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 2015

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

IBISWorld’s Cardboard Box & Container Manufacturing market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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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 2020, 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

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Despite the general stability of downstream markets, the performance of the Cardboard Box and Container Manufacturing industry has been damaged by mounting competition from imports and substitutes over the past five years. Cardboard is one of the most common forms of packaging, particularly for the food and beverage manufacturing sector. Given the nondiscretionary nature of products sold by this downstream sector, these producers typically provide a very stable source of demand. Regardless, many of the industry's other markets were harmed extensively by the global financial crisis, which tempered both industrial production activity and industry revenue in the beginning of the five-year period... 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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