Chemical Pulp Market: Global Industry Growth Potential and Emerging Trends in The Future and Forecast (2024-2030)

The Chemical Pulp Market was valued at US $10.68 Bn. in 2023, and it is expected to reach US $ 16.00 Bn. by 2030 with a CAGR of 5.95% during the forecast period.

Chemical Pulp Market Overview:

The Chemical Pulp Market is expected to reach US $ 16.00 billion by 2030, thanks to growth in the packaging paper segment. The report analyzes Chemical Pulp market dynamics by region, type, and applications. Chemical pulp is made by blending wood chips and chemicals in digesters, which are enormous tanks. Heat and chemicals break down lignin, which holds cellulose fibers together, without damaging the cellulose strands much. Chemical pulp is used to strengthen materials or to blend mechanical and chemical pulps to offer a product of varied quality. The kraft process is the most widely used chemical pulping technology, followed by the sulfite process. Soda pulping was the first successful chemical pulping technology in history. Also, chemical pulping refers to a variety of methods that dissolve the lignin that holds the cellulose fibers together to produce a product mass with released fibers from wood or other fibrous feed stocks.Chemical Pulp MarketTo know about the Research Methodology :- Request Free Sample Report

Chemical Pulp Market Dynamics:

Plastic-Free Alternative: According to its inventors, Arbo form, a bio-plastic created from wood pulp-based lignin, may be blended with hemp, flax, or wood fibers, as well as other additives like wax, to create a robust, non-toxic alternative to petroleum-based plastics. Crude oil is the raw material for plastics chemicals. As a result of lower crude oil prices, the chemical pulp market is forecast to rise. The rising list of health risks associated with plastic compounds, such as heavy metals and softeners known as phthalates, has driven the search for a suitable replacement for toys and other products. Packaging Paper Is Finding New Uses In Personal Care, Pharmaceuticals, Food, And Beverage: Cartons, tetra packs, and folding boxes, bags, sacks, and corrugated cases are examples of paper packaging materials used in the fresh food, fast food, dairy and bakery, frozen foods, pet food, cosmetics, and pharmaceutical industries. Paper packaging materials have advantages over other packaging materials in that they can be reused and recycled easily, giving them an edge over metal and plastic. One of the primary reasons for the growth of this market is the lightweight, cost-effective, and environmentally friendly nature of paper packaging materials. Stringent Government Regulations are Being Implemented: Governments across the globe are focusing more on digitalization, i.e., making everything available digitally and reducing paperwork, which is expected to affect paper demand and, as a result, chemical pulp market growth. In the paper and packaging industry, the impact of digital disruption is less significant. Tissue, hygiene, and packaging are performing well and growing at a good rate. Newsprint, graphic paper, and printing paper have been the most affected segments. As in the print world, they must establish their worth in the increasingly digital environment. Ongoing Research & Developments: Bio-pulping (biological pulping) is being developed, which is similar to chemical pulping but uses certain species of fungi that can break down the undesirable lignin but not the cellulose fibers. The fungal enzyme lignin peroxidase specifically digests lignin in the bio-pulping process, leaving only fibers. This might have a big impact on the environment by decreasing pollutants from chemical pulping. The pulp is bleached with chlorine dioxide before being neutralized and treated with calcium hypochlorite. In either case, the oxidizing agent oxidizes and destroys the colors generated from wood tannins and is intensified (reinforced) by sulphide present in the wood. Effluents From Pulp Mills Are A Source Of Pollution: The effluents from the operation are treated in a biological wastewater treatment system, ensuring that they are not hazardous to the recipients. Because most of the organic compounds are kept in the pulp and the chemicals consumed like sodium dithionite and hydrogen peroxide generate benign by-products like water and sodium sulphate, the mechanical pulp is not a major source of environmental concern. Chemical pulp mills, particularly kraft mills, are energy self-sufficient and have a very close inorganic chemical cycle. Organochlorine chemicals such as polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and polychlorinated dibenzofurans (PCDD/Fs) are produced in enormous quantities when chlorine is used to bleach. Many mills have switched to non-chlorinated bleaching chemicals, lowering organochlorine emission levels. Emerging Trends: Digitalization: In the manufacture of bioproducts such as paper, pulp, and other products with biomass-based origins, the process of digitalization is full of key information. The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and open data exchange across whole value chains are altering the way of work. With the advent of IIoT devices, systems and platforms can interact, minimizing the need for manual work, releasing resources for other activities, and removing risks associated with the human mistake. There are various strategies for the success of paper and packaging in a digital economy. Packaging can evolve by incorporating advances such as augmented reality and artificial intelligence. Machine learning may increase product quality and maintenance, which is a game-changer when it comes to process automation. Also, augmented reality can assist workers in maintaining devices safely and cost-effectively without the need to call expert technicians. Sustainability: Sustainability is the most important macro trend in the paper sector right now. With increased public pressure, it's becoming a business need for many major corporations. The preferences have shifted during the last few years. Consumers are concerned about the sustainability of the things they buy, where they come from, and how they are packaged, according to studies. The legal environment is rapidly evolving as a result of the adoption of many sustainability rules around the world. The paper sector is facing a significant challenge, not simply in terms of profitability. As public knowledge of environmental issues has grown, sustainable measures have encountered difficult hurdles. When sustainability standards become more stringent and operational needs arise not simply from a financial standpoint, the paper sector will confront huge challenges in the future. Sustainability benchmarking should be viewed as a motivator for integrating cost-cutting, energy-saving, and environmental responsibility.

Chemical Pulp Market Segment Analysis:

Based on Type, the chemical pulp market is segmented as, brown pulp, and white pulp. In 2023, the brown pulp segment was dominant and held almost xx% of the overall market share in terms of revenue. Brown pulp is used to make a wide range of items, including paper boxes, beverage cups, cutlery and straw, packaging bags, and more. Brown pulp is often used for packaging and as a substitute for plastic in the market, which is leading the market for brown pulp forward. The molded pulp is a type of packaging constructed primarily of recycled paperboard and/or newsprint. It is useful for food service trays and beverage carriers, as well as for protective packaging. End caps, trays, plates, bowls, and clamshell containers are all common applications. Sugarcane bagasse, recycled paper, and other natural fibers are the most common raw materials used in pulp packaging. Based on Application, the chemical pulp market is segmented as, printing paper, writing paper, technical paper, offset paper, packaging paper, paper board, kraft paper, and others. In 2023, the packaging paper segment was dominant and held almost xx% of the overall market in terms of revenue. Papers for wrapping, padding, protecting, void filling, and presentation needs that are made from the highest quality materials. Tissue paper is one of the most versatile paper products, suitable for use as wrapping paper, filler paper, or in general craft projects. It has a vast selection of bleed-free colors, as well as chlorine and acid-free tissue paper that is machine-finished. It is a specially built dispenser box that holds a roll of high-grade packing paper. Lightweight and simple to transport This paper roll dispenser box is a hit in fulfillment and pick-and-pack operations, and it can be moved throughout the warehouse or dispatch department whenever a paper roll packing solution is required. To use this type of paper packaging product but require a large volume or constant paper supply.

Chemical Pulp Market Regional Insights:

In 2023, the Asia Pacific region was dominant and held xx% of the overall market in terms of revenue. Chemical pulp is likely to be in high demand in the Asia Pacific region as a result of increased industrialization in rising nations such as India and China. Over the forecast period, the growing population in these regions is expected to further drive market growth. Because of the sharp rise in applications in a well-developed paper sector, the Asia Pacific is expected to be the largest market for chemical pulp. Taiwan, China, the Philippines, Korea, and Indonesia are all important markets in the Asia Pacific region. Chemical pulp demand is anticipated to be high in North America and Europe over the forecast period, owing to rising demand for specialty products such as personal care and hygiene products. Chemical pulp has no negative environmental consequences, which is anticipated to be one of the factors driving market growth in these regions. Chemical pulp is expected to be consumed in large quantities in Germany, France, and Italy Europe. Chemical pulp market growth is anticipated to be driven by the growing hydraulic fracturing trend in the United States and Canada. Rapid industrialization is also expected to result in moderate growth in the Middle East and Africa. The objective of the report is to present a comprehensive analysis of the market to the stakeholders in the industry. The past and current status of the industry with the forecasted market size and trends are presented in the report with the analysis of complicated data in simple language. The report covers all the aspects of the industry with a dedicated study of key players that include market leaders, followers, and new entrants. PORTER, PESTEL analysis with the potential impact of micro-economic factors of the market have been presented in the report. External as well as internal factors that are supposed to affect the business positively or negatively have been analyzed, which will give a clear futuristic view of the industry to the decision-makers. The report also helps in understanding the global market dynamics, structure by analyzing the market segments and projecting the global market size. Clear representation of competitive analysis of key players by product, price, financial position, product portfolio, growth strategies, and regional presence in the global market makes the report investor's guide.

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Global Chemical Pulp Market
Report Coverage Details
Base Year: 2023 Forecast Period: 2024-2030
Historical Data: 2018 to 2023 Market Size in 2023: US $ 10.68 Bn.
Forecast Period 2024 to 2030 CAGR: 5.95% Market Size in 2030: US $ 16.00 Bn.
Segments Covered: by Application Printing Paper Writing Paper Technical Paper Offset Paper Packaging Paper Paper Board Kraft Paper Others
by Type Brown Pulp White Pulp

Chemical Pulp Market by Region

North America (United States, Canada and Mexico) Europe (UK, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Austria and Rest of Europe) Asia Pacific (China, South Korea, Japan, India, Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, Taiwan, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Rest of APAC) Middle East and Africa (South Africa, GCC, Egypt, Nigeria and Rest of ME&A) South America (Brazil, Argentina Rest of South America)

Chemical Pulp Market Key Players

1. SNF Floerger 2. Clariant International AG 3. Nalco Holding Co. 4. AkzoNobel NV 5. Kemira Oyj 6. Dow Chemical Co. 7. BASF SE 8. ERCO Worldwide 9. Shell Chemicals 10. Ashland Inc. 11. Solvay SA 12. Bayer AG 13. Cytec Industries 14. Buckman Laboratories Inc. 115. International Paper 16. WestRock 17. Others Frequently Asked Questions: 1. Which region has the largest share in Global Chemical Pulp Market? Ans: Asia Pacific region held the highest share in 2023. 2. What is the growth rate of Global Chemical Pulp Market? Ans: The Global Chemical Pulp Market is growing at a CAGR of 5.95% during forecasting period 2024-2030. 3. What is scope of the Global Chemical Pulp Market report? Ans: Global Chemical Pulp Market report helps with the PESTEL, PORTER, COVID-19 Impact analysis, Recommendations for Investors & Leaders, and market estimation of the forecast period. 4. Who are the key players in Global Chemical Pulp Market? Ans: The important key players in the Global Chemical Pulp Market are – SNF Floerger, Clariant International AG, Nalco Holding Co., AkzoNobel NV, Kemira Oyj, Dow Chemical Co., BASF SE, ERCO Worldwide, Shell Chemicals, Ashland Inc., Solvay SA, Bayer AG, Cytec Industries, Buckman Laboratories Inc., International Paper, WestRock, and Others 5. What is the study period of this Market? Ans: The Global Chemical Pulp Market is studied from 2024 to 2030.
1. Chemical Pulp Market: Research Methodology 2. Chemical Pulp Market: Executive Summary 2.1. Market Overview and Definitions 2.1.1. Introduction to Chemical Pulp Market 2.2. Summary 2.2.1. Key Findings 2.2.2. Recommendations for Investors 2.2.3. Recommendations for Market Leaders 2.2.4. Recommendations for New Market Entry 3. Chemical Pulp Market: Competitive Analysis 3.1. MMR Competition Matrix 3.1.1. Market Structure by region 3.1.2. Competitive Benchmarking of Key Players 3.2. Consolidation in the Market 3.2.1 M&A by region 3.3. Key Developments by Companies 3.4. Market Drivers 3.5. Market Restraints 3.6. Market Opportunities 3.7. Market Challenges 3.8. Market Dynamics 3.9. PORTERS Five Forces Analysis 3.10. PESTLE 3.11. Regulatory Landscape by region • North America • Europe • Asia Pacific • The Middle East and Africa • Latin America 3.12. COVID-19 Impact 4. Chemical Pulp Market Segmentation 4.1. Chemical Pulp Market, by Type (2023-2030) • Brown Pulp • White Pulp 4.2. Chemical Pulp Market, by Application (2023-2030) • Printing Paper • Writing Paper • Technical Paper • Offset Paper • Packaging Paper • Paper Board • Kraft Paper • Others 5. North America Chemical Pulp Market (2023-2030) 5.1. Chemical Pulp Market, by Type (2023-2030) • Brown Pulp • White Pulp 5.2. Chemical Pulp Market, by Application (2023-2030) • Printing Paper • Writing Paper • Technical Paper • Offset Paper • Packaging Paper • Paper Board • Kraft Paper • Others 5.3. North America Chemical Pulp Market, by Country (2023-2030) • United States • Canada • Mexico 6. European Chemical Pulp Market (2023-2030) 6.1. European Chemical Pulp Market, by Type (2023-2030) 6.2. European Chemical Pulp Market, by Application (2023-2030) 6.3. European Chemical Pulp Market, by Country (2023-2030) • UK • France • Germany • Italy • Spain • Sweden • Austria • Rest Of Europe 7. Asia Pacific Chemical Pulp Market (2023-2030) 7.1. Asia Pacific Chemical Pulp Market, by Type (2023-2030) 7.2. Asia Pacific Chemical Pulp Market, by Application (2023-2030) 7.3. Asia Pacific Chemical Pulp Market, by Country (2023-2030) • China • India • Japan • South Korea • Australia • ASEAN • Rest Of APAC 8. The Middle East and Africa Chemical Pulp Market (2023-2030) 8.1. The Middle East and Africa Chemical Pulp Market, by Type (2023-2030) 8.2. The Middle East and Africa Chemical Pulp Market, by Application (2023-2030) 8.3. The Middle East and Africa Chemical Pulp Market, by Country (2023-2030) • South Africa • GCC • Egypt • Nigeria • Rest Of ME&A 9. Latin America Chemical Pulp Market (2023-2030) 9.1. Latin America Chemical Pulp Market, by Type (2023-2030) 9.2. Latin America Chemical Pulp Market, by Application (2023-2030) 9.3. Latin America Chemical Pulp Market, by Country (2023-2030) • Brazil • Argentina • Rest Of Latin America 10. Company Profile: Key players 10.1. SNF Floerger 10.1.1. Company Overview 10.1.2. Financial Overview 10.1.3. Presence 10.1.4. Capacity Portfolio 10.1.5. Business Strategy 10.1.6. Recent Developments 10.2. Clariant International AG 10.3. Nalco Holding Co. 10.4. AkzoNobel NV 10.5. Kemira Oyj 10.6. Dow Chemical Co. 10.7. BASF SE 10.8. ERCO Worldwide 10.9. Shell Chemicals 10.10. Ashland Inc. 10.11. Solvay SA 10.12. Bayer AG 10.13. Cytec Industries 10.14. Buckman Laboratories Inc. 10.15. International Paper 10.16. WestRock 10.17. Others