Production and wear: Metalvar New's solutions
Despite the ever-increasing level of digitalisation achieved in most areas of the world, paper is still a consumer good it is not possible to do without. According to Assocarta in fact, paper industry production in 2020, only in Italy, reached 8.5 million tons – of which about 3.6 million tons destined to export – for a turnover of over 6 billion euros.
It is a material with high absorbent properties, obtained from components which are mostly vegetables-based, assembled through a process of felting and then drying. Adhesives, dyes, mineral substances and other components can be added to the sheets.
Paper is used in many sectors: domestic, educational, industrial, medical and sanitary, communications, for banknote (watermarked paper) and wallpaper production, among many others.