Corrugated Paperboard Container Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report

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IBISWorld's analysts constantly monitor the industry impacts of current events in real-time – here is an update of how this industry is likely to be impacted as a result of the global COVID-19 pandemic:

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China remains a major producer of products in this subdivision, including sanitary paper products, toilet paper and tissues.

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Supply chain disruptions could potentially lead to domestic supply disruption, as Australians stockpile household products in expectation of a pandemic. Supermarkets have reported difficulties in maintaining adequate supplies of toilet papers.

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This trend has resulted in supermarkets limiting customers to a certain amount of toilet paper per transaction to cope with the recent spike in demand.

Note: The content in this report is currently being updated to reflect the trends outlined above.

Corrugated Paperboard Container Manufacturing industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 2.8%

Operators in the Corrugated Paperboard Container Manufacturing industry have faced difficult conditions over the past five years. The industry's operations are largely bound to those of the Australian Manufacturing division, as downstream manufacturers account for almost half of all industry sales. Australia's Manufacturing division has struggled due to rising import penetration and a highly competitive global market. Demand for corrugated paperboard containers has been restricted due to many local manufacturers moving offshore, as consumer products are generally packaged where they are manufactured. Industry revenue is expected to increase at an annualised 2.8% over the five years through 2018-19, to $3.0 billion. However, this growth is overstated...
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Corrugated Paperboard Container Manufacturing industry outlook (2019-2024)

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The outlook for the Corrugated Paperboard Container Manufacturing industry is anticipated to remain subdued over the next five years. While demand from the Manufacturing division, which is the industry's largest market, is forecast to improve over the period, this is expected to be limited by rising import penetration. In addition, price competition among the industry's two largest players in response to cheaper imports is also likely to constrain revenue growth over the period. Industry revenue is forecast to increase at an annualised X.X% over the five years through XXX-XX, to total $X.X billion. Downstream demand Domestic demand should be supported by an anticipated recovery in the Australian Manufacturing division and forecast growth in the ret...
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Corrugated Paperboard Container Manufacturing industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $3bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 69
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 4,178

Biggest companies in the Corrugated Paperboard Container Manufacturing industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Corrugated Paperboard Container Manufacturing in Australia industry include Pratt Holdings Proprietary Limited and Orora Limited.

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What is Corrugated Paperboard Container Manufacturing industry?

Industry Definition

Industry operators purchase paper and paperboard from mills and use it to manufacture corrugated paperboard containers. Industry products include plain cardboard boxes and specialised packaging for various industrial and consumer goods. Finished cardboard containers are mainly sold to other manufacturing industries in Australia and to wholesalers, distributors and retailers.

Industry Products and Services

  • Cardboard boxes
  • Customised containers
  • All Others

Industry Activities

  • Manufacturing cardboard boxes and containers
  • Manufacturing fruit, vegetable and seafood trays
  • Manufacturing other specialised product packaging

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Industry operators purchase paper and paperboard from mills and use it to manufacture corrugated paperboard containers. Industry products include plain cardboard boxes and specialised packaging for various industrial and consumer goods. Finished cardboard containers are mainly sold to other manufacturing industries in Australia and to wholesalers, distributors and retailers.

Main Activities

  • Manufacturing cardboard boxes and containers
  • Manufacturing fruit, vegetable and seafood trays
  • Manufacturing other specialised product packaging

Similar Industries

Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

A large proportion of corrugated paperboard containers are used to package manufactured goods. Increased activity in the Manufacturing division generally ...
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Demand from manufacturing
Demand from wholesale trade
Domestic price of paper products and paperboard
Demand from agriculture

Current Performance

Downstream demand
Competition and trade
Environment
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Profitability
Trade difficulties
 Table: Corrugated Paperboard Container Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Corrugated Paperboard Container Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Wholesale Trade
Consumer Goods Retailing in Australia
Agribusiness in Australia
Organic Farming in Australia
Restaurants in Australia
Cafes and Coffee Shops in Australia

Key Selling Industries

Pulp, Paper and Paperboard Manufacturing in Australia
Printing in Australia
Basic Organic Chemical Manufacturing in Australia
Basic Inorganic Chemical Manufacturing in Australia
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services


Products & Services

Firms in the Corrugated Paperboard Container Manufacturing industry produce corrugated cardboard boxes, including standard brown boxes, fold-up boxes and ...
Wholesalers
Other industries
Retailers



Demand Determinants

The Corrugated Paperboard Container Manufacturing industry services nearly all sectors of the economy. Therefore, demand for cardboard packaging depends h...
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Major Markets

Wholesalers
Other industries
Retailers




 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Corrugated Paperboard Container Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

Chart: Business Locations by State Chart: Business Locations by State

Market Share Concentration

The Corrugated Paperboard Container Manufacturing industry is characterised by moderate market share concentration. The industry's two major players are e...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Corrugated Paperboard Container Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Corrugated Paperboard Container Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

Pratt Holdings Proprietary Limited, trading as Visy, is a private Australian company offering packaging, paper and recycling products and services. Visy i...
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Visy

 Table: Visy - financial performance

Orora

 Table: Orora - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The Corrugated Paperboard Container Manufacturing industry is characterised by a moderate level of capital intensity. In the current year, for every dolla...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Corrugated Paperboard Container Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry
 Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

Technology & Systems

Revenue Volatility

Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

Regulation & Policy

Industry Assistance

Table: Industry data Table: Industry Data for the Corrugated Paperboard Container Manufacturing in Australia Industry

Industry Revenue (2007-2025)
Industry Gross Product (2007-2025)
Establishments (2007-2025)
Businesses (2007-2025)
Employment (2007-2025)
Exports (2007-2025)
Imports (2007-2025)
Wages (2007-2025)
Domestic Demand (2007-2025)

Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data

Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Dat Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data

Table: Industry Financial Ratios Table: Industry Financial Ratios

Liquidity Ratios
Coverage Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Operating Ratios
Cash Flow & Debt Service Ratios (% of Sales)
Assets, %
Liabilities, %

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