AWAreness™ Report Industrial Release Liner 2020

AWA Alexander Watson Associates has been engaged in market research in the release liner industry for years, and have published global market updates and regional market studies about this market. AWAreness™ Report Industrial Release Liner 2020 provides further detail on one of the most exciting and fastest-growing application segments for release liners: industrial release liners.

A multitude of applications are included in “Industrial”. AWA research has been able to define a few that have some distinct characteristics and can be considered submarket segments, but the research also shows that there are many small, individual applications.

What’s in it for you?
  • Deeper dive into one of the most exciting and fastest-growing application segments for release liners: industrial release liners.
  • Subsegmentation for industrial release liners
  • Overview of the leading suppliers of industrial release liners
Table of contents

1. Introduction 6
Introduction 6
Methodology 7
Definitions & Abbreviations 8
Acknowledgments 16
2. Global Release Liner Market 17
3. Industrial Release Liner Market 24
4. Industrial Release Liner Sub-segments 27
Building and Construction 28
Electronics 32
Composites 36
5. Geography 41
Asia 42
North America 46
Europe 49
6. Industrial Release Liner Substrates 53
Glassine/SCK 55
Clay Coated Paper 58
Polyolefin Coated Paper 61
Other Paper 64
Polyethylene Film 67
Polypropylene Film 70
Polyester Film 74
7. Industrial Release Liner Suppliers 77
Asia 77
North America 78
Europe 78


2019 Global Release Liner Annual Review – New & Expanded Edition contains additional content and detail compared to previous editions of the release liner annual review. An overview of additional content can be found below:

  • Overview merger & acquisition activity
  • Release liner market growth by substrate
  • Value chain analysis global release liner market
  • In-house versus commercial siliconizing for the global release liner market
  • Detailed segmentation for the global release liner market with more detail provided on the substrates within each segment
  • Detailed substrate information for the global release liner market, including the main global suppliers by substrate and substrate usage by market segment
  • Paper supply assessment
  • Expanded company profiles and directory section, which does not only include company profiles of release liner producers but also company profiles of silicone suppliers and a directory of paper and film suppliers


Table of Contents

1.1  Introduction
1.2  Methodology
1.3  Definitions & Abbreviations


3.1  Market Participants
3.2  Market segmentation
3.3  Merger & Acquisition Activity
3.3.1  Paper
3.3.2  Film
3.3.3  Silicones
3.3.4  Release Liner Producers

4.1  Market Overview
4.1.1  Release Liner Market by Substrate Category
4.1.2  Release Liner Applications
4.2  Demand Outlook
4.2.1  Macro-economic Influences
4.2.2  Advanced Economies
4.2.3  Emerging and Developing Economies
4.3  Release Liner Markets by Region
4.3.1  Europe
4.3.2  North America
4.3.3  Asia
4.3.4  South America
4.4  Release Liner Market Growth
4.4.1  Global and Regional Release Liner Market Growth
4.4.2  Growth by Market segments
4.4.3  Growth by Release Liner Substrates
4.5  Value Chain
4.6  In-House vs Commercial Siliconizing

5.1  Pressure-sensitive Label
5.2  Pressure-sensitive Graphic Films
5.3  Pressure-sensitive Tapes
5.4  Hygiene Products
5.5  Medical Products
5.6  Industrial Products
5.7  Envelopes
5.8  Food & Bakery
5.9  Other Markets

6.1  Paper
6.1.1  Glassine/SCK
6.1.2  Clay Coated Paper
6.1.3  Polyolefin Coated Paper
6.1.4  ‘Other Paper’
6.2   Paper Supply Assessment
6.2.1  Suppliers / Capacity by Paper Grades
6.2.2  International Trade
6.3  Film
6.3.1  Polyethylene Film
6.3.2  Polypropylene Film
6.3.3  Polyester Film
6.4  Silicones


8.1  Survey Summary
8.2  Globalization
8.3  Mergers & Acquisitions
8.4   Industry Costs & Profitability
8.5   Business Sentiment & Innovation
8.6   Sustainability & Environment
8.7  Growth & Expectations

9.1  Release Liner Producers
9.2  Silicone Suppliers
9.3  Release Base Paper Suppliers
9.4  Release Base Film Suppliers



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