Paper cut: Industry revenue expected to fall over next five years due to increasing imports

IBISWorld’s Paperboard Container Manufacturing market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.


Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Paperboard Container Manufacturing industry is in a state of decline. Stuttering demand from downstream manufacturers, heightening import competition and rising input prices have all contributed to industry revenue contracting over the past five years. Industry performance heavily depends on activity in downstream industries. Although the food and beverage product manufacturing industries are expected to expand over the five years through 2016-17, demand from pharmaceutical manufacturers is projected to diminish. Demand from cigarette manufacturers has also ceased over the period, following the end of Australian cigarette production in 2014-15. Industry revenue is expected to decrease by an annualised 2.9% over the five years through 2016-17, to total $487.5 million...

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Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

The Paperboard Container Manufacturing industry manufactures paperboard containers for a range of markets. Food containers are primarily sold to downstream food product manufacturing industries. Similarly, beverage containers are mainly sold to downstream beverage manufacturing industries. Solid cardboard boxes represent the industry's other main product segment and are used by a variety of customers including manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers.

Food containers

The food containers segment accounts for the largest share of industry revenue. A significant proportion of dry food produced in Australia is packaged in solid paperboard containers. Dry food includes cereal products, snack foods, frozen foods and tea. Muc..

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Industry Products

What is the Paperboard Container Manufacturing Industry?

Industry operators convert paper and paperboard into solid paperboard packaging containers, excluding corrugated containers. Industry products are sold to various distributors and manufacturers of consumer goods. End products include folding cartons, beverage cartons, and food cartons.

Industry Products
Beverage containers
Food containers
Solid cardboard boxes
Industry Activities
Solid paperboard sheeting
Milk and other beverage carton
Food container
Shoe box and other carton packaging
Multipurpose cardboard box and fold-up carton

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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