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

The Paperboard Container Manufacturing market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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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 Key Buyers Chapter

Four major players generate the bulk of Australian production and the majority of revenue for the Paperboard Container Manufacturing industry. IBISWorld estimates that the top four industry operators will account for 73.9% of industry revenue in 2014-15. The top four companies comprise Orora, Visy, Detmold Holdings and Colorpak. Colorpak’s acquisition of Carter Holt Harvey’s folding carton business in 2011 led to the consolidation of two large industry operators, concentrating the market.

In the past couple of years, market share concentration has increased due to product innovation by the larger industry operators, with larger research and development budgets, and consolidation within the industry. This has led to increased demand for these products... 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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