Paperboard Boxes and Containers

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Published Dec 1, 1999 | 171 Pages | Pub ID: SB362

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The $41 billion paperboard box and container industry has experienced stonger growth on a dollar and volume basis during the 1990s due to the current economic expansion. This in-depth analysis covers all sectors of the industry, including: corrugated and solid fiber boxes; folding boxes; sanitary food containers; fiber cans, drums, and similar products; and setup boxes. The report includes data on total sector shipments and shipments by product and/ or end-use market, price trends, the number of sector manufacturers and plants, plant cost structure and profitability, an analysis of material and labor inputs, capital expenditures, shipments and operating ratios by state, exports by major country of destination, and imports by major country of origin. Profiles are also included of 17 leading paperboard and paperboard container manufacturers.
    Section 1:
    • Executive Summary and Paperboard Box and Container Industry Trends
    • Executive Summary
    • U.S. Paperboard Box and Container Shipments
    • Product Sector Analysis
    • End-Use Markets
    • Plant Cost Structure and Profit Margins
    • Industry Consolidation
    • Outlook
    • Scope and Methodology
      • Table 1-1 Value of U.S. Paperboard Box and Container Shipments: 1977-2004 (dollars)
      • Figure 1-1 Value of U.S. Paperboard Box and Container Shipments 1989: 1994, 1999, and 2004 (millions of manufacturers dollars)
      • Table 1-2 Paperboard Containers Positioning in the U.S. Packaging Material Industry 1987-2004 (dollars and percent): TotalĀ U.S. Packaging Shipments, Paperboard Container Shipments, and Folding Paperboard Box Share of Paperboard Container Shipments: 1987-2004
      • Table 1-3 Value of U.S. Paperboard Box and Container Shipments by Industry Sector: 1977-2004 (dollars): Corrugated and Solid Fiber Boxes; Folding Boxes; Sanitary Food Containers; Fiber Cans, Drums, and Similar Products; and Setup Boxes
      • Table 1-4 Percent Distribution of U.S. Paperboard Box and Container Shipments by Industry Sector: 1977-2004 (percent): Corrugated and Solid Fiber Boxes; Folding Boxes; Sanitary Food Containers; Fiber Cans, Drums, and Similar Products; and Setup Boxes
      • Figure 1-2 Percent Distribution of U.S. Paperboard Box and Container Shipments by Industry Sector: 1994, 1999, and 2004 (percent): Corrugated and Solid Fiber Boxes; Folding Boxes; Sanitary Food Containers; Fiber Cans, Drums, and Similar Products; and Setup Boxes
      • Table 1-5 Quantity U.S. Paperboard Box and Container Shipments and by Industry Sector: 1977-2004 (tons): Corrugated and Solid Fiber Boxes; Folding Boxes; Sanitary Food Containers; Fiber Cans, Drums, and Similar Products; and Setup Boxes
      • Table 1-6 Monthly U.S. Paperboard Box and Container Production Index: 1997-1999 (index)
      • Table 1-7 U.S. Average Value per Ton of Paperboard Box and Container Shipped and by Industry Sector: 1977-2004 (dollars): Corrugated and Solid Fiber Boxes; Folding Boxes; Sanitary Food Containers; Fiber Cans, Drums, and Similar Products; and Setup Boxes
      • Table 1-8 Monthly U.S. Paperboard Box and Container Producer Price Trends: 1997-1999 (index)
      • Table 1-9 The Largest and Strongest Growing U.S. Paperboard Box and Container End-Use Markets: 1999 (dollars and percent)
      • Table 1-10 U.S. Paperboard Box and Container Exports and Exports' Share of Domestic Shipments and by Industry Sector: 1989-1999 (dollars and percent): Corrugated and Solid Fiber Boxes; Folding Boxes; Sanitary Food Containers; Fiber Cans, Drums, and Similar Products; and Setup Boxes
      • Table 1-11 U.S. Paperboard Box and Container Imports and Imports' Share of Domestic Market Sales and by Industry Sector: 1989-1999 (dollars and percent): Corrugated and Solid Fiber Boxes; Folding Boxes; Sanitary Food Containers; Fiber Cans, Drums, and Similar Products; and Setup Boxes

    Section 2: Cost Structure and Profitability of U.S. Paperboard Box and Container Plants

    • Summary of Major Findings
    • Capacity Expansion
    • Industry Consolidation
    • Industry Profit Margins
      • Table 2-1 Number of U.S. Paperboard Box and Container Plants and Facility Revenues and by Industry Sector: 1977-1999 (number and dollars): Corrugated and Solid Fiber Boxes; Folding Boxes; Sanitary Food Containers; Fiber Cans, Drums, and Similar Products; and Setup Boxes
      • Table 2-2 U.S. Paperboard Box and Container Plant Operating Ratios and Profit Margins: 1977-1999 (percent): Payroll, Other Labor Costs, and Material Costs
      • Table 2-3 U.S. Paperboard Box and Container Plant Profit Margins and by Industry Sector: 1977-1999 (percent): Corrugated and Solid Fiber Boxes; Folding Boxes; Sanitary Food Containers; Fiber Cans, Drums, and Similar Products; and Setup Boxes
      • Table 2-4 Value of Materials Purchased by Kind by U.S. Paperboard Box and Container Plants: 1982-1999 (dollars): Paper and Paperboard, Printing Ink, Glues and Adhesives, Petroleum Wax, Plastic Products, and Others
      • Table 2-5 Quantity Paper and Paperboard Purchases by U.S. Paperboard Box and Container Plants and Average Value per Ton Purchased: 1987-1999 (tons and dollars)
      • Table 2-6 U.S. Production Trends for Paperboard and Paperboard Boxes and Containers: 1987-1999 (index)
      • Figure 2-1 U.S. Production Trends for Paperboard Boxes and Containers: 1987-1999 (index)
      • Table 2-7 U.S. Producer Price Trends for Paperboard and Paperboard Containers: 1987-1999 (index)
      • Figure 2-2 U.S. Producer Price Trends for Paperboard Boxes and Containers: 1987-1999 (index)
      • Table 2-8 U.S. Producer Price Trends for Major Material Inputs: 1995-1999 (index): Paperboard Products, Printing Ink, and Glues and Adhesives
      • Table 2-9 U.S. Paperboard Box and Container Plant Labor Situation: 1977-1999 (number, dollars, and percent): Number of Employees, Shipments per Employee, Production Worker Percent Total Employees, Average Hourly Wages, and Average Weekly Hours
      • Table 2-10 Shipments per Employee and Average Hourly Wages for U.S. Paperboard Box and Container Plants and by Industry Sector: 1982-1999 (dollars): Corrugated and Solid Fiber Boxes; Folding Boxes; Sanitary Food Containers; Fiber Cans, Drums, and Similar Products; and Setup Boxes
      • Table 2-11 U.S. Paperboard Box and Container Plant New Capital Expenditure Trends: 1987-1999 (dollars and percent): Capital Expenditures, Percent Value Added, and Percent New Buildings and Machinery
      • Table 2-12 U.S. Paperboard Box and Container Plant Capital Expenditure Rate and by Industry Sector: 1987-1997 (percent): Corrugated and Solid Fiber Boxes; Folding Boxes; Sanitary Food Containers; Fiber Cans, Drums, and Similar Products; and Setup Boxes
      • Table 2-13 Sales and Profit Trends for Seventeen Leading U.S. Paperboard Packaging Manufacturers: 1996-1999 (dollars and percent)

    Section 3: End-Use Markets and Factors Affecting Demand

    • Summary of Major Findings
    • Outlook and Economic ASsumptions
    • Largest End-Use Markets
    • Strongest Growing End-Use Markets
      • Table 3-1 U.S. Paperboard Box and Container Purchases for the Top Forty-Six End-Use Markets: 1982-1999 (dollars)
      • Table 3-2 Percent of Total U.S. Paperboard Box and Container Purchases for the Top Forty-Six End-Use Markets: 1982-1999 (percent)
      • Table 3-3 Growth of U.S. Paperboard Box and Container Purchases for the Top Forty-Six End-Use Markets: 1982-1999 (percent)
      • Table 3-4 U.S. Real Gross Domestic Product and Industrial Production Index: 1987-2004 (dollars and index)
      • Table 3-5 U.S. Production Index for the Top Twenty-Seven Manufacturing End-Use Markets: 1996-1999 (index)

    Section 4: Corrugated and Solid Fiber Box Shipments and Industry Trends

    • Summary of Major Findings
    • U.S. Corrugated and Solid Fiber Box Shipments
    • Market Shares and Sector Consolidation
    • Corrugated Shipping Container Demand and End-Use Markets
    • Growing Sales Opportunities
    • Plant Profit Margins
    • Regional Shipments and Cost Structure
    • International Trade Opportunities
      • Table 4-1 Value of U.S. Corrugated and Solid Fiber Box Shipments by Market Sector: 1977-2004 (dollars): Shipping Containers; Sheets and Rolls; Solid Fiber Containers; Pallets, Pads, and Partitions; and Other Products
      • Table 4-2 Value of U.S. Corrugated Shipping Container Shipments for Eight End-Use Markets: 1982-2004 (dollars)
      • Table 4-3 Quantity U.S. Corrugated Shipping Container Shipments for Eight End-Use Markets: 1992-2004 (square feet)
      • Table 4-4 Average Value per Square Foot of U.S. Corrugated Shipping Container Shipped for Eight End-Use Markets: 1992-2004 (dollars)
      • Table 4-5 U.S. Corrugated Shipping Container Shipment Growth Analysis for Eight End-Use Markets: 1992-2004 (percent)
      • Table 4-6 U.S. Producer Price Trends for Corrugated and Solid Fiber Boxes and by Major End-Use Market: 1995-1999 (index)
      • Table 4-7 Number of U.S. Corrugated and Solid Fiber Box Companies, Plants, and Total Plant Revenues: 1977-1999 (number and dollars)
      • Table 4-8 U.S. Corrugated and Solid Fiber Box Plant Operating Ratios and Profit Margins: 1977-1999 (percent): Payroll, Other Labor Costs, Material Costs, and Profit Margin
      • Table 4-9 Value of Materials Purchased by Kind by U.S. Corrugated and Solid Fiber Box Plants: 1982-1999 (dollars): Paper and Paperboard, Glues and Adhesives, Printing Ink, Plastic Products, Petroleum Wax, and Other Materials
      • Table 4-10 Quantity Paper and Paperboard Purchases by U.S. Corrugated and Solid Fiber Box Plants and Average Value per Ton Purchased: 1982-1999 (tons and dollars)
      • Table 4-11 U.S. Corrugated and Solid Fiber Box Plant Labor Situation: 1977-1999 (number, dollars, and percent): Number of Employees, Shipments per Employee, Production Worker Percent Total Employees, Average Hourly Wages, and Average Weekly Hours
      • Table 4-12 U.S. Corrugated and Solid Fiber Box Plant Capital Expenditure Trends: 1987-1997 (dollars and percent): Capital Expenditures, Percent Value Added, and Percent New Buildings and Machinery
      • Table 4-13 Number, Shipments, and Operating Ratios for Corrugated and Solid Fiber Box Plants by Employee Size: 1987-1997 (number, dollars, and percent): Under 20 Employees, 20-49 Employees, 50-99 Employees, and 100 Employees or More
      • Table 4-14 Number and Average Shipments of U.S. Corrugated and Solid Fiber Box Manufacturers by Product Type and Eight End-Use Markets: 1987-1997 (number and dollars)
      • Table 4-15 Share of U.S. Corrugated and Solid Fiber Box Shipments for the Top Seven Manufacturers: 1997 and 1999 (percent)
      • Table 4-16 Value of U.S. Corrugated and Solid Fiber Box Plant Shipments by State: 1992-1999 (dollars)
      • Table 4-17 Number of U.S. Corrugated and Solid Fiber Box Plants, Shipments per Plant, Operating Ratios, Average Hourly Wages, and Capital Expenditures by State: 1997 (number and dollars)
      • Table 4-18 U.S. Corrugated and Solid Fiber Box Exports and Imports: 1989-1999 (dollars)
      • Table 4-19 U.S. Corrugated and Solid Fiber Box Exports for the Top Ten Countries of Destination: 1992-1999 (tons and dollars)
      • Table 4-20 U.S. Corrugated and Solid Fiber Box Imports for the Top Nine Countries of Origin: 1992-1999 (tons and dollars)

    Section 5: Folding Paperboard Box Shipments and Industry Trends

    • Summary of Major Findings
    • U.S. Folding Paperboard Box Shipments
    • Folding Box Demand and Price Trends
    • Important and Growing End-Use Markets
    • Growing Sales Opportunities
    • Profit Margins and Sector Consolidation
    • Regional Shipments and Cost Structure
    • International Trade Opportunities
      • Table 5-1 Value of U.S. Folding Paperboard Box and Packaging Component Shipments: 1977-2004 (millions)
      • Table 5-2 U.S. Folding Paperboard Box Shipments: 1977-2004 (tons and dollars)
      • Table 5-3 Value of U.S. Folding Paperboard Box Shipments for Sixteen End-Use Markets: 1987-2004 (dollars)
      • Table 5-4 Percent Distribution of U.S. Folding Paperboard Box Dollar Shipments for Sixteen End-Use Markets: 1987-2004 (percent)
      • Table 5-5 Quantity U.S. Folding Paperboard Box Shipments for Sixteen End-Use Markets: 1987-2004 (tons)
      • Table 5-6 Percent Distribution of U.S. Folding Paperboard Box Quantity Shipments by End-Use Markets: 1987-2004 (percent)
      • Table 5-7 U.S. Average Value per Ton of Folding Paperboard Box Shipments for Sixteen End-Use Markets: 1987-2004 (dollars)
      • Table 5-8 U.S. Folding Paperboard Box Shipment Growth Analysis for Sixteen End-Use Markets: 1992-2004 (percent)
      • Table 5-9 U.S. Producer Price Trends for Folding Paperboard Boxes and for Twelve End-Use Markets: 1995-1999 (index)
      • Table 5-10 Number of U.S. Folding Paperboard Box Companies, Plants, and Total Plant Revenues: 1977-1999 (number and dollars)
      • Table 5-11 U.S. Folding Paperboard Box Plant Operating Ratios and Profit Margins: 1977-1999 (percent): Payroll, Other Labor Costs, Material Costs, and Profit Margin
      • Table 5-12 Value of Materials Purchased by Kind by U.S. Folding Paperboard Box Plants: 1987-1999 (dollars): Paper and Paperboard, Printing Ink, Plastic Products, Glues and Adhesives, Aluminum Products, Petroleum Wax, and Other Materials
      • Table 5-13 Quantity Paper and Paperboard Purchases by U.S. Folding Paperboard Box Plants and Average Value per Ton Purchased: 1987-1999 (Tons and Dollars)
      • Table 5-14 U.S. Folding Paperboard Box Plant Labor Situation: 1977-1999 (number, dollars, and percent): Number of Employees, Shipments per Employee, Production Worker Percent Total Employees, Average Hourly Wages, and Average Weekly Hours
      • Table 5-15 U.S. Folding Paperboard Box Plant Capital Expenditure Trends: 1987-1997 (dollars and percent): Capital Expenditures, Percent Value Added, and Percent New Buildings and Machinery
      • Table 5-16 Number, Shipments, and Operating Ratios for Folding Paperboard Box Plants by Employee-Size: 1987-1997 (number, dollars, and percent): Under 20 Employees, 20-49 Employees, 50-99 Employees, and 100 Employees or More
      • Table 5-17 Number and Average Shipments of U.S. Folding Paperboard Box Manufacturers for Eighteen End-Use and Product Categories: 1987-1997 (number and dollars)
      • Table 5-18 Share of U.S. Folding Paperboard Box Shipments for the Top Five Manufacturers: 1997 and 1999 (percent)
      • Table 5-19 Value of U.S. Folding Paperboard Box Plant Shipments by State: 1992-1999 (dollars)
      • Table 5-20 Number of U.S. Folding Paperboard Box Plants, Shipments per Plant, Operating Ratios, Average Hourly Wages, and Capital Expenditures by State: 1997 (number and dollars)
      • Table 5-21 U.S. Folding Paperboard Box Exports and Imports: 1989-1999 (dollars)
      • Table 5-22 U.S. Folding Paperboard Box Exports for the Top Ten Countries of Destination: 1992-1998 (Tons and Dollars)
      • Table 5-23 U.S. Folding Paperboard Box Imports for the Top Eight Countries of Origin: 1992-1999 (Tons and Dollars)

    Section 6: Sanitary Food Container Shipments and Industry Trends

    • Summary of Major Findings
    • U.S. Sanitary Food Container Shipments
    • Sector Product Mix
    • Product Innovations
    • Plant Cost Structure and Profit Margins
    • Regional Shipments and Cost Structure
    • International Trade Opportunities
      • Table 6-1 Value of U.S. Sanitary Food and Container Shipments by Product Type: 1977-2004 (dollars): Drinking and Portion Serving Cups, Milk-Type Paperboard Cartons, Pressed Plates and Similar Products, Liquid-Tight and Round-Nested Food Containers, and Other Products
      • Table 6-2 U.S. Quantity Sanitary Food and Container Shipments by Product Type: 1977-2004 (Tons): Drinking and Portion Serving Cups, Milk-Type Paperboard Cartons, Pressed Plates and Similar Products, Liquid-Tight and Round-Nested Food Containers, and Other Products
      • Table 6-3 Average Value per Ton of U.S. Sanitary Food Containers Shipped by Product Type: 1982-2004 (dollars): Drinking and Portion Serving Cups, Milk-Type Paperboard Cartons, Pressed Plates and Similar Products, Liquid-Tight and Round-Nested Food Containers, and Other Products
      • Table 6-4 U.S. Producer Price Trends for Sanitary Food Containers by Product: 1995-1999 (index): Liquid-Tight and Round-Nested, Drinking Cups and Portion Serving Cups and Pressed Plates and Similar Products
      • Table 6-5 Number of U.S. Sanitary Food Container Companies, Plants, and Total Plant Revenues: 1977-1999 (number and dollars)
      • Table 6-6 U.S. Sanitary Food Container Plant Operating Ratios and Profit Margins: 1977-1999 (percent): Payroll, Other Labor Costs, Material Costs, and Gross Profit Margin
      • Table 6-7 Materials Purchased by Kind by U.S. Sanitary Food Container Plants: 1987-1999 (dollars): Paper and Paperboard, Fabricated Plastics Products, Petroleum Wax, Printing Inks, Glues and Adhesives, and Others
      • Table 6-8 Quantity Paper and Paperboard Purchases by U.S. Sanitary Food Container Plants and Average Value per Ton Purchased: 1987-1999 (Tons and Dollars)
      • Table 6-9 U.S. Sanitary Food Container Plant Labor Situation: 1977-1999 (number, dollars, and percent): Number of Employees, Shipments per Employee, Production Worker Percent Total Employees, Average Hourly Wages, and Average Weekly Hours
      • Table 6-10 U.S. Sanitary Food Container Plant Capital Expenditure Trends: 1987-1997 (dollars and percent): Capital Expenditures, Percent Value Added, and Percent New Buildings and Machinery
      • Table 6-11 Number, Shipments, and Operating Ratios for Sanitary Food Container Plants by Employee Size: 1987-1997 (number, dollars, and percent): Under 20 Employees, 20-49 Employees, 50-99 Employees, and 100 Employees or More
      • Table 6-12 Number and Average Shipments of U.S. Sanitary Food Container Plants by Product Line: 1987-1997 (number and dollars): Drinking and Portion Serving Cups, Milk-Type Paperboard Cartons, Pressed Plates and Similar Products, and Liquid-Tight and Round-Nested Food Containers
      • Table 6-13 Value of U.S. Sanitary Food Container Plant Shipments by State: 1992-1999 (dollars)
      • Table 6-14 Number of U.S. Sanitary Food Container Plants, Shipments per Plant, Operating Ratios, Average Hourly Wages, and Capital Expenditures by State: 1997 (number and dollars)
      • Table 6-15 U.S. Sanitary Food Container Exports and Imports: 1989-1999 (dollars)
      • Table 6-16 U.S. Sanitary Food Container Exports for the Top Twenty Countries of Destination: 1992-1999 (tons and dollars)
      • Table 6-17 U.S. Sanitary Food Container Imports for the Top Nine Countries of Origin: 1992-1999 (tons and dollars)

    Section 7: Fiber Can, Drum, and Similar Product Shipments and Industry Trends

    • Summary of Major Findings
    • U.S. Fiber Can, Drum, and Similar Product Shipments
    • Sector Product Mix
    • Plant Cost Structure and Profit Margins
    • Regional Shipments and Cost Structure
      • Table 7-1 Value of U.S. Fiber Can, Drum, and Similar Product Shipments: 1977-2004 (dollars): Cores and Tubes, Cans, Drums, Cones and Reels, and Vulcanized Fiber Products
      • Table 7-2 Quantity U.S. Fiber Can, Drum, and Similar Product Shipments: 1977-2004 (tons): Cores and Tubes, Cans, Drums, Cones and Reels, and Vulcanized Fiber Products
      • Table 7-3 Average Value per Ton of U.S. Fiber Can, Drum, Core, Cone, and Vulcanized Fiber Product Shipped: 1982-2004 (dollars)
      • Table 7-4 U.S. Producer Price Trends for Fiber Cans, Drums, and Similar Products by Type: 1995-1999 (index): Cores and Tubes, Cans, Drums, and and Cones and Reels
      • Table 7-5 Number of U.S. Fiber Can, Drum, and Similar Product Companies, Plants, and Total Plant Revenues: 1977-1999 (number and dollars)
      • Table 7-6 U.S. Fiber Can, Drum, and Similar Product Plant Operating Ratios and Profit Margins: 1977-1999 (percent): Payroll, Other Labor Costs, Material Costs, and Profit Margin
      • Table 7-7 Value of Materials Purchased by Kind by U.S. Fiber Can, Drum, and Similar Product Plants: 1982-1999 (dollars): Paper and Paperboard, Steel Sheet and Strip, Aluminum Products, Glues and Adhesives, Plastic Products, Printing Ink, and Other Materials
      • Table 7-8 Quantity Paper and Paperboard Purchases by U.S. Fiber Can, Drum, and Similar Product Plants: 1982-1999 (tons and dollars)
      • Table 7-9 U.S. Fiber Can, Drum, and Similar Product Plant Labor Situation: 1977-1999 (number, dollars, and percent): Number of Employees, Shipments per Employee, Production Worker Percent Total Employees, Average Hourly Wages, and Average Weekly Hours
      • Table 7-10 U.S. Fiber Can, Drum, and Similar Product Plant Capital Expenditure Trends: 1987-1997 (dollars and percent): Capital Expenditures, Percent Value Added, and Percent New Buildings and Machinery
      • Table 7-11 Number, Shipments, and Operating Ratios for Fiber Can, Drum, and Similar Product Plants by Employee Size: 1987-1997 (number, dollars, and percent): Under 20 Employees, 20-49 Employees, 50-99 Employees, and 100 Employees or More
      • Table 7-12 Number and Average Shipments of U.S. Fiber Can, Drum, Core, Cone, and Similar Product Manufacturers: 1987-1997 (number and dollars)
      • Table 7-13 Value of U.S. Fiber Can, Drum, and Similar Product Plant Shipments by State: 1992-1999 (dollars)
      • Table 7-14 Number of U.S. Fiber Can, Drum, and Similar Product Plants, Shipments per Plant, Operating Ratios, Average Hourly Wages, and Capital Expenditures by State: 1997 (number, dollars, and percent)
      • Table 7-15 U.S. Fiber Can, Drum, and Similar Product Exports and Imports: 1989-1999 (dollars)
      • Table 7-16 U.S. Fiber Can, Drum, and Similar Product Exports for the Top Eight Countries of Destination: 1992-1999 (tons and dollars)

    Section 8: Setup Paperboard Box Shipments and Industry Trends

    • Summary of Major Findings
    • U.S. Setup Paperboard Box Shipments
    • End-Use Markets
    • Plant Cost Structure and Profit Margins
    • Regional Shipments and Cost Structure
    • International Trade Opportunities
      • Table 8-1 Value of U.S. Setup Paperboard Box Shipments: 1977-2004 (dollars): Current and Real Dollars
      • Table 8-2 Value of U.S. Setup Paperboard Box Shipments for Four End-Use Markets: 1982-2004 (dollars)
      • Table 8-3 U.S. Producer Price Trends for Setup Paperboard Boxes and by Major End-Use Market: 1995-1999 (index): Department Store and Other Retail Store, Cosmetic and Soap, Candy, Stationery and Office Supplies, and Other Boxes
      • Table 8-4 Number of U.S. Setup Paperboard Box Companies, Plants, and Total Plant Revenues: 1977-1999 (number and dollars)
      • Table 8-5 U.S. Setup Paperboard Box Plant Operating Ratios and Profit Margins: 1977-1999 (percent): Payroll, Other Labor Costs, Material Costs, and Profit Margin
      • Table 8-6 Value of Materials Purchased by Kind by U.S. Setup Paperboard Box Plants: 1987-1999 (dollars): Paper and Paperboard, Plastic Products, Glues and Adhesives, Printing Ink, and Other Materials
      • Table 8-7 Quantity Paper and Paperboard Purchases by U.S. Setup Paperboard Box Plants and Average Value per Ton Purchased: 1987-1999 (tons and dollars)
      • Table 8-8 U.S. Setup Paperboard Box Plant Labor Situation: 1977-1999 (number, dollars, and percent): Number of Employees, Shipments per Employee, Production Worker Percent Total Employees, Average Hourly Wages, and Average Weekly Hours
      • Table 8-9 U.S. Setup Paperboard Box Plant Capital Expenditure Trends: 1987-1997 (dollars and percent): Capital Expenditures, Percent Value Added, and Percent New Buildings and Machinery
      • Table 8-10 Number, Shipments, and Operating Ratios for Setup Paperboard Box Plants by Employee Size: 1987-1997 (number, dollars, and percent): Under 20 Employees, 20-49 Employees, 50-99 Employees, and 100 Employees or More
      • Table 8-11 Number and Average Shipments of U.S. Setup Paperboard Box Manufacturers for Four End-Use Markets: 1987-1997 (number and dollars)
      • Table 8-12 Value of U.S. Setup Paperboard Box Plant Shipments by State: 1992-1999 (dollars)
      • Table 8-13 Number of U.S. Setup Paperboard Box Plants, Shipments per Plant, Operating Ratios, Average Hourly Wages, and Capital Expenditures by State: 1997 (number. dollars, and percent)
      • Table 8-14 U.S. Setup Paperboard Box Exports and Imports: 1989-1999 (dollars)
      • Table 8-15 U.S. Setup Paperboard Box Exports for the Top Nine Countries of Destination: 1992-1999 (tons and dollars)
      • Table 8-16 U.S. Setup Paperboard Box Imports for the Top Twelve Countries of Origin: 1992-1999 (tons and dollars)

    Section 9: Profiles of the Leading U.S. Paperboard Container Manufacturers

    • ACX Technologies, Inc.
      • Graphic Packaging Products
      • Folding Carton Plants and Manufacturing
      • Folding Carton Sales Trends
      • Acquires Fort James Folding Carton Business
    • Caraustar Industries, Inc.
      • Paperboard Products and Sales
      • Tube, Core, and Composite Container Products and Sales
      • Carton and Custom Packaging Products and Sales
      • Acquisitions
    • Chesapeake Corp.
      • Chesapeake Display and Packaging Products and Plants
      • Chesapeake Packaging Products and Plants
      • Specialty Packaging Sales Trends
      • Acquisition of Field Group
    • Gaylord Container Corp.
      • Company Products and Sales
      • Corrugated Products and Shipments
      • Containerboard Shipments
    • Georgia-Pacific Corp.
      • Containerboard and Packaging Products and Markets
      • Acquisition of Cecorr
      • Sales and Profit Trends
    • Greif Bros. Corp.
      • Company Products and Markets
      • Industrial Shipping Container Products and Sales
      • Containerboard Products and Sales
    • International Paper Co.
      • Industrial Packaging Products and Capabilities
      • Consumer Packaging Products and Capabilities
      • New Products
      • Sales and Profit Trends
    • Longview Fibre Co.
      • Paperboard Products
      • Paperboard and Converted Product Sales Trends
    • The Mead Corp.
      • Packaging and Paperboard Products and Facilities
      • Sales and Profit Trends
    • Packaging Corp. of America
      • Paperboard Packaging Products and Facilities
    • Rock-Tenn Co.
      • Folding Cartons and Corrugated Products and Sales
      • Sales and Profit Trends
    • St. Laurent Paperboard, Inc.
      • Paperboard Products and Facilities
      • Production Trends
      • Acquisitions
      • Sales and Profit Trends
    • Shorewood Packaging Corp.
      • Packaging Products and Markets
      • International Expansion
      • Sales and Profit Trends
    • Smurfit-Stone Container Corp.
      • Containerboard and Corrugated Container Products and Sales
      • Boxboard and Folding Carton Products and Sales
      • Stone Container Acquisition and Rationalization of Operations
    • Temple-Inland, Inc.
      • Corrugated Packaging Products and Production
      • Sales and Profit Trends
    • Weyerhaeuser Co.
      • Pulp, Paper, and Packaging Products and Sales
      • Acquires Macmillan Bloedel, Ltd.
    • Williamette Industries, Inc.
      • Corrugated Container and Sheet Products and Sales