As the label volumes continue to grow year on year, its growth prospects continue to become increasingly influenced by increasing consumer pressure in regard to environmental concerns, legislation, and industry guidelines for all level of global value chains.
The largest driver of this change are shifting environmental regulations and stakeholder pressures. Traditionally concerned with direct contamination to the environment, modern developments in sustainable development legislation and extended producer responsibility are beginning to establish standardized expanded scope requirements for value chains. As multiple initiatives and legislations continuously emerge originating from different clients, companies, associations or strategic partners AWA has released its first report, directly focused on AWA’s market knowledge the global labeling industry on the topic of sustainability - The AWAreness™ Report Sustainability in Labeling & Product Decoration 2022.
The AWAreness™ Report Sustainability in Labeling & Product Decoration 2022
This insightful report investigates the global landscape of sustainability within the labeling industry, including breakdowns of popular labeling methods and assessments of the current landscape. Each of the main labeling technologies; pressure-sensitive labels, glue-applied labels, sleeve labels and in-mold labels is being taken under the loop and marks out its market environment, variants and end-uses, the positioning and sustainable development and recyclability.
Furthermore, AWA goes in detail to present how typically each of these technologies are being in use across different container types, namely the rigid packaging and flexible packaging. Macro trends are significant to understand current and future landscape of sustainability in labeling, the report identifies and discusses different aspects, such as Policy & Regulation, Design for Recycling, Consumer Trends, Brand Initiatives and Packaging Megatrends. In addition, AWA gives a comprehensive overview of different projects, run by associations and other organizations with different geographical scopes and parts of the value chain.
This newly published 1st edition of The AWAreness™ Report Sustainability in Labeling & Product Decoration 2022 can be ordered via the link. More AWA’s market research reports across different labeling formats and technologies can be ordered on the company’s website.