Trend to tailormade Properties

A large variety of paper grades are produced to suit the special requirements of each application. The quality properties of the different grades, e.g. graphic papers, packaging papers and board, hygienic papers, and specialty papers, are changing from time to time, to meet the changing requirements of the converts and of the consumer attitudes. The following graph shows the portions of the main paper grades within the world paper production in 2006:

Main Paper Grades - world average

Future growth rates of different Paper Grades depend on Quality, Properties and Price, even more than in the past.

Annual Growth Rates of Main Paper Grades

Graphic Papers  Packaging Papers & Board  Hygiene Papers   Specialty Papers  
1,5 %   3,0 %  4,0 %   4,0 % 
Paper Consumption
Paper Market