Paperboard Container Manufacturing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Paperboard Container Manufacturing Market Research Report | ANZSIC C1521a | Feb 2016

Paper tiger: The industry's market share concentration is rising as domestic demand falls

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 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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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


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What is the Paperboard Container Manufacturing Industry?

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

Industry Products
Beverage containersFood containersSolid cardboard boxes
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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