Press Release

Specialty Papers Market – Growth Assessment

The Specialty Papers Market is forecasted to witness a significant growth over the course of the forecast period according to a newly published report by Fact.MR. The study highlights the critical trends that are likely to mold the growth of the Specialty Papers Market in the forecast year 2018 to 2027. Further, the report introspects the various factors that are expected to influence the overall dynamics of the Specialty Papers Market.

The report is an essential tool for stakeholders, upcoming market players, established companies, and investors who are looking to establish a strong presence in the Specialty Papers Market landscape. A detailed understanding of the raw material suppliers, vendors, manufacturers, and other components of the supply chain is provided in report.

Request 100 Page Sample Report Now at

Key Takeaways from the Report

  • Current and future prospects of the Specialty Papers market in over the forecast period 2018 to 2027
  • Opportunity analysis for investors and market players in various regional markets
  • Regulatory and government policy framework relevant to the Specialty Papers Market
  • Mergers, acquisitions, collaborations, and partnerships in the Specialty Papers Market
  • Growth potential of the emerging market players in the Specialty Papers Market

The report caters to the following questions related to the Specialty Papers Market:

  • What is the anticipated value of the Specialty Papers market in 2029?
  • Who are the leading market players in the Specialty Papers Market in region 1 and region 2?
  • Which region is expected to witness the highest growth in terms of value during the forecast period?
  • How are market players in the Specialty Papers Market adjusting to the economic slowdown worldwide?
  • Which country in region 3 is expected to have a majority of the market share during the assessment period?

Access Research Methodology Prepared By Experts at

key players in the specialty papers market.

Mondi Ltd and International Paper continue to lead the market in terms of business strength and industry attractiveness. With large presence across various countries and huge product portfolio, both companies are likely to remain dominant in the near future. Other key players are focusing on strategic partnerships and new product launches.

specialty paper market competitive assessment

Mondi Ltd is also planning to change its company into single holding company under Mondi PLC. The simplification will be achieved by South African scheme of agreement where Mondi PLC will acquire Mondi Ltd. The aim of simplification is to increase transparency, enhance flexibility and remove current structure complexity.

Stora Enso Oyj has signed an agreement to acquire forest holding in Sweden by Bergvik Skog AB. The transaction is likely to be completed by the first half of 2019. The acquisition will increase the Stora Enso’s forest holding to 1.4 million hectares.

Fact.MR’s study offers incisive insights on the specialty papers market. A summary of the report is available upon request.

Packaging and Labeling Applications Drive Demand

The rise in e-commerce sector across various countries is driving the demand for specialty papers for packaging and labeling. With the growing demand for sustainable packaging solutions, manufacturers are offering eco-friendly papers products.

Rugged packaging is finding widespread application in pet food and other foods. This type of packaging is used for extending the shelf life, and maintaining the quality of food product. Meanwhile, the rise in the food service business, restaurants, and online food ordering business is leading to the huge demand for grease resistant papers for packaging. Paperboards with unique characteristics and different grades are widely used as medicinal, cereal, and cosmetic boxes.

specialty papers market trade canvas

Stone papers which are naturally greaseproof and waterproof are emerging as a feasible alternative to traditional papers. Stone papers are produced by using eco-friendly production process without using water. They have also been recognized as a safe product with certified food grade by FDA.

Décor and Kraft Papers Demand Creating Opportunities

Décor and kraft papers are largely used as home interiors with new concepts, enhancing wall arts, furniture, lamps, and more. Wallpapers or décor papers continue to be the preferred choice for home decoration. These trends are likely to drive demand for new décor papers with advanced features such as 3D wallpapers in the coming years.

Emerging design trends in high pressure laminates and flooring industry are also influencing interior designers to use décor papers. However, with rising cost of raw materials, décor papers manufacturers are increasing the price to compensate for the high cost of raw materials.

The growing usage of latest design, colors, and materials in home decor is driving the demand for new and advanced décor papers. Owing to its convenience, strength, and less impact on the environment, kraft paper is witnessing growing demand for wrapping, sacks, and pouches to handle goods.

Fluctuating Cost of Raw Materials Hampering Specialty Papers Market Growth

Managing the cost of raw materials is the top priority for specialty paper manufacturers. Strongly fluctuating raw material cost is emerging as one of the biggest challenges faced by specialty paper manufacturers. Specialty paper manufacturers are also increasing the product price, passing on the pressure of rise in raw materials cost.

Specialty papers manufacturers are also shifting to recycled fiber as raw material in specialty papers. Access to the low-cost recycled fiber is focal consideration for the specialty papers companies globally. However, implementing new technology and scale is also necessary with the use of new raw materials.

Raw materials prices in specialty papers market are experiencing unprecedented volatility. Hence, companies are focusing on raw material management by tracking the price changes, understanding real quantity of raw materials used, and implementing risk mitigation plans to avoid unexpected price rise of raw materials in specialty papers.

Décor papers manufacturers in Europe have increased prices, with upwards trend in raw material cost including eucalyptus pulp and Titanium Dioxide (TiO2). Moreover, the price of TiO2 is expected to rise in the coming months as the supply tightens.

Restriction on Plastic Bag Usage Emerging as Significant Demand Driver for Specialty Papers

Increasing regulations and ban on plastic products including plastic bags is driving the demand for specialty papers. This is also resulting in the growing demand for kraft papers molded into shopping bags. The demand for papers bags is also growing in retail sector especially in developing countries with the ban on plastic bags.

In the near future, the demand for paper bags is likely to exceed supply due to rising environmental concerns, stringent government regulations and increase in customers shifting from plastic bags to paper bags.

The demand for paper bags is expected to increase in Asia Pacific with increasing awareness and government initiatives. Paper packaging in Japan is gaining popularity, especially in the food and beverage sector with higher awareness of plastic pollution. Moreover, a ban on plastic bags in India is creating a huge opportunity for specialty papers manufacturers. India’s paper demand is expected to rise in the coming years due to the modern retailing and growing consumerism.

For detailed analysis on all the key market factors, request a sample.

Competitive Landscape

The report on the specialty papers market includes detailed profiles of all the major companies operating in the specialty papers market. The report also offers a dashboard view of the leading players in the specialty papers market. The information on the business strategies by the key players along with the SWOT analysis of each company is included in the report on the specialty papers market. Major players in the specialty Papers market are focusing on global expansion, and new product launches with advanced features. Strategic partnerships and mergers and acquisitions is also the key focus area of the companies. 

For full coverage of the competitive landscape, get in touch with our experts


Specialty papers are highly engineered papers designed for special market applications. Various types of specialty papers include thermal papers, décor papers, carbonless papers, kraft papers, and label papers. Specialty papers are finding large application in home décor, packaging, labels, posters, etc.

About the Report

The report on the specialty papers market includes valuable insights into the key trends, latest developments and growth opportunities in the specialty papers market globally. The important factors resulting in the growth of the specialty papers market along with factors hampering its growth is also provided in the report. The report also focuses on historical data, forecast, and current scenario along with market drivers in the specialty papers market.

Market Segmentation

specialty paper market taxonomy

The specialty papers market is segmented on the basis of product and end-use industry. All the segments in the specialty papers market are divided into sub-segments to offer in-depth analysis of the market.

Based on the product type, the specialty papers market is bifurcated into décor papers, kraft papers, label papers, thermal papers, release liners, carbonless papers, and others. On the basis of end-use industry, the specialty papers market segments include packaging & labeling, building & construction, printing & publishing, food & beverages, electricals, pharmaceuticals, and other end-use industries.

Additional Questions Answered

The specialty papers market report provide answers to some important question on the specialty papers market. Some of the important questions answered are.

  • Which type of specialty papers will account for largest value share in the specialty papers market?
  • Which region will dominate the specialty papers market in the near future?
  • Which end-use industry will account for largest share in specialty papers market?
  • What are the factors influencing growth in the specialty papers market?

Research Methodology

The key insights and forecast provided in the specialty papers market report are based on the extensive research methodology. The information and data offered in the report is obtained through primary and secondary research. The data and facts collected during the secondary research were cross-checked with valid data sources and insights provided by the industry experts. All the factors influencing the specialty papers market growth, trends and drivers are also included in the report to help the leading players plan their business strategies for future expansion.

Request methodology of this Report.

Request Customized Report As Per Your Requirements at

Why Our Business Insights Make a Difference

  • Data collection strategies are well-defined and highly systematic
  • Our analysts interview industry experts to collect accurate and relevant data
  • Country-wise analysis of each regional market
  • Customized reports include relevant and insightful data in accord with the client’s requirements
  • We leave no stone unturned while curating market studies

About Us

Fact.MR is an independent, pure play market intelligence firm incorporated with an objective to deliver high quality, customized market research solutions that help our clients successfully go to the market equipped with actionable insights capable of impacting crucial business decisions.

Contact Us

Suite 9884, 27 Upper Pembroke Street,
Dublin 2, Ireland
Ph. No: +353-1-6111-593
Email: [email protected]

This post was originally published on Crypto Coin Guardian