Paperboard Container Manufacturing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Paperboard Container Manufacturing Market Research Report | ANZSIC C1521a | Apr 2015

Contained: Declining downstream demand and rising input costs hurt revenue

IBISWorld’s Paperboard Container Manufacturing market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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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


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What is the Paperboard Container Manufacturing Industry?

Industry operators convert purchased paper and paperboard into solid paperboard packaging containers (excluding corrugated containers). These are sold to various manufacturers of consumer goods and distributors. End products include folding cartons, tobacco packs, and beverage and food carton packaging.

Industry Products
Beverage containersFood containersTobacco packagingSolid cardboard boxesOther packaging
Industry Activities
Solid paperboard sheetingMilk and other beverage cartonTobacco and food containerShoe box and other carton packagingMultipurpose cardboard box and fold-up carton

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