Global Market for Corrugated and Paperboard Boxes to Exceed US$165 Billion by 2010, According to a New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.

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Global corrugated and paperboard industry is concentrated among few players. Ongoing consolidation of paperboard suppliers, converters and packaged product companies is resulting from the globalization of factors concerning economies of scale such as supply chain logistics. Market growth is aided by reduced trade barriers and opening up of markets; increased globalization; consumer interest towards corrugated packaging for point-of-sale display use; and increasing popularity of Internet shopping.

Corrugated and Paperboard Boxes: A Global Strategic Business Report

Worldwide market for Corrugated and Paperboard Boxes is projected to exceed US$165 billion by 2010. Asia-Pacific represents the fastest growing region with a CAGR of 6.99% during the period 2000-2010, while the United States constitutes the largest market with a share of about 23.42% in 2007. Corrugated & solid fiber boxes represent the largest segment, whereas folding paperboard boxes represent the fastest growing segment over the analyzed period. Sales of corrugated & solid fiber boxes are projected to exceed US$115 billion in 2009. Demand for corrugated and paperboard boxes in food & beverage market is projected to reach US$69.6 billion by 2010.

Key players listed in the report include Amcor Ltd., Carter Holt Harvey Limited, InPeake Packaging, Inc., International Paper, Kappa Packaging, Mondi Packaging Europe, Rengo Co. Ltd., Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget, SCA Packaging, Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation, Visy, and Weyerhaeuser Company

"Corrugated and Paperboard Boxes: A Global Strategic Business Report" published by Global Industry Analysts, Inc., analyzes the global market with hard-to-find data and analytics for key regional markets such as the United States and Europe, alongside up and coming markets such as Asia-Pacific and Latin America. The report provides a comprehensive review of market trends and issues, drivers, business profile, players, competitive landscape, recent developments, mergers, acquisitions, alliances, product launches and other strategic industry activities. Analytical estimates and projections are presented in terms of annual sales in US$ over the years 2000 through 2015.

Product segments independently analyzed include Corrugated & Solid Fiber Boxes, Folding Paperboard Boxes, and Set-Up Paperboard Boxes. End-use segments analyzed in the report include Non-Durables (Food & Beverages, Paper and Publishing Products, Chemicals & Allied Products, and Others), and Durables

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