Ence has already closed sales agreements for more than one million tons of cellulose for this year 2024, which means covering the maximum production of the company’s biofactories for the current year.
Mainly, the sales agreements reached are destined for the European market, in which that Ence has important competitive advantages in logistics and customer service. Through These operations, the company manages to increase its market share on the continent, and improve its positioning in key segments. Such is the case of specialties, packaging and, very especially, tissue, segments that represent close to 90% of contracted sales. In this sense, it is worth highlighting the increase in volume in growing segments, like that of sanitary papers.
It is worth highlighting the growing weight of special products, included under the “Ence Advanced” brand, which provide extra added value in a highly competitive. This is special cellulose intended for a multitude of applications that allow the replacement of long fiber with short fiber; and that stand as sustainable alternatives to fibers synthetic materials, such as plastics, thus contributing to the advancement of the circular bioeconomy. These products already represented 25% of the company’s pulp sales revenue in the third quarter of 2023. Ence’s objective is for them to account for more than 40% of the sales of cellulose in 2027.
In this way, Ence achieves a reference position in a market in which demand The world pulp market has experienced significant growth, accumulated since 2021.
On the other hand, the sales agreements closed for this year show the important capillarity of the company, in such a way that the operations closed with small and medium clients
They widely exceed half of the company’s sales. Ence pulp is demanded for its high quality, highly recognized in the sector, as well as well as the flexibility in its production, which allows greater adaptation to the needs of paper companies.
Ence is an international benchmark in the eco-efficient production of pulp with the highest environmental standards. Its production is endorsed by the Union ecological label European and by the prestigious Nordic Swan ecological label of the Nordic countries. In addition, The company has recently received the platinum medal from Ecovadis, the highest rating provided by this platform, specialized in evaluating the sustainability of companies, and that places ENCE at the global forefront in the field. Furthermore, the Sustainalytics agency has endorsed ENCE as a global leader in its sector in ESG.