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Cardboard Box and Container Manufacturers

SIC 2650 | NAICS 322200


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Industry Analysis, Trends, Statistics, and Forecasts


Cardboard Box & Container Manufacturing  (view report)
Paperboard Mills  (view report)

Comprehensive market research reports provide in-depth industry analysis and five-year forecasts, with special focus on the underlying structure and external forces and relationships that affect industries and their performance. Report contents include:

  • Market size and characteristics
  • Key statistics and ratios
  • Current performance
  • Competitive landscape
  • Major firms and market share
  • Key risk and success factors
  • Five-year growth forecast


Association of Independent Corrugated Converters
BoxScore Magazine
http://www.aiccboxscore.org/ / archived-issues

Bimonthly trade magazine provides news and information for independent corrugated, folding carton, and rigid container manufacturers and suppliers, with topics covered in each issue including industry news and developments, production, sales, customer service, finance, human resources, legislative affairs, and technology. Selected feature articles and archived digital issues are available free online.



Converted Paper Products Manufacturing
http://www.firstresearch.com

First Research profiles cover key aspects of an industry's size, scope, and operations and include a five-year growth forecast. Profile contents include:

  • Industry overview
  • Recent developments
  • Critical issues and challenges
  • Business trends and opportunities
  • Executive insights
  • Financial benchmarking data
  • Five-year growth forecast


Fibre Box Association
Production Data Services Reports
https://www.fibrebox.org/  Select "Production" option from "Data" drop-down menu

Data services reports included in the "Production" report section provide detailed statistical data and other information on production, shipments, inventory, demand, and consumption for corrugated and containerboard boxes and other products in the United States and Canada. Reports are available to members only; select reports from the "Data-Production" menu for more information on each report.


Freedonia Group
Corrugated & Paperboard Boxes
https://www.freedoniagroup.com/

Freedonia Focus research report analyzes U.S. demand for corrugated and paperboard boxes at the manufacturing level, with information provided in this report including historical and forecast demand by product type (e.g., corrugated and solid fiber, folding paperboard, set-up paperboard) and market segment (e.g., food and beverages, non-food nondurable goods, durable goods, nonmanufacturing).


GIA Research
Corrugated and Paperboard Boxes
https://www.strategyr.com/

Comprehensive market research report provides a detailed analysis of this product sector in the U.S. and selected other countries, with information provided in this report including historical and forecast annual sales by product type (e.g. corrugated and solid fiber, folding paperboard, set-up paperboard) and end-use segment (e.g., food and beverage, paper and publishing, chemical and allied products).


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Financial Statements and Financial Ratios



Industry Financial Ratios
Corrugated, Solid Fiber, and Paperboard Container Manufacturers
https://www.bizminer.com  Search for "3222" to see reports for specific products

Five-year financial statement analysis includes income statements, balance sheets, and key financial ratios, with data available by sales size range on a national, state, and metro area level.

  • Income and expense detail in dollars and percentages
  • Balance sheets in dollars and percentages
  • Cash flow analysis
  • Liquidity and working capital ratios
  • Profitability and return on investment ratios
  • Asset turnover and efficiency ratios
  • Capital structure and debt service ratios


Fibre Box Association
Finanical surveys available from this trade association include:

Key Performance Indicator Report
https://www.fibrebox.org/
Annual key performance indicator report provides financial and operating performance measures for corrugated and solid fiber products manufacturers at a plant level, with data provided including sales, costs, and profit ratios, balance sheet data (e.g., inventory, receivables, and fixed assets), and other key operating statistics broken out by plant type and location. Survey is available to participants only.

Independent Sheet Plant Operating Ratio Survey
https://www.fibrebox.org/
Annual operating ratio survey allows users to compare their sheet plant operations with other similar facilities by sales range, with benchmarking data provided including operating expense line items as a percentage of sales, in dollars, and in dollars per MSF (thousand square feet) for production plant, fulfillment center, and/or warehousing operations. Survey is available to participating members only.


Paperboard Packaging Council
Performance Report for Management
http://www.paperbox.org/

Annual report allows users to compare their firm's financial and operating performance on an annual and quarterly basis with average, median, high, and low financial and operating ratios reported for all other participating packaging manufacturers for the same periods. Performance report is available to association members only, with sample report from a prior survey available for download free online.


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Compensation and Salary Surveys


Association of Independent Corrugated Converters
Compensation surveys available from this trade association include:

Salary, Hourly Wage & Benefit Survey
https://www.aiccbox.org/
Comprehensive survey provides base salary, hourly rate, and total compensation data for personnel employed by independent corrugator and sheet plant operations, with compensation data broken out by plant type and region for 28 salaried positions (e.g., general manager, production manager, sales manager) and 39 hourly wage positions (e.g., baler operator, corrugator take-off, clamp truck driver).

Sales Compensation Survey
https://www.aiccbox.org/
Biennial sales compensation survey provides base salary, incentive, and total compensation data for sales representatives employed by AICC-member independent corrugator and sheet plant operators in the U.S. and Canada, and includes detailed information on types of sales compensation programs in place, incentive structures, payment basis, and benefits provided to industry sales representatives.


Fibre Box Association
Online Database / Monthly Bulletin / Wage & Fringe Benefit Study
https://www.fibrebox.org/

FBA Labor Program data sources listed above provide information on wage rates and increases and employee benefits (e.g., holidays, vacation time, medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance, and 401(k), pension, profit sharing, and stock option plans) for specific job titles or job classifications at union and nonunion FBA member plants. Program data is available to participating members only.


Paperboard Packaging Council
Compensation Lite Report
http://www.paperbox.org/

Annual survey allows users to compare salaries and wages for their personnel with other companies in the same geographic region over a three-year period and also provides information on topics such as bonus structures, sales compensation, and production incentives on a rotating basis. Survey data is available to members only, with sample report from prior survey available for download free online.


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