Size press: Stiff import competition and a declining print media sector will inhibit growth

The Coated and Laminated Paper Manufacturing industry has struggled over the five years to 2017 due to mounting foreign competition and weak downstream demand. Printers and publishers, historically representing a significant market for the industry, have been negatively affected by consumers' shift to digital media. This has forced many print publishers to either cease operation or curtail their purchases of high-quality coated paper, reducing demand for industry products. While the decline in the publishing market has been partially offset by steady demand for packaging from food and beverage manufacturers, this has not been enough to overcome import competition. These trends are expected to largely continue over the next five years...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$21bn
Annual Growth 12-17
-1.7%
Forecast Growth 17-22
Profit
Employment
45,789
Businesses
718

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The industry has been spared more substantial decline by relatively steady demand from food and beverage manufacturers
  • Many individuals are striving to reduce their environmental impact
  • The food and beverage sector will continue to be the largest market for the industry
  • Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

    The Coated and Laminated Paper Manufacturing industry has moderate barriers to entry, given the medium level of capital required to start a new business. However, the industry is in the decline stage of its life cycle; therefore, the number of entrants has decreased. Competition continues to remain high, however; there still are a significant number of operators in the industry, with an estimated 558 companies in 2017.Start-up costs vary depending on the scale of operations and facility location. Given tight commercial lending conditions in the United States, securing the necessary capital to begin operations is another significant barrier to entry. Similarly, attracting and retaining skilled labor is an important requirement for entering the industry. Typ...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Coated & Laminated Paper Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Coated & Laminated Paper Manufacturing Industry are

  • Guaranteed supply of key inputs
  • Access to niche markets
  • Having a large supply contract
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Consumer spending and Demand from food manufacturing in the Coated & Laminated Paper Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Coated & Laminated Paper Manufacturing Industry?

    Companies in this industry primarily manufacture products that include coated or laminated paper and packaging, multiwall bags and laminated aluminum foil for flexible packaging. Industry operators also purchase raw materials, such as paper and paperboard, and process them with plastic, clay, latex and metal to create industry products. This industry does not include companies that manufacture paper from pulp; these companies are part of the Paper Mills industry (IBISWorld report 32212).

    Industry Products
  • Coated and laminated paper
  • Pressure-sensitive products
  • Uncoated paper bags and sacks
  • Coated and laminated packaging paper
  • Laminated foil
  • Surface-coated paperboard
  • Plastic, foil and coated paper bags
  • Industry Activities
  • Manufacturing coated and laminated paper
  • Manufacturing uncoated paper and multiwall bags
  • Manufacturing coated and laminated packaging materials
  • Manufacturing flexible packaging foil
  • Manufacturing surface-coated paperboard
  • Manufacturing plastics, foil and coated paper bags
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Consumer spending
  • Demand from food manufacturing
  • Print advertising expenditure
  • Demand from paper wholesaling
  • Trade-weighted index

  • Current Performance
  • Increasing consolidation
  • Environmental concerns
  • International trade
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Tepid demand
  • Increasing globalization
  • Table: Coated & Laminated Paper Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Coated & Laminated Paper Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Animal Food Production
  • Flour Milling
  • Sugar Processing
  • Snack Food Production
  • Coffee Production
  • Printing
  • Cement Manufacturing
  • Paper Wholesaling
  • Paper Bag & Disposable Plastic Product Wholesaling
  • Magazine & Periodical Publishing

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Aluminum Manufacturing
  • Electric Power Transmission
  • Industrial Machinery & Equipment Wholesaling
  • Ink Manufacturing
  • Laminated Plastics Manufacturing
  • Nonferrous Metal Rolling & Alloying
  • Paper Mills
  • Paper Wholesaling
  • Paperboard Mills
  • Plastic Film, Sheet & Bag Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Pressure-sensitive products
  • Coated and laminated paper
  • Coated and laminated packaging paper
  • Uncoated paper bags and sacks
  • Laminated foil
  • Surface-coated paperboard
  • Plastic, foil and coated paper bags
  • Chart: Coated & Laminated Paper Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Global trends
  • Downstream preferences

  • Major Markets
  • Exports
  • Food and beverage sector
  • Other manufacturers
  • Printers and media
  • Other
  • Financial and professional services
  • Retailers and wholesalers
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Coated & Laminated Paper Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWages and depreciationOther expenses
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Coated & Laminated Paper Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
    Internal competitionExternal competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Coated & Laminated Paper Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Verso Corporation, Avery Dennison Corporation,
  • Table: Verso Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: Avery Dennison Corporation - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Coated & Laminated Paper Manufacturing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Coated & Laminated Paper Manufacturing Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Exports (2008-2022)
  • Imports (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Price of paper (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
    Coated Paper
  • A paper that has been coated by a compound to impart certain qualities to the paper, including weight and surface gloss, smoothness or ink absorbency.
  • Countervailing Duties
  • Duties imposed to neutralize the negative effects of subsidies after an investigation finds that a foreign country subsidizes its exports, injuring domestic producers in the importing country.
  • Laminated Paper
  • Paper that has been placed between layers of plastic and sealed with heat or pressure, usually with an adhesive.
  • Pressure-Sensitive Material
  • A product made of a pressure-sensitive adhesive coated onto a backing material, such as paper, plastic film, cloth or metal foil.
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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
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    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
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