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Pulp and Paper Chemicals

US demand to reach $8.8 billion by 2011
US demand for pulp and paper chemicals is projected to reach 20 billion tons in 2011, valued at $8.8 billion. Growth will be supported by increases in paper and paperboard production, as well as the need to comply with stringent environmental standards. Commodity chemicals such as calcium carbonate and clays will continue to be the largest products (by quantity) consumed in the pulp and paper industry, where they are used as fillers and coating pigments. A significant volume of other chemicals, including pulping chemicals such as caustic soda, sizing agents such as starches, and bleaching agents such as sodium chlorate, are also utilized in pulp and paper operations. Best opportunities are expected in the large paper mills market, although improved prospects are also expected for paperboard mills, and to a lesser degree in pulp mills and deinking plants.

Specialty additives will be fastest growing category
Through 2011, specialty additives are expected to record the fastest growth. Among the specialty additives, products such as biocides and deposit control agents, and retention and drainage aids, should continue to experience the fastest gains. Growth will be based on the increasing use of recycled fibers and reuse of water, which put greater strain on machinery and equipment. Further supporting demand are ongoing efforts to reduce mill emissions as well as efforts to reduce production costs by using higher filler loading levels, which require the use of greater quantities of specialty additives.

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Fillers, pigments to remain largest product segment
Fillers and coating pigments will continue to be the largest pulp and paper chemical segment, and although growth will remain strong in terms of volume of these chemicals used in pulp and paper mills, most consist of low-value commodity chemicals and market value growth will be meager. Over the last decade, calcium carbonates (especially precipitated varieties have taken significant market share from clays in paper and board fillers and coatings, so that they have now surpassed clays in this segment. This trend should continue, supported by greater demand for brighter printing and writing papers, which can be achieved with calcium carbonates at a lower cost than competing products, such as titanium dioxide or kaolin clay.

Paper markets to offer best growth opportunities
Paper mills, the largest end-user of pulp and paper chemicals, are expected to record the fastest growth in chemical demand through 2011. More specifically, the printing and writing papers, and tissue paper markets will provide the best opportunities. Demand for pulp and paper chemicals in these markets will result from increases in production of these paper grades, as well as stricter requirements, such as increased brightness and printability for printing and writing papers, and increased softness and wet strength for tissue paper. In addition, the use of recycled fibers and other environmental issues will encourage a shift in product mix to higher value chemicals.

INTRODUCTION
I. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
II. MARKET ENVIRONMENT
General
Macroeconomic Overview
Population & Demographics
Consumer Spending Overview
Paper & Paperboard Industry Overview
Supply & Demand
Paper
Paperboard
Fiber Trends
Wood Pulp
Waste Paper & Board
Cost Inputs
Historical Trends
Pricing Trends
Environmental & Regulatory Factors
International Activity & Foreign Trade
III. MARKET OVERVIEW
General
Pulping Technology
Wood Pulp Production
Chemical Pulping
Mechanical Pulping
Semichemical Pulping
Waste Paper Pulping & Deinking
Bleaching Technology
Papermaking Technology
IV. SPECIALTY PULP & PAPER ADDITIVES
General
Sizing Agents
Surface Sizing Agents
Starches
Other Surface Sizes
Internal Sizing Agents
Rosin
Alkenyl Succinic Anhydride
Alkyl Ketene Dimer
Coagulants & Flocculants
Aluminum Sulfate
Polyaluminum Chloride
Other Coagulants & Flocculants
Coating Polymers
Styrene-Butadiene Latex
Other Coating Polymers
Dry Strength Additives
Starches
Other Dry Strength Additives
Wet Strength Resins
Brighteners & Dyestuff
Biocides & Other Deposit Control Agents
Retention & Drainage Aids
Defoamers
Market Share
V. FILLERS & COATING PIGMENTS
General
Calcium Carbonate
Precipitated Calcium Carbonate
Ground Calcium Carbonate
Clays
Titanium Dioxide
Talc
Other Fillers & Coating Pigments
Market Share
VI. BLEACHING & DEINKING CHEMICALS
General
Sodium Chlorate
Oxygen & Ozone
Hydrogen Peroxide
Sodium Silicates
Surfactants
Other Bleaching & Deinking Chemicals
Market Share
VII. PULPING CHEMICALS
General
Caustic Soda
Lime
Sulfuric Acid
Soda Ash
Sulfur Dioxide
Sodium Sulfites
Sulfur
Sodium Sulfate
Other Pulping Chemicals
Market Share
VIII. DEMAND BY END-USER
General
Paper Mills
Printing & Writing Papers
Tissue Paper
Newsprint
Packaging & Industrial Papers
Paperboard Mills
Pulp Mills & Deinking Plants
IX. INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
General
Industry Concentration & Market Share
Industry Restructuring
Cooperative Agreements
Marketing & Distribution
Research & Development
Competitive Strategies
Company Profiles
Akzo Nobel NV
Alco Chemical, see Akzo Nobel
Aqualon, see Hercules
Archer-Daniels-Midland Company
Arkema SA
Ashland Incorporated
BASF AG
Buckman Laboratories Incorporated
Canexus Income Fund
Cargill Incorporated
Ciba Specialty Chemicals Holding Incorporated
Clariant International Limited
Cytec Industries Incorporated
Dow Chemical Company
Drew Industrial, see Ashland
DuPont (EI) de Nemours
Eka Chemicals Incorporated, see Akzo Nobel
Engelhard Corporation, see BASF
ERCO Worldwide, see Superior Plus Income Fund
Evonik Degussa GmbH, see RAG
FMC Corporation
General Chemical Industrial Products Incorporated
General Electric Company
GEO Specialty Chemicals Incorporated
Hercules Incorporated
Huber (JM) Corporation
Huntsman Corporation
Imerys SA
Imperial Chemical Industries, see Akzo Nobel
Kemira Oyj
Koch Industries Incorporated
Kronos International Incorporated
Louisiana Pigment, see Huntsman and Kronos
Millennium Inorganic Chemicals, see National Titanium Dioxide
Minerals Technologies Incorporated
Nalco Holdings LLC
National Starch and Chemical, see Akzo Nobel
National Titanium Dioxide Company Limited
NatureWorks, see Cargill
Novozymes A/S
Occidental Petroleum Corporation
Olin Corporation
Omya AG
Oxy Chemical, see Occidental Petroleum
Penford Corporation
Pioneer Companies, see Olin
PPG Industries Incorporated
PQ Corporation
RAG AG
Rohm and Haas Company
Solvay SA
Specialty Minerals, see Minerals Technologies
Superior Plus Income Fund
Tioxide Americas, see Huntsman
Tronox Incorporated
Additional Companies Mentioned in Study
LIST OF TABLES
SECTION I -- EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
Summary Table
SECTION II -- MARKET ENVIRONMENT
1 Macroeconomic Indicators
2 Demographic Indicators
3 Personal Income & Spending
4 Paper & Paperboard Supply & Demand
5 Paper Supply & Demand
6 Paperboard Supply & Demand
7 Fiber Consumption
8 Wood Pulp Supply & Demand
9 Waste Paper & Board Consumption
10 Pulp & Paper Chemical Market, 1996-2006
11 Pulp & Paper Chemical Pricing
SECTION III -- MARKET OVERVIEW
1 Pulp & Paper Chemical Demand
SECTION IV -- SPECIALTY PULP & PAPER ADDITIVES
1 Specialty Additives Demand in Pulp & Paper Production
2 Sizing Agents Demand in Pulp & Paper Production
3 Surface Sizing Agents Demand in Pulp & Paper Production
4 Internal Sizing Agents Demand in Pulp & Paper Production
5 Coagulants & Flocculants Demand in Pulp & Paper Production
6 Aluminum Sulfate Demand in Pulp & Paper Production
7 Polyaluminum Chloride Demand in Pulp & Paper Production
8 Other Coagulants & Flocculants Demand in Pulp & Paper Production
9 Coating Polymers Demand in Pulp & Paper Production
10 Dry Strength Additives Demand in Pulp & Paper Production
11 Wet Strength Resins Demand in Pulp & Paper Production
12 Brighteners & Dyestuff Demand in Pulp & Paper Production
13 Biocides & Other Deposit Control Agents Demand in Pulp & Paper Production
14 Retention & Drainage Aids Demand in Pulp & Paper Production
15 Defoamers Demand in Pulp & Paper Production
16 Specialty Pulp & Paper Additives Sales by Company, 2006
SECTION V -- FILLERS & COATING PIGMENTS
1 Fillers & Coating Pigments Demand in Pulp & Paper Production
2 Calcium Carbonate Demand in Pulp & Paper Production
3 Clay Demand in Pulp & Paper Production
4 Titanium Dioxide Demand in Pulp & Paper Production
5 Talc Demand in Pulp & Paper Production
6 Other Fillers & Coating Pigments Demand in Pulp & Paper Production
7 Fillers & Coating Pigments Sales by Company, 2006
SECTION VI -- BLEACHING & DEINKING CHEMICALS
1 Bleaching & Deinking Chemical Demand in Pulp & Paper Production
2 Sodium Chlorate Demand in Pulp Bleaching
3 Oxygen & Ozone Demand in Pulp Bleaching
4 Hydrogen Peroxide Demand in Pulp Bleaching
5 Sodium Silicates Demand in Deinking
6 Surfactants Demand in Deinking
7 Other Bleaching & Deinking Chemical Demand
8 Bleaching & Deinking Chemicals Sales by Company, 2006
SECTION VII -- PULPING CHEMICALS
1 Pulping Chemical Demand
2 Caustic Soda Demand in Pulping
3 Lime Demand in Pulping
4 Sulfuric Acid Demand in Pulping
5 Soda Ash Demand in Pulping
6 Sulfur Dioxide Demand in Pulping
7 Sodium Sulfites Demand in Pulping
8 Sulfur Demand in Pulping
9 Sodium Sulfate Demand in Pulping
10 Other Pulping Chemical Demand
11 Pulping Chemicals Sales by Company, 2006
SECTION VIII -- DEMAND BY END-USER
1 Pulp & Paper Chemical Demand by End-User
2 Paper Mills Chemical Demand
3 Printing & Writing Papers Chemical Demand
4 Tissue Paper Chemical Demand
5 Newsprint Chemical Demand
6 Packaging & Industrial Papers Chemical Demand
7 Paperboard Mills Chemical Demand
8 Pulp Mills & Deinking Plants Chemical Demand
SECTION IX -- INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
1 Pulp & Paper Chemicals Sales by Company, 2006
2 Selected Acquisitions & Divestitures
3 Selected Cooperative Agreements
LIST OF CHARTS
SECTION II -- MARKET ENVIRONMENT
1 Pulp & Paper Chemical Market, 1996-2006
SECTION III -- MARKET OVERVIEW
1 Pulp & Paper Chemical Demand: Volume vs. Value, 2006
2 Pulp & Paper Production Flowchart
SECTION IV -- SPECIALTY PULP & PAPER ADDITIVES
1 Specialty Additives Demand in Pulp & Paper Production, 2006
2 Specialty Pulp & Paper Additives Sales by Company, 2006
SECTION V -- FILLERS & COATING PIGMENTS
1 Fillers & Coating Pigments Demand in Pulp & Paper Production: Volume vs. Value, 2006
2 Fillers & Coating Pigments Sales by Company, 2006
SECTION VI -- BLEACHING & DEINKING CHEMICALS
1 Bleaching & Deinking Chemical Demand in Pulp & Paper Production, 2006
2 Bleaching & Deinking Chemicals Sales by Company, 2006
SECTION VII -- PULPING CHEMICALS
1 Pulping Chemical Demand in Pulp & Paper Production, 2006
2 Pulping Chemicals Sales by Company, 2006
SECTION VIII -- DEMAND BY END-USER
1 Pulp & Paper Chemical Demand by End-User, 2006
SECTION IX -- INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
1 Pulp & Paper Chemicals Market Share, 2006

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