Study Details Status of North American Tape Markets

AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS | The North American Specialty Tape Market Supply-side Analysis 2008 is the first of a planned series of assessments of the current status of the regional specialty tape markets. It provides detailed analysis of specific specialty market segments and highlights key applications for pressure-sensitive tapes.

The report analyzes the strengths and weaknesses of the North American market for specialty tapes. Not only does it give a quantitative assessment of adhesive tape markets, but it also serves as a tool to analyze the competitive positioning in key markets, with specific emphasis on opportunities and future prospects for specialty adhesive tapes.

Detailed supply-side analysis is centered on the following end-user market segments: construction, electrical, electronic, graphics, hygiene, medical, printing/paper, transportation, and white goods. The study highlights trends, growth prospects, and drivers for each market segment. Information is provided about relevant regulations and requirements for specific segments, as well as raw material usage trends and developments in the key pressure-sensitive specialty tape application areas.

Research for this study is based on interviews with companies across the value chain, AWA’s internal database of pressure-sensitive adhesive market information, a review of available published literature, analysis of trade and industry statistics, and input from AWA industry conferences and events specific to the pressure-sensitive adhesive industry.

The North American Specialty Tape Market Supply-side Analysis 2008 will be available in the first quarter of 2009. The price of a hard copy is $4,500. Additional hard copies are available for $250 each. A pdf available by email is $4,800. To order, visit www.awa-bv.com; email: reports@awa-bv.com.


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