Europe Paper Recycling Machine Market

Europe Paper Recycling Machine Market Analysis, By Product Type (Newsprint Paper, Cardboard, Writing and Printing Paper, Packaging Products), By Machine Type (Baler Press, Shredders, Shears, Granulators, Agglomerators, Others) & By Country - Global Market Insights 2023-2033

Analysis of Europe Paper Recycling Machine Market Covering 30+ Countries Including Analysis of US, Canada, UK, Germany, France, Nordics, GCC countries, Japan, Korea and many more

Paper Recycling Machine Market Outlook (2023-2033)

The Europe Paper Recycling Machine Market is estimated to value at US$ 220.5 million in 2023 and is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 4.5% to reach US$ 340.9 million by the end of 2033.

Upward government attempts to recycle materials, growing concern over industrial waste, and the depletion of natural resources are the main reasons propelling the market for paper recycling machine.

Report Attributes


Market Size (2022A)

US$ 197.5 Million

Estimated Market Value (2023E)

US$ 220.5 Million

Forecasted Market Value (2033F)

US$ 340.9 Million

Europe CAGR (2023-2033)


Germany Market Size (2033)

US$ 88.6 Million

Germany CAGR (2018-2022)


UK Market Size by End of Forecast Period(2033)

US$ 54.5 Million

France Market Size (2033)

US$ 61.4 Million

Key Companies Profiled

  • Presona AB
  • HSM GmbH + Co. KG
  • Danieli Centro Recycling
  • MTB Recycling
  • Forrec Srl

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Historic Impact (2018-22) Vs Future Trends (2023-33)

There will be a tremendous demand for paper products like newspapers, packaging, and writing paper as urbanization and the middle class expand along with literacy rates in developing European Countries like Greece, Slovakia, and others. The consumer’s approach is shifting towards sustainability, which will boost the recycled paper and paperboard industry growth hence increasing the demand for paper recycling machine.

The growth of the paper recycling machine market is due to growing awareness of the sustainable benefits of reusing and recycling waste such as metals, paper, plastics, and construction waste. All these factors are likely to boost the market growth at a steady pace in the upcoming years.

  • Short Term Viewpoint (2023 to 2026): Increasing environmental concerns like greenhouse gas emissions will drive the market growth in the short term.
  • Medium-Term Aspect (2026-2029): Technological advancements in machinery can be a considerable factor in the middle term for the paper recycling market
  • Long-Term Panorama (2029-2033): Growing awareness among people about the benefits of paper recycling and its overall positive impact on the environment will boost the market demand by the end of the forecast year

Over the historical period of 2018-23, the Europe paper recycling machine market registered a CAGR of 2.3 %, and according to the Fact.MR, a market research and competitive intelligence provider, the market is projected to exhibit growth at 4.5 % CAGR between 2023 and 2033.

Europe paper recycling machine market forecast by Fact.MR

Market share analysis of paper recycling machine based on product type and countries is provided in a nutshell in the above image. Under the product type segment, cardboard is dominating with 44.0% of the market share in 2023.

How the market is expected to fuel up as per the latest trends?

Strict restrictions and regulations put in place by the various governments in relation to carbon footprints and greenhouse gas emissions are the main reason fuelling the growth of paper recycling. As a result, manufacturers want to recycle and reuse current items to comply with government rules, and many governments offer subsidies and other benefits to encourage recycling. The UK government has said that it will give the organization more than USD 5.0 million in 2019 in order to increase the recycling of papers, plastic trays, films, pouches, pots, and tubs.

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Advantages of paper recycling are boosting the demand at a higher pace

Recycling paper has several benefits such as saving water, energy, and landfill space. Additionally, paper recycling reduces greenhouse gas emissions, and recycled fibers are a cheap, sustainable resource that can be used to make new paper products. Therefore, growing interest in sustainability is expected to boost the demand for paper recycling, driving the growth of the paper recycling machine market during the forecast period.

What are the possible restraints for the paper recycling machine market?

Recycled paper is the primary raw material for most paper mills due to the low supply from other sources, the recycling of paper to reduce its environmental impact, the low cost of production, and the opportunity to get more out of paper sources. However, the lack of waste paper collection routes is the biggest constraint in the market.

Also, a lack of awareness among people in developing countries is anticipated to hamper the growth of the paper recycling machine market.

Country-wise Insights

What is the reason behind Germany being the foremost country?

Germany is predicted to have the largest market for recycling machinery & equipment over the forecast period. The dominance of Germany in the paper recycling machinery market is a result of rising concerns about plastic and other garbage, strict legislation aimed at decreasing and recycling waste materials, and growing private player involvement.

According to groups that represent recycling businesses and paper & board manufacturers, by 2030, 76.0% of the paper used across Germany will be recycled.

What is the growth status for the paper recycling machine market in the UK?

Amongst all the European countries in the market scope, the UK is expected to be the second largest flag bearer of market growth, owing to the presence of large number of paper recycling machine users and the market is expected to reach US$ 54.54 Mn by the forecast year 2033.

Urbanization and rising middle-class population and rising literacy rate creating huge demand for paper products such as newsprint, wrapping paper and writing paper. Also, changing consumer preferences for pragmatic packaging solutions combined with sustainability aspects will reduce demand for plastic packaging and boost the paper and paperboard industry.

Category-wise Insight

Technological advancements are playing a major role

Paper recycling machinery is the equipment used to reduce and recycle waste materials from a wide array of industries. These machines can be categorized based on type into baler presses, shredders, shears, granulators, agglomerates, extruders, and others.

Modern machinery that has benefited from technological advancements can process any type of paper, including writing paper, newsprint paper, cardboard paper, and paper used for product packaging. Thus, market players focus on upgrading their machinery capacity and technology to meet the customers' demands. Thus, the availability of machinery for various purposes is boosting the growth of the paper recycling machine market.

Manufacturers Approach and Prospectus

The prominent players identified across the paper recycling machine market value chain are – Prisona AB, HSM GmbH, Danieli Centro Recycling, MTB Recycling, Forrec Srl, BHS-Sonthofen, Shred-Tech Corporation, and Suny Group.

Manufacturers are focusing on efficiently managing their value chain to gain high-profit margins. Long-term trade relations with suppliers and distributors assist market players to survive in unfavorable trade situations. A digital platform plays a crucial role in maintaining revenue growth over the projection period.

Fact.MR has provided detailed information about the price points of key manufacturers of paper recycling machine positioned across countries, sales growth, production capacity, and speculative technological expansion, in the recently published report.

Segmentation of Paper Recycling Machine Market

  • By Machine Type :

    • Baler Press
    • Shredders
    • Sheras
    • Granulators
    • Agglomerators
    • Extruders
    • Others
  • By Product Type :

    • Newsprint Paper
    • Cardboard
    • Writing & Printing Paper
    • Packaging Products
  • By Countries :

    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Spain
    • Italy
    • NORDIC
    • Portugal
    • Rest of Europe

- FAQs -

What country is dominating the Europe paper recycling machine market?

Germany will continue to be the most attractive market for paper recycling machine, in terms of revenues.

Which machine type will account for the largest market share in 2023?

Shredders account for 47.0% market share in the year 2023.

How did the market perform over the last few years?

During 2018-2023, sales of paper recycling machine increased at 4.5% CAGR.

Which recent foregoing trends are likely to influence the market?

Rising environmental concerns and growing urbanization is likely to influence market growth.

What is the expected market size for Europe paper recycling machine by 2033?

The market is expected to reach US$ 340.9 million by the end of 2033.

Europe Paper Recycling Machine Market

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