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Pulp and Paper Processing Chemicals Market Segmented By Product Form, Cooking Chemicals, Bleaching Chemicals, Biocides, Defoamers, Sizing and Strengthening Chemicals, Binding and Filling Chemical, Coating Chemicals
Improving productivity as well as surface and print quality are key concerns for paper & paperboard industries. There are number of solutions mineral formulations, which deliver properties such as gloss, opacity, printability, and brightness to papers.
Chemicals such as nano calcium carbonate and talcs make superior fillers and coating pigments for printing and writing papers, improving quality, and brightness. As coating agents, these help improve printability and deliver superior optical properties such as gloss and opacity.
In specialty papers such as labels and colored papers, minerals reduce dye demand and improve color intensity. Attributing to these factors, the global paper processing chemicals market is projected to grow at a significant pace.
Although the digital revolution has significantly impacted the consumption of paper & paperboard, population growth and change in living standards have created new market opportunities through paper goods such as personal hygienic tissue papers and skid resistant paper packaging.
Unbleached pulp may be refined to cut fiber and roughen the surface of fibers. To enhance pulp surface, pulping chemicals act as ideal solutions for the paper industry. The pulping chemicals segment accounted for 32.8% share in the global paper processing chemicals market in 2018.
Various chemicals are widely utilized at the time of paper production. These paper processing chemicals are mostly fossil-oil based compounds. Thus, they create a negative impact on the environment. In the backdrop of rising environment concerns, paper mill manufactures are looking for biodegradable paper processing chemicals such as polymer-free coatings, and soy chemicals, which are compliant with various government legislatures.
This factor is anticipated to create huge demand for biocides and other paper processing chemicals.
Besides conventional applications of paper napkins and tissue paper products, the paper processing chemicals market is currently witnessing increasing use of attractive paper napkins in various DIY projects, home interior décor, and accessories.
As a result of pretty designs and refreshing prints, tissue papers are gaining popularity in hotels. Art enthusiasts purchase designer napkins to add a distinctive touch to their home interior. For big projects, the market has specific wholesale dealers who sell an extensive variety of paper napkins in bulk.
Thus, increased awareness of hygiene as well as a luxury-oriented lifestyle are estimated to increase consumption of tissues and napkins.
The global paper chemicals market has a fairly fragmented competition landscape, where number of manufactures are emphasizing on expanding their paper and pulp business through solid distribution partnerships, joint ventures, and expansions.
Key manufactures of paper processing chemicals are prioritizing product developments & innovations. To gain significant market share, global paper processing chemical manufactures may continue to focus on inorganic growth strategies including expansions, acquisitions, and product innovations.
PMR’s study on the paper processing chemicals market is divided into three significant segments- product form, application, and region. This report offers comprehensive data and information about the important market dynamics and growth parameters related to these categories.