Stone Paper Market, By Type (RPD and RBD), By Application (Paper Packaging, Self Adhesive, Labeling,

Published Date: | Report Code : MT1952465


Increasing use of stone paper in various applications such as packaging, self-adhesives, etc is expected to drive the growth of the stone paper market during the forecast period. This has resulted in some of the key developments by companies operating in the market to consolidate their market positions and look for further niche opportunities.

Stone paper is a strong and durable paper-like material made from calcium carbonate bonded with a small amount of resin high-density polyethylene (HDPE) and is recyclable in nature. It is also known as limestone paper, rock paper, and generically referred to as bio-plastic paper, mineral paper or rich mineral paper. It is used in books, magazines, bags, stationery, leaflets, posters, packaging, wallpaper, adhesives, tags, etc.

The stone paper market has been segmented based on type and application.

Based on type, the stone paper market has been into RPD (Rich Mineral Paper Double Coated Stone Paper) and RBD (Rich Mineral Board Double Coated Stone Paper). RPD is used in food packaging, notebooks, notepads, hotel supplies magazines, books, paper bags, wrapping papers, and others. RBD is used in paper bags, children’s books, calendars, packaging, boxes, gift boxes, an album of paintings, etc.

Based on the application, the market has been divided into paper packaging, self-adhesive paper, labeling, and others. The paper packaging segment is leading due to growing consumer awareness about environmental issues caused by plastic packaging.

Key Factors Impacting Market Growth:

  • Conservation of water and energy
  • Water- and grease-resistant
  • Regulations on deforestation

Regional Outlook:

The stone paper market by region has been segmented by North America, Western Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, Eastern Europe, and the Rest of the World. North America and Western Europe are major regions for the stone paper market owing to diversified demand from end-use industries and competitive scenarios. Some of the major applications in which it is used, includes Paper Packaging, Self Adhesive, Labeling, and Others. These markets have been dynamic in terms of new product developments and related activities. Hence, some of the emerging sub-segments in this market promise high potential in this region. Major countries for a stone paper market in these regions include the US, Germany, France, UK, Canada, Italy, and so on. Recent economic slowdowns, trade implications and environmental concerns are some of the key impact factors influencing the market dynamics in these regions. Developing regions including Asia Pacific, South America, and Africa have witnessed key developments in terms of organic and inorganic growth strategies. Global companies have made strategic investments in these regions with favorable production conditions and high demand from end-use industries. China, India, Brazil, South Africa, South Korea, Japan, and others have been some of the key economies in the region. Middle East promises a strong market potential with demand from countries including UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and others that are seeking to diversify the economic outlook. Eastern Europe consisting of Russia and Turkey is also estimated as one of the key markets

Companies Covered: Taiwan Lung Meng Technology Co. Ltd, Kapstone Paper, Stone Paper Company Ltd., Gaia-Concept BV, Sòluz Stone Paper S.A., Packaging Corporation, and Parax Paper

Market Segmentation:

By Type:

  • RPD
  • RBD

By Application:

  • Paper Packaging
  • Self Adhesive
  • Labeling
  • Others 

By Region:

  • North America
    • By Country (US, Canada, Mexico)
    • By Type
    • By Application
  • Western Europe
    • By Country (Germany, UK, France, Italy, Spain, Rest of Western Europe)
    • By Type
    • By Application
  • Eastern Europe
    • By Country (Russia, Turkey, Rest of Eastern Europe)
    • By Type
    • By Application
  • Asia Pacific
    • By Country (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Rest of Asia Pacific)
    • By Type
    • By Application
  • Middle East
    • By Country (UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Iran, Rest of Middle East)
    • By Type
    • By Application
  • Rest of the World
    • By Region (South America, Africa)
    • By Type
    • By Application

Companies Covered: Taiwan Lung Meng Technology Co. Ltd, Kapstone Paper, Stone Paper Company Ltd., Gaia-Concept BV, Sòluz Stone Paper S.A., Packaging Corporation, and Parax Paper

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