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 assets 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.
Analyze Mills and Markets

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:

  • Over 4,500 companies internationally
  • Over 5,000 pulp, paper mills
  • Over 1,500 bioenergy facilities
  • Over 16,500 projects
See our Databases

Grades & Regions

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

View Grades & Regions

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.

View Capacity Reports

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.

View Methodology

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.

Meet our Team

Mill Data & Cost Products (23)

NameRegionIndustry
Analytical Cornerstone 4.0 Cost Benchmarking ToolAfrica, Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, Middle East, North AmericaPulp & Paper, Tissue, Wood ProductsView Package
Asian Graphic Paper Capacity ReportAsia PacificGraphic PapersView Package
Asian Paper Packaging Capacity ReportAsia PacificPackaging Paper & BoardView Package
Asset DatabaseAfrica, Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, North AmericaBioenergy, Pulp & Paper, Tissue, Wood ProductsView Package
European Graphic Paper Capacity ReportEuropeGraphic PapersView Package
European Paper Packaging Capacity ReportEuropePackaging Paper & BoardView Package
European Wood Biomass Projects DatabaseEuropeBioenergy, TimberRequest Pricing
North American Graphic Paper Capacity ReportNorth AmericaGraphic PapersView Package
North American Paper Packaging Capacity ReportNorth AmericaPackaging Paper & BoardView Package
North American Wood Biomass Projects DatabaseNorth AmericaBioenergy, TimberRequest Pricing
World Tissue Capacity ReportAfrica, Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, Middle East, North AmericaTissueRequest Pricing
North American Wood Panels and Engineered Wood Products Capacity ReportNorth AmericaPanelsView Package
World Graphic Paper Capacity ReportAfrica, Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, Middle East, North AmericaGraphic PapersView Package
World Market Pulp Capacity ReportAfrica, Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, Middle East, North AmericaPulpView Package
World Containerboard Capacity ReportAsia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, North AmericaPackaging Paper & BoardView Package
World Boxboard Capacity ReportAsia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, North AmericaPackaging Paper & BoardView Package
Global Industry Statistics DatabaseAfrica, Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, Middle East, North AmericaPulp & PaperView Package
RISI Recovered Paper Procurement Cost Benchmarking (Bench$mart)North AmericaRecovered PaperView Package
Mill Map - European Pulp and Paper 2014East Europe, Europe, West EuropePulp, Pulp & Paper, Pulping, Wood Pulp - Other News
Mill Map - North American Pulp and Paper 2014North AmericaPulp & Paper
Mill Map - Asian Pulp and Paper 2014Asia PacificPulp & Paper
Mill Map - Latin American Pulp and Paper 2014Latin AmericaPulp & Paper
Index BuilderView packages
Back To Top
Speak with a sales representative now Contact Sales