Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Industry revenue has increased at a relatively stable pace in the five years through 2012-13 due to steady demand from food and beverage manufacturers and other sectors. IBISWorld estimates industry revenue to increase at an annualised 2.6% over the five years through 2012-13 to $687.7 million, including an anticipated 3.9% increase in 2012-13. Domestic demand for solid paperboard has shifted towards paper products in the domestic market, as per capita consumption of paper continues to increase. With low international trade levels, total domestic demand is expected to have increased 2.6% per annum over the five years through 2012-13. The increase in value mainly stems from increasing final prices, while production volumes have increased... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The Paperboard Container Manufacturing industry is heavily concentrated in and around Melbourne, Victoria and Sydney, New South Wales, with an estimated 38.7% and 31.9% of total industry establishments, respectively, in 2012-13. 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 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