Global Corrugated Packaging Market Size, Share, Opportunities, COVID-19 Impact, And Trends By Corrugated Box Type (Rigid Box, Slotted Box, Folder Box, Others), By Application (Food & Beverages, Electronic Goods, Home & Personal Care Goods, Chemicals, Textile Goods, Glassware & Ceramics, Paper Products, Others), And By Geography - Forecasts From 2021 To 2026

Published:  Aug 2021 Report Code: KSI061610970 Pages: 114

The global corrugated packaging market is evaluated at US$289.098 billion for the year 2019 and is projected to grow at a CAGR of 3.88% to reach the market size of US$377.483 billion by the year 2026.

Market Overview.

The corrugated packaging market is expected to face a boost in sales in the next five years due to the surge in its demand in various end-user industries, such as consumer durables, medicines, petroleum, rubber, and others. Various factors responsible for the higher demand of corrugated boxes and packaging in end-user industries are rising demand for consumer products along with rising global population, emerging e-commerce stores, wider acceptance of corrugated packaging by manufacturers among others. However, a high tendency to deform along with a low degree of durability and strength are certain factors expected to hinder demand for corrugated packing during the forecast period.

Key market drivers.

The rise in the e-commerce sector will significantly impact the market during the forecast period.

Impact of COVID-19 on the Corrugated Packaging Market

The advent of COVID-19 had a negative impact on the corrugated packaging market as the industries came to a standstill during the period owing to the imposition of strict government protocols which severely disrupted the supply chains as well. The pandemic resulted in a decline in the sales of corrugated boxes in the year 2020, except for the pharmaceuticals industry, where the demand stayed along all year. Several industries witnessed a decline in the sales of their products as the consumers preferred to shop for only necessary items during the period in order to reduce human contact. The widespread scare of the pandemic allowed the factories to only operate at a lesser capacity resulting in a delay of the process. As the industries recover from the aftermaths of the pandemic, the demand for corrugated boxes is expected to witness an increase beginning from the year 2021 and the trend will continue in the forecast period as well.

Significant innovations being done in the e-commerce sector are expected to fuel the market during the forecast period.

The innovations and developments done by the end-user sectors in order to make the supply chain more reliable and avoid any damages to the product during delivery will be a tailwind to the market in the coming years.

Increasing awareness about product damages during the supply chain will drive the market in the coming years.

Global Corrugated Packaging Market Scope:

Report Metric Details
 Market size value in 2019  US$289.098 billion
 Market size value in 2026  US$377.483 billion
 Growth Rate  CAGR of 3.88% from 2019 to 2026
 Base year  2019
 Forecast period  2021–2026
 Forecast Unit (Value)  USD Billion
 Segments covered  Corrugated Box Type, Application, And Geography
 Regions covered  North America, South America, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Asia Pacific
 Companies covered  International Paper Company, Mondi Group, Smurfit Kappa Group, DS Smith PLC,   WestRock Company, Packaging Corporation of America, Cascades Inc., Oji Holdings   Corporation, Georgia-Pacific LLC, Nippon Paper Industries Ltd
 Customization scope  Free report customization with purchase



  • By Corrugated box type
    • Rigid Box
    • Slotted Box
    • Folder Box
    • Others
  • By Application
    • Food & Beverages
    • Electronic Goods
    • Home & Personal Care Goods
    • Chemicals
    • Textile Goods
    • Glassware & Ceramics
    • Paper Products
    • Others
  • By Geography
    • North America
      • USA
      • Canada
      • Mexico
    • South America
      • Brazil
      • Argentina
      • Others
    • Europe
      • Germany
      • France
      • UK
      • Others
    • Middle East & Africa
      • Saudi Arabia
      • UAE
      • Others
    • Asia Pacific
      • China
      • India
      • Japan
      • South Korea
      • Taiwan
      • Thailand
      • Indonesia
      • Others

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q1. What will be the corrugated packaging market size by 2026?
A1. The global corrugated packaging market is projected to reach a total market size of US$377.483 billion in 2026. 

Q2. What are the growth prospects for the corrugated packaging market?
A2. The corrugated packaging market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 3.88% during the forecast period.

Q3. What is the size of global corrugated packaging market?
A3. Corrugated Packaging Market was valued at US$289.098 billion in 2019.

Q4. How is the corrugated packaging market segmented?
A4. The global corrugated packaging market has been segmented by corrugated box type, application, and geography.

Q5. What factors are anticipated to drive the corrugated packaging market growth?
A5. The corrugated packaging market is expected to face a boost in sales in the next five years due to the surge in its demand in various end-user industries, such as consumer durables, medicines, petroleum, rubber, and others.

1. Introduction
1.1. Market Definition
1.2. Market Segmentation

2. Research Methodology
2.1. Research Data
2.2. Assumptions

3. Executive Summary
3.1. Research Highlights

4. Market Dynamics
4.1. Market Drivers
4.2. Market Restraints
4.3. Porters Five Forces Analysis
4.3.1. Bargaining Power of End-Users
4.3.2. Bargaining Power of Buyers
4.3.3. Threat of New Entrants
4.3.4. Threat of Substitutes
4.3.5. Competitive Rivalry in the Industry
4.4. Industry Value Chain Analysis

5. Corrugated Packaging Market Analysis, by Corrugated box type    
5.1. Introduction
5.2. Rigid Box
5.3. Slotted Box
5.4. Folder Box
5.5. Others

6. Corrugated Packaging Market Analysis, by Application    
6.1. Introduction
6.2. Food & Beverages
6.3. Electronic Goods
6.4. Home & Personal Care Goods
6.5. Chemicals
6.6. Textile Goods
6.7. Glassware & Ceramics
6.8. Paper Products
6.9. Others

7. Corrugated Packaging Market Analysis, by Geography
7.1. Introduction
7.2. North America
7.2.1. USA
7.2.2. Canada
7.2.3. Mexico
7.3. South America
7.3.1. Brazil
7.3.2. Argentina
7.3.3. Others
7.4. Europe
7.4.1. Germany
7.4.2. France
7.4.3. UK
7.4.4. Others
7.5. Middle East and Africa
7.5.1. Saudi Arabia
7.5.2. UAE
7.5.3. Others
7.6. Asia Pacific
7.6.1. China
7.6.2. India
7.6.3. Japan
7.6.4. South Korea
7.6.5. Taiwan
7.6.6. Thailand
7.6.7. Indonesia
7.6.8. Others

8. Competitive Environment and Analysis
8.1. Major Players and Strategy Analysis
8.2. Emerging Players and Market Lucrativeness
8.3. Mergers, Acquisitions, Agreements, and Collaborations
8.4. Vendor Competitiveness Matrix

9. Company Profiles 
9.1. International Paper Company
9.2. Mondi Group
9.3. Smurfit Kappa Group
9.4. DS Smith PLC
9.5. WestRock Company
9.6. Packaging Corporation of America
9.7. Cascades Inc.
9.8. Oji Holdings Corporation
9.9. Georgia-Pacific LLC
9.10. Nippon Paper Industries Ltd

International Paper Company

Mondi Group

Smurfit Kappa Group

DS Smith PLC

WestRock Company

Packaging Corporation of America

Cascades Inc.

Oji Holdings Corporation

Georgia-Pacific LLC

Nippon Paper Industries Ltd


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