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Published Date: 2014-05-06Number of Pages: 86

Paper Packaging Materials Market (Product - Liquid Packaging Cartons, Corrugated Cases, Carton & Folding Boxes, Sacks, and Bags; Applications - Beverages, Fast Foods, Fresh Foods, Dairy & Bakery, Frozen Foods, Pet Food, Cosmetics, and Pharmaceuticals) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019

Global Paper Packaging Materials Market : Snapshot

Recent advances made in the packaging industry has led to the demand for the eco-friendly and environmentally sustainable packaging materials for a number of end-use applications. This is a key factor driving the evolution of the paper packaging materials market. The growing demand for flexible packaging in industries such as food and beverages, cosmetics, pet food, and pharmaceuticals is a key trend driving the market. Coupled with this, mounting concerns pertaining to the use and disposal of plastics and the factors limiting the use of metals in making packaging are crucial factors bolstering the uptake of paper packaging materials in developing and developed regions. In addition, significant advances made in the BRIC nations toward the adoption of paper-based flexible packaging is predicted to open up promising avenue for market players in these regions.

The global paper packaging materials market is projected to rise a CAGR of 4.4% between 2013 and 2019. Expanding at this pace, the opportunities in the market is anticipated to reach US$344.4 bn by the end of the forecast period.

Rising Demand for Corrugated Packaging Box in Paper Packaging

Based on the materials used for making paper packaging, the market is segmented into liquid packaging cartons, corrugated cases, carton and folding boxes, sacks, and bags. Of these, the paper packaging accounted for the leading share of the market in 2012. However, in the coming years, the demand for corrugated cases is projected to grow at an accelerated pace. The segment is anticipated to rise at the leading CAGR from 2013 to 2019. The extensive demand for corrugated cases is expected to be driven by its applications in retail packaging and in inter-trade activities. The vast uptake of these is attributed to the durability of the packaging and recyclability. In addition, since corrugated packaging boxes are light-weight and they can be reused, this is expected to boost their demand.

Meanwhile, the demand for cartons and folding in the paper packaging materials industry is projected to rise at an impressive pace in the coming years. The rising demand for decorative and bulk packaging is further expected to accentuate the demand for cartoons and paper folding.

Demand for Paper Packaging Materials in Food & Beverages Packaging to Reign Supreme

On the basis of application, the paper packaging materials market is segmented into beverages, fresh foods, fast foods, frozen foods, dairy and bakery, pet foods, cosmetics, and pharmaceuticals. Among these, beverages hold the leading share in 2012. On the other hand, the combined share of frozen foods, fast foods, and fresh foods in the same year is significant and is expected to rise at the major CAGR during the forecast period. The demand for paper packaging materials for frozen foods, fast foods, and fresh foods is driven by their vast demand for wrapping food products. In addition, recent advances in materials used for paper packaging and constant advancement in manufacturing technologies have led to the emergence of highly functional packaging, such as those which are leak proof.

Burgeoning Packaging Industry to Bolster Uptake of Paper Packaging Materials in Asia Pacific

Based on region, the paper packaging materials market is segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW). Of these, Asia Pacific held the leading market share in 2012. Although the combined share of the Europe and North America was more than 50% of the market, Asia Pacific is predicted to rise at the leading CAGR during the forecast period. The spectacular growth of this regional market is attributed to the vast advances made in the packaging industry in various countries. Meanwhile, the growth of the RoW regional market is predicted to gather pace during the forecast period. The growth is fueled by the rapid emergence of the packaging sector.

Packaging made from papers and boards are classified as paper packaging. Various materials such as Kraft paper, cardboards, cartridge paper and recycled paper are used in the manufacture of packaging. Tetra packs, corrugated boxes, cartons and folding boxes are some of the different types of products used in the food & beverages, pharmaceutical and cosmetics industries. 
The report forecasts and analyzes the paper packaging materials market on a global and a regional level. The forecast demand on a global level is based on volume (million tons) and revenue (USD billion) for a period ranging from 2013 to 2019. For better understanding of the market on a regional level, the market has been forecasted based on volume (million tons) and revenues (USD billion) for a time period ranging from 2013 to 2019. The study consists of the drivers and restraints of the paper packaging materials market and their impact on the growth of the market on the mentioned time period. In addition, the study includes opportunities available for the market on a regional and global level and its effect in the above mentioned time period. 
For better understanding of the paper packaging materials market, we have given a detailed analysis of the value chain. Moreover, a detailed analysis of the Porter’s five forces’ model has been given for a better understanding of the intensity of competition present in the market. Furthermore, the study comprises of a market attractiveness analysis, where the applications are benchmarked based on their market size, growth rate and general attractiveness. 
The paper packaging materials market has been segmented based on its product types, application and geography. All product types have been analyzed and forecast based on volumes (million tons) and revenue (USD billion) for a time period ranging from 2013 to 2019. In addition, application segments have been analyzed and forecasted on current trends on a global level and regional level, for a period ranging from 2013 to 2019. Geographically, the market has been segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Rest of the World. Analysis and forecast is based on current trends and ranges over a period from 2013 to 2019.
Market estimates for this study have been based on volumes, with revenues being derived through regional pricing trends. The price for each of the materials mentioned in the report has been considered, and customized product pricing has not been included. The market has been analyzed based on expected demand and the market data for each segment is based on demand volumes and corresponding revenues. The prices considered for calculation of revenue are average regional prices obtained through primary quotes from numerous regional suppliers, distributors and direct selling regional producers. Market data is based on current information. Presence of a large number of domestic manufacturers in China and India may cause variation in forecast by a small margin. Forecasts have been based on expected demand from application segments. We have used the bottom-up approach to arrive at the global market by considering individual market segments and integrating them. Products and applications have been further bifurcated using the top-down approach to derive the regional product market consumption. Inflation has not been accounted for in our market estimates
Profiles of certain key manufacturers have been covered in this report along with a detailed analysis of their market share. The study profiles companies such as DS Smith Plc, International Paper Company, MeadWestvaco, OJI Holding Corporation and Smurfit Kappa Group Plc., among others. A competitive landscape comprising of their business strategies, SWOT analysis and recent developments in the field of paper packaging materials has been provided. The market has been segmented as below:
Paper Packaging Materials Market - Product Segment Analysis
  • Liquid packaging cartons
  • Corrugated cases
  • Carton & folding boxes
  • Others (Sacks, bags, etc.)
Paper Packaging Materials Market - Application Analysis
  • Beverages
  • Fast food
  • Fresh food
  • Dairy & bakery
  • Frozen foods
  • Others (Pet food, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, etc.)
Paper Packaging Materials Market - Regional Analysis
  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia-Pacific
  • Rest of the World (RoW)

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