Authored By: Sarah
11 Jul 2024

 Dissolving Wood Pulp (DWP) Market Size to grow by USD 1404.36 million between 2024-2028

According to a research report “ Dissolving Wood Pulp (DWP) Market” by Type (Rayon grade, Specialty grade) Raw Material (Hardwood, Softwood) Geography (North America, Europe, APAC, South America, Middle East and Africa)- Global Forecast to 2028 published by Technavio, the market size is estimated to grow by USD 1404.36 million, at a CAGR of  2.95% during the forecast period. The global dissolving wood pulp (DWP) market is experiencing significant growth due to the increasing demand for tissue and hygiene products in both developed and emerging economies. DWP, a specialized type of wood pulp, is essential for the production of textile fibers, rayon, cellophane, and various hygiene items such as wipes and diapers. The expanding population, particularly in developing nations, is fueling the surge in demand for these products. As a result, the middle class population's rising disposable income and increasing focus on personal care and hygiene are driving the need for DWP in manufacturing these goods.

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By Type, the Rayon grade segment is projected to dominate the market size in 2024

In the global dissolving wood pulp (DWP) industry, hardwood, derived from deciduous trees such as beech, birch, maple, and eucalyptus, is the preferred choice for producing this specialized pulp. DWP is manufactured through a chemical process involving wood chips. Its primary application lies in the textile sector, specifically in the production of viscose fibers for apparel, home textiles, and various textile products. Additionally, DWP is utilized in the production of cellulose derivatives, specialty papers, and cellophane. The increasing consumer preference for eco-friendly and sustainable products, coupled with the growing demand for textile fibers, is fueling significant growth in the DWP market.

By Raw Material, Hardwood  segment is expected to hold the largest market size for the year 2024

The global dissolving wood pulp (DWP) market is experiencing robust growth, driven by the escalating demand for cellulosic products in sectors such as textiles, pharmaceuticals, and cosmetics. Among the various market segments, rayon grade holds a substantial market share. In the international DWP market landscape, the rayon grade segment has registered steady growth and maintains a significant presence. It competes with other grades like Lux and Merino, collectively contributing a substantial portion to the overall market.

North America is forecasted to hold the largest market size by region in 2024

In North America, the Dissolving Wood Pulp (DWP) market encompasses the production, commerce, and utilization of a specific type of pulp primarily employed in the production of cellulosic goods, such as rayon. This pulp is manufactured by chemically treating cellulose derived from wood chips or alternative sources to isolate the pure fibers. The US and Canada are the leading manufacturers and consumers of DWP in North America. The significant demand for rayon in various industries, including textiles, healthcare, and automotive, is driving the growth of the DWP market in the region.

The Dissolving Wood Pulp (DWP) Market growth and forecasting report also includes detailed analyses of the competitive landscape of the market growth and forecasting and information about 20 market companies, including:

  • Aditya Birla Management Corp. Pvt. Ltd.
  • Amafhh Enterprises
  • Bracell
  • fujian qingshan paper industry co ltd.
  • Fulida Group Holding Co. Ltd.
  • Lenzing AG
  • Nippon Paper Industries Co. Ltd.
  • RAG Innovations
  • Rayonier Advanced Materials
  • Sappi Ltd.
  • Shandong Sun Holdings Group
  • Siam Cement PCL
  • yueyang forest and paper co. ltd

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Research Analysis Overview

Title: Dissolving Wood Pulp (DWP) Market: Market Research Report on Wastewater Treatment Technologies, Emission Reduction, and Environmental Regulations The Dissolving Wood Pulp (DWP) market is experiencing significant growth due to its extensive applications in various industries, including the personal care sector (diapers, wipes), automotive (cellophane), fashion and apparel textiles, household textiles, industrial textiles, and viscose fibers (Rayon). However, the production of DWP involves environmental concerns such as biodiversity loss, ecosystem disruption, deforestation, and habitat destruction. To mitigate these concerns, market research reports emphasize the adoption of advanced wastewater treatment technologies and emission reduction technologies. Environmental regulations are becoming increasingly stringent, and non-compliance can lead to hefty fines and reputational damage. The Middle Class in emerging nations and a growing global population are driving demand for DWP-based products. However, sustainability concerns remain a significant challenge. The textile industry, in particular, faces pressure to reduce its environmental footprint. In conclusion, the DWP market is poised for growth, but it must address environmental challenges through the adoption of advanced technologies and adherence to environmental regulations. The future of the industry lies in sustainable production and responsible consumption.

Market Research Overview

Title: Dissolving Wood Pulp (DWP) Market: Geographical Penetration, Growth Drivers, Threats, and Winning Imperatives The Dissolving Wood Pulp (DWP) market is a significant commodity sector, with applications spanning various industries such as personal care, automotive, non-woven goods, fashion, apparel textiles, household textiles, industrial textiles, and viscose fibers. The market's current focus is on geographical penetration, with emerging nations and the middle class driving demand due to increasing population and disposable income. However, the market faces threats from competition, including alternative materials and intermediaries. Strengths include cost-effectiveness, versatility, and environmental sustainability. Negative changes, such as deforestation, biodiversity loss, and ecosystem disruption, pose significant threats, necessitating the adoption of wastewater treatment technologies and emission reduction technologies. Government spending on environmental regulations and Porter's 5 Forces' Framework analysis provide valuable insights into market evolution and growth strategies. Pricing trends, service, and product lifecycle analysis are essential for commercial development. Positive changes, such as growing demand from end consumers, pricing sensitivity, and purchase criteria, offer opportunities for market expansion. The market outlook is promising, with the adoption lifecycle progressing from the laggard's stage to the innovator's stage. Subject-related expert advice, macroeconomic analysis, and research methodology are crucial for understanding market dynamics and making informed decisions. Market research reports provide quantitative and qualitative data on growth drivers, market size, and market share. Environmental concerns, including sustainability, depletion of natural resources, and regulatory compliance, are significant challenges. The personal care sector, automotive sector, and textile industries are key end-use industries, with diapers, wipes, cellophane, rayon, and textile fibers being major DWP applications. In conclusion, the DWP market's growth is influenced by various factors, including geographical penetration, pricing trends, service, product lifecycle, regulations, and consumer buying behavior. Understanding these factors and implementing effective growth strategies is essential for market success.


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