Corrugated Boxes: United States

This report forecasts to 2026 US corrugated box demand and shipments in nominal US dollars at the manufacturer level. Total demand is segmented by application in terms of: shipping, packaging, and other applications such as moving and storage. Total demand is also segmented by market as follows: food and beverages; paper and publishing; rubber and plastics; other nondurable goods manufacturing such as pharmaceuticals, chemicals, and cosmetics and toiletries; durable goods manufacturing; e-commerce; and other nonmanufacturing such as foodservice and carryout, moving, and storage.

To illustrate historical trends, total demand is provided in annual series from 2011 to 2021; shipments and the various segments are reported at five-year intervals for 2011, 2016, and 2021.

Excluded from this report are products such as: aseptic and gable top cartonscomposite cans. non folding sanitary paperboard food containers, non-box corrugated products (e.g., displays, pizza and cake circles, partitions and edge protectors), paperboard backings of blister packaging, and paperboard trays and related non-box foodservice items.

Excluded from the market scope are large-scale, online business-to-business sales, such as bulk chemicals from a chemical producer to a motor vehicle parts manufacturer.

Key macroeconomic indicators are also provided with quantified trends. Other various topics, including profiles of pertinent leading companies, are covered in this report. A full outline of report items by page is available in the Table of Contents.

Related NAICS Codes:
322130 Paperboard Mills
322211 Corrugated and Solid Fiber Box Manufacturing
322212 Folding Paperboard Box Manufacturing
322219 Other Paperboard Container Manufacturing

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