface. Key contents such as product description, authentication
coding, barcode, and track and trace coding are imparted on/via self-adhesive
Self-adhesive labels are made
available in different forms based on the nature of the application, and the appropriate
form or type of self-adhesive labels is selected depending on several factors.
These labels are used in a wide range of packaging applications in various
industry verticals, including consumer goods, home and personal care, food
& beverages, and pharmaceutical. The information printed on these labels
aid in adding a decorative look and generating awareness regarding the
primarily driving the growth of this market include: the proliferating demand
for self-adhesive various end-user industries and retail sectors; the
fast-paced expansion of the e-commerce industry; the high adoption of self-adhesive
labels in matured nations coupled with their growing popularity in the developing
countries across the globe, and the rapidly developing retail sector worldwide.
Additionally, the number of stringent environmental
regulations on the reduction of packaging materials to reduce the amount of
waste accumulating in landfills across the globe is creating ample growth
opportunities for the self-adhesive labels market. The information that is
generally printed in packaging materials can be easily printed on the product
using a self-adhesive label. Alongside, self-adhesive labels are also increasingly
being preferred by companies looking to reduce their costs by adopting
cost-effective and efficient solutions. All these factors are expected to bode
well for the growth of the global self-adhesive labels market in the near
Moreover, self-adhesive labels are typically used in beverages,
consumer durables, medicines, and FMCGs (Fast-Moving Consumer Goods). The
consumer base of all these products is surging at a rapid rate across the urban
areas, especially in the emerging nations across the globe. Also, the living
standards of people living in urban areas are seen to enhance regularly, which
is expected to raise the demand for self-adhesive labels and propel the overall
market in the upcoming years, especially during the forecast period.
Furthermore, other factors such as the increasing
importance and realization among people about packaging and labeling in the
sale of products; the rising need of businesses to grab the attention of the
consumers; and the growing adoption and demand for permanent self-adhesive
labels across the globe are projected to further bolster the growth of the
global self-adhesive labels market during the forecast period.
However, factors such as the high number of government
regulations and the advantages of wet-glue labels over self-adhesive labels are
expected to hinder the growth of the global self-adhesive labels market to some
extent during the forecast period.
Labels Market Segmentation:
By Face Material Type:
By Printing Technology:
Food & Beverages
Home & Personal Care
Middle East and Africa
Based on type, the release liner segment dominated
the global self-adhesive labels market in 2021. The segment is anticipated to
retain its dominance further in the market during the forecast period. The high
adoption of these labels due to their advantage of easily being cut into any
shape, unlike linerless labels, is the major factor driving the growth of this
segment. However, the linerless segment is projected to witness the highest
growth in the market during the forecast period.
Based on printing technology, the flexography
segment is predicted to attain the highest CAGR in the global self-adhesive
labels market during the forecast period. This is because the technology is the
most cost-effective and efficient in applying all types of designs and colors
to different packaging materials, including tapes, envelopes, paper and plastic
containers (waxed-paper ones), corrugated-cardboard boxes, and metal foil.
Based on application, the food & beverages
segment held the largest share of the global self-adhesive labels market in
2021. This trend is expected to remain
unchanged during the forecast period due to the burgeoning demand and
adoption of self-adhesive labels in the food & beverage industry, mainly for
fresh food, ready meals, poultry, meat, fish, seafood, and fresh produce and
the growing demand for convenience food products among people across the globe.
Pacific region commanded the global self-adhesive labels market in 2021,
followed by North America and Europe. The region is poised to remain dominant
and witness the fastest growth in the market during the forecast period. Factors such as the rising scope of applications of self-adhesive
labels across various end-user industries; the presence of a huge customer base
due to the ever-increasing population base for FMCG products; the high adoption
of self-adhesive labels owing to its low-cost and easy availability; the
surging spending capacity of people; the growing consumer awareness regarding the
detailed description of products; the increasing consumption of packed products;
the escalating advancements in printing technologies, and the rapidly expanding
packaging and healthcare industries in the region. India, China, Japan, and
South Korea are the leading contributors to the growth of the region's market.
Key Companies in
Self-Adhesive Labels Market:
Americk Systems Labelling
Flexibles Group GmbH
Royston Labels Ltd.Fuji Seal International
Optimum GroupCCL Industries Inc.
Avery Dennison Corporation
Coveris Holdings S.A.
S&K LABEL spol.s r.o.