Market Research Report
Global Machine Glazed Paper Market - 2021-2028
|Global Machine Glazed Paper Market - 2021-2028|
Published: October 18, 2021
Content info: 180 Pages
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The global machine glazed paper market size was worth US$ YY million in 2020 and is estimated to reach US$ YY million by 2028, growing at a CAGR of YY% during the forecast period (2021-2028).
Machine glazed paper is uncoated with a shiny appearance on one side and a rough surface. It combines the high tensile strength of Kraft paper with the smoothness and shine of glossy paper for great printability. It's an excellent foundation paper for a wide range of packaging applications and it's also food-safe.
Due to its high strength and perfect balance of gloss and smoothness, demand is growing for machine glazed paper. Also, the rising preferences for superior printing quality and sustainable packaging, along with an increasing number of applications from various end-use industries such as healthcare, food and beverage, automotive, textile and personal care to drive the market growth.
Machine glazed papers are growing due to the rising demand for attractive packaging solutions to meet consumer demand.
Promotion of sustainable packaging is driving the expansion
Paper is now being used as a sustainable packaging alternative to traditional packaging methods by manufacturers. Paper packaging is used in food and beverage, medical and healthcare, textiles, automotive, cosmetics and personal care, building and construction, electrical and electronics and domestic industries.
Excellent properties and diversified application to increase demand
The product's excellent properties, such as its high strength and perfect balance of gloss and smoothness, are the primary growth drivers of the market. Also, the rising preferences for superior printing quality and sustainable packaging and an increasing number of applications from various industries such as healthcare, food and beverages, automotive, textile and personal care are expected to boost the market growth.
Increasing investment in biodegradable packaging and increasing the number of programs promoting sustainable packaging as a preferred choice for food wrapping and packaging are creating enormous prospects for the machine-glazed paper market throughout the forecast period.
High recycling prices and raw material price instability may hinder the growth.
High recycling and raw material price volatility are expected to hinder the expansion of the machine glazed paper market during the projection period. The increasing difficulty of removing the residue left behind will be the most significant impediment to the market's expansion.
While machine glazed papers have numerous environmental advantages over standard plastic, the manufacturing method of these papers is being scrutinized, particularly in goods such as disposable paper bags. Millions of trees are being cut down - deforestation - in return for developing paper bags for short-term use, putting a strain on existing resources.
As most governments implement lockdown measures to stop the spread of the virus and protect public health, it has had a huge impact on many enterprises globally. Governments are taking action on the issue of sustainability and FMCG companies & retailers are making bold commitments to improve the sustainability of their packaging and fundamentally rethink their packaging systems. The increasing sustainability resulting from changing consumer demands and stringent regulatory requirements bodes well for the global machine glazed paper market in the coming years.
By paper, the machine glazed paper market is classified into up to tissue paper and kraft paper.
The market's main segment will be Kraft paper
Machine glazed kraft sheets are great for packaging because of their robustness, cost-effectiveness and environmental friendliness. End users are increasingly flocking to eco-conscious firms and products, including kraft paper packaging, as their awareness of the environmental load grows. As a result, some retail businesses have been using machine-coated kraft paper bags for the past few years. Furthermore, several e-commerce behemoths have begun to use the material for envelopes and boxes. For packaging needs, about 8 out of 10 end customers will stick to machine glazed kraft papers.
Asia-Pacific holds the largest market share global machine glazed paper market
The availability of low-cost labor and production in Asia has prompted machine-glazed paper manufacturers globally to develop their operations there. Furthermore, in Asia, the sustainability movement is fast gaining traction. The region has had a considerable impact on beverage packaging that claims to be environmentally friendly.
Due to the availability of the product at low rates and the presence of many manufacturers in the region, China dominates the Asia-Pacific machine glazed paper market. A growing desire for sustainable packaging for on-the-go and takeaway foods and beverages has been seen by several foods and beverage specialists in Asia.
Manufacturers in the machine glazed paper market focus on creating papers with high tensile strength for several applications. Several manufacturers are working on making recyclable machine glazed papers to assure sustainability. Some of the key players which are contributing to the growth of the market include Smurfit Kappa Group, Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd, International Paper Company, Mondi Group Plc, BillerudKorsnas AB, Heinzel Group, Gascogne Papier SAS, Twin Rivers Paper Company, Verso Corporation and Burgo Group Spa.
Smurfit Kappa Group
Overview: One of the world's major paper-based companies and an FTSE 100 firm. Smurfit Kappa began manufacturing cardboard boxes and packaging boxes for the Irish market in 1934. Smurfit Kappa was formed in 2005 when Jefferson Smurfit joined with Kappa Packaging, a Netherlands-based firm founded in 1974 and Europe's largest corrugated and cardboard packaging producer. It is strategically located along the U.S.-Mexico border, with packaging sites in 13 cities ranging from Texas to Queretaro.
Product Portfolio: The company's portfolio included MG Kraft papers for the environmentally friendly production of board and packaging. Brown kraft paper made from 100% unbleached virgin fibers is known as Pure Machine Glazed (MG). It's a high-quality MG brown kraft in ribbed or plain varieties. 100% semi-bleached virgin fibers make Pure Machine Glazed (MG) Semi Bleached Kraft Paper.
Key Developments: In 2016, Smurfit Kappa's Sanguesa plant in Spain has switched from a testliner to machine-glazed paper manufacturing on a single paper machine. According to Euwid, PM1 production is now on hold to make way for MG paper. In the future, PM 1 will make brown machine-glazed paper from virgin fiber with a basis weight range of 25-120 g/m2. PM 1 will be converted to PM 4 and have a capacity of 30,000 tpy after conversion. PM 2 and PM 3 are the mill's two machine-glazed paper machines, having a combined capacity of 60,000 tpy.
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