Global SCK Paper Market Expected to Reach US$ 6.9 Billion by 2032 | FMI

SCK Paper Market

SCK Paper Market

The global SCK (Super Calendered Kraft) paper market is projected to witness substantial growth in the coming years, with an anticipated market size of US$ 3.5 billion in 2022, soaring to US$ 6.9 billion by 2032. The market is expected to exhibit a commendable Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 5.1% during the forecast period from 2022 to 2032.

Key Drivers of Growth:

The remarkable growth of the SCK paper market can be attributed to several factors, including:

  1. High Printability: SCK papers offer excellent printability, making them a preferred choice for various printing applications across industries.
  2. Extensibility: These papers are known for their extensibility, allowing for smooth printing processes and enhancing the overall quality of printed materials.
  3. Durability: SCK papers boast impressive durability, ensuring that printed materials maintain their integrity and quality over time.
  4. Porosity: Compared to plastic, SCK papers exhibit superior porosity, making them suitable for a wide range of applications where breathability and absorption are crucial.
  5. E-Commerce Boom: The rapid expansion of the e-commerce sector is driving the demand for SCK paper due to its cost-effectiveness and ability to handle multiple products in a single package.
  6. Premiumization of Kraft Packaging: The growing trend towards premiumization in kraft packaging, particularly in North America, is creating demand for SCK paper’s high-quality printing capabilities.

Request a Sample Report!

Market Growth and Challenges:

  • White Sack Kraft Paper Gains Traction: White SCK paper, offering superior printability for improved visual appeal, is expected to gain significant market share.
  • Government Regulations on Plastic: Stringent government regulations banning plastic packaging in developed countries are expected to further propel the SCK paper market growth.
  • Infrastructure Development: The surging expansion of the construction industry and increasing infrastructure projects will contribute to the demand for SCK paper in various applications.
  • Lack of Awareness and Alternative Packaging Options: Limited awareness about SCK paper’s benefits, particularly in developing nations, and the availability of alternative packaging solutions like plastic bags and flexible IBCs may pose challenges to market growth.

Regional Market Leaders:

  • Europe: Europe is anticipated to hold the largest market share due to the rapid growth of e-commerce and a focus on sustainable packaging solutions.
  • North America: The ongoing premiumization of kraft packaging in the U.S. and Canada, and government regulations restricting plastic use, are expected to drive the North American SCK paper market.

The future of the SCK paper market appears promising, with its sustainable and versatile nature attracting growing interest across various industries. As environmental concerns continue to rise and regulations on plastic packaging tighten, SCK paper is well-positioned for continued growth.

Diverse Applications:

The versatility of SCK paper lends itself to a wide range of applications across industries:

  1. Packaging : SCK paper is extensively used in packaging solutions for consumer goods, luxury products, electronics, and pharmaceuticals. Its robustness and printability make it suitable for folding cartons, rigid boxes, and specialty packaging, ensuring both aesthetic appeal and product protection.
  2. Labels and Tags : The smooth surface of SCK paper provides an ideal canvas for vibrant and detailed printing, making it an excellent choice for labels, tags, and stickers. Its compatibility with various printing techniques, including offset, flexography, and digital printing, allows for customized branding and product identification.
  3. Graphics and Promotional Materials : SCK paper serves as a premium substrate for promotional materials such as brochures, catalogs, and marketing collateral. Its bright white appearance and superior print quality enhance the visual impact of graphics and imagery, capturing the attention of consumers and reinforcing brand identity.
  4. Food Packaging : In the food industry, SCK paper is utilized for packaging applications that require direct food contact. Its FDA-approved coating ensures food safety and compliance with regulatory standards, making it suitable for applications such as confectionery packaging, bakery boxes, and fast-food packaging.

Get in Touch with Our Sales Team to Secure Your Copy of the Report Now:

Some of the leading manufacturers of SCK paper are

  • Kruger Inc.,
  • Laufenberg GmbH,
  • Ahlstrom-Munksjö,
  • Stora Enso,
  • Cheever Specialty Paper & Film,
  • Karani Papers,
  • Fox River Associates, LLC,
  • Technicote,
  • UPM, and
  • Preksha Papers
  • among others.

Key Segments Profiled in the SCK Paper Industry Survey

By Weight:

  • <40 gsm
  • 40 gsm – 80 gsm
  • 80 gsm – 120 gms
  • >120 gsm

By Sales Channel:

  • Supermarkets/Hypermarkets
  • Specialty/Departmental Stores
  • Online
  • Distributors

By Application:

  • Labeling
  • Food Packaging
  • Art & Craft
  • Printing
  • Others

By Region:

  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Western Europe
  • Eastern Europe
  • APEJ
  • Japan
  • Middle East and Africa

About Future Market Insights (FMI)

Future Market Insights, Inc. (ESOMAR certified, recipient of the Stevie Award, and a member of the Greater New York Chamber of Commerce) offers profound insights into the driving factors that are boosting demand in the market. FMI stands as the leading global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, consulting, and events for the Packaging, Food and Beverage, Consumer, Technology, Healthcare, Industrial, and Chemicals markets. With a vast team of over 400 analysts worldwide, FMI provides global, regional, and local expertise on diverse domains and industry trends across more than 110 countries.

Contact Us:       

Nandini Singh Sawlani 

Future Market Insights Inc.
Christiana Corporate, 200 Continental Drive,
Suite 401, Newark, Delaware – 19713, USA
T: +1-845-579-5705
For Sales Enquiries:
LinkedInTwitterBlogs | YouTube

Matched content

Editor’s pick

Express Press Release Distribution