Coated Paper Predominantly in Demand for Packaging Solutions

San Francisco, California, May 10, 2017: TMR Research presents a discussion about the global coated paper market in its latest publication. The research report, titled “Coated Paper Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends, Analysis, Growth, and Forecast 2017 – 2025,” provides an accurate assessment of the market dynamics. The research report studies the historical milestones of the global Coated Paper Market and compares it to the current market situation to provide an understanding of the scope of the overall market. According to the research report, the emerging trend of e-commerce will be the primary growth driver.

Coated paper is predominantly used for packaging as it offers excellent protection to the products along with an aesthetic value. The growing demand for home delivery due to rise of e-commerce has augmented the growth of the global coated paper market. Materials such as calcium carbonate, Bentonite, Kaolinite, and talc are used for manufacturing coating paper. Besides packaging food and beverages, coated paper is also used for printing magazines. The growing awareness about hazards of using plastic for packaging has resulted in a phenomenal demand for coated paper. This market is also being driven by growing demand for good quality of printed images. The key drawback in the global coated paper is the fluctuating raw material supply.

Geographically, the global coated paper market is segmented into Europe, North America, Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Africa, and Latin America. Of these regions, Asia Pacific is likely to lead the pack over the forecast period. The mushrooming retail sector that is gaining unprecedented pace due to the e-commerce sector is expected to push Asia Pacific coated paper market forward. The printing and packaging sectors in Asia Pacific are also projected to encourage its growth in the coming years. On the other hand, North America and Europe are estimated to grow at a sluggish pace due to strict regulatory norms regarding usage of paper and increasing demand for electronic media.

Some of the leading players operating in the global coated paper market are Nippon, Sappi Ltd., NewPage Corporation, UPM-Kymmene Corp., Asia Pulp & Paper Co. Ltd, Lecta Deutschland GmbH, Dunn Company, and Oji Holdings Corporation. The research report dedicates a chapter to the competitive landscape present in the global market. It estimates the threat to the new existing players from new entrants, threat from substitutes, and the intensity of the competitive rivalry. The publication also evaluates the research and development activities being undertaken by these players, their financial outlook over the forecast period, and their business and marketing strategies. Meanwhile, the Middle East and Africa will also be a steady contributor to the revenue of the coated paper market.