Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Paperboard Container Manufacturing industry has contracted over the past five years due to weak demand in downstream industries and high competition from plastic substitutes. The industry is characterised by a low level of international trade due to the low value of industry products. Industry performance therefore heavily depends on activity within downstream industries. Demand from beverage and tobacco product manufacturing and from pharmaceutical production has contracted, while the food product manufacturing sector has expanded. Although only representing a small proportion of revenue, exports have been aided by a depreciation of the Australian dollar. Overall, IBISWorld estimates that industry revenue has decreased at an annualised 0.8%... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The Paperboard Container Manufacturing industry is heavily concentrated in and around Melbourne and Sydney. Victoria and New South Wales have an estimated 43.7% and 28.6% of total industry establishments in 2014-15, respectively. These establishments are typically located in capital cities, where they can service customers, such as food, beverage and tobacco product manufacturers. Industry revenue is also highest in these two states.
New South Wales is expected to have increased its share as manufacturing activity has wavered in Queensland and Western Australia in favour of mining and construction. Victoria has also increased its presence in the industry over the period and remains the manufacturing centre of Australia... purchase to read more