Some of the key players in North America concrete cellulose fiber reinforcement industry are:
These companies are investing in research & development activities, expanding production capabilities, diversifying sales & distribution network and acquiring other companies in the market to gain strong foothold in the market.
For instance, in December 2016, J. Rettenmaier USA acquired Central Fiber LLC’s industrial fiber business, which includes industrial cellulose fibers with excellent reinforcing properties and green strength. In April 2019, Canadian Greenfiled Technologies Corp. expanded its operations to a third production facility. A new HempTrain assembly plant located in Calgary began its operations of decorticating and processing whole hemp plants into three high value product lines.
This facility is aimed at mass production of hurd fiber, bast fiber, and hemp-derived CBD. In December 2016, IP acquired Weyerhaeuser's pulp business for around USD 2.2 billion to strengthen its market position.