Self-adhesive label printing in China started in the late 1970s. The main technologies, devices, processes, and materials involved in the printing all came from Japan. Coastal cities such as Tianjin, Qingdao, and Guangzhou digested and absorbed the technologies and promoted them nationwide.
In recent years, the self-adhesive label printing market in China has been grown rapidly and the annual growth rate keeps in the range of 15% to 20%, which cannot be matched by any other package printing industry. The self-adhesive label printing market already has a considerable scale. As an emerging industry, self-adhesive label printing is becoming a new bring spot of the package printing industry and is attracting the attention of an increasing number of persons in the industry.
After over 20 years' efforts, self-adhesive label printing has developed greatly. Raw material production, printing processing process, device introduction, localization, and production capacity have all reached considerable scales.