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Global Specialty Paper Market 2017-2021

Global Specialty Paper Market 2017-2021

About Specialty Paper

Developed countries are shifting toward plastic packaging as it is more sustainable compared with paper. As the developed countries are technologically advanced, they can invest in innovative recycling methods for plastics. This poses a challenge for paper packaging and products as recycled paper does not provide high-quality properties required by specialty paper.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global specialty paper market to grow at a CAGR of 4.37% during the period 2017-2021.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global specialty paper market for 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report considers the volume of specialty paper produced by the vendors for application in various sectors.

The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA
Technavio's report Global Specialty Paper Market 2017-2021, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors
  • Domtar
  • Fedrigoni
  • International Paper
  • Mondi
  • Stora Enso
Other prominent vendors
  • Glatfelter
  • Griff Paper and Film
  • Kanzaki Specialty Papers
  • NIPPON PAPER GROUP
  • Robert Wilson Paper
  • Sappi
  • Voith
  • Verso Specialty Papers
Market driver
  • Increased use of specialty thermal papers in labeling
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Adverse effect on paper industry due to technological advances and digitization
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Increased use of microfibrillated cellulose in paper-based packaging
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2021 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?


Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global Specialty Paper Market 2017-2021

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global specialty papers market: Domtar, Fedrigoni, International Paper, Mondi, and Stora

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Glatfelter, Griff Paper and Film, Kanzaki Specialty Papers, NIPPON PAPER GROUP, Robert Wilson Paper, Sappi, Voith, and Verso Specialty Papers

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “Biomaterial is defined as a substance that has been engineered or created from living organisms. With respect to paper and pulp manufacturing industries, it is the science of making or deriving products from plant sources instead of conventional sources such as wood. This shift in the trend of manufacturing specialty papers from wood to biomaterials mainly arises from the need for paper industries to counteract the rapid growth of digitization, which is suppressing the demand for papers. Global growth in paper consumption since 2008 to 2015 had plunged by 80%, which has resulted in many companies such as UPM-Kymmene and Stora Enso to switch to innovative alternatives that include biomaterials. Companies are also shifting toward the use of biomaterials as they are more sustainable, compared with traditional raw materials.”

According to the report, the packaging of tea bags accounted for 4% of the global market share of tea packaging, and the remaining 96% was accounted for packet tea in 2015. Despite low market share, packaging of tea bags is growing at a CAGR of 10.5%. The growth of tea bags, made of paper, is growing at a rapid rate as they are biodegradable. Around 70%-80% of tea bags made out of specialty paper are biodegradable. Nearly 85% of the world's tea bags are made of Manila hemp (Abaca). Tea bag papers, designed using Manila hemp have high-quality cellulose fibers that offer excellent infusion and high retention of tea particles.

Further, the report states that rapid advances in electronic data transmission and storage and online filing systems implemented by various sectors have adverse effects on the number of paper applications. Digitization of information has replaced traditional paper applications such as print publishing, storage of vital information such as medical records, traffic citations, and financial statements. The shift in storing information through digital formats has resulted in the decline of paper demand. For instance, most medical facilities and healthcare centers that recorded medical information in specialty papers have switched to recording medical statements in digital formats.

Companies Mentioned

Domtar, Fedrigoni, International Paper, Mondi, Stora, Glatfelter, Griff Paper and Film, Kanzaki Specialty Papers, NIPPON PAPER GROUP, Robert Wilson Paper, Sappi, Voith, Verso Specialty Papers.

  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
    • Market overview
    • Top-vendor offerings
      • Table Product and services
  • Market research methodology
    • Research methodology
    • Economic indicators
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
  • Market landscape
    • Global specialty paper market 2016-2021
      • Table Global specialty paper market 2016-2021 (million metric tons)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by application
    • Global specialty paper market segmentation by application
      • Table Global specialty paper market by application 2016-2021 (% volume)
      • Table Global specialty paper market by application 2016-2021 (million metric tons)
    • Global specialty paper market by packaging and labeling
      • Table Global specialty paper market by packaging and labeling 2016-2021 (million metric tons)
    • Global specialty paper market by printing and writing
      • Table Global specialty paper market by printing and writing 2016-2021 (million metric tons)
    • Global specialty paper market by industrial use
      • Table Global specialty paper market by industrial use 2016-2021 (million metric tons)
    • Global specialty paper market by building and construction
      • Table Global specialty paper by building and construction 2016-2021 (million metric tons)
    • Global specialty paper market by food service
      • Table Global specialty paper market by food service 2016-2021(million metric tons)
    • Global specialty paper market by other applications
      • Table Global specialty paper market by other applications 2016-2021 (million metric tons)
    • Global specialty paper market segmentation by type
      • Table Global specialty market segmentation by type 2016 (volume %)
      • Table Global specialty paper market segmentation by type 2021 (volume %)
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Global specialty paper market by geography
      • Table Global specialty paper market by geography 2016 and 2021 (volume)
      • Table Global specialty paper market share by geography 2016-2021 (volume)
      • Table Global specialty paper market by geography 2016-2021 (million metric tons)
    • Specialty paper market in EMEA
      • Table Specialty paper market in EMEA 2016-2021 (million metric tons)
    • Specialty paper market in APAC
      • Table Specialty paper market in APAC 2016-2021 (million metric tons)
    • Specialty paper market in Americas
      • Table Specialty paper market in Americas 2016-2021 (million metric tons)
  • Market drivers
  • Impact of drivers
    • Table Impact of drivers
  • Market challenges
  • Impact of drivers and challenges
    • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive Scenario
      • Table Key performing indicators of vendors.
    • Domtar
      • Table Domtar: Business segmentation by revenue 2015
      • Table Business segmentation by geography 2015
    • Fedrigoni
      • Table Fedrigoni: Business segmentation by revenue 2015
    • International Paper
      • Table International Paper: Business segmentation by revenue 2015 (%)
      • Table International Paper: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2015
    • Mondi
      • Table Mondi: Business segmentation by revenue 2015
      • Table Mondi: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2015
    • Stora Enso
      • Table Stora Enso: Business segmentation by revenue 2015
      • Table Stora Enso: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2015
    • Other prominent vendors
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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