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Coated & Laminated Paper Manufacturing in the US - Industry Market Research Report

Coated & Laminated Paper Manufacturing in the US

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.

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).

This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.


  • About this Industry
  • Industry at a Glance
    • Table Key Statistics Snapshot
    • Table Revenue vs. employment growth
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2017)
    • Table Industry Structure
  • Industry Performance
    • Table Consumer spending
    • Table Revenue vs. exports
    • Table Life Cycle Stage
  • Products & Markets
    • Table KEY BUYING INDUSTRIES
    • Table KEY SELLING INDUSTRIES
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2017)
    • Table Major market segmentation (2017)
    • Table Industry trade balance
    • Table Exports To...
    • Table Business Locations 2017
    • Table Distribution of establishments vs. population
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Table Sector vs. Industry Costs
    • Table Barriers to Entry checklist
    • Table Trade Globalization
  • Major Companies
    • Table Major players
    • Table Verso Corporation (US industry-specific segment) - financial performance*
    • Table Avery Dennison Corporation (US industry-specific segment) - financial performance*
  • Operating Conditions
    • Table Capital intensity
    • Table Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
    • Table Volatility vs. growth
  • Key Statistics
    • Table Industry Data
    • Table Annual Change
    • Table Key Ratios
    • Table Industry Financial Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary

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