Diversification of the Pulp & Paper Industry

October 27, 2020 | State of the Market Report

Decades ago, graphic paper was a powerhouse, its global demand growth consistently outpacing GDP growth. Things have changed: The majority of inefficient paper mills have already been shut down, and others are now seeing a shift towards packaging and specialty products. In this report, we will explore new innovation needs and opportunities in the modern pulp and paper industry, from diversification into flexible paper packaging and nanocellulose products to progress on converting long-standing biomass waste sources like lignin.

Coverage Areas

  • Accelerating Materials Innovation
  • Bio-based Materials and Chemicals

Table of Contents

  • Title page
  • Background
  • Making kraft pulping products more valuable: Molded pulp products (MPPs)
  • Making kraft pulping products more valuable: Nanocellulose (CNF & NCC)
  • Making kraft pulping products more valuable: Black liquor valorization
  • Changing the process
  • Outlook

Lead Analyst

Charles Willard
Senior Research Associate


Drishti Masand

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