Pulp and Paper Chemicals: A Global Strategic Business Report
San Jose, California (PRWEB) March 3, 2008
The paper chemicals industry worldwide is striving to be more competitive, with companies focusing on extensive research and development activities. These programs are aimed at development of new polymers that upgrade paper quality besides reducing their cost. Moreover, manufacturers are constantly developing new products that suit specific applications.
United States dominates the global pulp and paper chemicals market, with sales estimated at 23 million tons in 2007. Europe accounted for 23.3% of the global market in terms of dollar sales. Asia-Pacific is projected to post the fastest annual growth rate in terms of volume sales over the period 2001-2010, at 5.8%. Latin American market for pulp and paper chemicals is estimated at US$1.7 billion in 2007. Paper coating chemicals constitute the largest product segment worldwide, with sales estimated at 22 million tons. World market for retention & drainage aids is projected to exceed US$1.9 billion by 2010.
Key players listed in the report include Akzo Nobel NV, Eka Chemicals, BASF, Buckman Laboratories, Ciba Specialty Chemicals, Clariant, Cytec Industries, Enzymatic Deinking Technologies, ERCO Worldwide, FMC Corporation, Georgia-Pacific Corporation, Hexion Specialty Chemicals, Georgia-Pacific Resins, Inc., Hercules Inc., Imerys, Kemira Chemicals, Nalco Holding Company, Omya, Solvay AG, and Solvay Chemicals, Inc.
"Pulp and Paper Chemicals: A Global Strategic Business Report" published by Global Industry Analysts, Inc., analyzes the global market with hard-to-find data and analytics for key regional markets such as the United States, Europe and others, alongside up and coming markets such as Asia-Pacific and Latin America. The report provides a comprehensive review of market trends and issues, drivers, business profile, players, recent developments, mergers, acquisitions, alliances, and other strategic industry activities. Analytical estimates and projections are presented in terms of annual sales in tons and US$ over the years 2001 through 2015. Historic data is also provided for an insight into market evolution over the period 1991-2000. Product segments independently analyzed include Pulping & Deinking Chemicals, Bleaching Chemicals, Starches, Internal Sizing Agents, Surface Sizing Agents, Paper Coating Chemicals and Retention & Drainage Aids.
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