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Browse through the following in-depth articles and studies for the latest in market trends and data affecting the adhesive tape industry:

Tape market
Interview with Nitto EMEA President & CEO Sam Strijckmans
PSA tape market data and trends: 2016 Freedonia Study
Exclusive market data: APEJ to be largest market for gummed tapes during 2017-2027 (Future Market Insights)
Exclusive market data: pressure sensitive adhesive (PSA) tapes market global forecast to 2022 (MarketsandMarkets)
Hot melt adhesives market revenue to surpass USD 10 billion by 2024 (Global Market Insights)
Tape markets in Asia: critical data and trends
Global, European specialty tape markets in 2016: critical data and trends (AWA)
PSTC releases tape usage report
Global, European specialty tape markets & growth opportunities 2016 (AWA)
Still an age of instability? Europe & the global economy
Market trends and statistics (Freedonia)
Global, European specialty tape markets & growth opportunities 2012 (AWA)
The future of growth 
The current European & Italian economic outlook
Market study on joining methods in consumer electronics

Raw materials 
Raw materials for the adhesive industry: trends and challenges
Latest H.B. Fuller global raw materials report
Global adhesives raw materials market report
How to survive the contraction of adhesive raw material supply

Value chain 
How can suppliers become a real source of value creation?

Regulatory affairs
Afera's guide to regulatory affairs for tape
Current and future chemicals regulation affecting the tape business

Content marketing
How to create personas and map content to the buyer journey
Creating a quality content marketing strategy in a large B2B enterprise in 10 steps
Re-engineering marketing communications in a content-driven world
B2B content marketing strategy for tape businesses


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