Stone paper is basically referred to as bio-plastic paper rich mineral paper which is strong and durable. It is manufactured from calcium carbonate mixed with a small amount of resin high-density polyethylene. It is widely used in magazines, books, stationery, posters, plates, leaflets, adhesives, wallpapers, containers, bags, etc. these papers are non-toxic, recyclable, waterproof, food-safe, and fire-resistance, it also produces no air pollution.
The rise in demand for packaging and labeling industries is the major factor that is driving the global stone paper market growth. The stone paper is widely used in applications around industries such as labeling and packaging which is ultimately adding fuel to the growth in demand for the stone paper market. The rising organized retail sector and e-commerce sector have increased the demand for packaging which in turn is increasing the demand for the stone paper market. The increasing concerns for deforestation are likely to promote the uses of alternative options and these environmentally friendly initiatives to reduce pollutions are boosting the demand for the stone paper market.
This report contains all the information on the global stone paper market research and market strengths. The report also contains the culmination of dynamics, segmentation, key players, regional analysis, and other important factors. And a detailed analysis of the global stone paper market analysis and forecast to 2027 is also included in the report.
Covid 19 Analysis
The packaging and paper manufacturers are expected to face a downfall in demand due to the outbreak of the global pandemic covid 19, as a result, it will create economic hardship by customers, businesses, and communities. The ongoing period of economic crisis is predicted to decrease consumer’s appetite for products which can ultimately cause negative effects in the revenue generation of the stone paper market and in its production.
The increasing demand for the packaging and labeling industry is considered the major driving factor for the global stone paper market outlook during the forecast period. The e-commerce sector and organized retails are adding fuel to the growth of the stone paper market. It is basically widening the packaging scope and hence contributing to the overall growth. Furthermost, the developments of new products along with rising investments in developments and research activities for enhancing the techniques of manufacturing are also contributing to the growth of the global stone paper market.
The requirement of producing paper without damaging or cutting down trees is likely to create several opportunities for companies in the global stone paper market. There is rising awareness of paper products that are free from the use of chemicals and water. Stone paper is water-resistant and hence it is highly preferable by customers in metro adverting industries and in decoration industries.
The stringent regulation of the governments on mining activities is a major issue that is likely to hamper the growth of the global stone paper market throughout the assessment period. Furthermost, the easy availability of substitutes or alternatives is considered as another major restraint of the global stone paper market.
The manufacturers of the stone paper market are facing challenges in finalizing their financial statements due to disturbance in operations. The manufactures are planning to perform rigorously and they are looking for sensitivity analysis and stress testing so that they can cash flow statement so that they can determine real-time visibility in funding.
Cumulative Growth Analysis
The packaging segment holds the largest stone paper market share of ~60% in the year 2018 due to its rising adoption of eco-friendly labeling, variation in packaging, and recyclable options around the globe. The Asia Pacific region held the largest stone paper market value of about ~33% in the year 2018 and expected to have a significant growth rate of 4.2% during the forecast period. The rising population and that the increasing per capita income is the major causes for the growth of the stone paper market in this region.
Value Chain Analysis
According to the latest report, the global stone paper market trends are segmented on the basis of material used, application, and region. On the basis of material used, the global stone paper market is segmented into calcium carbonate, high-density polyethylene, and others. On the basis of application, the global stone paper market is further divided into labeling paper, packaging paper, self-adhesive paper, and others. The packaging paper segment is expected to hold maximum stone paper market share in 2015 accounting for about 43.5% of the total stone paper market revenue share. This segment is likely to gain more popularity in near future due to rising concerns of the environment for the uses of plastics; this has shifted the preferences of consumers towards paper-based packaging alternatives.
The self-adhesive segment is expected to account for the second-largest stone paper market revenue share of about 24.9% of the total market share in the year 2015. The rising requirements of convenience amongst consumers are predicted to propel the growth of the global stone paper industry over the forecast period.
The market is segmented on the basis of the material used, application, and region. The global stone paper market is expected to witness decent growth during the forecast period.
The market is segmented into labeling paper, packaging paper, self-adhesive paper, and others based on the application.
The market is segmented into calcium carbonate, high-density polyethylene, and others based on the propulsion types.
According to the reports, on the basis of regions, the global stone paper market is divided into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the rest of the world. North America region is predicted to witness a spectacular growth rate during the forecast period due to the advancement of technology in this region. On the other hand, Europe is expected to hold the second-largest share in the market after North America due to the rising demand for packaging applications in emerging countries of Europe such as Germany and Russia. The Asia Pacific is expected to register significant growth in terms of volume due to increasing demand for eco-friendly packaging and easy availability of raw materials in this region. The presence of a large number of manufacturers and the low cost of production is another major factor for the growth of the global stone paper market in the Asia Pacific region.
The global stone paper market is highly competitive due to the presence of substantial numbers of suppliers around the globe. The stone paper upgrades the aesthetic properties of the final products which require packaging, it also offers eco-friendly and economical solutions. The increasing concerns of the consumers for decreasing the pollution caused by plastic packaging have further boosted the sales of stone paper around the globe.
Major Key Players
In August 2019, TBM Co., Ltd. introduced LIMEX Bag; it is a product that contains zero petroleum from G20 Innovation Exhibition. LIMEX has the capacity to substitute paper without the consumption of wood pulp and water; it can act as a plastic substitute and reduces the usage of raw material derived from petroleum.
On the basis of material
On the basis of application
On the basis of region
The Asia Pacific
Rest of the World
|Market Size||2027: Significant Value|
|CAGR||Substantial CAGR (2020-2027)|
|Forecast Units||Value (USD Million)|
|Report Coverage||Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends|
|Segments Covered||Material used and Application|
|Geographies Covered||North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW)|
|Key Vendors||Stone Paper Company Ltd., Kapstone Paper, Gaia-Concept BV, Taiwan Lung Meng Technology Co. Ltd., Sòluz Stone Paper S.A., and Packaging Corporation and Parax Paper.|
|Key Market Opportunities||Increased demand from the packaging and labelling industries|
|Key Market Drivers||Growing e-commerce and organized retails|
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :
The APAC region would take charge of the stone paper market.
The packaging and labeling industry would guide the market forward.
The materials are high-density polyethylene, calcium carbonate, and others.
The segments involved in the market are labeling paper, packaging paper, self-adhesive paper, and others.
The players are Kapstone Paper, Stone Paper Company Ltd., Sòluz Stone Paper S.A., Taiwan Lung Meng Technology Co. Ltd., Gaia-Concept BV, and Packaging Corporation and Parax Paper.
The application discussed for the stone paper market reports involved in the market are labeling paper, packaging paper, self-adhesive paper, and others.