Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Paperboard Container Manufacturing industry has contracted over the past five years due to weak demand 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 in downstream industries. Demand from pharmaceutical production has contracted, while the food and beverage product manufacturing sector has expanded. Australian cigarette production stopped in 2014-15, with the closure of Phillip Morris Australia's and British American Tobacco's manufacturing facilities. IBISWorld estimates that industry revenue has decreased at an annualised 1.6% over the five years through 2015-16, to total $510.0 million. This includes growth of 0.4%... 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 2015-16, respectively. These establishments are typically located in capital cities, where they can service customers, such as food and beverage 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