The Future of Radiation Curing for Packaging to 2016

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Product type: Market report
Date of publication: 28 Nov 2011
Product format: Market Report
Number of pages: 99
Forecast range: 2011-2016

The Future of Radiation Curing for Packaging: Market and Technology Forecasts to 2016 is based on extensive primary research, including in-depth interviews with suppliers, packaging converters, printers and end users, including brand owners and retailers. The report provides quantitative market sizes and forecasts to 2016, broken down by technology, substrate, end use and geography. The brand new report also assesses the latest technologies shaping the industry.

Description

FIND OUT ABOUT

  • Quantitative market sizes and forecasts based on interviews across the value chain
  • Markets likely to show the fastest growth
  • The key drivers and barriers to growth over the next five years

METHODOLOGY

The Future of Radiation Curing for Packaging: Market and Technology Forecasts to 2016 is based on an in-depth combination of primary and secondary research. Primary research included analysis of interviews with relevant industry experts across the value chain, and a detailed study of major stakeholders in the supply chain. Telephone, face-to-face and online surveys were undertaken with with RadTech members, suppliers, packaging converters, brand owners and retailers. Secondary research was based on extensive literature analysis of published data and trade statistics, and used to create this definitive report on the radiation curing for packaging markets.

WHAT DO YOU GET?

  • In-depth analysis of the future of radiation curing markets broken down by curing process, print process, packaging substrate, end-use sector, region and country
  • Quantitative market sizes and forecasts to 2016 based on primary research
  • Expert technical insight into the future direction of the industry
  • An in-depth understanding of the hot topics driving market developments

HOW WILL THIS MARKET INTELLIGENCE REPORT BENEFIT YOU?

  • Use comprehensive industry figures and expert analysis that you won't find anywhere else
  • Gain the complete picture of the shape of the industry with strategic forecasts to 2016 to keep your business ahead of the competition
  • Get the low-down on industry hot topics and what they mean for your business

WHO SHOULD BUY THIS REPORT?

  • Radcure equipment and raw material suppliers
  • Inks, consumables and substrate suppliers
  • Packaging converters
  • Print equipment suppliers
  • Brand owners and retailers

WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE PRICE?

  • One hard copy of report couriered to you (see order form for postage costs) on publication date
  • CD with searchable PDF
  • Global intranet licence allowing everyone in your organisation electronic access to the study

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION AND METHODOLOGY

  • Introduction
  • Objective
  • Scope
  • Methodology

KEY DRIVERS AND TRENDS

  • Market drivers
  • Production benefits
  • Food safety
  • Quality
  • High gloss and interesting finishing effects
  • Overall cost advantages
  • Ease of integrating curing system, footprint of driers
  • Adhesion and flexibility
  • Environmental benefits
  • Market barriers
  • Health scares
  • Cost
  • Curing equipment
  • Materials
  • REACH and legislative pressures
  • Recyclability

SURVEY ANALYSIS 

  • All respondents
  • Converters and end users
  • Equipment suppliers
  • Ink and raw material suppliers

TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENTS IN RADIATION CURING FOR PACKAGING

  • Concerns
  • Technology developments
  • Ink formulation developments
  • Water-based radiation curing inks
  • Sustainable UV inks and coatings
  • Nanotechnology

INKJET 

  • Fixed-head inkjet presses
  • Wide-format UV inkjet
  • Digital embossing and braille printing
  • Variable cut off web offset presses
  • UV-LED curing
  • UV film casting 'Cast and cure'
  • Electron beam curing system developments
  • Rigid packaging developments
  • Komori high-efficiency UV
  • UV powder coatings

MARKET DATA

  • Sheetfed offset
  • Web offset
  • Flexo
  • Gravure
  • Screen
  • Inkjet
  • Other print methods
  • Applications for radiation curing inks and varnishes in packaging
  • Pack types
  • Folding cartons
  • Self-adhesive labels
  • Metal cans
  • Other bags and pouches
  • Rigid plastic containers
  • Shrink and stretch sleeve labels
  • Liquid cartons
  • Stand-up pouches
  • Films
  • Others

END-USE

  • Food
  • Yoghurt/dairy produce
  • Ready meals
  • Other food
  • Fresh food
  • Frozen food
  • Other chilled food
  • Dried food
  • Confectionery
  • Baked goods
  • All human food
  • Non-food
  • Cosmetics
  • Household care
  • Healthcare
  • Tobacco
  • Pet food
  • Other non-food
  • All non-food

REGIONAL MARKETS

  • Global
  • Western Europe
  • North America
  • Asia
  • Latin America
  • Eastern Europe

Tables and Figures

  • Schematic of the cast and cure foil arrangement on a sheetfed offset press
  • Radiation curing inks and varnish for packaging, by printing process (by volume and value)
  • Types of respondents to the survey
  • Business activity of respondents in radiation curing for packaging
  • The curing methods being used, supplied or under development at all respondents
  • Ranking of the current state of radiation curing uptake in packaging for printing processes, by all respondents
  • Ranking of the packaging products targeted for use with radiation curing technologies, by all respondents
  • Ranking of the packaged goods using radiation curing, by all respondents
  • Ranking of the importance of drivers for increasing adoption of radiation curing technology, by all respondents
  • Ranking of the importance of potential quality benefits arising from the usage of radiation curing, by all respondents
  • Ranking of the obstacles to faster adoption of radiation curing technology, by all respondents
  • Radiation curing technology in use
  • 'What is the current state of radiation curing uptake in your packaging for these printing processes?'
  • 'In which particular packaging products are you using or intending to use radiation curing?'
  • Ranking of the packaged goods in use/under consideration using radiation curing, by converters and end users
  • Ranking of the importance of drivers for increasing adoption of radiation curing technology, by converters and end users
  • Ranking of the importance of potential quality benefits arising from the use of radiation curing, by converters and end users
  • Ranking of the importance of obstacles to faster adoption of radiation curing technology
  • Numbers of equipment suppliers planning to supply machinery and equipment for use with UV or EB curing
  • Basic material systems being used in radiation curing for packaging
  • Ranking of the packaging products targeted for use with radiation curing, by equipment suppliers
  • Ranking of the packaged goods being targeted for use with radiation curing technologies, by equipment suppliers
  • Ranking of the importance of drivers for increasing adoption of radiation curing technology, by equipment suppliers
  • Ranking of the importance of potential quality benefits arising from the usage of radiation curing, by equipment suppliers
  • Ranking of the importance of obstacles to faster adoption of radiation curing technology, by equipment suppliers
  • The curing methods ink and raw material respondents are involved in
  • Ranking of the current state of radiation curing uptake in packaging for printing processes, by ink and material suppliers
  • Ranking of the packaging products being targeted for use with radiation curing technologies, by ink and material suppliers
  • Ranking of the packaged goods in use/under consideration using radiation curing, by ink and material suppliers
  • Ranking of the importance of drivers for increasing adoption of radiation curing technology, by ink and material suppliers
  • Ranking of the importance of the potential quality benefits arising from the usage of radiation curing, by ink and raw material suppliers
  • Disruptive technology developments in radiation curing for packaging
  • Timeline for the technology developments in radiation curing for packaging
  • Regional markets for radiation curing inks, varnishes and coatings used in packaging, 2006-16 (tonnes)
  • Regional markets for radiation curing inks, varnishes and coatings used in packaging, 2006-16 ($ million)
  • Regional markets for all radiation curing inks, varnishes and coatings, 2006-16 (tonnes)
  • Regional markets for all radiation curing inks, varnishes and coatings, 2006-16 ($ million)
  • Proportion of packaging in all radiation curing inks, varnishes and coatings, 2006-16 by region (tonnes)
  • Proportion of packaging in radiation curing inks, varnishes and coatings excluding inkjet, 2006-16, by region (tonnes)
  • Print process markets for radiation curing inks, varnishes and coatings used in packaging, 2006-16 (tonnes)
  • Print process markets for radiation curing inks, varnishes and coatings used in packaging, 2006-16 ($ million)
  • Print process markets for all radiation curing inks, varnishes and coatings used in packaging, 2006-16 (tonnes)
  • Print process markets for all radiation curing inks, varnishes and coatings, 2006-16 ($ million)
  • Proportion of packaging radiation curing inks, varnishes and coatings excluding inkjet, 2006-16, by print process (tonnes)
  • Sheetfed litho markets for radiation curing inks, varnishes and coatings used in packaging, 2006-16 (tonnes)
  • Sheetfed litho markets for radiation curing inks, varnishes and coatings used in packaging, 2006-16 ($ million)
  • Development of average pricing of radiation curing sheetfed inks, excluding varnishes and coatings, used in packaging, 2006-16, by region ($ per kg)
  • Regional sheetfed litho markets for radiation curing varnishes and coatings used in packaging, 2006-16 (tonnes)
  • Sheetfed litho markets for radiation curing varnishes and coatings used in packaging, 2006-16 ($ million)
  • Sheetfed litho markets for radiation curing pigmented inks used in packaging, 2006-16 (tonnes)
  • Sheetfed litho markets for radiation curing pigmented inks used in packaging, 2006-16 ($ million)
  • Markets for web offset radiation curing inks, varnishes and coatings used in packaging, 2006-16 (tonnes)
  • Markets for web offset radiation curing inks, varnishes and coatings used in packaging, 2006-16 ($ million)
  • Development of average pricing of radiation curing web offset inks, varnishes and coatings used in packaging, 2006-16, by region ($ per kg)
  • Regional markets for radiation curing flexo inks used in packaging, 2006-16 (tonnes)
  • Regional markets for radiation curing flexo inks used in packaging, 2006-16 ($ million)
  • Development of average pricing of radiation curing flexo inks used in packaging, 2006-16, by region ($ per kg)
  • Regional markets for radiation curing gravure inks, varnishes and coatings used in packaging, 2006-16 (tonnes)
  • Regional markets for radiation curing inks, varnishes and coatings used in packaging, 2006-16 ($ million)
  • Development of average pricing of radiation curing gravure varnishes and coatings used in packaging, 2006-16, by region ($ per kg)
  • Regional markets for radiation curing gravure varnishes and coatings used in packaging, 2006-16 (tonnes)
  • Regional markets for radiation curing gravure varnishes and coatings used in packaging, 2006-16 ($ million)
  • Regional markets for radiation curing pigmented gravure inks used in packaging, 2006-16 (tonnes)
  • Regional markets for radiation curing pigmented gravure inks used in packaging, 2006-16 ($ million)
  • Regional markets for radiation curing screen inks, varnishes and coatings used in packaging, 2006-16 (tonnes)
  • Regional markets for radiation curing screen inks, varnishes and coatings used in packaging, 2006-16 ($ million)
  • Development of average pricing of radiation curing screen inks used in packaging, 2006-16, by region ($ per kg)
  • Regional markets for radiation curing screen varnishes and coatings used in packaging, 2006-16 (tonnes)
  • Regional markets for radiation curing varnishes and coatings used in packaging, 2006-16 ($ million)
  • Regional markets for radiation curing screen pigmented inks used in packaging, 2006-16 (tonnes)
  • Regional markets for radiation curing screen pigmented inks used in packaging, 2006-16 ($ million)
  • Regional markets for radiation inkjet curing inks used in packaging, 2006-16 (tonnes)
  • Markets for radiation curing inkjet inks used in packaging, 2006-16 ($ million)
  • Development of average pricing of radiation curing inkjet inks used in packaging, 2006-16, by region ($ per kg)
  • Markets for radiation curing 'other' inks, varnishes and coatings used in packaging, 2006-16 (tonnes)
  • Markets for radiation curing other inks, varnishes and coatings used in packaging, 2006-16 ($ million)
  • Development of average pricing of radiation curing other inks, varnishes and coatings used in packaging, 2006-16, by region ($ per kg)
  • Global radiation curing ink and varnish market, 2006-16, by volume and value
  • Global radiation curing pigmented inks market, 2006-16, by volume and value
  • Global radiation curing coating and varnish market, 2006-16, by volume and value
  • Western European radiation curing ink and varnish market, 2006-16, by volume and value
  • Western European radiation curing pigmented inks market, 2006-16, by volume and value
  • Western European radiation curing coating and varnish market, 2006-16, by volume and value
  • North American radiation curing ink and varnish market, 2006-16, by volume and value
  • North American radiation curing pigmented inks market, 2006-16, by volume and value
  • North American radiation curing coating and varnish market, 2006-16, by volume and value
  • Asian radiation curing ink and varnish market, 2006-16, by volume and value
  • Asian radiation curing pigmented inks market, 2006-16, by volume and value
  • Asian radiation curing coating and varnish market, 2006-16, by volume and value
  • Latin American radiation curing ink and varnish market, 2006-16, by volume and value
  • Latin American radiation curing pigmented inks market, 2006-16, by volume and value
  • Latin American radiation curing coating and varnish market, 2006-16, by volume and value
  • Eastern European radiation curing ink and varnish market, 2006-16, by volume and value
  • Eastern European radiation curing pigmented inks market, 2006-16, by volume and value
  • Eastern European radiation curing coating and varnish market, 2006-16, by volume and value