Tight seal: Stiff import competition and a declining print media sector will inhibit growth

Manufacturers in the Coated and Laminated Paper Manufacturing industry experienced a wide array of challenges over the five years to 2018, particularly from import competition and weak demand. Despite an overall decrease in revenue, however, there have been a few bright spots for the industry. For example, export growth has provided marginal support to the industry amid weak domestic demand. Additionally, rising environmental awareness from both consumers and businesses has encouraged the use of paper packaging over plastic alternatives. In many respects, the industry is expected to continue its decline over the five years to 2023 amid weak demand for its products. However, the wide range of uses for coated and laminated paper will preserve a measure of stability in the industry...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Forecast Growth 18-23

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Relatively steady demand from food and beverage manufacturers has spared the industry from more-substantial declines
  • Many businesses and 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 - Industry Analysis Chapter

    Operators in the Coated and Laminated Paper Manufacturing industry experienced a wide array of challenges over the five years to 2018, particularly from import competition and weak demand. As producers of commoditized goods, industry manufacturers compete heavily on price and have struggled against foreign companies that can pass their substantially lower production costs on to downstream customers. As a result, import penetration in the industry is expected to rise to 18.9% of domestic demand in 2018, up from 16.2% in 2013. Partly due to this rising market share for foreign producers, industry revenue is expected to decrease an annualized 0.7% to $21.8 billion over the five years to 2018, despite growth of 4.6% i...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
  • Increasing globalization
  • Tepid domestic demand
  • 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
  • Plastic, foil and coated paper bags
  • Surface-coated paperboard
  • 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
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Exports (2009-2023)
  • Imports (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • Price of paper (2009-2023)

  • 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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