Paperweight: Strong import competition has dragged down industry revenue

IBISWorld’s Paper Stationery Manufacturing market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.


Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Import competition and weak demand have posed significant challenges for operators in the Paper Stationery Manufacturing industry over the past five years. The move towards online and digital-based forms of communication has hindered the industry as computers, mobile phones and the internet make some paper stationery obsolete. Alternative materials such as plastics and fibres have also replaced paper in several applications. While the industry has developed stationery that complements technology, such as printing paper, register rolls and labels, strong competitive pressures from imports, online platforms and substitutes such as plastics have limited demand for industry goods. IBISWorld expects that industry revenue will contract at an annualised 0.6%...

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Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

The Paper Stationery Manufacturing industry mostly produces paper products for office and home use. These products are usually the end product of a sophisticated planting, harvest and milling process that results in paper products including printing paper, envelopes, notebooks, pads and coloured paper.

Office stationery

The office stationery segment includes writing materials, printing papers, notebooks, diaries, report covers, letters, paper rolls for business machines (such as cash registers) and similar products. Businesses, households and students use office stationery. This segment accounts for the majority of industry revenue and has expanded as a share of revenue over the past five years. Whi..

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Industry Products

What is the Paper Stationery Manufacturing Industry?

Industry operators purchase paper and paperboard from mills and process it into a range of office, educational and personal paper stationery products. Industry products include writing and filing materials, print paper, paper labels, paperboard games and toys, playing cards and similar products.

Industry Products
Office stationery
Industry Activities
Paper label (excluding adhesive)
Office paper
Personal stationery
Paperboard game
Paperboard toy
Playing cards

Table of Contents

About this Industry

Industry Definition
Main Activities
Similar Industries
Additional Resources

Industry at a Glance

Industry Performance

Executive Summary
Key External Drivers
Current Performance
Industry Outlook
Industry Life Cycle

Products & Markets

Supply Chain
Products & Services
Demand Determinants
Major Markets
International Trade
Business Locations

Competitive Landscape

Market Share Concentration
Key Success Factors
Cost Structure Benchmarks
Basis of Competition
Barriers to Entry
industry Globalisation

Major Companies

Operating Conditions

Capital Intensity
Technology & Systems
Revenue Volatility
Regulation & Policy
Industry Assistance

Key Statistics

Industry Data
Annual Change
Key Ratios

Jargon & Glossary

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