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Specialty Paper Chemicals

Table of Contents

Section Page Number

Abbreviations 11
Summary 13
The pulp and paper industry 22
World 22
NAFTA 25
Paper and paperboard production 25
Recovered paper 27
Paper and paperboard consumption 29
Producing companies 31
Major pulp and paper industry issues and trends 33
Central and South America 33
Europe 35
The pulp, paper and paperboard industry 35
Industry characteristics 35
Consolidation, globalization and specialization 38
Pulp and paper supply/demand 40
Pulp 41
Nonfibrous materials 44
Recovered paper and board 45
Paper and board 45
Major pulp and paper industry issues and trends 48
Environmental issues and trends 48
Impact on the industry 48
Issues within the industry 48
Sustainability 50
Paper recovery 50
Product process emissions 50
Direct food contact 50
Technology trends 51
Japan 54
Paper and paperboard supply/demand 54
Producing companies 57
Capital, environmental and R&D expenditures 58
Operating rates, capacity growth and profitability 59
Major pulp and paper industry issues and trends 59
China 60
Pulp and paper supply/demand 60
Pulp 60
Paper and paperboard 61
Graphic 62
Packaging 63
Sanitary and household 63
Specialty paper and board 64
Pulp and paper producing companies 64
Environmental issues 69
Trade 70
Other Asian countries 71
South Korea 72
Taiwan 74
Overview of the specialty paper chemicals industry 76
NAFTA 76
Structure of the industry 76
Major participants 77
Acquisitions/restructuring 78
Operating characteristics 80
Research and development 80
Manufacturing and technology 81
Marketing and customer service 82
Profitability and cost structure 83
Government regulations 84
Trends and opportunities 86
Critical factors for success 86
Europe 87
Structure of the industry 87
Major participants 91
Mergers and acquisitions 94
Operating characteristics 95
Research and development 95
Manufacturing and technology 97
Marketing 97
Profitability and cost structure 99
Government regulations 100
Biocides 100
Bleaching chemicals 101
Chelating agents 101
Wet-strength resins 102
Trends and opportunities 103
Critical factors for success 109
Japan 112
Structure of the industry 112
Major participants 113
Operating characteristics 114
Research and development 114
Manufacturing and technology 115
Marketing 116
Profitability and cost structure 116
Government regulations 118
Trends and opportunities 119
Critical factors for success 119
China 120
Structure of the industry 120
Major participants 122
Operating characteristics 124
Research and development 124
Marketing 124
Profitability and cost structure 125
Government regulations 126
Trends and opportunities 126
Critical factors for success 127
Specialty paper chemical products and functions 128
Pulp and fiber treatment chemicals 129
Bleaching specialties 129
Deinking agents 131
Pulping specialties 135
Processing aids 137
Retention and drainage aids 137
Pitch- and deposit-control agents 140
Defoamers 144
Biocides 144
Functional chemicals 147
Pigment binders 147
Dry-strength additives 150
Sizes 152
Dyes, pigments and fluorescent whitening agents 154
Wet-strength resins 156
Specialty coatings and miscellaneous products 157
Specialty paper chemical markets 159
World summary 159
NAFTA 162
Pulp and fiber treatment chemicals 163
Bleaching specialties 163
Consumption and markets 163
Market participants 164
Prices 165
Future trends and strategic issues 165
Deinking agents 166
Consumption and markets 166
Market participants 167
Prices 168
Future trends and strategic issues 168
Pulping specialties 169
Consumption and markets 169
Major participants 169
Prices 169
Processing aids 169
Pitch- and deposit-control agents 169
Consumption and markets 169
Market participants 170
Prices 171
Future trends and strategic issues 171
Retention and drainage aids 172
Consumption and markets 172
Market participants 172
Prices 173
Future trends and strategic issues 173
Defoamers 174
Consumption and markets 174
Market participants 175
Prices 175
Future trends and strategic issues 176
Biocides 176
Consumption and markets 176
Market participants 177
Prices 177
Functional chemicals 178
Pigment binders 178
Consumption and markets 178
Market participants 181
Prices 181
Future trends and strategic issues 182
Dry-strength additives 182
Consumption and markets 182
Market participants 183
Prices 184
Future trends and strategic issues 184
Sizes 185
Consumption and markets 187
Market participants 188
Prices 189
Future trends and strategic issues 189
Dyes, pigments and fluorescent whitening agents 190
Consumption and markets 190
Market participants 191
Prices 192
Future trends and strategic issues 193
Wet-strength resins 185
Consumption and markets 185
Market participants 186
Prices 186
Future trends and strategic issues 186
Specialty coatings and miscellaneous products 193
Consumption and markets 193
Major participants 195
Prices 195
Future trends and strategic issues 196
Central and South America 196
Consumption and markets 197
Market participants 197
Western Europe 199
Pulp and fiber treatment chemicals 200
Bleaching specialties 200
Consumption and markets 200
Market participants 201
Prices 202
Future trends and strategic issues 202
Deinking agents 203
Consumption and markets 203
Market participants 204
Prices 204
Future trends and strategic issues 204
Pulping specialties 206
Consumption and markets 206
Major participants 206
Prices 206
Processing aids 206
Retention and drainage aids 206
Consumption and markets 206
Market participants 207
Prices 208
Pitch- and deposit-control agents 209
Consumption and markets 209
Market participants 210
Prices 210
Biocides 210
Consumption and markets 210
Market participants 212
Prices 215
Future trends and strategic issues 215
Defoamers 216
Consumption and markets 216
Market participants 217
Prices 218
Future trends and strategic issues 218
Functional chemicals 219
Pigment binders 219
Consumption and markets 220
Market participants 221
Prices 222
Future trends and strategic issues 223
Dry-strength additives 225
Consumption and markets 225
Market participants 226
Prices 227
Future trends and strategic issues 227
Dyes, pigments and fluorescent whitening agents 228
Consumption and markets 229
Market participants 230
Prices 231
Future trends and strategic issues 231
Sizes 232
Consumption and markets 232
Market participants 233
Prices 234
Future trends and strategic issues 234
Wet-strength resins 235
Consumption and markets 235
Market participants 236
Prices 236
Future trends and strategic issues 236
Specialty coatings and miscellaneous products 237
Consumption and markets 237
Major participants 238
Prices 238
Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa 238
Japan 240
Pulp and fiber treatment chemicals 241
Deinking agents 241
Consumption and markets 242
Market participants 243
Prices 243
Future trends and strategic issues 243
Pulping specialties 244
Consumption and markets 244
Major participants 245
Prices 245
Future trends and strategic issues 245
Bleaching specialties 245
Consumption and markets 245
Market participants 246
Prices 246
Future trends and strategic issues 247
Processing aids 247
Defoamers 247
Consumption and markets 249
Market participants 250
Prices 251
Future trends and strategic issues 251
Retention and drainage aids 252
Consumption and markets 253
Market participants 253
Prices 254
Future trends and strategic issues 254
Biocides 255
Consumption and markets 255
Market participants 256
Prices 256
Future trends and strategic issues 256
Pitch- and deposit-control agents 256
Consumption and markets 257
Market participants 258
Prices 258
Functional chemicals 258
Dry-strength additives 258
Consumption and markets 258
Market participants 259
Future trends and strategic issues 259
Pigment binders 260
Consumption and markets 260
Market participants 261
Prices 261
Future trends and strategic issues 261
Sizes 262
Consumption and markets 263
Market participants 263
Prices 264
Future trends and strategic issues 265
Dyes, pigments and fluorescent whitening agents 265
Consumption and markets 266
Market participants 266
Prices 267
Future trends and strategic issues 267
Wet-strength resins 268
Consumption and markets 268
Market participants 269
Prices 269
Future trends and strategic issues 269
Specialty coatings and miscellaneous products 269
Consumption and markets 269
Major participants 270
Prices 271
Future trends and strategic issues 271
China 272
Pulp and fiber treatment chemicals 273
Deinking agents 273
Consumption and markets 273
Market participants 273
Prices 275
Future trends and strategic issues 275
Bleaching specialties 275
Consumption and markets 275
Market participants 276
Prices 277
Future trends and strategic issues 277
Pulping specialties 277
Consumption and markets 277
Major participants 277
Prices 279
Future trends and strategic issues 279
Processing aids 280
Retention and drainage aids 280
Consumption and markets 280
Market participants 280
Prices 282
Future trends and strategic issues 282
Biocides 283
Consumption and markets 283
Market participants 283
Prices 285
Future trends and strategic issues 285
Defoamers 286
Consumption and markets 286
Market participants 286
Prices 287
Future trends and strategic issues 287
Pitch- and deposit-control agents 288
Consumption and markets 288
Market participants 288
Prices 288
Functional chemicals 288
Pigment binders 288
Consumption and markets 288
Market participants 289
Prices 290
Future trends and strategic issues 290
Dry-strength additives 290
Consumption and markets 290
Market participants 291
Prices 292
Future trends and strategic issues 292
Sizes 292
Consumption and markets 292
Market participants 293
Prices 294
Future trends and strategic issues 294
Dyes, pigments and fluorescent whitening agents 295
Consumption and markets 295
Market participants 295
Prices 298
Wet-strength resins 298
Consumption and markets 298
Market participants 299
Prices 299
Future trends and strategic issues 299
Specialty coatings and miscellaneous products 299
Consumption and markets 299
Major participants 300
Prices 300
Future trends and strategic issues 301
Other Asia 301

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