Mill Data and Costs

for major producers of pulp, paper, packaging paper, tissue and wood products

Find and analyze mills and markets with third-party data and costs—researched, verified, normalized.

RISI’s Mill Intelligence and cost analysis service provides insight into mill operations, cost, profitability and competitive standing for 4,500 producers in the global forest products industry. Our data and analysis cover all major mills producing pulp, paper, packaging paper, tissue and wood products.

RISI’s expert team of industry engineers, analysts and researchers help you successfully understand and evaluate your market at every level. This service supports market research, risk management, price assessment and investment management initiatives for audiences spanning the forest products industry.


Mill Cost Benchmarking tools allow you to analyze the costs of mills and markets.

Mill Cost Benchmarking

Gain insight into mill productivity and price sensitivity with RISI’s cost analysis tools. RISI’s service supports strategic and tactical decision-making by providing:

  • Cost and profit estimates for nearly 2,000 mills and 4,000 machines worldwide.
  • Cost competitiveness ranking of mills and machines in regional and global markets.
  • Reports to analyze best practices information of low cost market leaders.
  • Consumption data for fiber, furnish, energy and chemicals.
  • Reports to measure the impact of rising costs, changes in exchange rates, and other market-moving factors.
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Asset Database

Strengthen your industry intelligence with comprehensive coverage and data on mills, machines, and other assets worldwide.  Understand operations at the company, mill and asset level, with details on current mill equipment, input consumption and project data. This database covers the workings of:

  • 2,500 companies internationally
  • 6,000 pulp, paper mills
  • 800 bioenergy facilities
  • 16,000 projects
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Grades & Regions

We include data and information on assets in the full spectrum of forest products by grade and region.

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Capacity Reports

Identify mills that are at risk of closure due to changes in market capacity, high manufacturing costs and other factors. RISI’s comprehensive capacity reports detail historical, planned, and assumed production capacities, by mill, for pulp and paper grades produced worldwide. Available for market pulp, graphic paper and paper packaging markets – reports offer global analysis and even regional analysis for some grades.

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Our Benchmarking Methodology

RISI consistently applies a rigorous benchmarking methodology across all markets. This enables our analysts to normalize regional cost differences among mills and machines operating around the world. The result is a consistent and reliable basis for comparing the cost competitiveness of one or more mills with others producing the same grades or products in various world regions.

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Our Mill Team

RISI’s Mill Intelligence team consists of engineers, analysts and researchers who are experienced in grade-based production industries. Based out of offices around the globe, our team analyzes pulp, paper and wood product mill data to help you understand and evaluate the competitive landscape.

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Mill Data & Cost Products (23)

Name Region Industry
Analytical Cornerstone 4.0 Cost Benchmarking Tool Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, Middle East, North America Pulp & Paper, Tissue, Wood Products View Package
2014 European Pulp and Paper Mill Map East Europe, Europe, West Europe Pulp, Pulp & Paper, Pulping, Wood Pulp - Other News Buy Online Now
2014 North American Pulp and Paper Mill Map North America Pulp & Paper Buy Online Now
Lockwood Post Directory of Pulp and Paper Mills Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, Middle East, North America Pulp & Paper Request Pricing
Asian Graphic Paper Capacity Report Asia Pacific Graphic Papers View Package
Asian Paper Packaging Capacity Report Asia Pacific Packaging Paper & Board View Package
Asset Database Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, North America Bioenergy, Pulp & Paper, Tissue, Wood Products View Package
European Graphic Paper Capacity Report Europe Graphic Papers View Package
European Paper Packaging Capacity Report Europe Packaging Paper & Board View Package
European Wood Biomass Projects Database Europe Bioenergy, Timber Request Pricing
North American Graphic Paper Capacity Report North America Graphic Papers View Package
North American Paper Packaging Capacity Report North America Packaging Paper & Board View Package
North American Wood Biomass Projects Database North America Bioenergy, Timber Request Pricing
World Tissue Capacity Report Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, Middle East, North America Tissue Request Pricing
North American Wood Panels and Engineered Wood Products Capacity Report North America Panels View Package
World Graphic Paper Capacity Report Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, Middle East, North America Graphic Papers View Package
World Market Pulp Capacity Report Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, Middle East, North America Pulp View Package
World Containerboard Capacity Report Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, North America Packaging Paper & Board View Package
World Boxboard Capacity Report Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, North America Packaging Paper & Board View Package
Global Industry Statistics Database Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, Middle East, North America Pulp & Paper View Package
2014 Latin American Pulp and Paper Mill Map Latin America Pulp & Paper Buy Online Now
RISI Recovered Paper Procurement Cost Benchmarking (Bench$mart) North America Recovered Paper View Package
2014 Asian Pulp and Paper Mill Map Asia Pacific Pulp & Paper Buy Online Now
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