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International Papers, west Rock, PCA, Graphic Packaging, Kapstone, Grief Industrial Packaging are some of the Leading players in the US Organized Paperboard Packaging Industry on the Basis of Revenue : Ken Research

Posted on 06 September 2016 by KenResearch Automotive, Transportation and Warehousing ,

Folding carton industry in the US is growing at a rapid pace. The growing packaged food industry, personal care and health care industry has fuelled the demand of the folding cartons in the country. The corrugated packaging industry has been adequately meeting the packaging requirements of the country by successfully substituting wooden and plywood boxes, thereby contributing to environmental protection and the ecological balance.

Paper bag is one of the fastest growing segments in the paperboard industry in terms of value and production volume. Paper bags are made from Kraft paper or sack papers. They have wide range of applications in day to day life. With the ban on the usage of plastic bags in the country the demand of paper bags have fuelled in the US.

Continuous advancements in technology and production processes have enabled paper packaging products to increasingly find use as replacement for wood, glass, plastic, steel, and metal packaging forms. The paper packaging market is witnessing numerous technological changes and regional shifts which had increased the market size of the industry in 2014-2015.

Retail-ready packaging (RRP) refers to packaging delivered to a retailer in a self-contained unit, which is immediately ready for on-shelf product display without the need for assembling or unpacking. The growing demand of retail ready packaging in the country had fueled the demand of folding cartons.

Kapstone is a leading North American company producing unbleached Kraft paper and corrugated packaging products. Kapstone paper mills produce a wide spectrum of Kraft and recycled products ranging from containerboard, including liner and medium, to kraft papers and folding carton board.

Rising Prominence of online shopping and expanding E-commerce industry will drive the demand of corrugated packaging in the country. It has also been anticipated that the number of e-commerce companies will increase by 2018 which will result in the boosting the paper packaging Industry. The existing E-commerce companies will expand their product line which will fuel the demand of paperboard packaging in coming future.

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Ban on Sales of Plastic Packaging and Rising Impetus of Packaging from Renewable Sources to Shape Paper Packaging Sector in the United States

Posted on 02 September 2016 by KenResearch Automotive, Transportation and Warehousing ,

Ken Research announced its latest publication on US Paperboard Packaging Market Outlook to 2020 - Expanding E-tail industry and Usage of Recycled Paper to Fuel the Demand for Paper Productswhich provides a comprehensive analysis of paperboard packaging market in the US. The report focuses on the US paperboard packaging market. The report covers market size in terms of value & volume and segmentation of overall paperboard packaging industry on the basis of organized and unorganized sector, by types of products, by grades, by virgin or recycled paperboard, by Applications, by types of papers used, by regions and by E-commerce and offline clients. The potential and future outlook for paperboard packaging has also been discussed in the publication. The report provides detailed analysis of major players, their strategies, and porters five forces model, Trends & Developments and major issues and challenges with the US paperboard packaging industry in the US. The report also serves as a benchmark for existing players and every new player who wish to capitalize the market potential and investors who are looking forward to venture into the paperboard packaging industry in the US.

The overall global packaging industry has been valued at USD 600 billion in 2015 of which the Paperboard Packaging products constituted 42%. The benefits and multiple usages in all the sectors had driven the market of paper board packaging globally. The expanding E-commerce industry, FMCG industry and retail industry had also fueled the demand of paperboard packaging in the world. Additionally, due to rising environmental concerns the government has been encouraging the use of paperboard packaging products which had created the huge potential for the paperboard manufacturers over the past few years.

The paper packaging industry caters the needs of many sectors in the economy such as Food & Beverages, Automobile, Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG), Pharmaceuticals, Durable goods, Tobacco and many more. Rising retail sector in US and robust growth in the e-commerce industry from past five years had driven the market of paperboard packaging industry in the country. In a country like the US where the purchasing power of the people is high as compared to other countries, goods are usually sold in luxurious packaging material which contributes significantly towards the rising demand for paper packaging products in the country.

Ban on usage of non-renewable resources for packaging in the country had increased the demand of renewable resources. Moreover, paper board packaging can be scored, folded, curved and custom die-cut in countless ways. In several states of the US, the plastic bags are banned during the period of 2012-2015. Recently the California state of the US had passed a law of prohibition of plastic bags usage in 2014 and it was implemented from July, 2015. Rise in concern for environmental issues in the country had forced many companies to use renewable raw materials for making packaging boxes. This had triggered the market of paperboard packaging in the country. Paperboard can be re-used again for making different materials.

According to the research report, the paper board packaging market will record revenue of USD 66 Billion by 2020 due to more players entering the market, expansion of e-commerce sector in the country, increasing demand of personal care & health care products, rising retail and consumer goods industry.

“Increasing demand of paperboard packaging in the country had increased its production in the country. The leading and the emerging countries should regularly upgrade their manufacturing plants to increase the manufacturing capacity of the plant. The companies should also establish their own recycled mills and should focus on manufacturing innovative products in the paperboard packaging industry in the country. Due to the increase in demand of raw materials required to make the paperboard packaging products, the companies should form strategic partnerships with the suppliers of the raw materials in the US” according to the Research Analyst, Ken Research .

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Key Topics Covered in the Report:

  •  US paperboard packaging Market Introduction and Size by value and volume
  • US paperboard packaging Market Segmentation
    • By organized & unorganized sector
    • By types of products (corrugated boxes, folding cartons, paper bags and others)
    • By grades (Solid bleached sulphate, Coated unbleached Kraft Paperboard, Uncoated recycled paperboard, coated recycled paperboard)
    • By virgin or recycled paperboard
    • By Applications
    • By types of papers used
    • By regions
    • By E-commerce and offline clients
    • Value Chain analysis for paperboard packaging in the US
    • US Corrugated boxes market size by value and volume
    • US corrugated boxes Market Segmentation (By grades, by Applications, by types of papers used)
    • US Folding carton boxes market size by value and volume
    • US Folding carton boxes Market Segmentation (By grades, by Applications, by types of papers used)
    • US Paper bag market size by value and volume
    • US Paper bag Market Segmentation (By grades, by Applications, by types of papers used)
    • Growth Drivers and Challenges in the US paperboard packaging Market
    • Issues and Challenges in  the US paperboard packaging Market
    • Market Share of Major Players in the US paperboard packaging Market
    • Company Profile of Leading and Emerging Players in the US paperboard packaging Market
    • Porter’s five forces model of the US paperboard packaging Market
    • US paperboard packaging Market Future Outlook and Projections
    • Analyst Recommendation
    • Macro Economic Variables Impacting the US paperboard packaging Market

Key Product Mentioned in the Report

-          Corrugated Boxes

-          Folding Cartons

-          Paper bags

-          Kraft Paper

-          Sack Paper

Companies Covered in the Report

-          Packaging corporation of America

-          International paper

-          Graphic packaging

-          West rock

-          Grief Industrial packaging

-           Kap stone paper & Packaging Corporation and others.

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