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Global Folding Carton Market 2019-2023

Global Folding Carton Market 2019-2023

About this market

Growing popularity of smart folding cartons to drive market growth. Advances in the printed electronics technology are making the development of smart packaging economical by reducing the prohibitive costs associated with this technology. The smart folding carton market is growing owing to the rise in the need for sophisticated packaging in applications such as medicine monitoring. Smart folding cartons play a major role in interacting with the end-customers and consumers. Some Technavio’s analysts have predicted that the folding carton market will register a CAGR of more than 5% by 2023.

Market Overview

Rise in demand for digitally printed folding cartons

Digital printing is likely to gain traction in the folding carton market owing to the demand for fast turnaround and personalized packaging from various brands. Various retailers, brands, and their supply chain partners are experiencing a rise in demand for folding cartons with appealing graphics to grab consumers' attention. Some of the companies are focusing on offering digital printing technology for the packaging market.

Rise in occurrences of contamination from recycled paperboard

Paper and paperboard must be recycled for further use to limit the resultant waste and landfill. Recycling of materials helps in reducing emissions and minimizing the use of resources. However, recycled paper and paperboards can have a negative impact on the products that are packaged.

For the detailed list of factors that will drive and challenge the growth of the folding carton market during the 2019-2023, view our report.

Competitive Landscape

The market appears to be fragmented and with the presence of several companies including Techman-Head Group and Brackett Aircraft Company the competitive environment is quite intense. Factors such as the growing popularity of smart folding cartons and the rise in demand for digitally printed folding cartons, will provide considerable growth opportunities to folding carton manufactures. Graphic Packaging International, Huhtamaki, Mayr-Melnhof Karton, Smurfit Kappa, and WestRock are some of the major companies covered in this report.


  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
    • Preface
    • Currency conversion rates for US$
  • Market landscape
    • Market ecosystem
      • Table Global paperboard container market
      • Table Segments of global paperboard container market
    • Market characteristics
      • Table Market characteristics
    • Market segmentation analysis
      • Table Market segments
  • Market sizing
    • Market definition
      • Table Market definition - Inclusions and exclusions checklist
    • Market sizing 2018
      • Table Market size 2018
    • Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table Global market: Size and forecast 2018-2023 (million t)
      • Table Global market: Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
  • Five forces analysis
    • Table Five forces analysis 2018
    • Table Five forces analysis 2023
    • Bargaining power of buyers
      • Table Bargaining power of buyers
    • Bargaining power of suppliers
      • Table Bargaining power of suppliers
    • Threat of new entrants
      • Table Threat of new entrants
    • Threat of substitutes
      • Table Threat of substitutes
    • Threat of rivalry
      • Table Threat of rivalry
    • Market condition
      • Table Market condition - Five forces 2018
  • Market segmentation by end-user
    • Table End-user - Market share 2018-2023 (%)
    • Comparison by end-user
      • Table Comparison by end-user
    • Food and beverage - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table Food and beverage - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 (million t)
      • Table Food and beverage - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • Personal care and household - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table Personal care and household - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 (million t)
      • Table Personal care and household - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • Healthcare - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table Healthcare - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 (million t)
      • Table Healthcare - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • Other end-users - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table Other end-users - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 (million t)
      • Table Other end-users - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • Market opportunity by end-user
      • Table Market opportunity by end-user
  • Customer landscape
    • Table Customer landscape
  • Geographic landscape
    • Geographic segmentation
      • Table Market share by geography 2018-2023 (%)
    • Geographic comparison
      • Table Geographic comparison
    • APAC - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table APAC - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 (million t)
      • Table APAC - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • North America - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table North America - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 (million t)
      • Table North America - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • Europe - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table Europe - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 (million t)
      • Table Europe - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • MEA - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table MEA - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 (million t)
      • Table MEA - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • South America - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table South America - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 (million t)
      • Table South America - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • Key leading countries
      • Table Key leading countries
    • Market opportunity
      • Table Market opportunity
  • Decision framework
  • Drivers and challenges
    • Market drivers
    • Market challenges
      • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
    • Technological advances in folding cartons
    • Adoption of eco-friendly materials for manufacturing folding cartons
    • Growing popularity of smart folding cartons
  • Vendor landscape
    • Overview
      • Table Vendor landscape
    • Landscape disruption
      • Table Landscape disruption
  • Vendor analysis
    • Vendors covered
      • Table Vendors covered
    • Vendor classification
      • Table Vendor classification
    • Market positioning of vendors
      • Table Market positioning of vendors
    • Graphic Packaging International
      • Table Graphic Packaging International - Vendor overview
      • Table Graphic Packaging International - Business segments
      • Table Graphic Packaging International - Organizational developments
      • Table Graphic Packaging International - Geographic focus
      • Table Graphic Packaging International - Segment focus
      • Table Graphic Packaging International - Key offerings
    • Huhtamaki
      • Table Huhtamaki - Vendor overview
      • Table Huhtamaki - Business segments
      • Table Huhtamaki - Organizational developments
      • Table Huhtamaki - Geographic focus
      • Table Huhtamaki - Segment focus
      • Table Huhtamaki - Key offerings
    • Mayr-Melnhof Karton
      • Table Mayr-Melnhof Karton - Vendor overview
      • Table Mayr-Melnhof Karton - Business segments
      • Table Mayr-Melnhof Karton - Organizational developments
      • Table Mayr-Melnhof Karton - Geographic focus
      • Table Mayr-Melnhof Karton - Segment focus
      • Table Mayr-Melnhof Karton - Key offerings
    • Smurfit Kappa
      • Table Smurfit Kappa - Vendor overview
      • Table Smurfit Kappa - Business segments
      • Table Smurfit Kappa - Geographic focus
      • Table Smurfit Kappa - Segment focus
      • Table Smurfit Kappa - Key offerings
    • WestRock
      • Table WestRock - Vendor overview
      • Table WestRock - Business segments
      • Table WestRock - Organizational developments
      • Table WestRock - Segment focus
      • Table WestRock - Key offerings
  • Appendix
    • Research methodology
      • Table Validation techniques employed for market sizing
    • List of abbreviations
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