Pulp & Paper Chemicals Market is expected to get evaluated colossally at a modest CAGR during the review period of 2022-2030.
Pulp & paper chemicals are specialty chemicals used in the paper manufacturing from processing of pulp to the final product paper. These chemicals are used to optimize the production process of paper and help achieve the desired properties of paper such as brightness, strength and size whilst reducing the production cost. The major customers of pulp & paper chemicals are the pulp processors, paperboard and tissue producers, printing paper, and other general paper product manufacturers.
The demand drivers identified in the global pulp & paper chemicals market includes the rise in demand for biodegradable, bio-based, and lightweight packaging materials among the various end-use industries such as consumer goods, pharmaceutical, and others. Furthermore, the increasing emphasizes on recycled paper wherein boosting the quality and lifespan of recycled fibers is an important aspect are some of the key factors propelling the demand for pulp and paper chemicals globally. In addition, the regulations in the different continents across the globe pertaining to cut down the usage of plastics in packaging applications to address the environmental challenges is expected to boost the demand for paper & pulp chemicals. Economic trends such as the increasing literacy rates and increasing number of educational centers and institutions in the developing economies has witnessed an increase in academic publications augmenting the pulp and paper demand which is expected to offer a bolstering opportunity for the manufacturers of processing chemicals for the paper and pulp industry.
However, the increasing prevalence of technology replacing the print media and academic publications is expected to hinder the market for paper and pulp processing chemicals.
Some of the key players in the global pulp & paper chemicals are BASF SE (Germany), Kemira (Finland), Ashland (US), Clariant (Switzerland), Ecolab (US), Arakawa Chemical Industries, Ltd (Japan), Harima Chemicals Group, Inc. (Japan), Applied Chemicals International Group (Switzerland), Solenis (US), and SEIKO PMC CORPORATION (Japan).
Asia-Pacific accounted for the largest market share in the global pulp & paper chemicals market in 2017 as a result of urbanization and industrialization in developing economies such as India, China, and Southeast Asian countries. Increasing demand for paper in the packaging applications along with increasing per capita paper consumption and substantial spending on personal hygiene among the consumers in the region is expected to drive the demand for paper & pulp chemicals during the forecast period. In addition, the substantial growth of e-commerce activities in the region propelling the paperboard packaging materials can be associated with the demand for paper and pulp processing chemicals in the region.
North America is another prominent market for pulp & paper chemicals in terms of market share, however, the regional market is expected to witness a slow growth owing to a mature paper industry and declining print media market in the U.S can be attributed towards the sluggish growth of pulp and paper processing chemicals demand in the region.
The European regional market is expected to witness moderate growth during the forecast period in the Western European countries, whereas, the Easter European market is expected to grow substantially. Increasing export of pulp and the increasing recycling of paper in the European region can be attributed towards the demand for pulp and paper processing chemicals in the region.
The Latin American market for is expected to grow at a significant rate during the review period with the urbanization and increasing export of paper from the region. The Middle East & Africa regional market is expected grow substantially owing to the rapid growth of paper industry in the region.
The global pulp & paper chemicals market has been segmented by type, application, and region.
On the basis of type, the market has been segmented into bleaching & deinking chemicals, polymers, fillers & coatings, pulping chemicals, and specialty additives.
Based on application, the market has been segmented into pulp, paperboard & tissue, printing & writing and general purpose.
Based on region, the market has been segmented into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East & Africa.
Jan 2022 - Sonoco recently announced pricing increases in Canada and the United States for all grades of uncoated recycled paperboard (URB). Prices for all shipments will increase by $50 per tonne beginning February 18. Sonoco said in a statement that it is raising pricing due to its continued increase in demand. As a result, order backlogs have grown, and inflationary pressures on freight, energy, paper-making chemicals, labor, and other manufacturing expenses have increased.
Jan 2022 - Radix Company and Conmark Systems Inc. have formed a global strategic alliance. Both firms have a shared aim of improving global manufacturing solutions through innovative integrated technology and services focused on the pulp and paper and other process industries. The initial endeavor of the cooperation will be to develop a fully integrated ESG solution for the pulp and paper industry. This comprehensive system will include an integrated skid enabling mills to measure fiber losses and a full modeling and reporting solution.
|Market Size||2030: Significant Value|
|CAGR||2030: Substantial Value|
|Historical Data||2019 & 2020|
|Forecast Units||Value (USD Million)|
|Report Coverage||Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends|
|Segments Covered||Type and Application|
|Geographies Covered||North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW)|
|Key Vendors||BASF SE (Germany), Kemira (Finland), Ashland (US), Clariant (Switzerland), Ecolab (US), Arakawa Chemical Industries, Ltd (Japan), Harima Chemicals Group, Inc. (Japan), Applied Chemicals International Group (Switzerland), Solenis (US), and SEIKO PMC CORPORATION (Japan)|
|Key Market Opportunities||the increasing prevalence of technology replacing the print media and academic publications|
|Key Market Drivers||
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :
Inclusion and surge of the digital media replacing a huge chunk of the print media industry can prevent the pulp & paper chemicals market growth.
Factors like the increasing demand for bio-based, biodegradable, and lightweight packaging materials can ensure strong growth rate for the pulp & paper chemical market.
The Asia Pacific market would ensure strong growth for the global pulp & paper chemical market.
Players like Ashland (US), BASF SE (Germany), Harima Chemicals Group, Inc. (Japan), Kemira (Finland), Ecolab (US), Arakawa Chemical Industries, Ltd (Japan), Clariant (Switzerland), Solenis (US), Applied Chemicals International Group (Switzerland), and SEIKO PMC CORPORATION (Japan) would ensure robust holistic growth for the pulp & paper chemical market.
Strategies like brand positioning, acquisition, merger, collaboration, innovation, product launch, rising R&D investment, and others would be governed by market players to make sure that the pulp & paper chemical market gets ample growth opportunity.