The Global Tissue Paper Products Market has been witnessing an increase in demand and forecast predicts increments at a rate of 2.5% average 2018-2021. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing demand for supply of tissue paper for personal hygiene and food service papers, and now paper straws as new requirements in some countries and states.
However, the increasing demand for better hand washing and hand cleaning options such as fast hand-drier machines could pose a challenge to the growth of this market particularly affecting the supply of paper towels in the long term.
Tissue paper is a lightweight paper and has become one of the most essential commodities of daily life. Hygienic Tissue paper products are generally made from one, 2 ply, three and up to six plies made from different types of raw material: Wood-free (or chemical) pulp, Wood-containing (or mechanical) pulp and Recovered (or Recycled) paper, Other fibers are now been used such as: Bamboo pulp and Wheat Straw pulp.
Majorly there are six types of tissue papers you can Buy namely; Bathroom Tissue , Paper Toilet, Jumbo Toilet Paper, Facial Tissue, Paper Towel, Paper Napkin and, Specialty Wipes and Wrapping Tissue. The tissue paper industry is broadly classified into two categories: At Home; The At Home segment comprises of tissues that are used for domestic purposes whereas tissue under the category of Away from Home segment are used for commercial and industrial purposes such as hotels, restaurants, hospitals and institutions; they include paper towels, toilet paper, napkins, facial tissue, dispensers and tissue products used in a working environment or in hospitality venues. A number of properties, such as absorption, porosity, coarseness, tensile strength, and tactility, determine the quality of tissue paper.
The Tissue Paper industry is a very strong and profitable industry some of the leading players are : Georgia Pacific, LLC, Kimberly-Clark Corp, SCA Essity Tork, Cascades Tissue, Procter and Gamble Co., Sofidel, Oasis Brands d/b/a Asian Pulp & Paper a subsidiary of SINAR MAS Group (APP) , Kruger Paper, Empresas CMPC, Clearwater Paper Corp., Metsä Tissue, WEPA, Resolute Forest Products, Orchids Paper, Vondrehele Corp. , Royal Paper and PaperShopUS.com.