Specialty Papers & Paperboards Global Sourcebook 2013

 Published On: Jul, 2013 |    No of Pages: 656 |  Published By: Alexander Watson Associates | Format: PDF
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Since 1980 AWA Alexander Watson Associates has regularly published reports on specialty materials markets. In September 2005 we published the first edition of Specialty Papers: Global Market & Opportunity Sourcebook 2005. This report was updated and expanded in 2009 and 2010. This prospectus highlights the content and subscription details for the fourth edition of this Specialty Papers & Paperboards Global Sourcebook 2013.

Specialty papers and paperboards represent a part of the paper industry where demands are more specific and tailor-made products are required, creating possibilities for adding value. The industry has been dynamic in the past year, with the coming and going of specialty paper producers. In this niche, technology and creativity are important tools. Even more important for a company’s success is an understanding of the market. This report provides that necessary knowledge, understanding and insight.

This study also shows the full range of opportunities that exist for specialty papers and boards. The report highlights the many and varied grades of specialty papers and paperboards, their present and future opportunities and the changing business structure across the supply chain. The study lists major producers, subsidiaries and mills in North America, Europe, Asia, and the rest of the world, which are manufacturing specialty paper and paperboard grades.

1. INTRODUCTION

1.1 METHODOLOGY
1.2 GEOGRAPHY
1.3 DEFINITIONS
1.4 UNITS

2. SPECIALTY PAPER MARKET DEFINITION

2.1 SPECIALTY PAPERS VERSUS COMMODITY PAPERS
2.2 SCOPE AND DEFINITION
2.3 SPECIALTY PAPER COMPONENTS AND PROCESS STEPS
2.4 SPECIALTY PAPER AND PAPERBOARD GRADE CATEGORIES

3. WORLD DEMAND FOR SPECIALTY PAPERS

3.1 GLOBAL DEMAND
3.1.1 ALL PAPERS AND PAPERBOARDS
3.1.2 SPECIALTY PAPERS AND PAPERBOARDS
3.2 REGIONAL DEMAND
3.2.1 ALL PAPERS AND PAPERBOARDS
3.2.2 SPECIALTY PAPERS AND PAPERBOARDS
3.3 GLOBAL TRADE IN SPECIALTY PAPERS
3.4 REGIONAL DEVELOPMENTS
3.5 CHANGING SHAPE OF SPECIALTY PAPERS BUSINESS
3.5.1 TECHNOLOGY
3.5.2 PRODUCT LIFE CYCLE
3.5.3 SUSTAINABILITY
3.5.4 GEOGRAPHY
3.5.5 GLOBALIZATION
3.5.6 INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
3.5.7 CAPACITY RATIONALIZATION AND REDUCTION
3.5.8 NEW CAPACITY
3.5.9 NET SPECIALTY CAPACITY CHANGE
3.5.10 THE ECONOMY
3.5.11 OTHER FACTORS

4. OVERVIEW OF SPECIALTY PAPERS MARKETS

4.1 PACKAGING & LABELING
4.2 BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION
4.3 FOOD SERVICE
4.4 BUSINESS & COMMUNICATION
4.5 INDUSTRIAL
4.6 PRINTING & PUBLISHING
4.7 CONSUMER
4.8 FILTER
4.9 SECURITY
4.10 MEDICAL
4.11 ELECTRICAL
4.12 FUTURE THREATS AND OPPORTUNITIES

5. MARKET STRUCTURE

5.1 OVERVIEW
5.1.1 RAW MATERIALS
5.1.2 MANUFACTURING
5.1.3 DISTRIBUTION
5.1.4 END USERS
5.2 SPECIALTY PAPER PRODUCERS
5.3 KEY PRODUCERS OF SPECIALTY PAPERS AND PAPERBOARDS
5.4 CONVERTERS OF SPECIALTY PAPERS
5.5 RECENT IMPORTANT SPECIALTY PAPER INDUSTRY EVENTS
5.5.1 NORTH AMERICA
5.5.2 SOUTH AMERICA
5.5.3 EUROPE
5.5.4 ASIA-PACIFIC

6. PROPERTIES OF SPECIALTY PAPERS

6.1 PROPERTIES THAT MAKE PAPERS SPECIALTIES
6.1.1 OPTICAL PROPERTIES
6.1.2 PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
6.1.3 CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
6.1.4 OTHER SPECIAL PROPERTIES
6.2 HOW SPECIAL PROPERTIES ARE OBTAINED
6.2.1 RAW MATERIALS
6.2.1.1 FIBER
6.2.1.2 WET END CHEMICALS
6.2.1.3 OTHER WET END ADDITIVES
6.2.1.4 FILLERS
6.2.1.5 SIZE PRESS & PAPER MILL COATING MATERIALS
6.2.1.6 CONVERSION COATING SATURATING & LAMINATING MATERIALS
6.2.1.7 OTHER CONVERSION PROCESSES
6.2.1.8 FINISHING PROCESSES
6.2.2 PAPER MILL PROCESSES AND EQUIPMENT
6.2.2.1 STOCK PREPARATION
6.2.2.2 FORMING PRESSING AND DRYING
6.2.2.3 PAPER MILL SURFACE TREATMENT
6.2.3 CONVERTING PROCESSES AND EQUIPMENT
6.3 NEW DEVELOPMENTS
6.3.1 RAW MATERIALS
6.3.2 PROCESS

7. DIRECTORY OF 120 LEADING SPECIALTY PAPER COMPANIES

COMPANY PROFILES - LEADING SPECIALTY PAPER PRODUCERS


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