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Pulp & Paper Enzymes Market Size By Product (Amylases [Surface Coating, Deinking, Drainage Improvement], Xylanases/ Hemicellulase [Bleaching, Fiber Modification/ Fibrillation, Deinking, Debarking, Retting Of Flax Fibers], Lipase [Pitch Treatment, Microbial Control], Cellulose [Deinking, Fiber Modification/ Fibrillation, Drainage Improvement], Pectinase [Debarking, Retting Of Flax Fibers]) Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook, Growth Potential, Price Trends, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2020 – 2026

  • Report ID: GMI1995
  • Base Year: 2019
  • Report Format: PDF

Industry Trends

Global Pulp & Paper Enzymes Market size was worth over USD 160 million in 2019 and is anticipated to witness around 6.5% CAGR through 2026. Availability of wide-ranging enzymes to cater to specific industry needs will drive the growth of global market.

Pulp & Paper Enzymes Market Outlook

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Extensive application scope of enzymes in the pulp & paper processing industry such as biobleaching, fiber modification, de-inking, and pitch removal will drive the enzymes market growth. Factors such as Improved end-product quality and reduced energy consumption are enhancing product penetration in the pulp & paper industry.

Participants of the pulp & paper enzymes market are globally undertaking R&D initiatives and are aiming at advancing their techniques for the expansion and development of enzyme-based products.

Packaging is among the key applications of pulp and paper. Positive outlook for the paper packaging industry owing to shift towards sustainable packing solutions from diverse sectors such as FMCG and food processing is propelling the pulp & paper enzymes market expansion. The global packaging demand is anticipated to cross 4.34 trillion units by 2026. Considerable advantages offered by paper packaging such as lightweight, cost-effectiveness, and durability are generating new growth opportunities for the enzyme manufacturers.

The trend towards use of eco-friendly and recyclable packaging solutions owing to the rise in environmental concerns will create a long-term positive impact on the market over the projected timeframe. Also, robust expansion in the e-commerce sector particularly in developing economies coupled with the preference towards cardboard packaging will provide potential growth prospects. Stringent measures taken by the government on reducing the use of plastic packaging is a key factor supporting the pulp & paper enzymes market growth.

Increasing demand for new ingredients to enhance bleaching, deinking, and fibre modification is expected to boost the product adoption. Pulp & paper processors are focused on reducing their production cost and improve their profit margins with the use of diverse enzymes.

Moreover, a surge in printing industry accompanied by the necessity to improve the paper quality is urging the use of enzymes. However, high product cost compared to traditional chemicals is among the key challenges for the pulp & paper enzymes market.

Increasing demand for cellulase through the deinking process

Pulp & Paper Enzymes Market by Product

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Cellulase is projected to dominate global pulp & paper enzymes market share and may account for over 37% share by 2026. Cellulase is utilized for deinking, fiber modification, and drainage improvement applications in the pulp & paper industry. Cellulase aids in loosening the ink from the paper fibers, thus improving the rate of ink removal. 

Key aspects shifting the preference towards the product include improvement in machine run ability, improve dewatering rates, and reducing the risk of unwanted deposits, thereby enhancing the mill productivity.

Amylase is also expected to hold a significant share over 34% in the global pulp & paper enzymes market in 2019. The key applications of amylase include surface coating, deinking, cleaning, and drainage improvement. The product is used for starch modification, i.e. to produce high molecular weight and low viscosity starch. Moreover, the coating improves the smoothness, strength, and writing quality of the sheet.

Increasing demand for paper packaging through APAC consumer goods and F&B industry

Pulp & Paper Enzymes Market Revenue by Region

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Asia Pacific is forecast to be the fastest-growing region witnessing CAGR around 6.5% in terms of revenue up to 2026. Favourable surge in paper demand accompanied by an expansion in the end-use industries is anticipated to escalate the pulp & paper enzymes market trends. For instance, India’s paper demand was nearly 15.5 million tonnes in 2016 and is projected at over 6% CAGR up to 2026. 

Rapid expansion in the packaging industry supported by favorable environmental norms is propelling the industry advancement. Industries such as food & beverage, cosmetics, and pharmaceuticals have increasingly adopted the use of paper-based packaging owing to changing regulatory scenario.

North America contributes a considerable share to the pulp & paper enzymes market in 2019. Technological advancements supported by high spending on product development are among the key aspects driving the regional demand. Growth in the processed food industry owing to busier lifestyles has fuelled the demand for pulp & paper via packaging. Moreover, ease in the availability of enzymes accompanied by large manufacturing capacity is supporting the business growth in North America.

Acquisitions and new product launches to remain prime business strategies by market players

Global pulp & paper enzymes industry share is highly consolidated with the presence of large multinational corporations such as Novozymes, Dupont, AB Enzymes, and BASF SE. Other prominent players in the market include Biotech, Anthem Cellutions, Rossari Biotech, MetGen, Nature Bioscience, Krishna Speciality Chemicals, KPS Bio, and Enzyme Solutions are the other prominent industry players.

Mergers & acquisitions, production capacity expansion, joint venture, product portfolio expansion, and agreements are the key strategies adopted. For instance, In October 2017, BASF announced the new enzyme-based production plant in China to manufacture solutions for paper & paper and wastewater treatment industry.

Moreover, focus on product innovations along with enhancing the distribution capabilities will be among the foremost strategies observed over the forecast timeframe.

Pulp & Paper Enzymes market report includes in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of volume in Tons & revenue in USD thousand from 2015 to 2026, for the following segments:

By Product

  • Amylases
    • Surface coating
    • Deinking
    • Drainage improvement
  • Xylanases/ Hemicellulase
    • Bleaching
    • Fiber modification/ fibrillation
    • Deinking
    • Debarking
    • Retting of flax fibers
  • Lipase
    • Pitch treatment
    • Microbial control
  •  Cellulase
    • Deinking
    • Fiber modification fibrillation
    • Drainage improvement
  • Pectinase
    • Debarking
    • Retting of flax fibers
  • Others (Lacases, Levan)
    • Prebleaching
    • Slime removal

The above information is provided on a regional basis for the following:

By Region

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • Portugal
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Russia
    • Norway
    • Finland
    • Sweden
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • South Korea
    • Thailand
    • Taiwan
    • Australia
    • Vietnam
    • Indonesia
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Argentina
    • Chile
    • Colombia
    • Uruguay
  • Middle East & Africa
    • Saudi Arabia
    • UAE
    • Egypt
    • Iran
    • Israel
    • Jordan
    • South Africa
Authors: Kunal Ahuja, Amit Rawat

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Pulp & Paper Enzymes Market size was worth over USD 160 million in 2019

Pulp & Paper Enzymes Market is anticipated to witness around 6.5% CAGR through 2026

According to the report published by Global Market Insights Inc., the pulp & paper enzymes business is supposed to attain $250 million by 2026.

Positive outlook, technological advancements along with growth in enzyme production technology, and stringent environmental norms for the pulp & paper industry are major factors expected to drive the growth of global market.

Koninklijke DSM, BASF, DuPont, AB Enzymes, Associated British Foods Plc, Novozymes, Dyadic International, Advanced Enzyme Technologies, MAPS Enzyme Limited, Epygen Labs FZ LLC, Megazyme, Noor Enzymes, Anthem Cellutions (India), Creative Enzymes, Rossari Biotech, Afrizymes, Krishna Speciality Chemicals, Solenis, Nature BioScience, Amano Enzyme are some of the top contributors in the industry.

The cellulase segment registered a highest market share in 2019 and is projected to record a remarkable growth rate throughout the forecast period.

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  • Published Date: Mar 2020
  • Companies covered: 25
  • Tables & Figures: 240
  • Countries covered: 20
  • Pages: 250

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