Industrial Solutions

Business portfolio of Industrial Solutions

Release Liners

Products

  • Supercalendered and clay-coated carriers for labels and other pressure-sensitive adhesive materials and components

Demand drivers

  • Economic growth, growing middle class
  • E-commerce drives logistics and need for labels in tracking and identification
  • In industrial segments growth is driven by tapes, medical and composites

Market growth

  • About 4%

Main competitors

  • UPM, Delfort, Verso

Insulation

Products

  • Creped or smooth papers for transformers and high-voltage cables, interleaving papers for steel, aluminum and glass, edge-banding and other balancing foils, specialty soft-wood pulp

Demand drivers

  • Extension and upgrade of power distribution networks
  • Demand for furniture, steel, sanitary and hygiene products
  • Demography and urbanization

Market growth

  • About 2-3%

Main competitors

  • Wiedmann, Nordic Paper, Kämmerer, Fa Schubert, Walki, JSC Pitkyaranta, Rottneros

Coated Specialties

Products

  • Coated label and flexible packaging papers, printing and writing paper, sublimation papers for textile printing (primarily South American market)

Demand drivers

  • Demographic and purchasing power development in Brazil and South America
  • Growing middle class urban life style
  • Consumer trends increasing need of packaging, tracking and identification in supply chain

Market growth

  • About 3-4%

Main competitors

  • Oji Paper, Papeles Bio Bio, Fanapel, UPM

Abrasive

Products

  • Abrasive backings for both industrial and do-it-yourself sanding applications

Demand drivers

  • Demand is driven by automotive, wood, furniture and construction industries globally

Market growth

  • About 2-3%

Main competitors

  • Neenah Paper, Kämmerer, Hubei Haifeng, Jiangxi Lemen, Delfort
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