The converted paper product manufacturing market includes companies that manufacture and market converted paper by from other paper and paper board products. The converted paper products include paperboard and corrugated boxes, paper bags, stationery, sanitary paper products, and other products (crepe paper, die-cut paper for non-office use, and molded pulp products).
The global converted paper products manufacturing market was valued at around $490 billion in 2017. Asia Pacific was the largest region in the converted paper products manufacturing market in 2017, accounting for more than 45% market share. China was the largest country in the market in 2017, accounting for around 25% market share.
The paper industry has been shifting from labor intensive manufacturing processes to automated production facilities. Automation has enabled converted paper product companies to enhance productivity and reduce production costs. These technologies are also saving energy cost. Control systems such as integrated drive systems (IDS) are improving plant efficiency by minimizing energy consumption and simplifying service and maintenance processes.
The top five companies covered are Georgia-Pacific Corporation, International Paper Company, Kimberly Clark Corporation, Tetra Laval Group and Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget. Georgia-Pacific was the largest company in the converted paper products manufacturing market in 2017.
The countries covered are USA, China, Germany, Brazil, Japan, UK, Spain, Russia, France, Australia, Italy, India and rest of the world.
The converted paper product manufacturing market is segmented into Corrugated and Solid Fiber Box Manufacturing, Folding Paperboard Box Manufacturing, Converted Paper Product Manufacturing, Sanitary Paper Product Manufacturing, Stationery Product Manufacturing and All Other Converted Paper Product Manufacturing.
Corrugated and Solid Fiber Box Manufacturing companies engage in the manufacturing and marketing of corrugated and solid fiber boxes and related products from purchased paper board and fiber stock.
Folding Paperboard Box Manufacturing include companies engaged in converting paperboard (excluding corrugated box) into folding paperboard boxes, cartons, folding boxes, paperboard containers, food containers, and shoe boxes.
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing comprise establishments manufacturing converted paper products or paper boards without manufacturing paper or paper board.
Sanitary Paper Product Manufacturing include companies manufacturing sanitary paper stock or wadding paper into sanitary paper products, such as facial tissues, handkerchiefs, table napkins, toilet paper, towels, disposable diapers, sanitary napkins, and tampons.
Stationery Product Manufacturing companies produce a wide range of stationery paper products that are used in writing, filing, and other stationery applications.
All Other Converted Paper Product Manufacturing comprise companies engaged in converting paper or paperboard into products (except containers, bags, coated and treated paper, stationery products and sanitary paper products) or converting pulp into pulp products, such as egg cartons, food trays, and other food containers from molded pulp.