Pulp Washing Equipment Market Size, Competitive Landscape and Market Forecast - 2029

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> Global Pulp Washing Equipment Market Expected to reach a high CAGR of 12.36% By 2029: DataM Intelligence

Global Pulp Washing Equipment Market is segmented By Method (Vacuum Drum Washing, Pressure Washing, Diffusion Washing, Belt Washing), By Process (Single-Stage Washing, Multi-Stage Washing, Multi-Stage Countercurrent Washing), By Application (Carton Manufacturer, Toilet Paper Maker, Textile Industry, Others), By Distribution Channel (Manufacturers, Distributer), and By Region (North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa) – Share, Size, Outlook, and Opportunity Analysis, 2022-2029


Market Overview

The "Global Pulp Washing Equipment Market" is predicted to reach at a high CAGR of 12.36% during the forecast period (2022-2029).

Pulp washing is an important process of pulping production. It is the process of separating the pulp and black liquor, which further helps in bleaching and filtration. From the initial cleaning and washing of brown stock to final pulp washing, the pulp washing equipment plays an important role.

Pulp washing equipment provides not only quality pulp but also highly efficient and eco-friendly. Moreover, pulp washing equipment application ranges from hardwood kraft to softwood kraft, raising the popularity of the pulp washing equipment among the end-users. Technological advancement such as remotely operated operation, compact installation, and advanced hydraulic drive system with stable and liable running in pulp washing equipment strengthens the demand. 

Source: DataM Intelligence Analysis (2021)

Market Dynamics

Technological advancement in pulp washing equipment drives the market

Technological advancement such as remotely operated operation, compact installation, and advanced hydraulic drive system with stable and liable running in pulp washing equipment strengthens the demand. Companies continue to make investments in advanced technologies through R&D initiatives and strategic acquisitions and develop and launch new products and technologies. For instance, Advanced Washer Technologies, a U.S-based company, has introduced a next-generation pulp washer that incorporates innovations such as lowering operating and maintenance costs. In addition, it has deep expertise in the application of the technology for Brownstock Washers that includes virtually all furnishes and processes.

Moreover, companies' chemical innovation for efficient pulp washing drives the market. For instance, Solenis, a U.S. based company, has a growing portfolio of digital monitoring and dosing solutions. Their CleanPulp DC1 Defoamer Control Algorithm can enhance washer performance, improve pulp quality and lower costs by ensuring that the brown stock defoamer is added based on process need. In addition, their CleanPulp SC1 Scale Control Algorithm can automatically adjust the digester scale control feed rates in line with scaling potential to maximize performance.

Suitability for different types of pulp drives the pulp washing equipment market

Pulp washing equipment application ranges from softwood kraft to hardwood kraft, which raise the popularity of the pulp washing equipment among the end-users. The ability of pulp washing equipment to provide large production per unit area is one of the vibrant factors that boost the demand for pulp washing equipment across the globe.

In addition, transformational change in the pulp, paper and packaging industry is positively impacting the global sales of pulp washing equipment. Rising demand for these pulp washing equipment due to its low emission and precise washing process ultimately significantly pushes the market growth.

Growing concern related to deforestation and sustainability is expected to hinder the market

As one of the significant sectors in the world, the pulp and paper industry has an enormous influence on global forests. For instance, the sector uses over 40 percent of industrial wood traded globally.

Moreover, the forest practices associated with some pulp and paper operations have had devastating impacts on the world’s most ecologically important species and places. Unsustainable pulp and paper operations have converted high conservation value forests, illegal harvesting, social conflicts, and irresponsible plantation development.

Segment Analysis

Based on method, the pulp washing equipment market is categorized into vacuum drum washing, pressure washing, diffusion washing and belt washing.

Vacuum drum washing is the most popular and efficient method of pulp washing equipment. It is suitable for various types of pulp, such as straw pulp and wood pulp. In addition, it is the key technical equipment for the paper and pulp industry to solve wastewater pollution and implement an alkali recovery project. With innovations and developments, the vacuum drum washer has become the most cost-effective pulp washing equipment for non-wood chemical pulp and small chemical wood pulp projects and has been widely used in paper pulp mills and thus, holds the major market share of pulp washing equipment.

Moreover, the major players are adopting several developments and innovations and launching new products in the market, contributing to the growth of the vacuum drum washer segment. For instance, Andritz AG has launched The ANDRITZ GasFree Filter advanced vacuum drum filter washer. It can be used for brownstock, post-oxygen, and bleach plant washing. They are typically installed as a retrofit to an existing line and complement the washing process in special cases when only one stage of washing is needed, and the washing stage temperatures are not high. In addition, they are suitable for greenfield installations in mills with special requirements such as low capacities or non-wood pulps.

Source: DataM Intelligence Analysis (2021)

Geographical Analysis

The North America area is assessed to be a biggest market for pulp washing equipment market during the forecast period. Moving tendency of bundling producers towards maintainable bundling in this area is elevating the mash the market development.

In Asia-Pacific regions, China is projected to stay most prevailing country as far as piece of the pie. A sufficient presence of pulp washing gear producers in this region is driving the interest essentially. Alongside this, developing paper and pulp industry in South Asian Countries, particularly in India is expected to impel the market development during the following decade.

Moreover, the Europe locale is projected to follow the North America Region. For instance, nations such U.K., Germany and Italy stay the bleeding edge with respect to the piece of the pie all through the following forecast period. The advancement of paper and pulp industry in South America is pushing request upwards for pulp washer, particularly in nations like Mexico and Brazil. Striking industrialization in MEA district is additionally offering satisfying freedoms for pulp washing gear producers to fortify their market position.

Source: DataM Intelligence Analysis (2021)

Competitive Landscape

The pulp washing equipment market is moderately competitive with presence of local as well as global companies.  Some of the key players which are contributing to the growth of the market include Valmet, ANDRITZ, Advanced Washer Technologies, China National Building Material International Equipment Co., Ltd., Valmet Oyj, Shandong Hantong Aote Machinery Co., Ltd, Wenrui, Kadant Inc., Leizhan among others. The major players are adopting several growth strategies such as product launches, acquisitions, and collaborations, which are contributing to the growth of the pulp washing equipment market globally.


Overview: Valmet is a Finnish company that develops and supplies technologies, automation systems and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries. The company is headquartered in Espoo, Finland.

Product Portfolio: Valmet offers four types of pulp washer: TwinRoll press, Pressure diffusers, Vacuum filter CCA and Vacuum washer CORU-DEK

Key Developments: On July 7, 2020, Valmet received an order to supply wash press technology to Phoenix Pulp & Paper Public Company Limited’s hardwood bleached pulp plant at the Nam Pong mill, located in Khon Kaen province in Thailand.

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