Global Paper Pigments Market Overview:
Paper pigments, fine, inorganic elements that are added to color, fill, or coat paper. Pigments like titanium dioxide and calcium carbonate are used as fillers & coatings in papermaking. These paper pigments are applied together with a binder, which supports in adhesion of pigment particles to paper fibers. These can be mainly divided into black, white, & colored pigments, and are available in a variety of types. Paper is mainly coated to enhance its printability. Pigmentation of paper coatings is only one of the limited interlocking variables which impact the last print quality. Growing demand for paper in the packaging industry is one key driver contributing to the growth of global paper pigments market. Some of the players profiled in the study are Omya International AG (Switzerland), BASF SE (Germany), Imerys S.A.(France), Minerals Technologies Inc. (United States), Ashapura Minechem Ltd (India), Kemira Oyj (Finland), The Chemours Company (United States), Thiele Kaolin Company (United States) and KaMin LLC. / CADAM (United States). According to Market Analyst at AMA, the Global Paper Pigments market may see a growth rate of 5.7% and would reach the market size of USD19.64 Billion by 2025.
On the basis of geography, the market of Paper Pigments has been segmented into South America (Brazil, Argentina, Rest of South America), Asia Pacific (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Taiwan, Australia, Rest of Asia-Pacific), Europe (Germany, France, Italy, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Rest of Europe), MEA (Middle East, Africa), North America (United States, Canada, Mexico). North America region held largest market share in the year 2019.
Market Growth Drivers
- Growing Demand for Paper in the Packaging Industry
- Constant Demand for Uncoated Paper
- Increased Demand in Developing Nations
- Increasing Inclination Towards Sustainable, Ecological & Energy Saving Coating Systems
- Rising Digitalization Affecting the Paper Industry
- Rising Requirement for Improved Quality Coated Paper
- Lack of Efficiency in the Recycling of Paper
On May 2, 2018, BASF and Solenis had signed an agreement to join forces by combining BASF’s paper wet-end and water chemicals business with Solenis. This agreement is expected to deliver additional value for paper and water treatment customers. The goal is to create a customer-focused global solutions provider for the industry. For the paper industry, the product portfolio of the combined enterprise will cover the entire range of functional and process wet-end chemicals, solutions for the water cycle for paper mills, as well as comprehensive service capabilities.
In October, 2018, Omya International AG, based in neighboring Oftringen announced that, the company will move R&D activities to the Egerkingen site, following Galderma-Spirig’s decision to close their Egerkingen site in September 2017. Omya has been acquiring the property from Galderma-Spirig’s parent company, Nestlé Skin Health. In adding to acquiring the property, with all buildings & facilities, Omya aims to acquire Spirig Pharma's Cosmospheres business unit, which develops as well as manufactures high-quality cellulose-based additives for the cosmetics industry. This expansion strategy will help the company to stay competitive in the paper pigments market.
Target Audience:Paper Pigments Manufacturers, Paper Pigments Suppliers and Distributors, Raw Material Suppliers, Industry associations, Research organizations and consulting companies., Research Institutes and End Users
Major Objectives Focused through this Study To define, describe, and forecast the Global Paper Pigments market on the basis of product [Calcium Carbonate (GCC and PCC), Kaolin (Hydrous Kaolin and Calcined Kaolin) and Others (Talc, Titanium Dioxide, and Gypsum)] , application [Coated Paper (Satin-Coated Paper, Gloss-Coated Paper, Dull-Coated Paper, Matte-Coated Paper, and Cast-Coated Paper) and Uncoated Paper (Woven or Smooth Uncoated Paper, Laid Uncoated Paper, and Linen Uncoated Paper)], key regions and end user
To provide in-depth information regarding major influencing factors affecting the growth of the market (trends, drivers, restraints, opportunities, and industry-centric and regional challenges)
To strategically analyse the micro-markets and important business segments with respect to individual growth drivers , market trends and potential, and historical contributions to the total market
Identifying the opportunities in the market for key stakeholders and detailing the competitive landscape for market leaders
To provide market size for various segments of the Paper Pigments market with respect to major geographies, namely, South America (Brazil, Argentina, Rest of South America), Asia Pacific (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Taiwan, Australia, Rest of Asia-Pacific), Europe (Germany, France, Italy, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Rest of Europe), MEA (Middle East, Africa), North America (United States, Canada, Mexico)
To strategically profile the key players and analyzing their market shares and core competencies in the Paper Pigments industry
To track key developments such as product launches, expansions, agreements, partnerships, mergers & acquisitions, and R&D activities that are key factors in shaping the market
Available Customization: Data related to EXIM [Export- Import], production & consumption by country or regional level break-up can be provided based on client request**. Additionally, the Vendors which are also part of the research are Kevin India Company (India), Theodor Stephan KG GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) and Kronos Worldwide Inc. (United States).
** Confirmation on availability of data would be informed prior purchase
While framing the research framework, major and emerging players operating in the Paper Pigments market in various regions have been profiled, and their offerings, geographic footprints, and distribution/sales channels have been analysed through in-depth discussions. The primary research is performed by taking the interviews of executives of various companies dealing in the market as well as using the survey reports, research institute, and latest research reports. Meanwhile, analyst team keeps preparing set of questionnaires and after getting appointee list; the target audience are then tapped and segregated with various mediums and channels that are feasible for making connection that includes email communication, telephonic, skype, LinkedIn Group & InMail, Community Forums, Community Forums, open Survey, SurveyMonkey etc.