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Global Corrugated And Paperboard Boxes Industry

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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 End-use segments also analyzed in the report are Non-Durables (Food & Beverages, Paper and Publishing Products, & Chemicals & Allied Products, and 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 2010 through 2018. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. The report profiles 230 companies including many key and niche players such as Amcor Ltd., Cascades Inc, Norampac, Inc., DS Smith Plc, Georgia-Pacific Corporation, Graphic Packaging Holding Company, International Paper, Klabin SA, MeadWestvaco Corporation, Mondi Group plc, Nippon Paper Group, Inc., Oji Paper Co., Ltd., Packaging Corporation of America, Rengo Co., Ltd., RockTenn Company, SAICA, Smurfit Kappa Group Plc, and Visy Pty Ltd. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain.

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

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1

Changing Landscape of the 'Corrugated and Paperboard Boxes'

Market II-1

Corrugated & Paperboard Packaging Market - Key Growth Drivers II-2

Corrugated & Solid Fiber Boxes Dominate the Market II-2

Non-Durable Products Segment- A Leading End-Use Market II-3

Developing Nations Hold Promise for Corrugated Boxes II-3

Corrugated and Paperboard Packaging - Solution for Boosting

Sales! II-4

Market Trend Watch II-4

Plastic- A Competitor to Paperboard Box? II-4

Plastic Crates Vs Corrugated Boxes - The Debate Continues II-5

Competitive Landscape II-6

Table 1: Leading Players in the Global Corrugated Box Market

(2012): 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-6

2. MARKET DYNAMICS II-7Recyclability - A Major Fetching Factor for Corrugated andPaperboard Boxes II-7Limitations to Recycling II-7Companies Focus on Cost Containment in Packaging II-7E-Commerce Drives Market for Paper Packaging II-8Retail Sector - A Key Beneficiary of Corrugated Packaging II-8Benefits of Corrugated Packaging in the Retail Sector II-9Corrugated and Paperboard Packaging in Point-of-Purchase Display II-9Innovations for Shelf Display II-9Distribution Issues Foster Packaging Innovation II-9Change: An Inevitable Phenomenon II-10Growing Demand for Micro-Corrugated Cardboard II-10Recycled Board to Expand Share II-10Shift Towards High Value Products II-10Growing Popularity of Smaller Flute Profiles II-11Intensifying Competition in Boxboards II-11Threat of Returnables II-11Innovations Benefit Carton Packaging Industry II-11

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-13

Paper-Based Packaging - An Introduction II-13

Types of Packaging Grades II-13

Containerboard II-13

Boxboard II-13

Kraft Bags and Sacks II-13

Paperboard Grades Used in Packaging II-13

Solid Bleached Sulfate (SBS) II-13

Coated Unbleached Kraft Paperboard (CUK) II-14

Recycled Paperboard II-14

Uncoated Paperboard II-14

Coated Paperboard II-14

Common Corrugated Board Styles II-14

Single-Faced Board II-15

Single-Wall or Double-Faced Board II-15

Double-Wall Board II-15

Triple-Wall Board II-16

Corrugated & Paperboard Boxes II-16

Corrugated & Solid Fiber Box II-16

Folding Paperboard Box II-16

Set-Up Paperboard Box II-16

Corrugated Box Specifications II-16

Table 2: Corrugated Box Specifications of Single Wall

Corrugated Boxes II-17

Corrugated Intermediate Bulk Containers II-17

Advantages of Corrugated and Paperboard Boxes II-17

Key Benefits - At a Glance II-17

Customizable II-18

Cost-Effective II-18

Protection for Goods II-18

Efficient Storage II-18

Eco-Friendly Material II-18

4. HISTORY OF BOX MAKING II-19History of Corrugated & Paperboard II-19A Tour Through the World of Corrugated and Paperboard Industry II-19Corrugated Paper Development II-20Decades of Change in the Corrugated & Paperboard Box Industry II-20

5. VOLUME SHIPMENTS AND PRODUCTION OF CORRUGATED & PAPERBOARD BOXES II-21

Worldwide Corrugated Box Shipments II-21

Table 3: Global Corrugated Box Market (2011): Breakdown of

Volume Shipments for Asia, Europe, North America, and Rest of

World (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-21

Production Process of Corrugated & Paperboard Boxes II-21

I. Production of Corrugated Board from Paper II-21

Lifecycle of a Cardboard Box II-22

Parts of a Corrugator Machine II-23

II. Conversion Process II-23

Types of Corrugated Boxes II-23

Types of Corrugated Packaging Plants II-24

Corrugator Plants II-24

Sheet Plants II-24

Sheet Suppliers II-24

Corrugated Board Coating II-24

Application of Wax to Corrugated Boxes II-24

Printing Procedures II-25

Flexographic Printing II-25

Digital Printing II-26

Printing Plate Requirements II-26

6. RAW MATERIALS OVERVIEW II-27Paper and Paperboard II-27Classification of Paperboard II-27Types of Paperboard - A Glance at Select Varieties II-27Categorization of Boxes by Parameters - Weight, Performanceand Color II-28Corrugated Board II-29Flutes and Liners II-29Types of Flutes II-29Polypropylene Hollow Corrugated Board - A Threat toCorrugated Board II-30Paperboard Quality - Critical for Packaging Efficacy II-30Adhesives II-30Waxes II-30

7. END-USE MARKETS II-31

Overview II-31

Food & Beverages - The Largest End-Use Segment II-31

Cosmetics and Toiletries Packaging II-31

8. ENVIRONMENT & CORRUGATED PACKAGING II-32Recycling of Corrugated Products II-32Advantages of Recycling OCC II-32Favorable Environmental Impact of Corrugated Packaging II-32Recycling Process - A Journey through History II-33Common Contaminants of Corrugated Boxes II-33

9. REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT II-34

Introduction II-34

The Common Footprint (CF) Standard for Corrugated Packaging II-34

Government Legislations Affect Packaging II-34

10. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS II-35SCA Packaging Develops a New Corrugated Box for teas®'s NewProduct Range II-35Malmö Aviation Introduces New Biodegradable Breakfast Boxes II-35Ox Box Launches Weatherproof and Reusable Shipping Containers II-35Colbert Packaging Launches New EnviroGuard™ Packaging Solution II-35SCA Packaging Re-Launches and Re-Brands its SpecialtyBusinesses in UK II-36Rigesa Develops a New Paperboard Package for L'Oreal II-36Smurfit Kappa Unveils XXXL Packaging Solution II-36Salazar Introduces New Range of Reversible and ReusableShipping Boxes II-37Norampac Launches No-Wax Box II-37Cascades Introduces Pizza Box Liner II-37

11. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-38

DS Smith Acquires SCA's Packaging Division II-38

MeadWestvaco Takes Over AARDEX Group II-38

International Paper Acquires Temple-Inland II-38

Cascades Voices Intentions to Consolidate Corrugated Plants in

Ontario II-38

MeadWestvaco Takes Over Polytop Corporation II-39

Thai Containers Group Enters into an Agreement with Tawana

Container II-39

RockTenn Takes Over Mid South Packaging II-39

Amcor Acquires Uniglobe Packaging II-39

Cascades' Norampac Acquires Bird Packaging Facilities II-39

Thai Containers Group Acquires Alcamax's Corrugated Box Companies II-40

MWV Rigesa Opens a New Caixa Pronta Facility II-40

Stora Enso Acquires Major Stake in Inpac International II-40

Rock-Tenn Acquires Smurfit-Stone II-40

Boise Acquires Hexacomb II-40

Boise Enters into Long-Term Purchase Agreement with OfficeMax II-41

International Paper Acquires Controlling Stake in APPM II-41

Graphic Packaging to Acquire Sierra Pacific Packaging II-41

Sonoco Acquires Robinson Paperboard Packaging II-41

Paramount Printpackaging to Establish Facility in Gujarat II-42

Menasha Packaging to Expand Corrugated Box Plant in Pennsylvania II-42

MarquipWardUnited to Merge with Curioni II-42

Cascades to Shut Down Corrugated Box Plant in Quebec II-42

Interstate Commences Production of GREENCOAT® Corrugated Boxes II-43

12. CORPORATE ACTIVITY IN THE RECENT PAST - A PERSPECTIVE BUILDER II-44MWV to Expand Corrugated Packaging Business II-44GMI Group to Establish Manufacturing Plant in Atlanta II-44CPS to Set-Up Corrugated Box Production Plant in Indiana II-44SupplyOne Takes Over Specialty Container II-44International Paper to Acquire Asian Packaging Business of SCA II-44Just Packaging Indianapolis to Establish Corrugated Box Plant II-45Rengo to Acquire New Asia Industries II-45SKG Signs an Agreement to Take Over Mondi's UK CorrugatedBusiness II-45International Paper to Shut Down Paper and Containerboard Mills II-45Cascades to Terminate Production at Norampac's Quebec CityFacility II-45International Paper to Close Corrugated Cardboard ContainerFacility II-45Corrugated Box Firms Receive Non-Pioneer Status Incentives II-46Port Townsend Paper to Close Two Factories II-46Smurfit Kappa to Shut Slovakia Mill II-46Billerud Inks Partnership Agreement with Rigesa of Brazil II-46Graphic Systems and Madhvani Group Set-up Corrugated Box Plant II-47Box-Board Products Acquires B&N Container II-47St. Regis to Close PM1 Paper Machine II-47Thai Containers Group Establishes Two New Corrugated Plants II-47

13. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS II-48

Amcor Ltd. (Australia) II-48

Cascades, Inc. (Canada) II-48

Norampac, Inc. (Canada) II-48

DS Smith Plc. (UK) II-49

Georgia-Pacific Corporation (US) II-49

Graphic Packaging Holding Company (US) II-50

International Paper (US) II-50

Klabin SA (Brazil) II-51

MeadWestvaco Corporation (US) II-51

Mondi Group Plc (UK) II-51

Nippon Paper Group, Inc. (Japan) II-52

Oji Paper Co., Ltd. (Japan) II-52

Packaging Corporation of America (US) II-52

Rengo Co., Ltd. (Japan) II-53

RockTenn Company (US) II-53

SAICA (Spain) II-53

Smurfit Kappa Group Plc. (Ireland) II-54

Visy Pty Ltd. (Australia) II-54

14. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-55Table 4: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forCorrugated and Paperboard Boxes by Geographic Region - US,Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), LatinAmerica, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed withAnnual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-55

Table 5: 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 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-56

Table 6: World 15-Year Perspective for Corrugated andPaperboard Boxes by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdownof Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific(excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Marketsfor Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) II-57

Table 7: World Recent Past, Current & 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 2010 through

2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-58

Table 8: World Historic Review for Corrugated Boxes byGeographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific(excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in MillionSquare Meters for Years 2004 through 2009 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-59

Table 9: 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 2004, 2011 & 2018

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-60

Analysis by Product Segment II-61

Table 10: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Corrugated & 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 2010 through

2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-61

Table 11: World Historic Review for Corrugated & Solid FiberBoxes by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest ofWorld Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figuresin US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-62

Table 12: World 15-Year Perspective for Corrugated & 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 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-63

Table 13: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forFolding Paperboard Boxes by Geographic Region - US, Canada,Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America,and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with AnnualSales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-64

Table 14: 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 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-65

Table 15: World 15-Year Perspective for Folding PaperboardBoxes by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of DollarSales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excludingJapan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-66

Table 16: World Recent Past, Current & 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 2010 through 2018

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-67

Table 17: World Historic Review for Set-Up Paperboard Boxes byGeographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific(excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) II-68

Table 18: 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

2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-69

Analysis by End-Use Segment II-70

Table 19: World Recent Past, Current & 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 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-70

Table 20: World Historic Review of Corrugated and PaperboardBoxes in Non-Durable Products by Geographic Region - US,Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), LatinAmerica, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed withAnnual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-71

Table 21: 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 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-72

Table 22: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forCorrugated and Paperboard Boxes in Food & Beverages byGeographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific(excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) II-73

Table 23: World Historic Review of Corrugated and Paperboard

Boxes in Food & 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 2004 through 2009

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-74

Table 24: World 15-Year Perspective for Corrugated andPaperboard Boxes in Food & Beverages by Geographic Region -Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan,Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, andRest of World Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-75

Table 25: World Recent Past, Current & 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 2010 through 2018 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-76

Table 26: World Historic Review of Corrugated and PaperboardBoxes in Paper and Publishing Products by Geographic Region -US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),Latin America, and Rest of World Markets IndependentlyAnalyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-77

Table 27: 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 2004, 2011

& 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-78

Table 28: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forCorrugated and Paperboard Boxes in Chemicals & Allied Productsby Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific(excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) II-79

Table 29: World Historic Review of Corrugated and Paperboard

Boxes in Chemicals & 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

2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-80

Table 30: World 15-Year Perspective for Corrugated andPaperboard Boxes in Chemicals & Allied Products by GeographicRegion - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada,Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America,and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-81

Table 31: World Recent Past, Current & 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 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-82

Table 32: World Historic Review of Corrugated and PaperboardBoxes in Other Non-Durable Products by Geographic Region - US,Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), LatinAmerica, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed withAnnual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-83

Table 33: 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 2004, 2011 & 2018

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-84

Table 34: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forCorrugated and Paperboard Boxes in Durable Products byGeographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific(excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) II-85

Table 35: 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 2004 through 2009

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-86

Table 36: World 15-Year Perspective for Corrugated andPaperboard Boxes in Durable Products by Geographic Region -Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan,Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, andRest of World Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-87III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1

A.Market Analysis III-1

Market Outlook III-1

Visual Appeal Drives Demand for High-Value Boxes III-1

Packaging Market - An Insight III-1

Corrugated Shipments - An Indicator of Economic Activity III-2

Fast Facts III-2

End-Use Markets - An Overview III-3

Segmental Analysis III-3

Corrugated and Solid Fiber Box - Preferred Packaging for

Shipping III-3

Table 37: US Corrugated Fiberboard Production by Type

(2011): Percentage Share Breakdown for Three-Layer,

Five-Layer, and Seven-Layer (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-4

Food Products - The Largest End-User Market III-4

Corrugated Box - A Highly Integrated Industry III-4

Table 38: 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-5

Preprinted Linerboard - A Major Innovation in Corrugated

Boxes III-5

Folding Paperboard Boxes Face Stiff Competition from

Alternatives III-5

Non-Durables Drive Value Shipments III-6

Preference for High-Value Cartons Limits Volume Shipments III-6

Recyclable and Renewable Characteristics Provide an Edge

to Folding Cartons III-6

Recycled Board Cedes Ground to Unbleached Kraft Board III-7

Table 39: 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-7

Set-Up Boxes Witness High Demand from High-End Applications III-7

Market Trends in the Corrugated and Paperboard Boxes Market III-7

Rising Prices - A Major Concern III-7

Producers Increase Corrugated Box Prices III-8

Plastic Poses Major Challenge to Corrugated Industry III-8

Corrugated Manufacturers Focus on Source Reduction III-8

Rising Use of Corrugated Boxes as Marketing Tools III-8

Corrugated Box Technologies Continue to Evolve III-9

Pharmaceutical Industry to Boost Demand for Boxes III-9

Increasing Demand for Flute Boxes III-9

Impact of the Economic Recession on the Paper and Paperboard

Capacity III-9

Recycling Initiatives in the US III-10

Table 40: Old Corrugated Containers Conversion in the US

(2011): Percentage Share Breakdown for Containerboard,

Recycled Paperboard, Exports and Others (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-10

Paper Industry Resolves to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions III-10

Consolidation Intensifies in the Corrugated Box Industry III-10

Consolidation in Bleached Paperboard Market III-11

Competitive Landscape III-11

Table 41: Leading Players in the US Corrugated & 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-11

Food Packaging/Container Market - A Review III-11

Table 42: Food Containers Market in the US by Segment

(2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Demand for

Bags & Pouches, Paperboard, Plastic, Metal, and Glass

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-12

Food Packaging - Market Highlights III-12

Containers Evolve into Marketing Tools III-13

Environmental Concerns Push Innovative and Green Packaging

for Milk III-13

Packaging Industry Collaborates for Recycling Programs III-13

Export- Import Statistics III-13

Table 43: US Corrugated Paper/Paperboard Exports of Food or

Beverage Containers by Country of Destination (2010 &

2011): Breakdown of Value Exports for Mexico, Canada,

Dominican Republic, Honduras, Belgium, China, and Others

(In US$ Million) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-14

Table 44: US Corrugated Paper/Paperboard Imports of Food orBeverage Containers by Country of Origin (2010 & 2011):Breakdown of Value Imports for Mexico, Canada, DominicanRepublic, Honduras, Belgium, China, and Others (In US$Million) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-14Strategic Corporate Developments III-15Select Key Players III-18B.Market Analytics III-21Table 45: The US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forCorrugated and Paperboard Boxes by Product Segment -Corrugated & Solid Fiber Box, Folding Paperboard Box andSet-Up Paperboard Box Markets Independently Analyzed withAnnual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-21

Table 46: The US Historic Review for Corrugated and

Paperboard Boxes by Product Segment - Corrugated & Solid

Fiber Box, Folding Paperboard Box and Set-Up Paperboard Box

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-22

Table 47: The US 15-Year Perspective for Corrugated andPaperboard Boxes by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdownof Dollar Sales for Corrugated & Solid Fiber Box, FoldingPaperboard Box, and Set-Up Paperboard Box Markets for 2004,2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-23

Table 48: The US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Corrugated and Paperboard Boxes by End-Use Segment -

Non-Durables (Food & Beverages, Paper and Publishing

Products, Chemicals & Allied Products, and Others), and

Durables Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-24

Table 49: The US Historic Review for Corrugated andPaperboard Boxes by End-Use Segment - Non-Durables (Food &Beverages, Paper and Publishing Products, Chemicals & AlliedProducts, and Others), and Durables Markets IndependentlyAnalyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-25

Table 50: The US 15-Year Perspective for Corrugated and

Paperboard Boxes by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown

of Dollar Sales for Non-Durables (Food & Beverages, Paper

and Publishing Products, Chemicals & Allied Products, and

Others), and Durables Markets for 2004, 2011 & 2018

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-26

Table 51: The US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forCorrugated Boxes Market Analyzed with Annual Demand Figuresin Million Square Meters for Years 2010 through 2018(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-27

Table 52: The US Historic Review for Corrugated Boxes Market

Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Million

Square Meters for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-27

2. CANADA III-28A.Market Analysis III-28Outlook III-28Corrugated Packaging - An Insight III-28Boxboard Market in Canada III-28Recycled Corrugated Packaging Finds Favor Among Canadians III-29Canadian Corrugated Boxes Market - At a Glance III-29Table 53: Recovery Rate of Packaging Material in Canada'sResidential Sector (2011) (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-30Packaging Industry Grapples with Forest MismanagementMisconception III-30Table 54: Source of Average Corrugated Box Used in Canada(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-30Technological Advancements III-31Export - Import Scenario III-31Table 55: Canadian Corrugated Paper/ Paperboard Exports ofFood or Beverage Containers by Country of Destination(2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Export Value for US,Cuba, Costa Rica, Ireland, Mexico, and Others (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-31

Table 56: Canadian Corrugated Paper/ Paperboard Imports of

Food/Beverage Containers (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown

of Import Value for US, China, Germany, Mexico, Italy, and

Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-31

Strategic Corporate Developments III-32

Select Key Players III-32

B.Market Analytics III-34

Table 57: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Corrugated and Paperboard Boxes by Product Segment -

Corrugated & Solid Fiber Box, Folding Paperboard Box and

Set-Up Paperboard Box Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through

2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-34

Table 58: Canadian Historic Review for Corrugated andPaperboard Boxes by Product Segment - Corrugated & SolidFiber Box, Folding Paperboard Box and Set-Up Paperboard BoxMarkets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures inUS$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-35

Table 59: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Corrugated and

Paperboard Boxes by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown

of Dollar Sales for Corrugated & Solid Fiber Box, Folding

Paperboard Box, and Set-Up Paperboard Box Markets for 2004,

2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-36

Table 60: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysisfor Corrugated and Paperboard Boxes by End-Use Segment -Non-Durables (Food & Beverages, Paper and PublishingProducts, Chemicals & Allied Products, and Others), andDurables Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual SalesFigures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-37

Table 61: Canadian Historic Review for Corrugated and

Paperboard Boxes by End-Use Segment - Non-Durables (Food &

Beverages, Paper and Publishing Products, Chemicals & Allied

Products, and Others), and Durables Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years

2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-38

Table 62: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Corrugated andPaperboard Boxes by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdownof Dollar Sales for Non-Durables (Food & Beverages, Paperand Publishing Products, Chemicals & Allied Products, andOthers), and Durables Markets for 2004, 2011 & 2018(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-39

Table 63: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Corrugated Boxes Market Analyzed with Annual Demand

Figures in Million Square Meters for Years 2010 through 2018

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-40

Table 64: Canadian Historic Review for Corrugated BoxesMarket Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures inMillion Square Meters for Years 2004 through 2009 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-40

3. JAPAN III-41

A.Market Analysis III-41

Outlook III-41

Effect of Economic Crisis on the Corrugated Industry III-41

Table 65: Japanese Paperboard Production in Thousand Tons:

2006-2011 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-42

OCC - The Primary Raw Material for Corrugated Industry III-42

Shift Towards Eco-Friendly C-Flute III-42

Competitive Landscape III-43

Table 66: 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-43

Table 67: Leading Players in the Japanese Corrugated BoardMarket (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production forRengo Co., Oji Paperboard, and Others (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-43Select Key Players III-43B.Market Analytics III-45Table 68: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysisfor Corrugated and Paperboard Boxes by Product Segment -Corrugated & Solid Fiber Box, Folding Paperboard Box andSet-Up Paperboard Box Markets Independently Analyzed withAnnual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-45

Table 69: Japanese Historic Review for Corrugated and

Paperboard Boxes by Product Segment - Corrugated & Solid

Fiber Box, Folding Paperboard Box and Set-Up Paperboard Box

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-46

Table 70: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Corrugated andPaperboard Boxes by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdownof Dollar Sales for Corrugated & Solid Fiber Box, FoldingPaperboard Box, and Set-Up Paperboard Box Markets for 2004,2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-47

Table 71: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Corrugated and Paperboard Boxes by End-Use Segment -

Non-Durables (Food & Beverages, Paper and Publishing

Products, Chemicals & Allied Products, and Others), and

Durables Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-48

Table 72: Japanese Historic Review for Corrugated andPaperboard Boxes by End-Use Segment - Non-Durables (Food &Beverages, Paper and Publishing Products, Chemicals & AlliedProducts, and Others), and Durables Markets IndependentlyAnalyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-49

Table 73: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Corrugated and

Paperboard Boxes by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown

of Dollar Sales for Non-Durables (Food & Beverages, Paper

and Publishing Products, Chemicals & Allied Products, and

Others), and Durables Markets for 2004, 2011 & 2018

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-50

Table 74: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysisfor Corrugated Boxes Market Analyzed with Annual DemandFigures in Million Square Meters for Years 2010 through 2018(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-51

Table 75: Japanese Historic Review for Corrugated Boxes

Market Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in

Million Square Meters for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-51

4. EUROPE III-52A.Market Analysis III-52Outlook III-52Paper and Corrugated Packaging Market through Recession III-52Corrugated Packaging - Highlights III-53FMCG Sector: Retail-Ready Packaging Gains Popularity III-53Corrugated Case Material (CCM) Price - A Key Determinant ofProfitability III-54Rising Demand for Lightweight Corrugated Packaging III-54Table 76: Average Weight (in g/m2) of Corrugated Board inSelect European Countries (2011) (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-55New Capacity Additions for Low-Weight CCM III-55Corrugated Board Market - An Overview III-55Table 77: Per Capita Consumption of Corrugated Board inSelect European Countries (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-56

Table 78: Corrugated Board Shipments in Europe (2010):

Breakdown of Volume Shipments for in Million Square Meters

for Germany, Italy, France, Spain, UK, Turkey, Poland,

Netherlands, Belgium, Austria and Others (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-56

Raw Material Usage for Corrugated Boxes III-57

Table 79: Raw Material Usage in the European Corrugated

Board Market (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume

Consumption by Country for Germany, Italy, Spain, United

Kingdom, Turkey, Poland, and Others (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-57

Table 80: Raw Material Consumed in the European CorrugatedBoard Market (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of VolumeConsumption for Recycled Fluting, Testliner, BrownKraftliner, Semi-Chemical Fluting, Recycled Liner,Kraftliner (Including White & Colored Kraft) (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-57Corrugated Packaging for Fresh Fruits & Vegetables III-58Essentials for Transport Packaging of Fruits and Vegetables III-58Regulations & Standards III-58The Common Footprint Standard for Corrugated Packaging III-58The Packaging & Packaging Waste Directive 94/62/EC III-59The Producer Responsibility Obligations (Packaging Waste)Regulations 2007 III-59The Packaging (Essential Requirements) Regulations 2003 III-59Competition III-59Corrugated Board Market III-59Table 81: European Corrugated Board Market (2011):Percentage Share Breakdown of Number of Companies byCountry for Turkey, Spain, Italy, Germany, Poland, UnitedKingdom, France, Romania, and Others (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-60

Table 82: Leading Manufacturers in the European Corrugated

Board Market (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of

Capacity for Smurfit Kappa, SCA, SAICA, DS Smith, and

Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-60

DS Smith's Acquisitions Heats-Up Competition III-60

Containerboard Market III-61

Table 83: Leading Manufacturers in the European

Containerboard Market (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown

of Capacity for Smurfit Kappa, SCA, SAICA, and Others

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-61

B.Market Analytics III-62

Table 84: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Corrugated and Paperboard Boxes by Geographic Region -

France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of

Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-62

Table 85: European Historic Review for Corrugated andPaperboard Boxes by Geographic Region - France, Germany,Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-63

Table 86: European 15-Year Perspective for Corrugated and

Paperboard Boxes by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown

of Dollar Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain,

Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2004, 2011 &

2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-64

Table 87: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysisfor Corrugated and Paperboard Boxes by Product Segment -Corrugated & Solid Fiber Box, Folding Paperboard Box andSet-Up Paperboard Box Markets Independently Analyzed withAnnual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-65

Table 88: European Historic Review for Corrugated and

Paperboard Boxes by Product Segment - Corrugated & Solid

Fiber Box, Folding Paperboard Box and Set-Up Paperboard Box

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-66

Table 89: European 15-Year Perspective for Corrugated andPaperboard Boxes by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdownof Dollar Sales for Corrugated & Solid Fiber Box, FoldingPaperboard Box, and Set-Up Paperboard Box Markets for 2004,2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-67

Table 90: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Corrugated and Paperboard Boxes by End-Use Segment -

Non-Durables (Food & Beverages, Paper and Publishing

Products, Chemicals & Allied Products, and Others), and

Durables Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-68

Table 91: European Historic Review for Corrugated andPaperboard Boxes by End-Use Segment - Non-Durables (Food &Beverages, Paper and Publishing Products, Chemicals & AlliedProducts, and Others), and Durables Markets IndependentlyAnalyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-69

Table 92: European 15-Year Perspective for Corrugated and

Paperboard Boxes by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown

of Dollar Sales for Non-Durables (Food & Beverages, Paper

and Publishing Products, Chemicals & Allied Products, and

Others), and Durables Markets for 2004, 2011 & 2018

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-70

Table 93: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysisfor Corrugated Boxes by Geographic Region - France, Germany,Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in MillionSquare Meters for Years 2010 through 2018 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-71

Table 94: European Historic Review for Corrugated Boxes by

Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain,

Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed

with Annual Demand Figures in Million Square Meters for

Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-72

Table 95: European 15-Year Perspective for Corrugated Boxesby Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Demand forFrance, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest ofEurope Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-73

4a. FRANCE III-74

A.Market Analysis III-74

Outlook III-74

Corrugated Board Market III-74

Table 96: Raw Material Consumed in the French Corrugated

Board Market (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume

Consumption for Testliner, Recycled Fluting, Recycled

Liner, Brown Kraftliner, Kraftliner (Including White &

Colored Kraft), and Semi-Chemical Fluting (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-75

Folding Carton Market - An Insight III-75

B.Market Analytics III-76

Table 97: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Corrugated and Paperboard Boxes by Product Segment -

Corrugated & Solid Fiber Box, Folding Paperboard Box and

Set-Up Paperboard Box Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through

2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-76

Table 98: French Historic Review for Corrugated andPaperboard Boxes by Product Segment - Corrugated & SolidFiber Box, Folding Paperboard Box and Set-Up Paperboard BoxMarkets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures inUS$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-77

Table 99: French 15-Year Perspective for Corrugated and

Paperboard Boxes by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown

of Dollar Sales for Corrugated & Solid Fiber Box, Folding

Paperboard Box, and Set-Up Paperboard Box Markets for 2004,

2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-78

Table 100: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forCorrugated and Paperboard Boxes by End-Use Segment -Non-Durables (Food & Beverages, Paper and PublishingProducts, Chemicals & Allied Products, and Others), andDurables Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual SalesFigures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-79

Table 101: French Historic Review for Corrugated and

Paperboard Boxes by End-Use Segment - Non-Durables (Food &

Beverages, Paper and Publishing Products, Chemicals & Allied

Products, and Others), and Durables Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years

2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-80

Table 102: French 15-Year Perspective for Corrugated andPaperboard Boxes by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdownof Dollar Sales for Non-Durables (Food & Beverages, Paperand Publishing Products, Chemicals & Allied Products, andOthers), and Durables Markets for 2004, 2011 & 2018(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-81

Table 103: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Corrugated Boxes Market Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures

in Million Square Meters for Years 2010 through 2018

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-82

Table 104: French Historic Review for Corrugated BoxesMarket Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in Million SquareMeters for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-82

4b. GERMANY III-83

A.Market Analysis III-83

Outlook III-83

Paperboard and Corrugated Board Market - An Insight III-83

Table 105: German Corrugated Board Market (2011):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Shipments by Fluting Type for

B-Flute, BC-Flute, C-Flute, E-Flute, Micro-Fl, and Others

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-83

Table 106: Raw Material Consumed in the German CorrugatedBoard Market (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume

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