Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Subdued industrial production and mounting competition from imports have harmed the performance of the Cardboard Box and Container Manufacturing industry. Moreover, cardboard box and container manufacturers continue to experience escalating competition from imported corrugated products. Over the five years to 2021, revenue is forecast to continue to fall. Industry operators will find it necessary to contend with declining downstream production, especially food and beverage manufacturing, and competition from substitute products is anticipated to intensify, hurting industry demand... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The distribution of cardboard box and container manufacturers is highly correlated with the dispersion of key suppliers, such as paper and paperboard mills. Furthermore, industry manufacturers typically locate near key consumer markets, given that the bulky and inexpensive nature of cardboard boxes makes it less cost effective to transport across long distances. Consequently, the industry is highly concentrated in Ontario, Quebec and British Columbia.
The majority of the nation's cardboard manufacturers are located in Ontario. According to the latest available data from Canadian Business Patterns, 50.9% of industry establishments are located in the province... purchase to read more