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PÖYRY POINT OF VIEW ARTICLE / 12 Feb 2014

Pulp, Paper and Packaging: from local to global

Printing and Writing Paper, Packaging Board and Tissue production firmly takes place close to home markets. Is there a profitable growth platform in moving from local to global?

Assets close to home

Printing and Writing Paper, Packaging Board and Tissue production firmly takes place close to home markets. 90% of the top 20 North American and top 20 European headquartered paper producers’ asset footprint is in their domestic region. There are only a few global companies with a significant share of their asset portfolio spread over multiple continents.

Is there a profitable growth platform in moving from local to global?

  • Is your regional market reach aligned to meet your growth expectations?
  • Are you taking full advantage of export market opportunities?
  • What is the best strategic path forward in terms of international presence and growth? 
  • What does the future offer for mature market players?

In this Pöyry Point of View we explore the opportunities and investigate what it takes to go global.

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Contact information

Sanna Kallioranta
Senior Consultant, Pöyry Management Consulting