Release liners are preventive paper or plastic tapes or film sheets. They are used during manufacturing processes to put off sticky surfaces from untimely adhering. They have specialized non-stick coatings, which protect the acrylic and silicone pressure sensitive adhesives (PSAs). One common application of release liner is found in adhesive bandages. Release liners are typically made of paper or plastic or poly coated kraft papers and can be printed or unprinted. Release agents are crosslinkable silicone materials with low surface energy used for release liners. Strength is one of the major considerations for release liners. Apart from this, release liners are moisture resistant, chemical resistant, anti-static, transparent, weather or UV resistant, wrapped or stretched and recyclable.
Release liners are used as pressure sensitive labels and tapes. They are primarily used in label stock and packaging industries. Other areas where release liners find application are medical, pharmaceuticals, envelopes, tapes, hygiene and graphic arts.
Global release liners market is segmented based on technologies as linerless labels, smart labels and others. Based on type of materials, the market is classified into glassine/calendered kraft, clay-coated kraft, polyolefin-coated paper, film and other paper. By applications, release liners are segmented as food, pet food, fresh produce, beverages, non-food, personal, health and household care and other. In addition, release liners can be categorized based on its end usage as food and beverages, healthcare, personal care, household care, industrial, medical, construction and others.
The two major factors, which are driving the growth of global release liners industry, are increased end user demand for better labeling and quality packaging in food and pharmaceutical industry. Rising population and accelerating international trades are resulting in demand growth for better packaging. This is driving the demand for efficient release liners. Film based liners are being preferred over paper based liners in medical and hygiene industry.
Global release liners market report analyses the growth and prospects of release liners market in three broad regions namely Asia Pacific, North America and Europe. North America leads in global market for release liner products followed by Europe and Asia Pacific. Owing to increased food and pharmaceutical business, The U.S and China have emerged as the two largest markets for release liners globally. European market is expected to grow marginally for the forecast period. Asia Pacific region is expected to witness the highest growth owing to increased demand in India and China.
The leading players in global release liners market are 3M Company, Gascogne Laminates, Rayven Inc., Loparex, Mondi Group, Akronn Industries, Cotek and Sil Tech. Owing to increasing demand, these companies are investing in release liner market in emerging economies. The regional players are also increasing their production to compete effectively with multinational majors.
Decision Databases is involved in providing research reports and company profiles in the global release liners market in terms of revenue and output/volume. Market drivers, opportunities and restraints are thoroughly studied which influences the market. This study is further utilized for the overall analysis of the market. The release liners market is segmented based on the global applications, geographic presence, by products and ingredients. We offer an inclusive category-specific market outlook. We provide access to a comprehensive collection of companies in the industry. The companies can strategize and execute business operations through our competitor analysis. Find the global industry analysis, market size, share, growth, and trends information in our release liners profiles.
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Release Liners By Technologies:
1. INTRODUCTION TO THE RELEASE LINERS MARKET
2. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
3. MARKET ANALYSIS OF RELEASE LINERS
4. RELEASE LINERS MARKET ANALYSIS BY TECHNOLOGY
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