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 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 make 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, 52.8% of industry establishments are located in the province... purchase to read more