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    Coated Paper Market Analysis | 2021-2026

    Coated Paper Market Analysis | 2021-2026
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    Coated Paper Market Growth, Size, Share, Trends, Forecast, & Industry Analysis: 2 See more...

    Market Insights

    Coated Paper Market is likely to witness a steady CAGR of 3.2% during the forecast period. Coated paper has become increasingly popular in recent years, as it offers a variety of benefits over uncoated paper.

    What is coated paper?

    Coated paper is a paper that is treated with a mixture of chemicals and materials to impart certain qualities to the paper, such as weight, surface gloss, smoothness, and ink retention. Coated paper is typically smoother and has a more uniform surface, which makes it ideal for printing high-quality images and text.

    Market Dynamics

    Growing demand for flexible paper packaging, increase in internet trade and online sales, and increasing demand for high-quality print images for packaging and printing applications are some of the major factors fueling the growth of the market during the forecast period.

    "Innovations in Coated Paper Technology: Advancements and Impact on the Market"

    The coated paper industry has undergone a remarkable transformation, propelled by innovative technologies that have elevated its quality and functionality to new heights. Advancements in coating formulations have yielded papers with unrivaled printability, brightness, and gloss, effectively meeting the evolving demands of diverse industries. Groundbreaking coating techniques, such as microencapsulation and nanoparticle deposition, have unleashed a world of possibilities, empowering papers with moisture resistance, antimicrobial properties, and even self-healing capabilities. As a result, the applications of coated papers have expanded extensively, finding their place in packaging, labels, printing, and numerous other sectors.

    A notable aspect of this transformative journey is the industry's growing commitment to sustainability. Eco-friendly coatings and recyclable substrates have gained significant momentum, ensuring a positive environmental impact. This focus on sustainability not only aligns with the evolving market preferences but also safeguards our planet for future generations.

    Looking ahead, the future of coated paper technology shines brightly with the promise of continuous advancements and robust market growth. With ongoing research and development efforts, we can expect to witness further breakthroughs that will shape the industry and unlock even more remarkable potential.

    Coated Paper Market – Snapshot


    3.2% for the next five years

    Major Product Type

    Coated Fine Paper

    Fastest Application Type


    Fastest Finishing Process Type

    Online Calendaring

    Major Coating Material Type


    Region with the highest demand


    Segment Analysis


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    Product Trends

    The market is segmented as coated fine paper, coated groundwood paper, and others. Coated fine paper is expected to account for the largest share of the market during the forecast period on account of the growing adoption of these papers due to their high grammage and superior brightness features. These are majorly used in offset printing applications for producing magazines, annual reports, catalogues, and advertising materials, boosting the segment’s growth during the forecast period.

    On the other hand, coated groundwood paper is estimated to be the fastest-growing segment of the market during the forecast period owing to its smooth surface with significant minimization of ink absorbency abilities. These papers are lightweight, eco-friendly, cost-effective, and find application in magazines, brochures, and printing books, calendars where high stiffness and thickness are required.

    Application Trends

    The market is segmented as printing, packaging, and others. Packaging is expected to register a high growth rate in the market owing to the growing demand for papers in flexible packaging for food, cosmetic and medical products during the forecast period. Moreover, growing consumer awareness pertaining to single-use plastic is resulting in shifted inclination towards paper packaging in home-delivered products and consumer goods, fueling the segment’s growth during the forecast period. On the other hand, printing application is likely to account for a significant share of the market owing to the growing advertisement sector and rising demand for printed magazines, brochures, and direct mail by business corporate offices.

    Finishing Process Trends

    The market is segmented as online calendaring and offline calendaring. Online calendaring is estimated to be the faster-growing finishing process type owing to the technological enhancements coupled with a faster calendaring process as compared to offline calendaring. These are also available in a broad range making them ideal for a wide range of applications, fueling the segment’s growth during the forecast period.

    Coating Material Trends

    The market is segmented as clay, calcium carbonate, talc, and others. Clay is projected to hold the largest share of the market on account of the provision for a wide range of finishes based on customer requirements during the forecast period. The altering option of paper’s brightness and finish ranging from high or dull gloss to matte finishes is further expected to boost the segment’s growth during the forecast period.

    Regional Analysis

    Asia-Pacific is estimated to be the dominant region in the market. The growth of the region can be attributed to the expansion of the end-use industries for the packaging sector such as food & beverages, personal care products, pharmaceutical manufacturing, and online retail during the forecast period. Factors such as the flourishing e-commerce sector and internet trade and the growing printing sector in the region are further expected to fuel the growth of the regional market over the forecast period. Europe and North America are also expected to offer substantial growth opportunities in the market during the forecast period.


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    Market Scope & Segmentation

    This report studies the market covering a period of 12 years of trend and forecast. The report provides detailed insights into the market dynamics to enable informed business decision-making and growth strategy formulation based on the opportunities present in the market.

    Coated Paper Market Research Report - Features

    Market Segmentation


    Regions Covered


    Countries/Sub-Regions Covered


    No. of Figures & Tables


    Company Profiles


    Key Players

    Some of the key players in the coated paper market are-

    Target Audience

    Here is the list of the group of customers that the coated paper market hopes to have the greatest opportunity to convert-

    • Distributors
    • Suppliers
    • Manufacturers
    • Logistics organizations
    • Government bodies

    Report Features

    This report provides market intelligence in the most comprehensive way. The report structure has been kept such that it offers maximum business value. It provides critical insights into the market dynamics and will enable strategic decision-making for the existing market players as well as those willing to enter the market.

    What deliverables will you get in this report?

    Key questions this report answers

    Relevant contents in the report

    How big is the sales opportunity?

    In-depth analysis of the Coated Paper Market

    How lucrative is the future?

    Market forecast and trend data and emerging trends

    Which regions offer the best sales opportunities?

    Global, regional and country level historical data and forecasts

    Which are the most attractive market segments?

    Market segment analysis and forecast

    Which are the top players and their market positioning?

    Competitive landscape analysis, Market share analysis

    How complex is the business environment?

    Porter’s five forces analysis, PEST analysis, Life cycle analysis

    What are the factors affecting the market?

    Drivers & challenges

    Will I get the information on my specific requirement?

    10% free customization

    Research Methodology

    This report offers high-quality insights and is the outcome of a detailed research methodology comprising extensive secondary research, rigorous primary interviews with industry stakeholders, and validation and triangulation with Stratview Research’s internal database and statistical tools. More than 1,000 authenticated secondary sources, such as company annual reports, fact books, press releases, journals, investor presentations, white papers, patents, and articles, have been leveraged to gather the data. We conducted more than 15 detailed primary interviews with the market players across the value chain in all four regions and industry experts to obtain both qualitative and quantitative insights.

    Customization Options

    With this detailed report, Stratview Research offers one of the following free customization options to our respectable clients:

    Company Profiling

    • Detailed profiling of additional market players (up to three players)
    • SWOT analysis of key players (up to three players)

    Competitive Benchmarking

    • Benchmarking of key players on the following parameters: Product portfolio, geographical reach, regional presence, and strategic alliances

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    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

    Packaging application is expected to register high growth rate in the coated paper market in the coming five years.

    The coated paper market is expected to witness an impressive growth of 3.2% CAGR in the foreseeable future.

    Burgo Group S.P.A., Dunn Paper, Inc., Lecta Group, Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd., South African Pulp and Paper Industries Ltd., Stora Enso, Svenska Cellulosa AB, Twin Rivers Paper Company, UPM, and Verso Corporation are among the key players in the coated paper market.

    Asia-Pacific is expected to remain dominant in the coated paper market during the forecast period of 2021-2026.

    Growing demand for flexible paper packaging, increase in internet trade and online sales, and increasing demand for high-quality print images for packaging and printing applications are some of the major factors fueling the growth of the market during the forecast period.


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