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