Reportlinker Adds Global Corrugated and Paperboard Boxes Industry

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NEW YORK, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

Global Corrugated and Paperboard Boxes Industry

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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Corrugated & 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 each region for the period of 2007 through 2015. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. The report profiles 260 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 Company, Klabin SA, MeadWestvaco Corporation, Mondi Group plc, Nippon Paper Group, Inc., Oji Paper Co., Ltd., Packaging Corporation of America, Rengo Co., Ltd., Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget, SCA Packaging, SAICA, Smurfit Kappa Group Plc, Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation, Temple-Inland, Inc., and Visy Pty Ltd. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.

CORRUGATED AND PAPERBOARD BOXES MCP-1105

A GLOBAL STRATEGIC BUSINESS REPORT

CONTENTS

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1

Disclaimers I-2

Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-3

Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3

Product Definition and Scope of Study I-3

By Product Segment I-3

Corrugated & Solid Fiber Box I-4

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

The Changing Landscape II-1

Corrugated & Paperboard Packaging Market - Prime Growth Drivers II-1

Analysis by Product Segment II-2

Analysis by End-Use Segment II-2

Corrugated and Paperboard Packaging - Solutions for Boosting

Sales! II-3

Trend Watch II-3

Plastic- A Competitor to Paperboard Box? II-3

Plastic Crates Vs Corrugated Boxes - The Debate Continues II-4

Competitive Landscape II-5

Table 1: Leading Players in the Global Corrugated Box Market

(2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Demand (Volume) for

International Paper, Smurfit-Stone, Smurfit Kappa, Rengo,

Temple-Inland, Oji Paper, SCA, Georgia-Pacific, and Others

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-5

2. MARKET DYNAMICS II-6

Companies Focus on Cost Containment in Packaging II-6

Retail Sector - A Key Beneficiary of Corrugated Packaging II-7

Benefits of Corrugated Packaging in Retail Sector II-7

Corrugated and Paperboard Packaging in Point-of-Purchase Display II-7

Innovations for Shelf Display II-7

Distribution Issues Foster Packaging Innovation II-7

Recycled Board to Expand Share II-8

Shift Towards High Value Products II-8

Growing Popularity of Smaller Flute Profiles II-8

Innovations Benefit Carton Packaging Industry II-8

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-10

Paper-Based Packaging - An Introduction II-10

Types of Packaging Grades II-10

Containerboard II-10

Boxboard II-10

Kraft Bags and Sacks II-10

Paperboard Grades Used in Packaging II-11

Solid Bleached Sulfate (SBS) II-11

Coated Unbleached Kraft Paperboard (CUK) II-11

Recycled Paperboard II-11

Uncoated Paperboard II-11

Coated Paperboard II-11

Common Corrugated Board Styles II-11

Single-Faced Board II-12

Single-Wall or Double-Faced Board II-13

Double-Wall Board II-13

Triple-Wall Board II-13

Corrugated & Paperboard Boxes II-13

Corrugated & Solid Fiber Box II-13

Folding Paperboard Box II-13

Set-Up Paperboard Box II-14

Corrugated Box Specifications II-14

Table 2: Corrugated Box Specifications of Single Wall

Corrugated Boxes II-14

Corrugated Intermediate Bulk Containers II-14

Advantages of Corrugated and Paperboard Boxes II-15

Key Benefits - At a Glance II-15

Customizable II-15

Cost-Effective II-15

Protection for Goods II-16

Efficient Storage II-16

Eco-Friendly Material II-16

4. HISTORY OF BOX MAKING II-17

History of Corrugated & Paperboard II-17

A Tour Through the World of Corrugated and Paperboard Industry II-17

Corrugated Paper Development II-18

Decades of Change in the Corrugated & Paperboard Box Industry II-18

5. PRODUCTION OF CORRUGATED & PAPERBOARD BOXES II-19

WORLDWIDE CORRUGATED BOX SHIPMENTS II-19

Table 3: Global Corrugated Box Market (2008): Percentage

Share Breakdown of Volume Shipments for Asia, Europe, North

America, Latin America, and Rest of World (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-19

Production Process of Corrugated & Paperboard Boxes II-19

I. Production of Corrugated Board from Paper II-20

Lifecycle of a Cardboard Box II-20

Parts of a Corrugator Machine II-21

II. Conversion Process II-21

Types of Corrugated Packaging Plants II-22

Corrugator Plants II-22

Sheet Plants II-22

Sheet Suppliers II-22

Corrugated Board Coating II-23

Application of Wax to Corrugated Boxes II-23

Printing Procedures II-24

Flexographic Printing II-24

Digital Printing II-24

Printing Plate Requirements II-24

6. RAW MATERIALS OVERVIEW II-26

Paper and Paperboard II-26

Classification of Paperboard II-26

Types of Paperboard - A Glance at Select Varieties II-26

Categorization of Boxes by Parameters - Weight, Performance

and Color II-27

Corrugated Board II-28

Flutes and Liners II-28

Types of Flutes II-28

Polypropylene Hollow Corrugated Board - A Threat to

Corrugated Board II-29

Paperboard Quality - Critical for Packaging Efficacy II-29

Adhesives II-29

Waxes II-30

7. END-USE MARKETS II-31

Overview II-31

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

Threat of Returnables II-31

Cosmetics and Toiletries Packaging II-32

8. ENVIRONMENT & CORRUGATED PACKAGING II-33

RECYCLING OF CORRUGATED PRODUCTS II-33

Advantages of Recycling OCC II-33

Favorable Environmental Impact of Corrugated Packaging II-33

Recycling Process - A Journey through History II-34

Common Contaminants of Corrugated Boxes II-34

9. REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT II-35

Introduction II-35

The Common Footprint Standard for Corrugated Packaging II-35

Government Legislations Affect Packaging II-35

10. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/ INTRODUCTIONS II-36

Norampac Launches No-Wax Box II-36

Cascades Introduces Pizza Box Liner II-36

Amcor Expands ChillFresh™ Packaging Solutions Range II-36

Amcor Unveils New Amcor Photo SureFresh™ II-36

IcerTech Unveils Cardboard Box with Temperature Control Feature II-37

Visy Launches Flex Lock Lid II-37

Corporate Express Introduces Two Corrugated Board Boxes II-37

Klabin Rolls Out New Corrugated Box for Shipping Oranges II-37

Klabin Launches Novel Corrugated Pallet II-38

11. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-39

Rengo to Acquire New Asia Industries II-39

SKG to Take Over Mondi's US Corrugated Business II-39

International Paper to Shut Down Paper and Containerboard Mills II-39

Cascades to Terminate Production at Norampac's Quebec City

Facility II-39

International Paper to Close Corrugated Cardboard Container

Facility II-39

Corrugated Box Firms Receive Non-Pioneer Status Incentives II-40

Port Townsend Paper to Close Two Factories II-40

Smurfit Kappa to Shut Slovakia Mill II-40

Billerud Inks Partnership Agreement with Rigesa of Brazil II-40

Graphic Systems and Madhvani Group Set-up Corrugated Box Plant II-41

Box-Board Products Acquires B&N Container II-41

St. Regis to Close PM1 Paper Machine II-41

Thai Containers Group Establishes Two New Corrugated Plants II-41

Arbor Investments Takes Over Midland Container II-42

Rock Tenn Snaps Up Southern Container II-42

MPS Acquires Innovative Creative Packaging Solutions II-42

Rosmar Packaging Group Acquires Gibraltar Packaging Group II-42

Temple-Inland Takes Over Premier Boxboard Limited II-42

Smurfit-Stone Container Buys Majority Stake in Calpine Corrugated II-43

International Paper Acquires Weyerhaeuser's CBPR Business Assets II-43

Great Northern Takes Over Creative Carton II-43

Wrap-N-Pack Maintains Acquisition Spree II-43

MWV Purchases Majority Interest in Wadco Packaging II-44

SAICA Acquires SCA's UK Corrugated Business II-44

Coastal Container Purchases VeriCorr Packaging II-44

U.S. Corrugated Acquires Anderson Packaging II-44

Rosmar Litho Acquires Hamilton Paper Box II-44

Rengo Purchases Stake in Kowa Sangyo II-44

Orange County Container Merges with Corrugated Services II-45

Seyfert Snaps Up Mondi Packaging Emball II-45

Aero Box Acquires Greif Inc Assets II-45

U.S. Corrugated Buys Timberline Packaging II-45

Mondi Expands Corrugated Plant Capacity in Turkey II-45

Temple-Inland to Shut Down Rome Plant II-45

Greif to Close Corrugated Box Plant II-46

Smurfit-Stone Container to Close Box Plant II-46

Georgia-Pacific to Close Corrugated Box Facility II-46

Stora Enso Packaging Opens New Corrugated Board Facility II-46

MeadWestvaco to Shutdown Packaging Facility in North Carolina II-46

U.S. Corrugated to Establish Corrugated Box Facility II-46

Smurfit-Stone Container Commences New Corrugated Container Plant II-47

Smurfit-Stone Container Opens New Container Plant II-47

Weyerhaeuser Shuts Down Honolulu Corrugated Box Facility II-47

U.S. Corrugated Purchases Durango McKinley's Converting Plant II-47

Sonoco Shuts Down Illinois Uncoated Recycled Paperboard Mill II-47

Longview Fibre Paper and Packaging Closes Paper Machine II-47

Well Pack Papers & Containers to Expand Laminated Sheet Capacity II-48

Weyerhaeuser to Shut Down Baltimore Corrugated Packaging Facility II-48

Amcor Upgrades Corrugated Operation at Townsville Plant II-48

Boise Cascade Sells Paper, Packaging & Newsprint Segments II-48

Meyer Completes Gee Clean Acquisition II-48

SCA Divests North American-based Packaging Business II-49

International Paper Divests Kraft Paper Operations II-49

NewPage Acquires Stora Enso's Paper-Manufacturing Operations II-49

Ahlstrom Enters into JV with Votorantim II-49

12. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS II-50

Amcor Ltd. (Australia) II-50

Cascades Inc (Canada) II-50

Norampac, Inc. (Canada) II-51

DS Smith Plc (UK) II-51

Georgia-Pacific Corporation (US) II-51

Graphic Packaging Holding Company (US) II-52

International Paper Company (US) II-52

Klabin SA (Brazil) II-53

MeadWestvaco Corporation (US) II-53

Mondi Group plc (UK) II-54

Nippon Paper Group, Inc. (Japan) II-54

Oji Paper Co., Ltd. (Japan) II-54

Packaging Corporation of America (US) II-55

Rengo Co., Ltd. (Japan) II-55

Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget (Sweden) II-55

SCA Packaging (UK) II-56

SAICA (Spain) II-56

Smurfit Kappa Group plc (Ireland) II-56

Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation (US) II-57

Temple-Inland, Inc. (US) II-57

Visy Pty Ltd. (Australia) II-58

13. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-59

Table 4: World Recent Past, Current & 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 2007 through

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-59

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 2001 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-60

Table 6: World 13-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 2003, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-61

Analysis by Product Segment II-62

Table 7: 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 2007

through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-62

Table 8: World Historic Review 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 2001 through 2006

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-63

Table 9: World 13-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 2003, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-64

Table 10: World Recent Past, Current & 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 2007

through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-65

Table 11: 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 2001 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-66

Table 12: World 13-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

2003, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-67

Table 13: 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 2007

through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-68

Table 14: 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 2001 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-69

Table 15: World 13-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

2003, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-70

Analysis by End-Use Segment II-71

Table 16: 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 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-71

Table 17: 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 2007

through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-72

Table 18: World 13-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 2003, 2009 and

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-73

Table 19: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

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 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-74

Table 20: 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 2007

through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-75

Table 21: World 13-Year Perspective for Corrugated and

Paperboard Boxes in Food & 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 2003, 2009 and 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-76

Table 22: 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 2007 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-77

Table 23: 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

2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-78

Table 24: World 13-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 2003,

2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-79

Table 25: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

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 2007 through 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-80

Table 26: 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

2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-81

Table 27: World 13-Year Perspective for Corrugated and

Paperboard Boxes in Chemicals & 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 2003, 2009 and

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-82

Table 28: 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 2007 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-83

Table 29: 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

2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-84

Table 30: World 13-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 2003, 2009 and

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-85

Table 31: World Recent Past, Current & 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 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-86

Table 32: 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 2007

through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-87

Table 33: World 13-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 2003, 2009 and 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-88

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1

A.Market Analysis III-1

Outlook III-1

Packaging Market - An Insight III-1

Corrugated Shipments - Indicator of Economic Activity III-2

Fast Facts III-2

Recovery in Sight for Corrugated and Paperboard Boxes Market III-3

Visual Appeal Drives Demand for High-Value Boxes III-3

End-Use Markets - An Overview III-3

Corrugated and Solid Fiber Box - Preferred Packaging for

Shipping III-4

Table 34: Corrugated Fiberboard Market in the US (2007):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Production by Type (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-5

Food Products - The Largest End-User Market III-5

Corrugated Box - A Highly Integrated Industry III-5

Table 35: Leading States in the Corrugated and Solid Fiber

Box Market in the US (2009): Percentage Share Breakdown of

Revenues for Ohio, Texas, Georgia, Illinois, and Others

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-6

Preprinted Linerboard - A Major Innovation in Corrugated

Boxes III-6

Folding Paperboard Boxes Face Stiff Competition from

Alternatives III-6

Non-Durables Drive Value Shipments III-6

Preference for High-Value Cartons Limits Volume Shipments III-7

Recyclable and Renewable Characteristics Provide an Edge to

Folding Cartons III-7

Recycled Board Cedes Ground to Unbleached Kraft Board III-7

Table 36: Material Usage in the US Folding Paperboard

Boxes Market (2007): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume

Consumption for Recycled Board, Bleached Kraft, and

Unbleached Kraft (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-8

Set-Up Boxes Witness High Demand from High-End Applications III-8

Market Trends III-8

Rising Prices - A Major Concern III-8

Producers to Hike Corrugated Box Prices III-8

Plastic Poses Major Challenge to Corrugated Industry III-9

Corrugated Manufacturers Focus on Source Reduction III-9

Rising Use of Corrugated Boxes As Marketing Tools III-9

Corrugated Box Technologies Continue to Evolve III-10

Pharmaceutical Industry to Boost Demand for Boxes III-10

Increasing Demand for Flute Boxes III-10

Paper and Paperboard Capacity III-10

Recycling Initiatives in the US III-11

Table 37: Conversion of Old Corrugated Containers in the

US (2008): Percentage Share Breakdown for Containerboard,

Recycled Paperboard, Exports and Others (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-11

Paper Industry Resolves to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions III-11

Consolidation Intensifies in the Corrugated Box Industry III-11

Consolidation in Bleached Paperboard Market III-12

Competitive Landscape III-12

Table 38: Leading Players in the US Corrugated & Paperboard

Box Market (2007): Percentage Share Breakdown of Demand

(Value) for Smurfit, International Smurfit-Stone,

Weyerhaeuser, Temple-Inland, Georgia-Pacific, and Others

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-12

Food Packaging/Container Market - A Review III-13

Table 39: Food Container Market in the US (2009):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Demand by Segment for

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

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-13

Highlights III-13

Containers Evolve into Marketing Tools III-14

Environmental Concerns Push Innovative and Green Packaging

for Milk III-14

Packaging Industry Collaborates for Recycling Programs III-14

Import-Export Statistics III-14

Table 40: Exports of Corrugated Paper/Paperboard Market for

Sanitary Food/Beverage Containers in the US (2008 & 2009):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Export Value by Country for

Mexico, Canada, China, Australia, Dominican Republic,

Taiwan, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-15

Table 41: Imports of Corrugated Paper/Paperboard Market for

Sanitary Food/Beverage Containers in the US (2008 & 2009):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Import Value by Country for

Canada, China, Mexico, South Korea, Italy, Hong Kong,

Taiwan, UK, and Others (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-16

Strategic Corporate Developments III-16

Key Players III-24

B.Market Analytics III-28

Table 42: US 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 2007 through

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-28

Table 43: 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 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-28

Table 44: US 13-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 2003,

2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-29

Table 45: 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 2007 through 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-30

Table 46: US 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 2001

through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-31

Table 47: US 13-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 2003, 2009 & 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-32

2. CANADA III-33

A.Market Analysis III-33

Outlook III-33

Corrugated Packaging - An Insight III-33

Boxboard Market in Canada III-33

Recycled Corrugated Packaging Finds Favor Among Canadians III-34

At a Glance III-34

Table 48: Recovery Rate of Packaging Material in Canada's

Residential Sector (2006) (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-34

Packaging Industry Grapples with Forest Mismanagement

Misconception III-35

Table 49: Source of Average Corrugated Box Used in Canada

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-35

Technological Advancements III-35

Export -Import Scenario III-35

Table 50: Exports of Corrugated Paper/Paperboard Market for

Sanitary Food/Beverage Containers in Canada (2008 & 2009):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Export Value by Country for

US, Mexico, Cuba, Costa Rica, Hungary, Ireland, and

Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-36

Table 51: Imports of Corrugated Paper/Paperboard Market for

Sanitary Food/Beverage Containers in Canada (2008 & 2009):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Import Value by Country for

US, China, Italy, Thailand, Mexico, Chile, and Others

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-37

Product Launches III-37

Strategic Corporate Developments III-38

Key Players III-38

B.Market Analytics III-39

Table 52: 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 2007 through

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-39

Table 53: Canadian 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 2001 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-40

Table 54: Canadian 13-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 2003,

2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-40

Table 55: Canadian 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 2007 through 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-41

Table 56: 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

2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-42

Table 57: Canadian 13-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 2003, 2009 & 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-43

3. JAPAN III-44

A.Market Analysis III-44

Outlook III-44

Effect of Economic Crisis on Corrugated Industry III-44

Table 58: Paperboard Production Volume in Japan - In

Thousand Tons (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-45

Table 59: Corrugated Board Production Volume in Japan - In

Million Square Meters (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-45

OCC - The Primary Raw Material for Corrugated Industry III-45

Shift Towards Eco-Friendly C-Flute III-45

Competitive Landscape III-46

Table 60: Leading Players in the Japanese Paperboard Market

(2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production for Oji

Paperboard, Rengo Co., Nippon Paper Industries, and Others

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-46

Table 61: Leading Players in the Japanese Corrugated Board

Market (2007): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production

for Oji Paperboard, Rengo Co., Nippon Paper Industries,

and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-46

Strategic Corporate Developments III-46

Key Players III-47

B.Market Analytics III-48

Table 62: Japanese 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 2007 through

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-48

Table 63: 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 2001 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-49

Table 64: Japanese 13-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 2003,

2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-49

Table 65: 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 2007 through 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-50

Table 66: Japanese 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

2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-51

Table 67: Japanese 13-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 2003, 2009 & 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-52

4. EUROPE III-53

A.Market Analysis III-53

Outlook III-53

Paper and Corrugated Packaging Market in Europe III-53

Highlights III-54

FMCG Sector - Affected by Slowdown in Retail Demand III-54

Retail-Ready Packaging Gains Popularity III-54

CCM Price - A Key Determinant of Profitability III-55

Rising Demand for Lightweight Corrugated Packaging III-55

Table 68: Average Weight (in g/m2) of Corrugated Board in

Select European Countries (2008) (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-56

New Capacity Additions for Low-Weight CCM III-56

Corrugated Board Market - An Overview III-56

Table 69: Per Capita Consumption of Corrugated Board in

Select European Countries (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-57

Table 70: Corrugated Board Shipments in Europe (2008):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Shipments# for

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

Netherlands, Belgium, and Others (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-57

Raw Material Usage for Corrugated Boxes III-58

Table 71: Raw Material Usage in the European Corrugated

Board Market (2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume

Consumption by Country for Germany, Italy, France, Spain,

UK, Turkey, Poland, and Others (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-58

Table 72: Raw Material Consumed in the European Corrugated

Board Market (2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume

Consumption for Testliner, Recycled Fluting, Brown

Kraftliner, Recycled Liner, Semi-Chemical Fluting, and

Kraftliner (Including White & Colored Kraft) (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-58

Corrugated Packaging for Fresh Fruits & Vegetables III-59

Essentials for Transport Packaging of Fruits and Vegetables III-59

Regulations & Standards III-59

The Common Footprint Standard for Corrugated Packaging III-59

The Packaging & Packaging Waste Directive 94/62/EC III-60

The Producer Responsibility Obligations (Packaging Waste)

Regulations 2007 III-60

The Packaging (Essential Requirements) Regulations 2003 III-60

Competition III-60

Corrugated Board Market III-60

Table 73: European Corrugated Board Market (2008):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Number of Companies by

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

France, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-61

Table 74: Leading Manufacturers in the European Corrugated

Board Market (2009): Percentage Share Breakdown of

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

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-61

Containerboard Market III-62

Table 75: Leading Manufacturers in the European

Containerboard Market (2009): Percentage Share Breakdown

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

Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-62

B.Market Analytics III-62

Table 76: 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 2007 through 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-62

Table 77: European Historic Review 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 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-63

Table 78: European 13-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 2003, 2009 and

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-64

Table 79: European 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 2007 through

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-65

Table 80: 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 2001 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-66

Table 81: European 13-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 2003,

2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-66

Table 82: 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 2007 through 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-67

Table 83: European 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

2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-68

Table 84: European 13-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 2003, 2009 & 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-69

4a. FRANCE III-70

A.Market Analysis III-70

Outlook III-70

Corrugated Board Market III-70

Table 85: Raw Material Consumed in the French Corrugated

Board Market (2008): 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-70

Folding Carton Market - An Insight III-71

Strategic Corporate Development III-71

B.Market Analytics III-72

Table 86: 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 2007 through

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-72

Table 87: French 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 2001 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-73

Table 88: French 13-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 2003,

2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-73

Table 89: French 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 2007 through 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-74

Table 90: 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

2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-75

Table 91: French 13-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 2003, 2009 & 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-76

4b. GERMANY III-77

A.Market Analysis III-77

Outlook III-77

Paperboard and Corrugated Board Market - An Insight III-77

Table 92: Raw Material Consumed in the German Corrugated

Board Market (2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume

Consumption for Testliner, Recycled Fluting, Brown

Kraftliner, Kraftliner (Including White & Colored Kraft),

Recycled Liner, and Semi-Chemical Fluting (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-78

Table 93: German Corrugated Board Market (2008): Percentage

Share Breakdown of Shipments by Fluting Type for B-Flute,

C-Flute, BC-Flute, E-Flute, Micro-Fl, and Others (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-78

B.Market Analytics III-79

Table 94: German 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 2007 through

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-79

Table 95: German 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 2001 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-80

Table 96: German 13-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 2003,

2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-80

Table 97: German 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 2007 through 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-81

Table 98: German Historic Review for Corrugated and

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

Beverages, Paper and Publishing

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