Paper Napkin Dispensers Market: An Overview

A paper napkin dispenser is used for easy dispensing of paper napkins fed in the dispenser. Paper napkin dispensers provide the consumers an easy and hygienic way for using paper napkins. Paper napkin dispensers can either be operated by a handle, some by pulling the napkin from the dispenser and others by automatic dissension. Paper napkin dispensers are majorly used in public restrooms and are an alternative solution for the hand dryers which aids in reducing the further dispersal of toilet aerosols in public washrooms.

Paper Napkin Dispensers Market: Dynamics

Increase in manufacturing activities with technology integration will contribute to further propel the demand for paper napkin dispensers in the global market. The frequent use of the paper napkins has led to need of an efficient way of dispensing which in turn led to advent of paper napkin dispensers. Manufacturers of paper napkins are innovating in terms of design and automation to cater to the hygiene requirements. Plastic paper napkin dispensers are durable and are made with impact resistant polymer, yet metal paper napkin dispensers have relatively longer life when compared with plastic paper napkin dispensers. The paper napkin dispensers are very useful in high traffic washrooms where cotton napkins can’t overcome the hygiene issues. The global market for paper napkin dispensers is anticipated to have a highly positive outlook over the forecast period.

Despite the positive outlook, some factors might hamper the growth of the global paper napkin dispensers market. Depending on the napkin fold type, paper napkin are folded such as c-fold/m-fold and rolls, different dispensers are required. For an instance, roll dispenser can only dispense napkins and cannot be used to dispense c-folded or m-folded paper napkins. Restrain in the demand of paper napkins in various developing countries might affect the demand for paper napkin dispensers market in these countries.

Paper Napkin Dispenser Market: Segmentation

The global paper napkin dispensers market has been segmented by product type, mounting type, napkin fold type, material type, dispensing technology, and end-use.

On the basis of product type, the global paper napkin dispensers market has been segmented as follows:

  • Counter Paper Napkin Dispensers
  • Wall Mounted Folded Paper Napkin Dispensers
  • Recessed Paper Napkin Dispensers
  • Center-Pull Paper Napkin Dispensers
  • Lever/Crank Paper Napkin Dispensers & Others

On the basis of mounting type, the global paper napkin dispensers market has been segmented as follows:

  • Surface Mounted
  • Countertop Mounted

On the basis of napkin fold type, the global paper napkin dispensers market has been segmented as follows:

  • C-Fold/ M- Fold
  • Rolls

On the basis of material type, the global paper napkin dispensers market has been segmented as follows:

  • Plastic
  • Metal

On the basis of dispensing technology, the global paper napkin dispensers market has been segmented as follows:

  • Manual
  • Automatic

On the basis of end-use, the global paper napkin dispensers market has been segmented as follows:

  • Hospitals
  • Restaurants
  • Schools, Colleges
  • Offices and Household use

Paper Napkin Dispensers Market: Regional Outlook

Geographically, the paper napkin dispensers market has been segmented into seven key regions which includes North America, Latin America, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Asia Pacific excl. Japan (APEJ) and Middle East & Africa (MEA). In underdeveloped and developing countries of MEA and APEJ, the pace of acceptance of proper hygiene solutions is much slower than that of developed countries. Pertaining to consumer hygiene products, consumers prefer economical solutions rather than premium products. Automatic paper napkin dispensers are more common in North America and other developed regions. As paper napkins are made for single-use only, the overall price for the annually consumed paper napkin per capita is much higher than that for cotton towels and handkerchief which might act as a restraint in the growth of paper napkin dispensers market in under developed countries.

Paper Napkin Dispenser Market: Key Players

Some of the key players operating in the paper napkin dispensers market are Dolphin Solutions, Cascades Inc., Georgia-Pacific LLC, Kimberly-Clark, Franke Holding AG, Bobrick Washroom Equipment, Inc., San Jamar, Inc., American Specialties, Inc., Cintas Corporation, among others. Many local and unorganized players are expected to contribute to the global paper napkin dispensers market during the forecast period.

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