Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Industry revenue has increased at a relatively stable pace in the five years through 2013-14, mainly due to steady demand from food and beverage manufacturers. 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. IBISWorld estimates that industry revenue has increased at an annualised 4.9% over the past five years, but this is mainly due to revenue coming off a low base in 2008-09. Industry revenue contracted in 2008-09 due to lower consumer sentiment and expenditure resulting from the global financial crisis. Revenue is expected to increase by 2.1% over 2013-14 to $686.1 million... 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 73.4% of industry revenue in 2013-14. 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, further concentrating the market and decreasing competition.
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... purchase to read more