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Paper Mills in the US: Market Research Report

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Paper Mills Market Research Report | NAICS 32212 | Jan 2016

Paper jam: Foreign competition and declining demand for paper will continue to plague industry mills

IBISWorld’s Paper Mills market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$47bn
Annual Growth 11-16
-2.2%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Employment
62,765
Businesses
137
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Over the five years to 2016, the Paper Mills industry continued to battle growing foreign competition and declining domestic demand. Although projected export stability in 2016 is anticipated to slightly boost industry revenue, the trend of gradual revenue decline will likely continue over the next five years. The growing use of electronic communication will further diminish paper consumption in the United States and abroad. As a result, this trend could spell long-term decline across many of the industry's paper product lines... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

Market share concentration within the Paper Mills industry is low, with the top four companies estimated to hold 22.5% of the market. The majority of the industry's operators are medium-sized companies with less than 1.0% market share. However, market share concentration has increased slightly over the past five years as the industry's largest players continue to acquire smaller and largely unprofitable competitors. Following this heavy merger and acquisition activity over the past decade, the industry's largest companies have begun to diversify their portfolios to provide more than paper and pulp products... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Paper Mills Industry?

The Paper Mills industry manufactures paper in paper mills from pulp, a fibrous material derived from wood. Mill operators may manufacture their own pulp or purchase it. Industry products include paper rolls and reams, including printing and writing paper, newsprint, packaging material and household papers. These products are sold in bulk to individual consumers, businesses and downstream manufacturers who may further convert the industry's products into specialty paper products.

Industry Products
Market pulpCommunication papersPersonal care productsSpecialty and packaging materials
 
Industry Activities
Manufacturing rolls of printing paper, writing paper, packaging paper and industrial paper from pulpManufacturing clay coated paperManufacturing absorbent sanitary and tissue paperManufacturing newsprint


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