Micro Flute Paper Market Overview
Micro flute papers, especially E- and F-type, are the material of choice in retail ready packaging (RRP), or shelf ready packaging (SRP) as they are lightweight, yet cost-effective. The retail industry, in particular, is substantially shifting towards these step-change packaging innovations to eliminate the need for additional packaging material, thereby optimizing value creation. These sustainability-centered initiatives and the need for change in using packaging formats would have a measurable effect on the micro flute paper market.
Frequently asked questions about global micro flute paper market
What are future prospects of the micro flute paper market?
Micro flute paper market is anticipated to witness gradual growth with the market creating incremental opportunity of nearly US$ 2 Bn by the end of 2029.
What is the significance of micro flute paper in the e-commerce and retail industry?
In ready retail packaging, E and F-type micro flute papers are highly preferred as it offer excellent surface quality for printing and enhance the aesthetics of packed products. End Users thus show more demand for micro flute papers, as direct offset printing is possible with these flute papers. Moreover, direct litho-lamination and flexo printing on micro flute paper is possible during the packaging process.
List the number of players contributes in tier 1 structure in the Micro flute paper Market?
DS Smith Plc, Smurfit Kappa Group, Mayr-Melnhof Packaging, Stora Enso Oy are some of significant players in the micro flute paper market. Most of the key players in the micro flute paper market are following the path of expansion through strategic acquisition of regional players to sustain position in the foreseeable future.
What is the key driving factor in the Micro flute paper Market?
The Retail Ready Packaging (RRP), or Shelf Ready Packaging (SRP) are increasingly preferred in supermarkets, hypermarkets, and retail stores. Products that are packed in SRP or RRP can be easily placed without the need for additional packaging or repackaging, and thus it is cost-effective. Owing to the many benefits such as lightweight packaging and superior surface quality, the increasing demand for SRP or RRP is anticipated to drive the growth of the global micro flute paper market.
Which region contributes in the highest generation of revenue in the Micro flute paper Market?
In terms of market growth, the East Asia micro flute paper market is projected to be at the forefront, through 2029. This can be accredited to the increasing adoption of micro flute paper by ready retail packaging on the backdrop of enhanced shelf life and improved barrier properties.
Recycling Initiatives to Drive Adoption of Recycled Micro Flute Papers
Focus on complete recyclability and substantial chunk of recycled content have been topping the list of packaging converters. As the theme makes headroom, manufacturers continue to capitalize on recycled micro flute papers. FMI reveals that about 8 out of 10 market players prefer the recycled variant for packaging in order to sustain their revenue growth management. Further, the application of recycled micro flute papers would multiply over 4X compared to their virgin counterpart throughout the projection period.
Asia's Profitability Increasing
Capturing over a third of total market stack, manufacturers of micro flute papers would glean maximum value in Europe. Various European policymakers are putting pressure on packaging converters to shift towards sustainable packaging formats, amidst continued environmental concerns. Furthermore, Europe’s micro flute paper market will click US$ 1 Bn mark in the latter half of forecast period. Given demand upheaval for micro flute papers in applications - advertising on-site sales, and eye cosmetic packaging – manufacturers are eyeing lucrative growth prospects in Asia.
* This data is only a representation. Actual data may vary and will be available in report.
Shifting Emphasis on Combining Micro Flute Types
Manufacturers are combining various types of flute, in a bid to cut storage and transportation costs. In particular, these double-wall micro flute papers are finding utilization in the display market sector. For instance, the EE-type micro flute papers offer better aesthetic appearance, and printing capability compared to the B or C flute types and is leverages as a substitute of BC and BE flute types in cosmetic packaging industry. In a similar fashion, NE-type micro flute papers provide superior double-wall combination that enhances the graphical benefits akin to clay coated papers. Further, the flute type offers optimum print surface for both, screen printing and post flexo printing applications.
E-type micro flute papers hold leading revenue share
F-type micro flute papers to generate relevant value
Demand for 175 TO 250 GSM micro flute papers remain significant
100 TO 175 GSM micro flute papers to stable growth
High demand for recycled micro flute papers
Virgin micro flute papers to see gradual decline
Surging usage in food & beverages industry
Application in personal care items to rise
How Growth will Unfold
E-type micro flute papers provide excellent compression strength and high resistance for crushing, as such, they deliver enhanced safety of packed products during logistics and transportation. Such attractive performance of the E-type variant is enabling its wider adoption. By 2027, E-type micro flute papers worth over US$ 2 Bn will be utilized for packaging purposes. However, N-type micro flute papers offer greater flutes per lineal foot compared to the E-type version - almost twice - and thus are garnering interest in the packaging industry.
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A recent market report published by Future Market Insights on the micro flute paper market provides global industry analysis for 2014-2018 & forecast for 2019-2029. The report offers a comprehensive assessment of the most important market dynamics. After conducting thorough research on the historical, as well as current growth parameters of the market, the growth prospects of the market are obtained with maximum precision.
Micro Flute Paper Market Taxonomy
The global micro flute paper market is segmented in detail to cover every aspect of the market and present complete market intelligence to readers.
- E Flute
- F Flute
- N Flute
- D Flute
By Basis Weight
- Upto 100 GSM
- 100 TO 175 GSM
- 175 TO 250 GSM
- Above 250 GSM
- Food & Beverages
- Medical & Pharmaceuticals
- Personal Care
- Consumer Durable Electronics Goods (CDEG)
- Others (Automobiles, etc.)
- North America
- Latin America
- South Asia
- East Asia
- Middle East & Africa
The report begins with the executive summary of the market, which includes a summary of the key findings and statistics of the market. It includes dominant segments in the global market, along with key facts about micro flute paper. It also includes graphical representation of the segments according to market size and growth rate.
Readers can find detailed taxonomy and definition of the market in this chapter, which will help them understand basic information about available in the market. This section also highlights the inclusions and exclusions, which help readers to understand the scope of the market report.
It includes a comprehensive analysis of key trends that are impacting the global micro flute paper market.
This section explains the global market volume analysis and forecast for the market between the forecast period of 2019-2029. It includes the detailed analysis of the historical micro flute paper market, along with an opportunity analysis for the future.
This section highlights the average pricing analysis of various materials of micro flute paper in different regions across the globe. The weighted average pricing at the manufacturer-level is analyzed in this section.
This section explains the global market value analysis and forecast for the micro flute paper market between the forecast period of 2019-2029. Readers can also find the absolute opportunity for the current year (2019 - 2020), and an incremental opportunity for the forecast period (2019 - 2029).
This chapter explains the key macroeconomic factors that are expected to influence the growth of the micro flute paper market over the forecast period. Along with macroeconomic factors, this section also highlights the opportunity analysis for the market. This chapter also highlights the key market dynamics of the market, which includes the drivers and restraints. This section also includes outlook of the global packaging industry, key industry perspectives, and value chain analysis.
Based on product type, the market is segmented into E flute, F flute, N flute and D flute. In this chapter, readers can find information about key attractive segments during the forecast period.
Based on basis weight, the market is segmented into Upto 100 GSM, 100 TO 175 GSM, 175 TO 250 GSM, Above 250 GSM. In this chapter, readers can find information about key attractive segments during the forecast period.
Based on capacity, the market is segmented up tovirgin, recycled. In this chapter, readers can find information about key segments during the forecast period.
This chapter provides details about the market on the basis of Food & Beverages, Medical & Pharmaceuticals, Personal Care, Consumer Durable Electronics Goods (CDEG) and Others. (Automobiles, etc.)
This chapter explains how the market is expected to grow across various geographical regions such as North America, Latin America, Europe, South Asia, East Asia, Oceania, and the Middle East & Africa (MEA).
This chapter includes a detailed analysis of growth of the North American market, along with a country-wise assessment that includes the U.S. and Canada. Readers will also find some of key points on the basis of estimated market size and consumption of Micro flute paper.
Readers can find detailed information about several factors, such as the pricing analysis and the regional trends, which are impacting the growth of the Latin America market. This chapter also includes the growth prospects of the market in leading countries in Latin America such as Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, and the Rest of Latin America.
Important growth prospects of the market based on product type, material type, basis weight and end-use industries in several countries such as Germany, the U.K., France, Spain, Italy, Russia, Poland, BENELUX, Nordic countries, and the Rest of Europe are included in this chapter.
India, Indonesia, Thailand, and Malaysia are the leading countries in the South Asia region that are the prime subjects of assessment to obtain the growth prospects of the South Asia market in this chapter. Readers can find detailed information about the growth parameters of the South Asia market during the forecast period of 2019-2029.
This chapter highlights the growth of the market in East Asia by focusing on China, Japan, and South Korea. The section also highlights data points regarding the growth of the market in East Asia.
In this chapter, Australia and New Zealand are among the leading countries in the Oceania region, which are the prime subjects of assessment to obtain the growth prospects of the Oceania market.
This chapter provides information about how the market will grow in major countries in the MEA region such as GCC Countries, South Africa, Turkey, Northern Africa, and the Rest of MEA during the forecast period 2019 - 2029.
In this chapter, readers can find detailed information about the tier analysis and market concentration of key players in the market along with their market presence analysis by region and product portfolio.
In this chapter, readers will find a comprehensive list of all leading manufacturers in the market, along with detailed information about each company, including company overview, revenue shares, strategic overview, and recent company developments. Some of the market players featured in the report are DS Smith Plc, Smurfit Kappa Group, Mayr-Melnhof Packaging, Stora Enso Oyj, and WestRock Company, Novolex Holdings, Inc., Acme Corrugated Box Co. Inc., Cascades Sonoco, Inc., Braepac Packaging, Netpak, KRPA Holding CZ, a.s., Al Kifah Paper Products Co., Independent Corrugator Inc. (ICI), GWP Group Ltd., CartonHub.
This chapter includes a list of acronyms and assumptions that provide a base to the information and statistics included in the report.
This chapter helps readers understand the research methodology followed to obtain various conclusions, as well as, important qualitative and quantitative information, about the micro flute paper market.
How the research was conducted?
Primary research interviews with key opinion leaders and other participants were conducted for data collection and validation of the below information:
- Key Segments in the Micro flute paper Market
- Market Share Analysis
- Average Selling Price (US$) and Market Growth
- Key Regulations in Packaging Industry
- Market Size
- Key Trends & Developments
- Competition & Key Vendor Strategies
- Industry Journals
- Beverage Packaging Industry Growth
- Regional Metal Packaging Consumption
- Annual Reports/SEC Filings/Investor Presentations
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