Crumpled: Intensifying competition and environmental concerns affect industry revenue growth

The Paper Bag and Other Paper Product Manufacturing industry has suffered from a high level of revenue volatility over the past five years. A reliance on demand from volatile downstream markets, such as construction firms, leaves the industry vulnerable to fluctuations in downstream demand. In spite of this, strong demand from key downstream markets has allowed industry revenue to rise at an annualised 6.0% over the five years through 2018-19. This includes an estimated increase of 1.2% in the current year to reach $976.9 million. However, this growth is not fully reflective of the industry's performance over the five-year period, as industry revenue in 2013-14 was particularly low...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$977m
Annual Growth 14-19
6.0%
Forecast Growth 19-24
Profit
Employment
2,401
Businesses
158

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Increased import penetration has forced operators to lower prices, despite rising input costs
  • Industry profitability has declined due to increasing input costs and price pressures from imports
  • Competition from plastics and textiles will continue to place pressure on manufacturers
  • Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

    The Paper Bag and Other Paper Product Manufacturing industry has encountered difficult market conditions over the past five years. High revenue volatility and intense competition from imports, ensures that growth in industry revenue and domestic demand are not reflective of a strong performing industry. Industry revenue is expected to increase at an annualised 6.0%, to $976.9 million. This includes an expected increase of 1.2% in 2018-19. The strong growth in industry revenue is not entirely reflective of the industry over this period. Revenue in the base year of 2013-14, was particularly low as a result of the industry’s high volatility. Ind...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Paper Bag and Other Paper Product Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld has determined the most important Key Success Factors for the Paper Bag and Other Paper Product Manufacturing are:

  • Access to the latest available and most efficient technology and techniques
  • Business expertise of operators
  • Proximity to key markets
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from cafes, restaurants and takeaway food services and Trade-weighted index in the Paper Bag and Other Paper Product Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Paper Bag and Other Paper Product Manufacturing Industry?

    Industry operators manufacture paper bags and other paper products such as food packaging items and adhesive labels.

    Industry Products
  • Adhesive labels
  • Moulded paper products
  • Paper bags and sacks
  • Other products
  • Industry Activities
  • Manufacturing paper bags
  • Manufacturing paper sacks
  • Adhesive label
  • Food packaging
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Demand from cafes, restaurants and takeaway food services
  • Trade-weighted index
  • Demand from retail trade
  • Demand from plastic bag and film manufacturing
  • Demand from construction
  • Demand from food product manufacturing

  • Current Performance
  • Profitability
  • Import competition
  • Environmental concerns
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Trading landscape
  • Profitability
  • Environmental impact
  • Table: Paper Bag and Other Paper Product Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Paper Bag and Other Paper Product Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Sugar Manufacturing
  • Cement and Lime Manufacturing
  • Paper Product Wholesaling
  • Consumer Goods Retailing

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Adhesive Manufacturing
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services
  • Mining and Industrial Machinery Wholesaling
  • Paper Product Wholesaling
  • Pulp, Paper and Paperboard Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Adhesive labels
  • Moulded paper products
  • Other products
  • Paper bags and sacks
  • Chart: Paper Bag and Other Paper Product Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Downstream conditions
  • Availability and popularity of substitutes

  • Major Markets
  • Other manufacturers
  • Other industries
  • Retailers
  • Food and beverage services
  • Food and beverage manufacturers
  • Construction firms
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Paper Bag and Other Paper Product Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Paper Bag and Other Paper Product Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Paper Bag and Other Paper Product Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Detmold Holdings Pty Ltd, Orora Limited, LM Group (Aust) Pty Ltd,
  • Table: Detmold Holdings Pty Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Orora Limited - financial performance
  • Table: LM Group (Aust) Pty Ltd - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Paper Bag and Other Paper Product Manufacturing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Paper Bag and Other Paper Product Manufacturing Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2010-2024)
  • Industry Gross Product (2010-2024)
  • Establishments (2010-2024)
  • Businesses (2010-2024)
  • Employment (2010-2024)
  • Exports (2010-2024)
  • Imports (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Australian Packaging Covenant
  • A voluntary measure whereby producers assume part of the responsibility for their product and its packaging.
  • Biodegradable
  • Object capable of being decomposed by bacteria or other living organisms and thereby avoiding pollution.
  • Virgin Pulp
  • Pulp manufactured and used for the first time.
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