Tissue paper is a light-weight paper with absorbing property made from either virgin or recycled paper pulp. When you sweat and pat a tissue paper on your face, due to its high absorbing property, the sweat gets soaked. There are different types of tissue papers available in the market with a variety of usages:-
• Hygienic Tissue Paper: basically used as facial wipes, handkerchief, bathroom tissue and domestic towel.
• Facial tissue: appropriate to use on the face as it is soft and has high soaking property. A research says that, a person uses around 250 facial tissues per year.
• Toilet Paper: paper used in the toilet and more than 20 billion rolls are used per year
• Paper Towel: is usually of two ply with a basic weight of 20-24 g/m2 made from chemical pulp and recycled fiber
• Wrapping Tissue: a thin semi-transparent paper utilized for wrapping easily broken items and presents
• Paper Napkins: tissue folded in four piles of different sizes, colors and patterns
A global market research report states that, the tissue paper industry will grow at a pace of compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.9 % by the year 2016 and the tissue consumption is estimated to grow by 4.5 percent by the year 2013. The Worldwide requirement for writing and printing paper is anticipated to climb by 2% in 2013. The demand for other paper products will also show a rise of 11 percent. The main dealers in this market comprise of Procter and Gamble, Clearwater Paper Corporation, Kimberley-Clark Corporation etc.