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Cardboard Packaging & Paper Bag Manufacturing in the UK: Market Research Report

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Cardboard Packaging & Paper Bag Manufacturing Market Research Report | SIC C17.210 | Dec 2016

Bottom of the bag: Industry profit margins are expected to narrow as input costs increase

The Cardboard Packaging & Paper Bag Manufacturing market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
DS Smith plc DS Smith plc market share
SAICA Pack UK Limited SAICA Pack UK Limited market share
Smurfit Kappa UK Ltd Smurfit Kappa UK Ltd market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
£4bn
Annual Growth 12-17
-0.2%
Annual Growth 17-22
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Profit
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Employment
25,954
Businesses
452
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

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. Industry revenue has been relatively volatile over the past five years as a result of random shocks to the industry. Overall, revenue is expected to decline at a compound annual rate of 0.2% over the five years through 2016-17 to reach £4.4 billion. This includes forecast growth of 3.3% in the current year. Despite consumer spending and downstream demand improving, the industry has struggled... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

Operators in the Cardboard Packaging and Paper Bag Manufacturing industry tend to locate near downstream markets. Since the industry's products are bulky and retail at a low cost, transportation is expensive and firms aim to minimise this cost and improve supply chain efficiency.

The East Midlands

The East Midlands has a high proportion of cardboard packaging and paper bag manufacturers in the United Kingdom, with an estimated 14.8% of establishments. It has long been one of the key manufacturing hubs in the United Kingdom and it has good supply chain infrastructure, including motorways, rail links and pipelines. The area is home to many well-established facilities, which can help to reduce start-up costs. Lan.. purchase to read more

 


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What is the Cardboard Packaging & Paper Bag Manufacturing 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
Paper bags and sacksCorrugated cardboard boxes, cartons and casesNon-corrugated cardboard boxes, cartons and casesCorrugated cardboard in rolls or sheets
 
Industry Activities
Paper bag and sackCorrugated cardboard containerSolid cardboard containerCustomised cardboard container


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