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Global Corrugated and Paperboard Boxes Market

  • May 2014
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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Corrugated and Paperboard Boxes in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Corrugated & Solid Fiber Boxes, Folding Paperboard Boxes, and Set-Up Paperboard Boxes. The market is also analyzed by the following End-Use Segments: Non-Durables (Food & Beverages, Paper and Publishing Products, Chemicals & Allied Products, & Others), and Durables. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 222 companies including many key and niche players such as -

Cascades, Inc.
DS Smith Plc
Georgia-Pacific Corporation
International Paper
Klabin SA

Table Of Contents

Global Corrugated and Paperboard Boxes Market



I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY and PRODUCT DEFINITIONS
Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
Disclaimers I-2
Data Interpretation and Reporting Level I-2
Quantitative Techniques and Analytics I-3
Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3
By Product Segment I-3
Corrugated and Solid Fiber Box I-3
Folding Paperboard Box I-4
Set-Up Paperboard Box I-4
By End-Use Market I-4


II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1
Prelude II-1
Recession in Retrospect and the Road Ahead II-2
Improvement in Global GDP Performance to Benefit Market
Growth in 2014 II-3
Table 1: World Real GDP Growth Rates in % by Country (2012-
2015) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-4
Table 2: World GDP (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of
Nominal GDP Value by Country (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-5
Encouraging Gains in Global PMI: Optimistic Outlook for
Corrugated and Paperboard Boxes II-5
Corrugated Boxes: Prospects II-6
Table 3: Worldwide Corrugated Production (2013): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Production Volume by Region/Country
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-7
Corrugated and Solid Fiber Boxes Dominate the Market II-7
Non-Durable Products Segment: A Leading End-Use Market II-7
Developing Nations Hold Promise for Corrugated Boxes II-8
Table 4: Global Middle Class Population (2012 and 2030):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Population by Select
Regions/Countries (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-9
Food and Beverages: Growth Potential for Corrugated Boxes Market II-9
Table 5: Global Market for Food and Beverage Boxes by End-Use
Category (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Demand
for Bakery Products, Beverages, Canned Foods, Dairy Products,
Fresh Produce, Frozen Foods, Grain Mill Products, Meat,
Poultry and Seafood, Sugar and Confectionery, and Other Foods
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-10
Favorable Food Consumption Patterns Strengthens Market Prospects II-11
At Home Food Consumption on the Rise II-11
Packaged Foods Demand Patterns II-11
Ready-to-Eat Food Drives Evolution in Packaging Materials II-12
Snacking Culture Pushes Innovation and Demand II-12
Corrugated and Paperboard Packaging - Solution for Boosting Sales! II-12
Global Containerboard Market: An Overview II-13
Table 6: Global Containerboard Market (2013): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Demand (Volume) by Geographic Region
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-13

Table 7: Global Containerboard Market (2013): Percentage
Share of Production Volume by Region/Country - China, Europe,
Japan, US, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-13

Table 8: Global Containerboard Market (2013): Percentage
Share of Production Capacity by Type - Recycled
Containerboard and Virgin Containerboard II-14
Plastic - A Major Competitor to Corrugated and Paperboard Box II-14
Plastic Crates and Corrugated Box: A Comparative Review of
Major Attributes II-15
Competitive Landscape II-15
Table 9: Leading Players in the Global Corrugated Box Market
(2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Demand (Volume) for
International Paper, Rock-Tenn, Smurfit Kappa, Rengo, Oji
Paper, DS Smith, Georgia-Pacific, and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-16

Table 10: Leading Worldwide Producers of Corrugated Packaging
(2013): Ranked by Production Capacity (in Million Tons)
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-16

Table 11: Leading Global Producers of Containerboard (2013):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Capacity for Georgia-Pacific,
International Paper, Lee and Man Paper, Nine Dragons Paper
Industries, Oji Paper, RockTenn, Smurfit Kappa Group, and
Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-17

Table 12: Leading Global Producers of Virgin Cartonboard by
Capacity (2013) (In Million Tons) (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-17
Changing Dynamics in Key End-Use Markets to Drive MandA Activity II-18

2. MARKET DYNAMICS II-19
Paper and Paperboard Market - An Overview II-19
Table 13: Global Market for Paper and Board (2005-2013):
Production in Million Tons (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-19

Table 14: Global Paper and Paperboard Market (2012): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Consumption (Volume) by Geographic Region
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-20

Table 15: Worldwide Paper Consumption in Paper and Board
(2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Demand by
Geographic Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-20

Table 16: Global Virgin Coated Paperboard Market (2013):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Demand by Geographic
Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-20
Corrugated Packaging Materials: A Review II-21
Table 17: Corrugated Packaging Material Market (2013):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Material Volume Demand by Type
of Application (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-21

Table 18: Corrugated Board Market by Type (2013): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Consumption Volume by Type of Corrugated
Material and Select Geographic Regions (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-22
Recyclability - A Major Fetching Factor for Corrugated and
Paperboard Boxes II-22
Recycled Paper Becoming the Main Raw Material for
Manufacturing Boxes II-23
Table 19: Worldwide Recovered Paper Market (2013):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Demand by
Region/Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-23
Companies Focus on Cost Containment in Packaging II-23
E-Commerce Drives Market for Paper Packaging II-24
Table 20: Factors Influencing Online Purchase Decision -
Percentage Share Breakdown by Consumer Preferences (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-25
Retail Sector - A Key Beneficiary of Corrugated Packaging II-25
Corrugated and Paperboard Packaging in Point-of-Purchase Display II-26
Innovations for Shelf Display II-26
Environment-Friendly Packaging and Printing Inks: Gaining
Momentum II-26
Table 21: Printing Technique Used for Corrugated Boxes
(2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Demand by Type
of Printing Process (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-27
Shift towards Lightweight Corrugated Boxes II-27
Table 22: Global Substance Weight (in Gsm or g/sqm) by
Geographic Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-28
Distribution Issues Foster Packaging Innovation II-28
Growing Demand for Micro-Corrugated Cardboard II-29
Recycled Board to Expand Share II-29
Shift towards High-Value Products II-29
Growing Popularity of Smaller Flute Profiles II-29
Threat of Returnables II-30
Innovations Benefit Carton Packaging Industry II-30

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-31
Paper-Based Packaging - An Introduction II-31
Types of Packaging Grades II-31
Containerboard II-31
Boxboard II-31
Kraft Bags and Sacks II-31
Paperboard Grades Used in Packaging II-31
Solid Bleached Sulfate (SBS) II-31
Coated Unbleached Kraft Paperboard (CUK) II-32
Recycled Paperboard II-32
Uncoated Paperboard II-32
Coated Paperboard II-32
Common Corrugated Board Styles II-32
Single-Faced Board II-33
Single-Wall or Double-Faced Board II-33
Double-Wall Board II-34
Triple-Wall Board II-34
Corrugated and Paperboard Boxes II-34
Corrugated and Solid Fiber Box II-34
Folding Paperboard Box II-34
Set-Up Paperboard Box II-34
Corrugated Box Specifications II-35
Table 23: Corrugated Box Specifications of Single Wall
Corrugated Boxes II-35
Corrugated Intermediate Bulk Containers II-35
Advantages of Corrugated and Paperboard Boxes II-35
Key Benefits - At a Glance II-36
Customizable II-36
Cost-Effective II-36
Protection for Goods II-37
Efficient Storage II-37
Eco-Friendly Material II-37

4. HISTORY OF BOX MAKING II-38
History of Corrugated and Paperboard II-38
A Tour Through the World of Corrugated and Paperboard Industry II-38
Corrugated Paper Development II-39
Decades of Change in the Corrugated and Paperboard Box Industry II-39

5. PRODUCTION OF CORRUGATED and PAPERBOARD BOXES II-40
Production Process of Corrugated and Paperboard Boxes II-40
I. Production of Corrugated Board from Paper II-40
Lifecycle of a Cardboard Box II-41
Parts of a Corrugator Machine II-42
II. Conversion Process II-42
Types of Corrugated Boxes II-42
Types of Corrugated Packaging Plants II-43
Corrugator Plants II-43
Sheet Plants II-43
Sheet Suppliers II-43
Corrugated Board Coating II-43
Application of Wax to Corrugated Boxes II-43
Printing Procedures II-44
Flexographic Printing II-44
Digital Printing II-45
Printing Plate Requirements II-45

6. RAW MATERIALS OVERVIEW II-46
Paper and Paperboard II-46
Classification of Paperboard II-46
Types of Paperboard - A Glance at Select Varieties II-46
Categorization of Boxes by Parameters - Weight, Performance
and Color II-47
Corrugated Board II-48
Flutes and Liners II-48
Types of Flutes II-48
Polypropylene Hollow Corrugated Board - A Threat to
Corrugated Board II-49
Paperboard Quality - Critical for Packaging Efficacy II-49
Adhesives II-49
Waxes II-49

7. END-USE MARKETS II-50
Overview II-50
Food and Beverages - The Largest End-Use Segment II-50
Cosmetics and Toiletries Packaging II-50

8. ENVIRONMENT and CORRUGATED PACKAGING II-51
Recycling of Corrugated Products II-51
Advantages of Recycling OCC II-51
Favorable Environmental Impact of Corrugated Packaging II-51
Recycling Process - A Journey through History II-52
Common Contaminants of Corrugated Boxes II-52

9. REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT II-53
Introduction II-53
The Common Footprint (CF) Standard for Corrugated Packaging II-53
Government Legislations Affect Packaging II-53

10. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS II-54
Interstate Container to Showcase Innovative Poultry Packaging II-54
MWV Introduces EnShield kit 5 for Food and Food Service To-go
Packaging II-54
MWV Rigesa Introduces HyPerform, a New Line of Corrugated
Packaging Material II-54
Smurfit Kappa to Roll Out New Packaging Solution for Food
Industry II-54
EASTERNPAK Develops New Jumbo Corrugated Box II-54
PackagingSupplies.com Releases New Kraft Corrugated Bin Boxes II-54
Lincoln Electric Launches Gem-Pak II-54
Rengo Develops Delta Flute II-55
Interstate Container to Roll Out Greencoat® ICE Seafood Boxes II-55
SCA Packaging Launches New Corrugated Box II-55
BOBST Rolls Out Novel Folding Carton and Corrugated Board
Innovations II-55
Malmö Aviation Introduces New Biodegradable Breakfast Boxes II-55
Ox Box Launches Weatherproof and Reusable Shipping Containers II-55

11. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-56
International Paper Takes Over Orsa IP Embalagens II-56
RockTenn Takes Over Simpson Tacoma Paper Mill II-56
Cascades to Close Down Cascades Djupafors II-56
Cascades Forms Joint Venture with MPPL II-56
Oji Holdings to Acquire Pulp, Paper and Packaging Businesses
of Carter Holt Harvey II-56
Oji Holdings to Set Up Corrugated Container Business II-56
Packaging Corporation to Establish DeRidder, Louisiana
Containerboard Mill II-57
Valmet Signs Supply Contract with Klabin II-57
Unisource and Innovative Corrugated Packaging Ink Distribution
Contract II-57
Graphic Packaging to Take Over Benson Group II-57
International Paper to Acquire Sabanci Holding Shares in
Sabanci Holding II-57
Graphic Packaging Acquires Contego Packaging and AandR Carton II-57
Cascades Inc. to Start Production at Greenpac Mill LLC II-57
Oji Holdings Acquires 75% Share of UPJV II-58
Huhtamäki Oyj Takes Over BCP Fluted Packaging II-58
Grupo Gondi Takes Over Grupo Peosa II-58
SupplyOne Acquires Budget Box and Bag II-58
Akron Acquires Dakota CorrugatedBox Company II-58
Europac Inaugurates Corrugated Packaging Plant II-58
Rengo Initiates Construction of building corrugated box plant
in Hawaii II-58
Klabin Commences Expansion in Pernambuco II-58
Nippon Paper Industries Establishes Two Divisions II-59
Amcor Australasia Takes Over Joe's Cartons Packaging Solution II-59
Packaging Corporation Acquires Boise Inc. II-59
Rengo Receives FSC® Certification for Clay Coated Board II-59
Settsu Carton Corporation Establishes Settsu Carton Vietnam
Corporation II-59
Rengo Takes Over Hirooka Shiki II-59
Smurfit Kappa to Take Over CRP Print and Packaging II-59
Cascades to Consolidate Corrugated Product Plants II-59
MWV Inks Agreement for the Acquisition of Ruby Macons II-60
Mondi to Take Over Duropack Operations II-60
International Paper and Jari Celulose, Embalagens e Papel Form
a Joint Venture II-60
Rengo Inaugurates Karawang Factory in Indonesia II-60
Rengo to Initiate Construction of Shin-Nagoya Plant II-60
Oji India Packaging to Establish Corrugated Container Business
Unit in India II-60
DS Smith Acquires SCA's Packaging Division II-60
International Paper Acquires Temple-Inland II-60
MeadWestvaco Takes Over Polytop Corporation II-61
Rengo Acquires Stake in Tawana Container II-61
RockTenn Takes Over Mid South Packaging II-61
Amcor Acquires Uniglobe Packaging II-61
Cascades' Norampac Acquires Bird Packaging Facilities II-61

12. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS II-62
Cascades, Inc. (Canada) II-62
Norampac, Inc. (Canada) II-62
DS Smith Plc (UK) II-62
Georgia-Pacific Corporation (US) II-63
Graphic Packaging Holding Company (US) II-63
International Paper (US) II-64
Klabin SA (Brazil) II-64
Lee and Man Paper Manufacturing Ltd (Hong Kong) II-64
MeadWestvaco Corporation (US) II-65
Mondi Group Plc (UK) II-65
Nine Dragons Paper (Holdings) Limited (China) II-66
Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. (Japan) II-66
Oji Holdings Corporation (Japan) II-66
Orora Ltd (Australia) II-67
Packaging Corporation of America (US) II-67
Rengo Co., Ltd. (Japan) II-67
RockTenn Company (US) II-68
SAICA (Spain) II-68
Smurfit Kappa Group Plc (Ireland) II-69
Visy Pty Ltd. (Australia) II-69

13. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-70
Table 24: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Corrugated and Paperboard Boxes by Geographic Region - US,
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin
America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-70

Table 25: World Historic Review for Corrugated and Paperboard
Boxes by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of
World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures
in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
Corresponding Graph/Chart) II-71

Table 26: World 15-Year Perspective for Corrugated and
Paperboard Boxes by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown
of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets
for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-72

Table 27: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Corrugated Boxes by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and
Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Demand Figures in Million Square Meters for Years 2013 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-73

Table 28: World Historic Review for Corrugated Boxes by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Million
Square Meters for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-74

Table 29: World 15-Year Perspective for Corrugated Boxes by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Demand for US,
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin
America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-75
Analysis by Product Segment II-76
Table 30: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Corrugated and Solid Fiber Boxes by Geographic Region - US,
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin
America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-76

Table 31: World Historic Review for Corrugated and Solid Fiber
Boxes by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of
World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures
in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-77

Table 32: World 15-Year Perspective for Corrugated and Solid
Fiber Boxes by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets
for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-78

Table 33: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Folding Paperboard Boxes by Geographic Region - US, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America,
and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-79

Table 34: World Historic Review for Folding Paperboard Boxes
by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-80

Table 35: World 15-Year Perspective for Folding Paperboard
Boxes by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years
2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-81

Table 36: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Set-Up Paperboard Boxes by Geographic Region - US, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America,
and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-82

Table 37: World Historic Review for Set-Up Paperboard Boxes by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-83

Table 38: World 15-Year Perspective for Set-Up Paperboard
Boxes by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years
2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-84
Analysis by End-Use Segment II-85
Table 39: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Corrugated and Paperboard Boxes in Non-Durable Products by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-85

Table 40: World Historic Review of Corrugated and Paperboard
Boxes in Non-Durable Products by Geographic Region - US,
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin
America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through
2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-86

Table 41: World 15-Year Perspective for Corrugated and
Paperboard Boxes in Non-Durable Products by Geographic Region-
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and
Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-87

Table 42: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Corrugated and Paperboard Boxes in Non-Durable Products by
End-Use Segment - Food and Beverages, Paper and Publishing
Products, Chemicals and Allied Products, and Others Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-88

Table 43: World Historic Review for Corrugated and Paperboard
Boxes in Non-Durable Products by End-Use Segment - Food and
Beverages, Paper and Publishing Products, Chemicals and Allied
Products, and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through
2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-89

Table 44: World 15-Year Perspective for Corrugated and
Paperboard Boxes in Non-Durable Products by End-Use Segment -
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Food and Beverages,
Paper and Publishing Products, Chemicals and Allied Products, and
Others Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-90

Table 45: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Corrugated and Paperboard Boxes in Food and Beverages by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-91

Table 46: World Historic Review of Corrugated and Paperboard
Boxes in Food and Beverages by Geographic Region - US, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America,
and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-92

Table 47: World 15-Year Perspective for Corrugated and
Paperboard Boxes in Food and Beverages by Geographic Region -
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and
Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-93

Table 48: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Corrugated and Paperboard Boxes in Paper and Publishing
Products by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of
World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures
in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-94

Table 49: World Historic Review of Corrugated and Paperboard
Boxes in Paper and Publishing Products by Geographic Region -
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-95

Table 50: World 15-Year Perspective for Corrugated and
Paperboard Boxes in Paper and Publishing Products by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-96

Table 51: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Corrugated and Paperboard Boxes in Chemicals and Allied Products
by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-97

Table 52: World Historic Review of Corrugated and Paperboard
Boxes in Chemicals and Allied Products by Geographic Region -
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-98

Table 53: World 15-Year Perspective for Corrugated and
Paperboard Boxes in Chemicals and Allied Products by Geographic
Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America,
and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-99

Table 54: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Corrugated and Paperboard Boxes in Other Non-Durable Products
by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-100

Table 55: World Historic Review of Corrugated and Paperboard
Boxes in Other Non-Durable Products by Geographic Region - US,
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin
America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through
2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-101

Table 56: World 15-Year Perspective for Corrugated and
Paperboard Boxes in Other Non-Durable Products by Geographic
Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America,
and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-102

Table 57: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Corrugated and Paperboard Boxes in Durable Products by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-103

Table 58: World Historic Review of Corrugated and Paperboard
Boxes in Durable Products by Geographic Region - US, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America,
and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-104

Table 59: World 15-Year Perspective for Corrugated and
Paperboard Boxes in Durable Products by Geographic Region -
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and
Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-105


III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
Corrugated Packaging Market to Witness Moderate Growth III-1
Corrugated Shipments - An Indicator of Economic Activity III-2
Fast Facts III-2
Corrugated and Solid Fiber Box: Preferred Packaging for
Shipping III-3
Table 60: US Corrugated Fiberboard Production by Type
(2013): Percentage Share Breakdown for Three-Layer,
Five-Layer, and Seven-Layer (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-4
Folding Paperboard Boxes Face Stiff Competition from
Alternatives III-4
Non-Durables Drive Value Shipments III-4
Preference for High-Value Cartons Limits Volume Shipments III-5
Recyclable and Renewable Characteristics Provide an Edge to
Folding Cartons III-5
Recycled Board Cedes Ground to Unbleached Kraft Board III-5
Table 61: Material Usage in the US Folding Paperboard
Boxes Market (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for Recycled Board, Bleached Kraft, and
Unbleached Kraft (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-6
Set-Up Boxes Witness High Demand from High-End Applications III-6
Non-Durable Consumer Goods: A Lucrative Market III-6
Food Products and Beverage: The Largest End-User Market III-7
Rising Demand for Corrugated Packaging from Frozen Food and
Beverages III-7
Corrugated Packaging for Beverages: Favorable Prospects III-7
Containerboard Market in the US: An Overview III-7
Strong MandA Activity Characterizes Containerboard Market III-8
New Capacity and Investments in Containerboard Production III-8
Table 62: Net Capacity Additions in Containerboard Market
(in ‘000 Tons) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-9
Corrugated Box - A Highly Integrated Industry III-9
Table 63: US Corrugated and Solid Fiber Box Market by
Leading States (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of
Revenues for Ohio, Texas, Georgia, Illinois, and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-10
Folding Boxboard Market - Food and Beverage Industry Dynamics
Set Growth Curve III-10
Noteworthy Trends and Issues III-11
Semichemical Board to Witness Growth III-11
Paperboard Boxes to Witness Healthy Growth III-11
Preprinted Linerboard - A Major Innovation in Corrugated Boxes III-11
Visual Appeal Drives Demand for High-Value Boxes III-11
Rising Prices - A Major Concern III-12
Plastic Poses Major Challenge to Corrugated Industry III-12
Corrugated Manufacturers Focus on Source Reduction III-12
Rising Use of Corrugated Boxes as Marketing Tools III-12
Corrugated Box Technologies Continue to Evolve III-13
Pharmaceutical Industry to Boost Demand for Boxes III-13
Increasing Demand for Flute Boxes III-13
Recycling Initiatives in the US III-13
Table 64: Old Corrugated Containers Conversion in the US
(2011): Percentage Share Breakdown for Containerboard,
Recycled Paperboard, Exports and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-14
Food Packaging/Container Market - A Review III-14
Table 65: Food Containers Market in the US by Segment
(2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Demand for
Bags and Pouches, Paperboard, Plastic, Metal, and Glass
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-14
Food Packaging - Market Highlights III-15
Containers Evolve into Marketing Tools III-15
Environmental Concerns Push Innovative and Green Packaging
for Milk III-15
Packaging Industry Collaborates for Recycling Programs III-16
Competitive Landscape III-16
Table 66: Leading Players in the US Corrugated and Paperboard
Box Market (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value
Demand for International Paper, Smurfit Kappa, Rock-Tenn,
Georgia-Pacific, and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-17

Table 67: Leading Players in the US Containerboard Market
(2012): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Demand for
Georgia Pacific, International Player, PCA, Rock-Tenn, and
Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-17
Trade Statistics III-18
Table 68: US Market for Paper Cartons, Boxes, Cases, Sacks,
Bags, Drums and Other Containers (2013): Percentage Share
Breakdown of Export Value by Destination Country (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-18

Table 69: US Market for Paper Cartons, Boxes, Cases, Sacks,
Bags, Drums and Other Containers of Paper (2013):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Import Value Country of
Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-18
Product Launches III-19
Strategic Corporate Developments III-20
Key Players III-21
B.Market Analytics III-27
Table 70: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Corrugated and Paperboard Boxes by Product Segment -
Corrugated and Solid Fiber Box, Folding Paperboard Box and
Set-Up Paperboard Box Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-27

Table 71: US Historic Review for Corrugated and Paperboard
Boxes by Product Segment - Corrugated and Solid Fiber Box,
Folding Paperboard Box and Set-Up Paperboard Box Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-28

Table 72: US 15-Year Perspective for Corrugated and
Paperboard Boxes by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown
of Dollar Sales for Corrugated and Solid Fiber Box, Folding
Paperboard Box, and Set-Up Paperboard Box Markets for Years
2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-29

Table 73: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Corrugated and Paperboard Boxes by End-Use Segment -
Non-Durables (Food and Beverages, Paper and Publishing
Products, Chemicals and Allied Products, and Others), and
Durables Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-30

Table 74: US Historic Review for Corrugated and Paperboard
Boxes by End-Use Segment - Non-Durables (Food and Beverages,
Paper and Publishing Products, Chemicals and Allied Products,
and Others), and Durables Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006
through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-31

Table 75: US 15-Year Perspective for Corrugated and
Paperboard Boxes by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown
of Dollar Sales for Non-Durables (Food and Beverages, Paper
and Publishing Products, Chemicals and Allied Products, and
Others), and Durables Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-32

Table 76: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Corrugated Boxes Market Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures
in Million Square Meters for Years 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-33

Table 77: US Historic Review for Corrugated Boxes Market
Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Million
Square Meters for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-33

2. CANADA III-34
A.Market Analysis III-34
Market Overview III-34
Cardboard Box and Container Manufacturing Industry- A Sneak
Peek III-34
Boxboard Market in Canada III-35
Recycled Corrugated Packaging Finds Favor among Canadians III-35
Canadian Corrugated Boxes Market - At a Glance III-35
Packaging Industry Grapples with Forest Mismanagement
Misconception III-36
Table 78: Source of Average Corrugated Box Used in Canada
(2013) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-36
Trade Statistics III-37
Table 79: Canadian Folding Paperboard Box Market (2013):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Export Value by Destination
Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-37

Table 80: Canadian Folding Paperboard Box Market (2013):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Import Value by Country of
Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-37

Table 81: Canadian Folding Paperboard Container Market
(2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Export Value by
Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-38

Table 82: Canadian Paperboard Container Market (2013):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Import Value by Country of
Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-38

Table 83: Canadian Market for Paper Cartons, Boxes, Cases,
Sacks, Bags, Drums and Other Containers (2013): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Export Value by Destination Country
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-39

Table 84: Canadian Market for Paper Cartons, Boxes, Cases,
Sacks, Bags, Drums and Other Containers (2013): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Import Value by Country of Origin
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-39

Table 85: Canadian Market for Corrugated Paper/Paperboard
Sanitary Food and Beverage Containers (Cartons/Boxes/Cases)
in 2013 - Percentage Share Breakdown of Export Value by
Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-40

Table 86: Canadian Non-Corrugated Paper/Paperboard Sanitary
Food and Beverage Containers (Folding Cartons/Boxes/Cases) in
2013: Percentage Share Breakdown of Export Value by
Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-40

Table 87: Canadian Corrugated Paper/Paperboard Sanitary
Food or Beverage Containers (Cartons/ Boxes/Cases) in 2013:
Percentage Share Breakdown of Import Value Country of
Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-40

Table 88: Canadian Non-Corrugated Paper/Paperboard Sanitary
Food or Beverage Containers (Folding Cartons/Boxes/Cases)
in 2013: Percentage Share Breakdown of Import Value by
Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-41
Strategic Corporate Developments III-41
Key Players III-41
B.Market Analytics III-43
Table 89: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Corrugated and Paperboard Boxes by Product Segment -
Corrugated and Solid Fiber Box, Folding Paperboard Box and
Set-Up Paperboard Box Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-43

Table 90: Canadian Historic Review for Corrugated and
Paperboard Boxes by Product Segment - Corrugated and Solid
Fiber Box, Folding Paperboard Box and Set-Up Paperboard Box
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-44

Table 91: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Corrugated and
Paperboard Boxes by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown
of Dollar Sales for Corrugated and Solid Fiber Box, Folding
Paperboard Box, and Set-Up Paperboard Box Markets for Years
2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-45

Table 92: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Corrugated and Paperboard Boxes by End-Use Segment -
Non-Durables (Food and Beverages, Paper and Publishing
Products, Chemicals and Allied Products, and Others), and
Durables Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-46

Table 93: Canadian Historic Review for Corrugated and
Paperboard Boxes by End-Use Segment - Non-Durables (Food and
Beverages, Paper and Publishing Products, Chemicals and Allied
Products, and Others), and Durables Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-47

Table 94: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Corrugated and
Paperboard Boxes by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown
of Dollar Sales for Non-Durables (Food and Beverages, Paper
and Publishing Products, Chemicals and Allied Products, and
Others), and Durables Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-48

Table 95: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Corrugated Boxes Market Analyzed with Annual Demand
Figures in Million Square Meters for Years 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-49

Table 96: Canadian Historic Review for Corrugated Boxes
Market Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in
Million Square Meters for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-49

3. JAPAN III-50
A.Market Analysis III-50
Outlook III-50
Corrugated Products Market: A Review III-50
Table 97: Japanese Paperboard Production (2006-2013E) (In
Million Metric Tons) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-51

Table 98: Japanese Paperboard Market (2013): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Production Volume for Boxboard,
Containerboard, and Other Paperboard (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-51

Table 99: Corrugated Board Production in Japan (2013):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Volume by Region
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-51

Table 100: Average Basis Weight of Corrugated Board in
Japan (2008-2012) (In g per square meter) (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-52
OCC - The Primary Raw Material for Corrugated Industry III-52
Shift towards Eco-Friendly C-Flute III-52
Competitive Landscape III-53
Table 101: Leading Players in the Japanese Paperboard
Market (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production for
Oji Paperboard, Rengo Co., Nippon Paper Industries, Daio
Paper, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-53

Table 102: Leading Players in the Japanese Corrugated Board
Market (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production for
Rengo Co., Oji Paperboard, and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-53
Strategic Corporate Developments III-54
Key Players III-54
B.Market Analytics III-56
Table 103: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Corrugated and Paperboard Boxes by Product Segment -
Corrugated and Solid Fiber Box, Folding Paperboard Box and
Set-Up Paperboard Box Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-56

Table 104: Japanese Historic Review for Corrugated and
Paperboard Boxes by Product Segment - Corrugated and Solid
Fiber Box, Folding Paperboard Box and Set-Up Paperboard Box
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-57

Table 105: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Corrugated and
Paperboard Boxes by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown
of Dollar Sales for Corrugated and Solid Fiber Box, Folding
Paperboard Box, and Set-Up Paperboard Box Markets for Years
2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-58

Table 106: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Corrugated and Paperboard Boxes by End-Use Segment -
Non-Durables (Food and Beverages, Paper and Publishing
Products, Chemicals and Allied Products, and Others), and
Durables Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-59

Table 107: Japanese Historic Review for Corrugated and
Paperboard Boxes by End-Use Segment - Non-Durables (Food and
Beverages, Paper and Publishing Products, Chemicals and Allied
Products, and Others), and Durables Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-60

Table 108: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Corrugated and
Paperboard Boxes by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown
of Dollar Sales for Non-Durables (Food and Beverages, Paper
and Publishing Products, Chemicals and Allied Products, and
Others), and Durables Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-61

Table 109: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Corrugated Boxes Market Analyzed with Annual Demand
Figures in Million Square Meters for Years 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-62

Table 110: Japanese Historic Review for Corrugated Boxes
Market Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in
Million Square Meters for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-62

4. EUROPE III-63
A.Market Analysis III-63
Outlook III-63
Paper and Corrugated Packaging Market: An Overview III-63
Corrugated Packaging - Highlights III-64
Corrugated Board Market III-64
Table 111: Corrugated Board Market in Europe (2013):
Percentage Share of Shipments Volume by Country (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-65

Table 112: Per Capita Shipments of Corrugated Board in
Select European Countries (2013) (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-65

Table 113: Raw Material Consumed in the European Corrugated
Board Market (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for Brown Kraftliner, Kraftliner (Including
White and Colored Kraft), Recycled Fluting, Recycled Liner,
Semi-Chemical Fluting, and Testliner (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-66
Emerging Europe: Opportunities in Store III-66
Folding Carton Market: An Overview III-66
An Insight into Containerboard Market III-67
FMCG Sector: Retail-Ready Packaging Gains Popularity III-67
Rising Demand for Lightweight Corrugated Packaging III-67
Table 114: Average Weight (in g/m2) of Corrugated Board in
Select European Countries (2011) (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-68
Corrugated Packaging for Fresh Fruits and Vegetables III-68
Essentials for Transport Packaging of Fruits and Vegetables III-69
Corrugated Case Material (CCM) Price - A Key Determinant of
Profitability III-69
Competitive Landscape III-69
Table 115: Leading Manufacturers in the European Corrugated
Board Market (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Capacity
for DS Smith, Mondi, SAICA, Smurfit Kappa, and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-70

Table 116: Leading Manufacturers in the European
Containerboard Market (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of
Capacity for DS Smith, Mondi, SAICA, Smurfit Kappa, and
Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-70
Regulations and Standards III-71
The Common Footprint Standard for Corrugated Packaging III-71
The Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive 94/62/EC III-71
The Producer Responsibility Obligations (Packaging Waste)
Regulations 2007 III-71
The Packaging (Essential Requirements) Regulations 2003 III-71
B.Market Analytics III-72
Table 117: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Corrugated and Paperboard Boxes by

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