Global linerless labeling market growing >18% a year to 2025: new AWA study
While not a new technology, linerless labels have gained significant interest and
use in the past eight years. That market is expected to grow 18.4% CAGR through 2025. AWAreness(TM) Report Linerless Labeling 2023 is AWA’s eighth
report dedicated to linerless-label technology and markets. It provides an update on new
developments, growth areas, and applications for linerless labels.
The adoption and continued interest in this technology are driven by various factors, such
as sustainability practices, cost-effectiveness, and advances in application machinery.
While linerless labels offer advantages over traditional linered, pressure-sensitive laminate
in these areas, they also have some limitations.
Linerless technology represents a small portion of the global label and decorating
technology market. However, where the technology’s functionality and capabilities are
well-suited, it is providing increasingly accepted benefits and solutions. North America is
the largest regional market for linerless labels, accounting for 52% of the global market.