Papermaking chemicals refer to the various chemicals and additives used in the papermaking process.
It includes a wide range of materials, both pulp chemicals (such as cooking aids, deinking agents, etc.), papermaking chemicals (such as sizing agent, wet strength agent, etc.), paper processing chemicals (such as fungicides , Defoamers, coating agent) and pollution control chemicals and other four categories. Its purpose is to improve the quality of paper and production efficiency, improve operating conditions, reduce manufacturing costs, increase economic efficiency and the development of new paper.
Paper industry is the traditional industry of light industry, because the paper consumption and production level also represents a national and regional economic and cultural development level, paper industry and the national economy show synchronous development trend. China's paper and paperboard production increased from 30.5 million tons in 2000 to 86.4 million tons in 2010, nearly doubled in 10 years, has become the world's largest producer of papermaking; China's total consumption of paper products to 18 % Of the growth rate, becoming the world's second largest consumer of paper products. With the increasing use of papermaking chemicals in the paper industry, the average annual growth rate of paper chemicals in the future is expected to reach 9%. By 2015, the papermaking chemicals market will exceed 50 billion. Papermaking chemicals industry in the domestic market prospects for the development of optimism.