The best things: The industry has benefited considerably from the shift to online shopping

Operators in the Cardboard Packaging and Paper Bag Manufacturing industry produce a range of packaging solutions, such as corrugated boxes, folding cartons and customised cardboard containers. Rising private consumption and industrial production levels have contributed to strong revenue growth over the past five years, as industry demand is largely tied to consumer spending patterns. In particular, strong growth in the online retail sector has provided a prosperous avenue for growth in the industry. Industry revenue is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 3.4% over the five years through 2019, including forecast growth of 2.4% in the current year, to reach €337.2 million...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
€337.2m
Annual Growth 14-19
3.3%
Forecast Growth 19-24
Profit
Employment
1,897
Businesses
51
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Operators have benefited from strong growth in the online retail sector over the past five years
  • As plastic packaging has become less attractive, opportunities have opened up for innovative manufacturers
  • Ireland has a number of recycling targets, and further reductions in plastic consumption are likely to benefit the industry
  • Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

    Corrugated cartons, boxes and casesCorrugated cardboard boxes, cartons and cases are expected to account for 63.2% of industry revenue in 2019. These products are made of three layers of cardboard sheeting: one corrugated sheet in the middle of two flat sheets. Such boxes are more durable than standard containers. Cardboard boxes have a wide variety of applications and are used to package many different products. They are sold to manufacturers, wholesalers, storage owners, retailers and consumers. In general, demand for cardboard boxes correlates with demand for consumer goods because higher demand from consumers supports higher manufacturing output and thereby necessitates a greater need for product packaging. A w...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Cardboard Packaging and Paper Bag Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Cardboard Packaging and Paper Bag Manufacturing Industry are

  • Supply contracts in place for key inputs
  • Proximity to key markets
  • Access to the latest available and most efficient technology and techniques
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Real personal consumption expenditure and Industrial production index in the Cardboard Packaging and Paper Bag Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Cardboard Packaging and Paper Bag Manufacturing in Ireland Industry?

    Operators in this industry manufacture cardboard packaging and paper bags and sacks. Cardboard packaging includes corrugated and solid cardboard boxes, folding cartons and customised cardboard containers. This industry excludes the manufacture of moulded or pressed articles of paper pulp, such as egg cartons and paper plates.

    Industry Products
  • Corrugated cartons, boxes and cases
  • Non-corrugated cartons, boxes and cases
  • Paper bags and sacks
  • Industry Activities
  • Corrugated cardboard container
  • Paper bag and sack
  • Solid cardboard container
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Real personal consumption expenditure
  • Industrial production index
  • Demand from plastic packing goods manufacturing
  • World price of wood pulp

  • Current Performance
    E-commerce activityInnovative packagingImport competition
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
    Sustainable growthPrice competition
  • Table: Cardboard Packaging and Paper Bag Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Cardboard Packaging and Paper Bag Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Breakfast Cereals & Cereal-Based Foods Production in Ireland
  • Prepared Meal Manufacturing in Ireland
  • E-Commerce in Ireland
  • Warehousing & Storage in Ireland

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Waste Collection in Ireland

  • Products & Services
  • Corrugated cartons, boxes and cases
  • Non-corrugated cartons, boxes and cases
  • Paper bags and sacks
  • Other
  • Chart: Cardboard Packaging and Paper Bag Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Food and beverage manufacturers
  • Other manufacturers
  • Retailers
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Cardboard Packaging and Paper Bag Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Wages
  • Purchases
  • Profit
  • Depreciation
  • Other Costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Cardboard Packaging and Paper Bag Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Cardboard Packaging and Paper Bag Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Smurfit Kappa Ireland Ltd, SAICA Pack Ireland Ltd, Rigid Containers Ltd,
  • Table: Smurfit Kappa Ireland Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: SAICA Pack Ireland Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Rigid Containers Ltd - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Cardboard Packaging and Paper Bag Manufacturing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Cardboard Packaging and Paper Bag Manufacturing Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2010-2024)
  • Industry Gross Product (2010-2024)
  • Establishments (2010-2024)
  • Businesses (2010-2024)
  • Employment (2010-2024)
  • Exports (2010-2024)
  • Imports (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)
  • Purchases (2010-2024)
  • Profit (2010-2024)
  • Depreciation (2010-2024)
  • Marketing (2010-2024)
  • Rent (2010-2024)
  • Utilities (2010-2024)
  • Other (2010-2024)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Corrugated Cardboard
  • A paper-based material consisting of a fluted corrugated sheet and one or two flat linerboards.
  • E-Commerce
  • The buying and selling of goods via the internet
  • Fast Moving Consumer Goods
  • Products sold quickly at relatively low costs. Examples include non-durable goods such as food and toiletries.
  • Rigid Boxes
  • Cardboard boxes manufactured so they cannot be folded or unfolded. They are shipped in their original form.
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