Pulp, Paper and Paperboard Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report

Pulp, Paper and Paperboard Manufacturing industry trends (2014-2019)

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The Pulp, Paper and Paperboard Manufacturing industry has declined over the past five years as downstream printing and publishing markets have consolidated, driving down the domestic demand for paper products. In particular, demand from newspaper and print media publishing has declined sharply over the period. Industry revenue has fluctuated over the past five years and firms have implemented cost-control measures including redundancies and shutting down unsustainable production mills to eliminate unused capacity. Overall, industry revenue is expected to decline at an annualised 1.3% over the five years through 2018-19, to $3.12 billion. This includes an anticipated decline of 1.6% in the current year as demand from newspaper publishers falls further...
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Pulp, Paper and Paperboard Manufacturing industry outlook (2019-2024)

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The Pulp, Paper and Paperboard manufacturing industry is anticipated to continue struggling over the next five years. Stagnant domestic demand and ongoing product substitution in downstream markets are projected to place downwards pressure on industry revenue over the period. The industry's remaining operators are anticipated to increasingly focus on export markets and producing higher value-added products, such as recycled paper and paperboard, to help offset declining demand. Industry revenue is forecast to decrease at an annualised X.X% over the five years through XXX-XX, to $X.XX billion. Downstream markets Demand from newspaper publishers is anticipated to continue falling over the next five years as media outlets face declining circulation an...
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Pulp, Paper and Paperboard Manufacturing industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $3bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 163
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 3,395

Biggest companies in the Pulp, Paper and Paperboard Manufacturing industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Pulp, Paper and Paperboard Manufacturing in Australia industry include Pratt Holdings Proprietary Limited, Paper Australia Pty Ltd and Norske Skog Industries Australia Limited.

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What is Pulp, Paper and Paperboard Manufacturing industry?

Industry Definition

The industry distributes a range of generic safety equipment and supplies to businesses and consumers. It also distributes specialised safety materials for medical, construction and agricultural industries. Industry items are typically purchased in bulk for hospitals, work sites and factories.

Industry Products and Services

  • High-visibility and safety workwear
  • Protective footwear
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Safety signage
  • Height safety equipment
  • Other safety products

Industry Activities

  • Distributing industrial workwear and protective footwear
  • Distributing personal protective equipment
  • Distributing high-visibility workwear
  • Distributing height safety equipment
  • Distributing hazardous-goods safety equipment
  • Distributing safety signs and other safety equipment

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

The industry consists of businesses that mainly manufacture pulp, paper or paperboard from a variety of inputs including woodchips, clay, lime, dyes, chemical resins and recycled paper.

Main Activities

  • Manufacturing various paper grades including coated and uncoated, newsprint, magazine, office and industrial
  • Manufacturing paperboard and packaging papers
  • Manufacturing wood pulp, including mechanical and chemical
  • Manufacturing paper pulp from recycled paper

Similar Industries

Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Wood pulp is a key input in the paper and paperboard manufacturing process. A rise in the world price of wood pulp typically results in higher revenue for...
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World price of wood pulp
Demand from converted paper product manufacturing
Demand from printing
Trade-weighted index

Current Performance

Profit
International trade
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

International trade
Mill production volumes
 Table: Pulp, Paper and Paperboard Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Pulp, Paper and Paperboard Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Meat Processing in Australia
Paperboard Container Manufacturing in Australia
Corrugated Paperboard Container Manufacturing in Australia
Paper Bag and Other Paper Product Manufacturing in Australia
Printing in Australia
Newspaper Publishing in Australia
Paper Product Wholesaling in Australia

Key Selling Industries

Wood Chipping in Australia
Synthetic Resin and Synthetic Rubber Manufacturing in Australia
Basic Inorganic Chemical Manufacturing in Australia
Clay Brick Manufacturing in Australia
Water Supply in Australia


Products & Services

The Pulp, Paper and Paperboard Manufacturing industry produces finished products and intermediate products for use in downstream manufacturing industries....
Other markets
Food and beverage manufacturers
Paper, paperboard and other converted paper product manufacturers
Publishing and printing firms
Paper product wholesalers

Demand Determinants

The industry manufactures finished products and intermediate goods that are used as inputs in other manufacturing industries. Domestic downstream markets ...
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Major Markets

Other markets
Food and beverage manufacturers
Paper, paperboard and other converted paper product manufacturers
Publishing and printing firms
Paper product wholesalers


 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Pulp, Paper and Paperboard 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 Pulp, Paper and Paperboard Manufacturing industry displays moderate market share concentration, with the four largest players expected to account for ...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

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

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Pulp, Paper and Paperboard Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

Pratt Holdings Proprietary Limited, trading as Visy, is a locally owned private company that manufactures a range of paper, paperboard, plastic and alumin...
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Visy

 Table: Visy - financial performance

Australian Paper

 Table: Australian Paper - financial performance

Norske Skog Industries Australia

 Table: Norske Skog Industries Australia - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The Pulp, Paper and Paperboard Manufacturing exhibits a high level of capital intensity. In the current year, for every dollar spent on wages, industry op...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Pulp, Paper and Paperboard 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 Pulp, Paper and Paperboard 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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  • Profitability Analysis
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  • SWOT Analysis
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  • Industry Trends
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  • Industry Operating Conditions
    Industry Operating Conditions
  • Porter's 5 Forces Analysis
    Porter's 5 Forces Analysis

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