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 can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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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 SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Paperboard Container Manufacturing industry is in a mature phase of its economic life cycle, with industry value added decreasing marginally. In the decade through 2019-20, industry value added is estimated to decrease an annualised 0.1%, while GDP is forecast to grow at an annualised 2.7% over the same period. This marginal decline is attributable to declining profit and wages. Industry depreciation is increasing due to higher automation. Profit has declined due to higher input costs due to a rise in the world price of pulp and the closure of the Amcor's cartonboard manufacturing facility in Petrie, QLD. Industry operators have been unable to pass on input costs increases in full due to strong competition within the industry and from plastic substitutes... 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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