The paper products industry comprises of establishments that are engaged in manufacturing of pulp, paper and paperboard. This industry also includes establishments that use the manufactured paper and paperboard to further convert them into products such as corrugated and solid fiber boxes, folding paperboard boxes, paper bags, stationery and sanitary products and other such similar items.
The top five companies covered are Georgia-Pacific Corporation, International Paper, Kimberly Clark Corporation, Tetra Laval Group, and Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget. Georgia-Pacific Corporation was the largest company in the paper products manufacturing market.
The countries covered are USA, China, Germany, Brazil, Japan, UK, Spain, Russia, France, Australia, Italy, India and rest of the world.
The global paper products market manufacturing was valued around $1510 billion in 2017. Asia Pacific was the largest region in the paper products manufacturing market in 2017, accounting for around 46% of the total market. China was the largest market accounting for around 25% of the total market.
The paper industry has been shifting from labor intensive manufacturing processes to automated production facilities. Automation has enabled textile manufacturing companies to enhance productivity and reduce production costs.
The paper products market manufacturing is segmented into Unfinished Paper Manufacturing, Converted Paper Products Manufacturing and Pulp Mills.
Converted Paper Products Manufacturing includes Corrugated And Solid Fiber Box, Folding Paperboard Box, Other Paperboard Containers, etc.
Unfinished Paper Manufacturing includes paper mills, newsprint mills, paperboard mills, etc.
Pulp Mills comprise companies engaged in manufacturing pulp without manufacturing paper or paperboard.