Paper Packaging Materials Market - Increasing Awareness of Ecological Issues Fuel the Market Growth

Paper, timber, pulp and other such forest and recycled products are used as basic raw materials in paper packaging materials. Paper packaging materials are used for various purposes such as bracing, blocking, cushioning and preserving products. Paper is used in the packaging of a wide range of products such as foods, beverages, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and pet food among others.


Albany, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 08/19/2016 -- Packaging made from papers and boards are classified as paper packaging. Various materials such as Kraft paper, cardboards, cartridge paper and recycled paper are used in the manufacture of packaging. Tetra packs, corrugated boxes, cartons and folding boxes are some of the different types of products used in the food & beverages, pharmaceutical and cosmetics industries.

The report forecasts and analyzes the paper packaging materials market on a global and a regional level. The forecast demand on a global level is based on volume (million tons) and revenue (USD billion) for a period ranging from 2013 to 2019. For better understanding of the market on a regional level, the market has been forecasted based on volume (million tons) and revenues (USD billion) for a time period ranging from 2013 to 2019. The study consists of the drivers and restraints of the paper packaging materials market and their impact on the growth of the market on the mentioned time period. In addition, the study includes opportunities available for the market on a regional and global level and its effect in the above mentioned time period.

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For better understanding of the paper packaging materials market, we have given a detailed analysis of the value chain. Moreover, a detailed analysis of the Porter's five forces' model has been given for a better understanding of the intensity of competition present in the market. Furthermore, the study comprises of a market attractiveness analysis, where the applications are benchmarked based on their market size, growth rate and general attractiveness.

The paper packaging materials market has been segmented based on its product types, application and geography. All product types have been analyzed and forecast based on volumes (million tons) and revenue (USD billion) for a time period ranging from 2013 to 2019. In addition, application segments have been analyzed and forecasted on current trends on a global level and regional level, for a period ranging from 2013 to 2019. Geographically, the market has been segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Rest of the World. Analysis and forecast is based on current trends and ranges over a period from 2013 to 2019.

Market estimates for this study have been based on volumes, with revenues being derived through regional pricing trends. The price for each of the materials mentioned in the report has been considered, and customized product pricing has not been included. The market has been analyzed based on expected demand and the market data for each segment is based on demand volumes and corresponding revenues. The prices considered for calculation of revenue are average regional prices obtained through primary quotes from numerous regional suppliers, distributors and direct selling regional producers. Market data is based on current information. Presence of a large number of domestic manufacturers in China and India may cause variation in forecast by a small margin. Forecasts have been based on expected demand from application segments. We have used the bottom-up approach to arrive at the global market by considering individual market segments and integrating them. Products and applications have been further bifurcated using the top-down approach to derive the regional product market consumption. Inflation has not been accounted for in our market estimates.

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Profiles of certain key manufacturers have been covered in this report along with a detailed analysis of their market share. The study profiles companies such as DS Smith Plc, International Paper Company, MeadWestvaco, OJI Holding Corporation and Smurfit Kappa Group Plc., among others.

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