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Specialty Paper Chemicals

Specialty Chemicals Update Program

Table of Contents

Section Page Number

Executive summary11
Summary12
Abbreviations17
The pulp and paper industry19
World19
NAFTA21
Paper and paperboard production22
Recovered paper24
Paper and paperboard consumption25
Producing companies27
Major pulp and paper industry issues and trends28
Central and South America28
Europe29
The pulp, paper, and paperboard industry29
Industry characteristics29
Consolidation, globalization, and specialization32
Pulp and paper supply/demand34
Pulp35
Nonfibrous materials37
Recovered paper and board37
Paper and board38
Major pulp and paper industry issues and trends40
Environmental issues and trends40
Impact on the industry40
Issues within the industry40
Sustainability41
Paper recovery41
Product process emissions42
Direct food contact42
Technology trends42
Japan44
Paper and paperboard supply/demand44
Producing companies47
Operating rates47
Major pulp and paper industry issues and trends47
China48
Pulp and paper supply/demand48
Pulp48
Paper and paperboard49
Graphic50
Packaging51
Sanitary and household51
Specialty paper and board52
Pulp and paper producing companies52
Pulp52
Paper and paperboard53
Environmental issues55
Major pulp and paper industry issues and trends55
Other Asian countries56
South Korea56
Taiwan57
Overview of the specialty paper chemicals industry59
NAFTA59
Structure of the industry59
Major participants60
Mergers and acquisitions61
Operating characteristics62
Research and development62
Manufacturing and technology63
Marketing and customer service63
Profitability and cost structure64
Government regulations65
Trends and opportunities66
Critical factors for success66
Europe66
Structure of the industry66
Major participants69
Mergers and acquisitions72
Operating characteristics73
Research and development73
Manufacturing and technology74
Marketing75
Profitability and cost structure76
Government regulations76
Biocides77
Bleaching chemicals78
Chelating agents78
Wet-strength resins79
Trends and opportunities79
Critical factors for success84
Japan86
Structure of the industry86
Major participants87
Operating characteristics87
Research and development87
Manufacturing and technology87
Marketing88
Profitability and cost structure88
Government regulations89
Trends and opportunities90
Critical factors for success90
China91
Structure of the industry91
Major participants93
Operating characteristics94
Research and development94
Marketing94
Profitability and cost structure94
Government regulations95
Trends and opportunities96
Critical factors for success97
Specialty paper chemical products and functions98
Pulp and fiber treatment chemicals99
Bleaching specialties99
Deinking agents 100
Pulping specialties 102
Enzymes 103
Processing aids 104
Biocides 104
Defoamers 106
Pitch- and deposit-control agents 107
Retention and drainage aids 109
Functional chemicals 112
Dry-strength additives 112
Dyes, pigments, and fluorescent whitening agents 113
Pigment binders 114
Sizes 117
Specialty coatings 118
Wet-strength resins 119
Specialty paper chemical markets 121
World summary 121
NAFTA 122
Pulp and fiber treatment chemicals 123
Bleaching specialties 123
Consumption and markets 123
Market participants 124
Prices 124
Future trends and strategic issues 124
Deinking agents 125
Consumption and markets 125
Market participants 126
Prices 126
Future trends and strategic issues 126
Pulping specialties 126
Processing aids 127
Pitch- and deposit-control agents 127
Consumption and markets 127
Market participants 127
Prices 128
Future trends and strategic issues 128
Retention and drainage aids 128
Consumption and markets 128
Market participants 129
Prices 129
Future trends and strategic issues 129
Defoamers 130
Consumption and markets 130
Market participants 130
Prices 131
Future trends and strategic issues 131
Biocides 131
Consumption and markets 131
Market participants 132
Prices 133
Functional chemicals 133
Pigment binders 133
Consumption and markets 133
Market participants 135
Prices 135
Future trends and strategic issues 135
Dry-strength additives 136
Consumption and markets 136
Market participants 136
Prices 137
Future trends and strategic issues 137
Wet-strength resins 137
Consumption and markets 137
Market participants 138
Prices 139
Future trends and strategic issues 139
Sizes 139
Consumption and markets 139
Market participants 140
Prices 141
Future trends and strategic issues 141
Dyes, pigments, and fluorescent whitening agents 141
Consumption and markets 141
Market participants 142
Prices 142
Future trends and strategic issues 143
Specialty coatings 143
Consumption and markets 143
Major participants 144
Prices 145
Future trends and strategic issues 145
Central and South America 145
Consumption and markets 145
Market participants 146
Europe 147
Pulp and fiber treatment chemicals 148
Bleaching specialties 148
Consumption and markets 148
Market participants 149
Prices 150
Future trends and strategic issues 150
Deinking agents 151
Consumption and markets 151
Market participants 151
Prices 152
Future trends and strategic issues 152
Pulping specialties 153
Consumption and markets 153
Major participants 153
Prices 153
Enzymes 154
Consumption and markets 154
Market participants 154
Prices 154
Future trends and strategic issues 154
Processing aids 154
Retention and drainage aids 154
Consumption and market 154
Market participants 155
Prices 156
Pitch- and deposit-control agents 156
Consumption and markets 156
Market participants 157
Prices 157
Biocides 157
Consumption and markets 157
Market participants 159
Prices 160
Future trends and strategic issues 161
Defoamers 162
Consumption and markets 162
Market participants 162
Prices 163
Future trends and strategic issues 163
Functional chemicals 163
Pigment binders 163
Consumption and markets 164
Market participants 166
Prices 166
Future trends and strategic issues 167
Dry-strength additives 168
Consumption and markets 168
Market participants 169
Prices 170
Future trends and strategic issues 170
Dyes, pigments, and fluorescent whitening agents 171
Consumption and markets 171
Market participants 172
Prices 173
Future trends and strategic issues 173
Sizes 173
Consumption and markets 173
Market participants 174
Prices 175
Future trends and strategic issues 175
Wet-strength resins 175
Consumption and markets 175
Market participants 176
Prices 176
Future trends and strategic issues 176
Specialty coatings 177
Consumption and markets 177
Major participants 178
Prices 178
Japan 178
Pulp and fiber treatment chemicals 179
Deinking agents 179
Consumption and markets 180
Market participants 180
Prices 181
Future trends and strategic issues 181
Pulping specialties 181
Consumption and markets 181
Major participants 182
Prices 182
Future trends and strategic issues 182
Bleaching specialties 182
Consumption and markets 182
Market participants 183
Prices 183
Future trends and strategic issues 183
Processing aids 183
Defoamers 183
Consumption and markets 184
Market participants 186
Prices 186
Future trends and strategic issues 186
Retention and drainage aids 187
Consumption and markets 187
Market participants 188
Prices 188
Future trends and strategic issues 188
Biocides 188
Consumption and markets 189
Market participants 189
Prices 189
Future trends and strategic issues 189
Pitch- and deposit-control agents 189
Consumption and markets 190
Market participants 190
Prices 190
Functional chemicals 191
Dry-strength additives 191
Consumption and markets 191
Market participants 191
Future trends and strategic issues 191
Pigment binders 192
Consumption and markets 192
Market participants 192
Prices 193
Future trends and strategic issues 193
Sizes 193
Consumption and markets 193
Market participants 194
Prices 195
Future trends and strategic issues 195
Dyes, pigments, and fluorescent whitening agents 196
Consumption and markets 196
Market participants 197
Prices 197
Future trends and strategic issues 197
Wet-strength resins 198
Consumption and markets 198
Market participants 198
Prices 198
Future trends and strategic issues 199
Specialty coatings 199
Consumption and markets 199
Major participants 199
Prices 200
Future trends and strategic issues 200
China 201
Pulp and fiber treatment chemicals 201
Deinking agents 201
Consumption and markets 201
Market participants 202
Prices 203
Future trends and strategic issues 203
Bleaching specialties 204
Consumption and markets 204
Market participants 204
Prices 205
Future trends and strategic issues 205
Enzymes 205
Consumption and markets 205
Market participants 206
Prices 207
Pulping specialties 207
Consumption and markets 207
Major participants 207
Prices 208
Future trends and strategic issues 208
Processing aids 209
Retention and drainage aids 209
Consumption and markets 209
Market participants 209
Prices 210
Future trends and strategic issues 211
Biocides 211
Consumption and markets 211
Market participants 211
Prices 212
Future trends and strategic issues 213
Defoamers 213
Consumption and markets 213
Market participants 213
Prices 214
Future trends and strategic issues 214
Pitch- and deposit-control agents 215
Consumption and markets 215
Market participants 215
Prices 215
Functional chemicals 215
Pigment binders 215
Consumption and markets 215
Market participants 216
Prices 217
Future trends and strategic issues 218
Dry-strength additives 218
Consumption and markets 218
Market participants 218
Prices 219
Future trends and strategic issues 219
Sizes 219
Consumption and markets 219
Market participants 220
Prices 221
Future trends and strategic issues 221
Dyes, pigments, and fluorescent whitening agents 221
Consumption and markets 221
Market participants 222
Prices 224
Wet-strength resins 224
Consumption and markets 224
Market participants 224
Prices 225
Future trends and strategic issues 225
Specialty coatings 226
Consumption and markets 226
Major participants 226
Prices 226
Future trends and strategic issues 227
Other Asia 227
Oceania 228
Revisions 229
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