Clay Coated Paper Market Grow at a Moderate CAGR of over 3.0% by 2032 | Globus International, Sappi Limited, Spoton Coatings Private Limited, AJ Schrafel Paper Corp

The global clay coated paper demand is projected to grow at a moderate CAGR of over 3.0% during the forecast period from 2022 and 2032. Growth is attributable to the rising demand for clay coated paper from various end use verticals including painting, packaging, electrical & electronics, and automotive.

Clay coated paper is paper coated with fine clay to provide smoothness to the surface of the paper. Clay coating can be done on one or both sides of the paper to increase printability for use in packaging. To create a glossy texture, the paper is coated with clay to fill the gaps between the fibers and to smooth the surface of the paper.  Clay coated papers are used for a variety of applications, including labels, release liners , and magazines.

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Various advantages of clay coated paper suitable for printing and packaging applications, such as good absorption of inks and pigments, light weight and improved water resistance. Two types of clay are used in the manufacture of clay coated paper. One is circular. Clay, and the other is flat clay. Round clay is used to fill the gaps between the paper fibers, and flat clay is used to improve the softness and density of the paper. The global market for clay coated papers is expected to grow significantly during the forecast period with a wide range of applications in the printing and packaging industry.

Clay Coat Paper Market: Dynamics

The paper pulp industry is one of the largest industries in the world and is growing rapidly. The clay coated paper market is expected to gain traction in the printing and packaging industry. Paper coated with clay has improved stiffness, smoothness and density compared to uncoated paper. The clay coated paper market has achieved significant growth in recent years. It has been observed that newspapers and printed advertisements have higher purchase exposures compared to online promotions of other products. Consumers also prefer the information on printed paper to be more authentic.

Printed branding and advertising enhances a brand’s liking for a product and its attractiveness to purchase. For the Two Sides Organization, for example, the survey concludes that the majority of respondents prefer making print media more tactile.

In addition, the adverse environmental impact from the recycling process is small because the toxicity of the resulting sludge is repeatedly tested. Therefore, hazardous substances released as a result of the process are safely disposed of. The global push for sustainable use of materials  is expected to help grow the demand for recycled printing paper. These factors are expected to drive the global market for Clay Coated Paper during the forecast period.

Several factors restraining the growth of the clay coated paper market despite the positive outlook. Increasing adoption of digitization is expected to curb demand for graphics and writing papers. Digital media and paperless communications replace paper communications and threaten the newsprint and office paper markets worldwide.

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Clay Coat Paper Market: Regional Outlook       

Geographically, the global clay coat paper market is segmented into: Seven major regions – North America, Latin America, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Asia Pacific excluding Japan, Middle East and Africa, and Japan.

Clay Coat Paper Market: Key Players

Some of the key players operating in some of the clay coated paper market are Kisnila, Ahlstrom-Munksjö, Globus International, Sappi Limited, Spoton Coatings Private Limited, AJ Schrafel Paper Corp., Shree Krishna Paper Mills & Industries Ltd., and Store EnsoOyj. Many regional and unorganized players are expected to contribute to the global Clay Coated Paper market during the forecast period.

The report summarizes first-hand information, qualitative and quantitative assessments by industry analysts, inputs from industry experts and industry participants across the value chain. The report provides a detailed analysis of the parent market trends, macroeconomic indicators, and governing factors along with the attractiveness of the Clay Coated Paper market by segment. The report also maps the qualitative impact of various market factors on market segments and regions for Clay Coated Paper.

Clay Coated Paper Market: Segmentation

The global clay coated paper market is segmented on the basis of clay type, basis weight, application, and end use.

Based on the type of clay, the global clay coat paper market is segmented into:

-round clay
flat clay

On the basis of basis weight, the global clay coated paper market is segmented into

or higher

By Application, the Global Clay Coated Paper Market is Segmented into:

Release Liners

Global Clay Coated Paper Market Segment Based on End Use – up to 200 GSM

201GSM to
250 GSM
251 to 300GSM
301GSM or higher

On the basis of basis weight, the global clay coated paper market is segmented into

Food & Beverage
Electrical & Electronic
Health Care
Other Consumer Goods

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