Connected packaging, labels and the internet of things (IoT)


RFID NFC. Smartphones and dedicated readers

Business and market opportunities, competitive analysis & technology

Status of markets and technology in 2018, with forecasts to 2023.

A techno-economic market report Published 2019

  • Volume I. Technology overview and trends application areas. 100 plus pages
  • Volume II. Analysis of end user vertical markets, summary of market sizing and forecasts. 250 plus pages.

White paper, table of contents and pricing available on request. For further details contact: info@vandagraf.com


A bright future for colour inkjet digital printing in global labels and packaging markets


Labels, flexible packaging, folding cartons, corrugated board, direct-to-3D packaging profiles

Focus on industrial scale, high-volume production.

The state of the industry in 2018, with forecasts to 2023.

Evaluation of markets & business opportunities with a technology overview and solution provider company profiles.

A techno-economic market report. Published 2019

  • Volume I. Evaluation of markets & opportunities. 110 pages
  • Volume II. Technology overview & solution provider company profiles (50 plus companies). 145 pages.

White paper, table of contents and pricing available on request. For further details contact: info@vandagraf.com


Taggants forensic markers for anti-counterfeit, brand protection and product authentication, market opportunities and technology


Business & market opportunities in 2017, with forecasts to 2022. A techno-economic market report.

A techno-economic market report. Published February 2017.

  • Volume I. Technology overview and trends, applications areas. Taggants forensic markers. 150 pages
  • Volume II. Analysis of end user vertical markets, summary of market sizing and forecasts. Taggants forensic markers. 160 pages.

White paper, table of contents and pricing available on request. For further details contact: info@vandagraf.com


Luxury accessories, beauty and apparel, anti counterfeit, brand protection and product authentication, market opportunities, applications and technology


Markets, opportunities and synergies.

A techno-economic market report. Published February 2015.

  • Personal luxury accessories including jewelry and watches, sunglasses, leather products for tourist and business travel, handbags and luxury shoes.
  • Beauty, including fragrances, colour cosmetics and other products
  • Apparel and footwear, sportswear and apparel accessories.

290 pages.

White paper, table of contents and pricing available on request.

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Wines and spirits, anti counterfeit and brand protection. Markets and opportunities


For providers of brand protection solutions. Technologies and packaging, Glass bottles, closures, corks, capsules, neck sleeves, labels

A techno-economic market report. Published February 2017.

    200 plus pages.

    White paper, table of contents and pricing available on request.

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    Anti-counterfeit, brand protection and tamper-evident solutions


    Supplier industry structure. Companies and technologies. Profiles of leading suppliers

    A techno-economic market report. Published February 2013.

    • Volume I. Industry analysis. 220 pages
    • Volume II. 250 company profiles. 310 pages.

    White paper, table of contents and pricing available on request.

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    Consumer engagement, mobile advertising, promotions and consumer-enabled product authentication with smart phones


    Strategic, competitive and technology issues

    A definitive analysis and evaluation of the dramatic changes (technology, applications and markets) that are occurring and the significant convergences that are set to impact many industries and businesses, including most segments of the packaging, labels converting and printing industries)

    A techno-economic market report. Published February 2013.

    White paper, table of contents and pricing available on request.

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    RFID meets brand protection


    A Convergence of Fields - Opportunities and Markets. A techno-economic market report. Evaluation of Markets & Business Opportunities with Technology Overview & Solution Provider Company Profiles. 

      A techno-economic market report. Published 2009.

      (Note: This report has been superseded by the more recent Connected Packaging report)


      The international market for brand protection solutions


      This comprehensive report covers 20 plus end-user markets and contains detailed market sizing, growth rate and business opportunities analysis.

      A techno-economic market report. Published February 2008.

      White paper, table of contents and pricing available on request.

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      Upcoming new market study reports in the pipeline with ongoing research



      • Hybrid digital / analogue printing presses for packaging and labels - Market growth trends and opportunities


      • Printable electronics for packaging and labels


      • The emergence of the internet of packaging (IoP), far reaching implications for brand owners and the packaging industry


      • RFID sensors, time temperature loggers, product quality assurance for food, pharmaceuticals and other products, market opportunities, technology developments and implementations


      • RFID NFC in retail, market opportunities, technology developments and implementations


      • Blockchain, distributed ledger technologies (DLTs), applications in packaging, labels and supply chain management, product authentication, brand protection and anti counterfeit


      • Online sales fulfilment packaging – Business & market opportunities


      • The future of security printing – packaging, labels, banknotes and security documents


      • Electronics, auto, aero, defense - Brand protection & Product authentication, track & trace


      • Sustainable packaging - Future options and trends in the face of compelling demands

      Publication of the above report titles is scheduled for 2020 / 2021

      White papers and tables of contents are in the pipeline - Available on request

      Titles may be prioritised and research analysis progressed subject to levels of interest shown - Your feedback will be appreciated.

      These reports can potentially be of great value to:

      - Labels & Packaging converters, Contract Packers

      - Systems Integrators & Press Builders (OEMS / Independents)

      - Press builders ? Both digital and digital / analogue hybrid presses

      - Print Head Providers

      - Consumables providers

      - Substrate Materials

      - Digital Inks.

      - Brand owners.

      For further details contact: info@vandagraf.com