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 Key Buyers Chapter
Four major players generate the bulk of Australian production and the majority of revenue for the Paperboard Container Manufacturing industry. IBISWorld estimates that the top four industry operators will account for 73.9% of industry revenue in 2014-15. The top four companies comprise Orora, Visy, Detmold Holdings and Colorpak. Colorpak’s acquisition of Carter Holt Harvey’s folding carton business in 2011 led to the consolidation of two large industry operators, concentrating the market.
In the past couple of years, market share concentration has increased due to product innovation by the larger industry operators, with larger research and development budgets, and consolidation within the industry. This has led to increased demand for these products... purchase to read more