Dye sublimation paper is a special heat-transfer paper used for dye sublimation printing. In dye sublimation printing, either a solid or liquid ink is transferred to a substrate via the process of sublimation. Dye sublimation paper provides vibrant, high-resolution printing suitable for various applications such as décor items, apparels, soft signage etc. The advantages of dye sublimation printing include high quality, durability and ability to print on various substrates.
Market key trends:
One of the key trends in the dye sublimation paper market is the rising popularity of dye sublimation printing in textile and apparel industry. The ability of dye sublimation printing to produce photo-quality prints on polyester fabrics like T-shirts, hats, bags etc. has boosted its adoption among apparel brands and producers. In addition, growing do-it-yourself photo gifts culture is also driving the demand for dye sublimation paper for applications like mugs, phone cases, mouse pads etc. Furthermore, increased use of soft signage with vivid graphics printed via dye sublimation is expected to propel the market growth over the forecast period.
The global Dye Sublimation Paper Market Demand is estimated to be valued at US$ 589.79 Mn in 2023 and is expected to exhibit a CAGR of 5.3% over the forecast period 2023 to 2030, as highlighted in a new report published by Coherent Market Insights.
The global dye sublimation paper market is segmented by weight into below 80 gsm, 80-150 gsm, and 150-300 gsm. The 80-150 gsm sub-segment holds the largest market share as papers within this weight range are ideal for general purpose dye sublimation printing. The lightweight papers below 80 gsm are mostly used for lightweight applications while heavyweight papers between 150-300 gsm are used where durability is a priority.
The global dye sublimation paper market is expected to witness high growth, exhibiting CAGR of 5.3% over the forecast period, due to increasing demand for digital printing and home decor products.
North America region accounts for the largest share in the dye sublimation paper market, with the US being the major consumer. Rapid growth of dye sub printed soft signage and decor in the region is expected to drive the demand. Asia Pacific region is expected to witness the fastest growth over the forecast period owing to manufacturing shift to countries like China and India which are major dye sublimation paper producers.
Key players operating in the dye sublimation paper market are A Guangdong Guanhao High-Tech, Hansol Paper Co., Ltd., Sappi Group, Neenah Coldenhove, Ahlstrom-MunksjÃƒ, The Felix Schoeller Group, Beaver Paper & Graphic Media Inc., Jiangyin Allnice Digital Technology, Seiko Epson Corporation, B.N Papeis. Guangdong Guanhao High-Tech is a global leader in manufacturing of dye sublimation paper due to its innovative products and global distribution network for dye sub transfer papers.
The global dye sublimation paper market size is expected to reach US$ 889.79 Mn by 2030 growing at a CAGR of 5.3% during the forecast period. Key factors driving the market include growth of digital printing and surface decor industry along with rising demand for soft signage and home decor products which employ dye sublimation printing technology.