Gummed Tape Market

Gummed Tapes Market: Brown Gummed Tape Segment Projected to be the Most Lucrative Segment by Product Type During the Forecast Period: Global Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment 2017-2027

  • REP-GB-2821
  • 2017-06-12
  • 212 Pages
  • Format: pdf ppt
  • Category: Packaging

The most commonly used tape, Brown Gummed Tape accounts for more than 85% of the global gummed tapes market

The revenue share of the brown gummed tape segment is expected to experience a gain of 150 basis point by 2027. Revenue contribution of the brown gummed tape segment is expected to increase at a CAGR of 5.7% over the forecast period. The segment is expected to create incremental opportunity of more than US$ 630 Mn between 2017 and 2027. The brown gummed tape segment is expected to grow 1.74X over the forecast period. The white gummed tape segment is expected to lose 150 basis points during the forecast period. Revenue contribution of the white gummed tape segment is expected to register a CAGR of 4.4% to reach more than US$ 200 Mn in terms of value by 2027. In terms of value, the segment is expected to create incremental opportunity of more than US$ 70 Mn between 2017 and 2027 and is anticipated to grow 1.6X over the forecast period.

Natural brown gummed tapes segment high on sales revenue in Western Europe

The brown gummed tape segment represents an incremental opportunity of US$ 36.3 Mn from 2017 to 2027 in Latin America, while the white gummed tape segment is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 4.2% during the same period to reach a market valuation slightly over US$ 10 Mn by 2027. In Western Europe, the brown gummed tape segment is estimated to be valued at more than US$ 220 Mn by 2027. The white gummed tape segment in the APEJ gummed tapes market is estimated to grow at a value CAGR of 5.5% during the forecast period, to reach more than US$ 65 Mn by 2027.

gummed tapes market

Convenience and ease of use of gummed tape is expected to favour white and brown gummed tape segmental growth over the forecast period

Brown and white gummed tapes are more efficient regarding improving and maintaining the aesthetic value of the packaging. Gummed tapes are widely used in printing applications for providing company and product information as these can be customised with various prints as per specific customer requirements. The packaging of cartons sealed with gummed tapes degrades at a much slower rate on variation in temperatures and performs better in a humid and deep freeze environment in comparison with regular pressure sensitive tapes. Prolonged use of tape guns for sealing cartons has an adverse effect on the wrist of workers, making the workers inefficient and reducing productivity. In contrast, use of gummed tapes does not have any such adverse effect. This is boosting the growth of brown and white gummed tapes in the global market.

Use of gummed tapes provides better protection for the goods in transit, which limits the loss of goods and improves the fill rate while helping achieve customer satisfaction and also benefitting each node in the supply chain. Gummed tapes cannot be removed without leaving a mark and any attempt of removing the sealing tape will damage the carton itself. Soaring sales value in the online retail format has increased the need for protecting the goods from theft during transit. Use of gummed tape has depleted the cases of theft to almost null while reducing the insurance claims on the loss of property during transit.

Rising concern of regulatory authorities on the increasing plastic waste is driving the brown and white gummed tape segment. The adhesives used in gummed tapes have very low toxicity levels and any small spilling of adhesives during the manufacturing process can be easily contained in soil or other inert material. The adhesives used in gummed tapes do not cause any harmful effects on human beings in case there is any skin contact. The chemicals used in the manufacturing of adhesives for gummed tapes are stable in nature and do not undergo any hazardous reactions. Sealing of cartons with self-adhesive tapes can be harmful for the environment as their bonding strength is weak, which leads to excessive use of the tape for securing the packaging thereby leading to an increase in plastic waste. Use of gummed tape requires only one strip of tape for sealing the cartons, which makes it a more resource efficient option. All these factors are fuelling the growth of brown and white gummed tapes in the global gummed tapes market. 

The global gummed tapes market has been witnessing high growth of fibre reinforced tape due to its heavy duty container sealing capacity. It is likely to be a lucrative backing material type during the forecast period. We have recently published a new report on the global gummed tapes market titled “Gummed Tapes Market: Global Industry Analysis & Opportunity Assessment, 2017-2027,” which takes a 360o view of the overall market. Our analysts have observed that APEJ and North America are the top two regions to focus on in terms of growth of the global gummed tapes market. The market in Asia Pacific is estimated to expand significantly, led by rapid industrialisation and increase in global trade. Among the various market segments, we have observed that the brown gummed tape segment is anticipated to witness significant growth, while factors such as cheap raw material prices and availability, along with high quality bond to containers to secure the seal between oily or dirty surfaces is projected to fuel the demand for starch based adhesives over the assessed period.

Report Structure

In order to provide a comprehensive view of the market, we have included a detailed competitiveness analysis and company player information along with their unique selling propositions. This dashboard provides a detailed comparison of gummed tapes manufacturers based on parameters such as operating margin, unique selling proposition, collective market share and geographic concentration. The study encompasses market attractiveness analysis of various segments of the global gummed tapes market.

The report includes the consumption of gummed tapes and the revenue generated from sales of gummed tapes in all regions and important countries in these regions. Growth in industrial packaging, per capita income, purchasing power parity, GDP growth, and growth in global consumer flexible plastic packaging are some of the factors that have been closely referred to by our analysts to arrive at the estimated market forecast. Apart from value chain analysis, profitability margins, cost influencing factors, pricing trends and other relevant factors have also been included in the report.

The global gummed tape market is segmented as under:

By Backing Material Type

By Product Type

By Adhesive Type

By End User Industry

By Application Type

By Region

  • Paper Gummed Tape

  • Fibre Reinforced Tape

  • White Gummed Tape

  • Brown Gummed Tape

  • Starch Adhesive

  • Other Adhesive

  • Shipping & Logistics

  • Building & Construction

  • Food & Beverages

  • Electricals & Electronics

  • Automotive

  • Healthcare & Hygiene

  • Metalworking

  • Oil & Gas

  • General Industrial

  • Consumer Goods

  • Box & Carton Sealing

  • Splicing

  • Others

  • North America

  • Latin America

  • Western Europe

  • Eastern Europe

  • APEJ

  • Japan

  • MEA

 Research Methodology

We have referred to a number of primary and secondary sources during the course of the study. Secondary sources include Factiva, World Bank, Packaging Digest, and Hoover’s. Companies’ annual reports and publications have also been examined while researching this market. Key market numbers have been estimated based on average consumption and weighted average pricing of gum tapes by gum type and the revenue has been derived by studying regional pricing trends. Market size and forecast for each segment has been provided in the context of global and regional markets. The global gummed tapes market has been analysed based on expected demand in the market. Prices considered for the calculation of revenue include average regional prices obtained through primary quotes from numerous regional gummed tapes manufacturers, suppliers, and distributors.

All key end users have been considered and potential applications have been studied on the basis of secondary sources and feedback from primary respondents. Regional demand patterns have been considered while estimating the market for various end users of gummed tapes across different regions. Weighted average prices in US$/Sq.m have been considered for gummed tapes to arrive at market size numbers. The prices of gummed tapes have been tracked at the wholesale level after conversion through trade websites and based on primary interviews.