COVID-19 has affected virtually every industry around the world, and paper is certainly no exception. North American demand for commercial paper fell year‑over‑year in April due to COVID-19 as well as other economic factors which impacted the industry as a whole. Specifically, coated paper saw a 35% decline in demand and uncoated paper saw a … Read More ›
As we head into a new year, now is the time to look at where the paper industry is headed, and what that means for SPC and our clients.
Paper has always been, and will continue to be, a commodity that plays a big role in determining the price of a project. While there are many … Read More ›
Like most other industries, the paper industry is global. With many options available for sourcing their paper, printers take a variety of factors into consideration when deciding which supplier to go with. For our Q3 Paper Market Update, we’re taking a look at the state of paper manufacturing around the world.
As printers continue to shift … Read More ›
Behind the Numbers
A cursory look at market trends might look less-than-stellar, but a deeper dig into the numbers shows that print is growing in important, strategic arenas—all of which are poised for growth.
While overall print demand is shrinking, specific and crucial sectors are growing—digital and packaging print. Digital inkjet truly has the potential to … Read More ›