Cardboard Box & Container Manufacturing in Canada: Market Research Report

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Cardboard Box & Container Manufacturing in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 32221CA | Mar 2014

Boxed in: Rising competition from imports and substitutes will continue shrinking the industry

IBISWorld’s Cardboard Box & 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.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Cardboard box and container manufacturers have been faced with escalating competition from imported corrugated products, particularly those sourced from the United States and China. Over the five years to 2019, revenue is forecast to continue to fall as operators contend with declining downstream production... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Cardboard Box and Container Manufacturing industry is in the decline stage of its economic life cycle; this stage is characterized by a slow decline in the number of establishments and clearly segmented and stable product lines. Industry valued added (IVA), which measures an industry's contribution to the overall economy, is expected to decrease at an annualized rate of 2.3% over the 10 years to 2019. In contrast, GDP is projected to grow at an annualized rate of 2.4% over the same period. These figures signify that the industry's share of the domestic economy is slowly declining.

Over the 10 years to 2019, the number of Canadian cardboard manufacturing facilities is forecast to decline at an annualized rate of 2.8%, reaching 235 establishments in 2019... purchase to read more


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What is the Cardboard Box & Container Manufacturing Industry?

This industry includes companies which primarily convert purchased paper, paperboard and old corrugated containers into cardboard boxes, containers and similar packaging. The industry produces corrugated and solid cardboard packaging for a range of industries, including manufacturing, agriculture, wholesale, shipping, retail and others.

Industry Products
Corrugated and solid fibre boxesFolding cartonsNon-folding sanitary food containersFiber cans, tubes and drumsRigid-sided cardboard boxes
Industry Activities
Manufacturing corrugated and solid fibre boxesManufacturing folding cartonsManufacturing non-folding sanitary food containersManufacturing fiber cans, tubes, drums and similar productsManufacturing rigid-sided setup paperboard boxes

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