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Wood Pulp Mills in Canada - Industry Market Research Report

Wood Pulp Mills in Canada

Over the past five years, industry operators have seen strong growth in revenue despite tepid domestic demand. Growing disposable income alongside strong consumer sentiment has increased demand from some downstream industries. However, paper mills, the largest downstream industry, have experienced a significant decline due to an ever-growing reliance on digital technology slashing demand for paper. However, these conditions have been counteracted by growing demand from emerging economies and strong growth in the price of wood pulp. Over the next five years, anticipated growth in wood pulp prices will be beneficial to industry revenue, but the continued struggles of downstream paper mills will constrain revenue growth. Meanwhile, an appreciating Canadian dollar will make domestic goods less competitive in international markets, tempering export growth, and as a result, industry exports are expected to be stagnant during the outlook period.

Wood pulp mills primarily manufacture pulp from organic materials without processing it into paper or paperboard. The pulp is made by separating the cellulose fibres from impurities in wood or other materials such as used or recycled rags, linters, scrap paper and straw.

This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.

  • About this Industry
  • Industry at a Glance
    • Table Key Statistics Snapshot
    • Table Revenue vs. employment growth
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2017)
    • Table Industry Structure
  • Industry Performance
    • Table Canadian-dollar effective exchange rate index
    • Table Revenue vs. exports
    • Table Life Cycle Stage
  • Products & Markets
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2017)
    • Table Major market segmentation (2017)
    • Table Industry trade balance
    • Table Exports To...
    • Table Business Locations 2017
    • Table Distribution of establishments vs. population
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Table Sector vs. Industry Costs
    • Table Barriers to Entry checklist
    • Table Trade Globalization Going
  • Major Companies
    • Table Major players
    • Table Domtar Corporation (industry-relevant operations) - financial performance*
    • Table Canfor Corporation (industry-relevant operations) - financial performance*
    • Table West Fraser (industry-relevant operations) - financial performance*
    • Table Tembec Inc. (industry-relevant operations) - financial performance*
    • Table Resolute Forest Products Inc. (industry-relevant operations) - financial performance*
  • Operating Conditions
    • Table Capital intensity
    • Table Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
    • Table Volatility vs Growth
  • Key Statistics
    • Table Industry Data
    • Table Annual Change
    • Table Key Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary

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