Within a highly competitive market, pulp and paper companies need to adapt to changing demand and market trends, particularly for recycled paper, as well as to increasingly stringent environmental standards, while maintaining operational performance and profit margins. Being one of the leading suppliers of recycled paper in Europe, SUEZ has a deep understanding of all aspects of the industry, providing solutions to bolster and improve all upstream and downstream production processes ensuring activities are profitable and compliant.
Supporting profitable growth in line with environmental standards
The pulp and paper industry is currently in the throes of change and must adapt to new market demands.
Whilst packaging products for e-commerce and tissue paper production are on the up, demand for graphic paper and paper for the printing industry (newspapers, magazines etc.) has fallen sharply due to the boom in news websites and online advertising.
In a market suffering from increasing secondary raw material scarcity, securing recycled fiber supply has become a key challenge, especially regarding packaging and cardboard facing increasing demand.
The pulp and paper process are water and energy intensive. In a climate of increasingly stringent environmental standards imposed by society and the authorities, the industry’s profitability depends on resources consumptions control.
This situation raises decisive challenges for pulp and paper sector stakeholders.
of paper produced is made from recycled paper
year-on-year demand growth in developing countries by 2025
40 to 60
of total production costs are for the supply of recycled fibre
Our ambition: achieve 100% fiber optimization and environmental excellence with water neutral sites, zero waste and sustainable energy efficiency.
SUEZ's offering is designed to increase savings by securing fiber supply, maximizing fiber recovery and reducing water, waste and energy costs. Our solutions help improve resource optimization by minimizing water and energy consumption, reducing waste production, increasing waste recycling and reducing fossil fuel consumption. By applying this solutions, pulp and paper companies can improve profitability, limit environmental impact, and boost brand equity, while assuring production continuity and safety.
Effective fiber management all along your production cycle
We supply quality secondary raw materials and provide solutions to improve recovery on loops inside your process, as well as from fibers on effluent plants and wires and strands.
Towards sustainable energy efficiency through innovative energy strategies
With our expertise pulp and paper companies can optimize their carbon footprint reducing energy consumption on effluent treatment plants, incorporating alternative energy solutions, and producing energy from waste