in Western Hemisphere
Self-adhesive label stock in North and South America is the subject of a new study from AWA Alexander Watson Associates. Self-adhesive Labelstock 2001: North & South American Market Update is an overview and analysis of opportunities for label stock suppliers, and is based on input from suppliers, converters and end users.
North America, which accounts for 36 percent of global market activity, has seen a dramatic slow-down in growth and an equally dramatic increase in margin pressures, the report states. Consolidation is occurring throughout the value chain, and material suppliers and self-adhesive laminators are redefining their value propositions