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 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 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

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Revenue for the Paperboard Container Manufacturing industry has dropped over the past five years. External factors influence industry conditions, including demand from downstream industries, input prices, the trade-weighted index and competition from substitute products, such as plastics. Paperboard container manufacturers sell more than half of their products to the food, beverage and tobacco manufacturing sectors, and therefore demand from these industries is vital. Input price shifts can influence sales and profitability, depending on the ability of industry operators to pass on cost increases. Most small producers in the industry are unable to fully pass on cost increases due to high competition for major contracts... 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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