Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Nearly three-quarters of revenue in the Wooden Container Manufacturing industry come from the sale of flat and box pallets, with the balance coming from wooden cases and boxes, crates, barrels and cable drums. Demand for wooden containers is principally driven by trends in manufacturing production, wholesaling activity, UK export levels and the subsequent demand for the transportation and storage of goods.
The industry has faced extremely difficult conditions over the past five years, with industry revenue expected to decline by a compound annual rate of 7.3% over the five years through 2012-13... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter
The industry has faced challenging conditions over the past five years, as the United Kingdom has suffered its worst economic recession since the Second World War. In combination with the fragile state of the global economy, this has resulted in manufacturing output, wholesaling activity and export volumes all contracting considerably. Since the industry's products are mainly used to transport and store various products, players were hit hard by depressed demand. However, industry revenue grew in 2010-11 as a brief economic recovery increased manufacturing and wholesaling activity. The subsequent return of recessionary conditions resulted in the industry shrinking in the following years... purchase to read more