Corrugated Box Market by Type (Single-phase, Single Wall), by Flute Type (Type A, Type B, Type C), by Fold Style (Regular Slotted Container), by End-User (Food & Beverage, Electronics), by Region (Asia Pacific, North America, Europe, Middle East & Africa, South America) – Global Forecast 2018 to 2025

Corrugated Box Market Size, Share, Trends, Growth, Analysis, Research

Corrugated Box Market: Summary

The Global Corrugated Box Market is estimated to reach USD 128.3 Billion by 2025 at a CAGR of 3.7 %, predicts forencis research (FSR).

Corrugated box is made up of the corrugated fiberboard consisting of fluted corrugated sheets along with one or more linerboards. Due to the presence of flutes, the corrugated box attains higher strength and better flexibility when compared to the cardboard. Corrugated boxes are durable, versatile, lightmaterial materials and are immensely used for packaging applications for industrial and consumer goods. Corrugated boxes are an ecofriendly alteratives to conventional packaging solutions owing to biodegradable and recyclable characteristics.

Corrugated Box Market

Corrugated Box Market: Drivers & Restraints

Market Drivers:

  • Growing Global Packaging Industry

Corrugated boxes are crucial in the global logistics and commodity distribution systems. These have gained higher popularity owing to their higher sustainability. The growth of the corrugated boxes market is mainly driven by global packaging sector. The global packaging industry is witnessing growth owing to the rise in penetration of online shopping among the potential population. The ongoing trend of Fit-To-Product packaging in the e-commerce sector is further pushing the global packaging sector.  Changing consumer’s buying preferences to more processed and packaged goods is another important factor, projected to fuel the market growth in the years to follow.

  • Higher Demand for Ecofriendly Packaging

Environmental degradation through a varied medium is the key area of concern globally. The issues regarding the recyclability of the conventional packaging materials is one of them. This has given rise to eco-friendly packaging components such as cardboard and corrugated boxes. An increase in consumer awareness regarding the environmental impact of non-degradable packaging materials is shifting the consumer demand for the green packaging.

Market Challenge:

  • Escalating Raw Material Prices

For the production of corrugated fiberboard, kraft paper is the key raw material used, which is then process and folded to develop a corrugated box of desired shape and size. However, the volatile price of the raw materials for the production of the corrugated box is acting as a major restraint for the market growth. The cost of the raw materials especially kraft paper is escalating owing to insufficient supply disruption. In addition to this, increasing global delivery and packaging demand has further escalated  the demand for kraft paper, which increases its price.

Hence, rising raw material prices is anticipated to act as a roadblock for the market growth.

Corrugated Box Market: Key Segments

  • On the Basis of Type : Single-phase Corrugated, Single Wall Corrugated Box, Double Wallboard and Triple Wallboard
  • On the Basis of Flute Type : Type A Flute, Type B Flute, Type C Flute, Type E Flute and Type F Flute
  • On the Basis of Fold Style : Regular Slotted Container (RSC), Full Overlap Container (FOL), Half Slotted Type, Telescope Type, Fold Type & Tray and Others
  • On the Basis of End-User : Food and Beverage, Electronics, Personal Care, Pharmaceutical, Chemical and Others
  • On the basis of Region : North America, South America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa with individual country-level analysis.

Corrugated Box Market : Report Scope

The report on the corrugated box market covers a deep dive analysis of historic, recent and current market trends. Furthermore, market share/ranking analysis of key players, market dynamics, competition landscape, country wise analysis for each region covered and the entire supply chain dynamics are covered through the below segmentation.

Report Features


Historical/Estimated/Forecasted Market Size Years


Base Year for Market Calculation


Forecasted Period

2020-2025 (2020 estimated year, forecasted up to 2025)

Measured Units

Value (USD Million) Volume (Million Square Meters)

Segments Included

Type, Flute Type, Fold Style, End-User

Regional Coverage

Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe, Middle East & Africa and South America

Key Companies Covered

  • Rengo Co., Ltd. (Company Description, Company Overview, Product Synopsis, Key Developments, SWOT Analysis)
  • Smurfit Kappa
  • International Paper
  • Mondi
  • Cascades inc.
  • WestRock Company
  • Georgia-Pacific
  • DS Smith
  • Oji Holdings Corporation
  • Lee & Man Paper Manufacturing Ltd
  • Other Key Companies

Corrugated Box Market: Report Segmentation

For the scope of report, In-depth segmentation is offered by Forencis Research

Corrugated Box Market, by Type

  • Single-phase Corrugated
  • Single Wall Corrugated Box
  • Double Wallboard
  • Triple Wallboard

Corrugated Box Market, by Flute Type

  • Type A Flute
  • Type B Flute
  • Type C Flute
  • Type E Flute
  • Type F Flute

Corrugated Box Market, by Fold Style

  • Regular Slotted Container (RSC)
  • Full Overlap Container (FOL)
  • Half Slotted Type
  • Telescope Type
  • Fold Type & Tray
  • Others

Corrugated Box Market, by End-User

  • Food and Beverage
  • Electronics
  • Personal Care
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Chemical
  • Others

Corrugated Box Market, by Region

  • Asia-Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • South Korea
    • Australia
    • Rest of Asia-Pacific
  • North America
    • US
    • Canada
    • Mexico
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Rest of Europe
  • Middle East & Africa
    • Saudi Arabia
    • UAE
    • Rest of Middle East & Africa
  • South America
    • Brazil
    • Argentina
    • Rest of South America

Key Questions answered by the report

  • What are the major developments impacting the global market and its growth?
  • What will be the effects of the developments in the global market on the industry and on the market players in the near and far future?
  • What are the evolving types of the global market?
  • What are the evolving applications of global market?
  • What are the major characteristics that will affect the global market growth during the study period?
  • Who are the key global players operating in the market?
  • How are the major players leveraging in the existing global market conditions?

Report Audience

  • Corrugated box Market Providers
  • Corrugated box Market Solution and Services Suppliers, Distributors and Dealers
  • End-Users of Varied Segments of Corrugated box Market
  • Government Bodies and Intellectual Institutions
  • Associations and Industrial Organizations
  • Research & Consulting Service Providers
  • Research & Development Organizations
  • Investment Banks & Private Equity Firms



1.1       Research Objectives

1.2       Market Definition

1.3       Research Scope

1.4       Regional Coverage

1.5       Research Timeline

1.6       Assumptions

1.7       Limitations


2.1       Introduction

2.2       Primary Research

                                  2.2.1    Key Industry Expert Insight

2.3       Secondary Research

                                  2.3.1    Vital Data from Secondary Sources

2.4       Market Size Estimation

2.5       Data Validation & Triangulation



4.1       Introduction

4.2       Drivers

                                 4.2.1.    Growing Global Packaging Industry

                                 4.2.2.    Higher Demand for Eco-friendly Packaging

4.3       Restraints

                                 4.3.1.    Availability of Better Substitutes

4.4       Opportunities

                                 4.4.1.    Soaring Demand from E-commerce Sector

4.5       Challenges

                                  4.5.1    Escalating Raw Material Prices

                                  4.5.2    Performance Limitation in Extreme Mechanical Stress Condition


5.1       Introduction

                                 5.1.1.    Power of Buyers

                                 5.1.2.    Power of Suppliers

                                 5.1.3.    Intensity of Competition

                                 5.1.4.    Challenges of Substitutes

                                 5.1.5.    Challenges of New Entrants

5.2       Macro-Economic Indicators

6      CORRUGATED BOX MARKET BY TYPE, Market Size in USD Million and Million Square Meters (2018—2025)

6.1       Introduction

6.2       Single-phase Corrugated

6.3       Single Wall Corrugated Box

6.4       Double Wallboard

6.5       Triple Wallboard

7      CORRUGATED BOX MARKET BY FLUTE TYPE, Market Size in USD Million and Million Square Meters (2018—2025)

7.1       Introduction

7.2       Type A Flute

7.3       Type B Flute

7.4       Type C Flute

7.5       Type E Flute

7.6       Type F Flute

8      CORRUGATED BOX MARKET BY FOLD STYLE, Market Size in USD Million and Million Square Meters (2018—2025)

8.1       Introduction

8.2       Regular Slotted Container (RSC)

8.3       Full Overlap Container (FOL)

8.4       Half Slotted Type

8.5       Telescope Type

8.6       Fold Type & Tray

8.7       Others

9      CORRUGATED BOX MARKET BY END-USER INDUSTRY, Market Size in USD Million and Million Square Meters (2018—2025)

9.1       Introduction

9.2       Food and Beverage

9.3       Electronics

9.4       Personal Care

9.5       Pharmaceutical

9.6       Chemical

9.7       Others

10   CORRUGATED BOX MARKET BY REGION, Market Size in USD Million and Million Square Meters (2018—2025)

10.1     North America

                                 8.1.1.    US

                                 8.1.2.    Canada

                                 8.1.3.    Mexico

10.2     Europe

                                 8.2.1.    Germany

                                 8.2.2.    France

                                 8.2.3.    Italy

                                 8.2.4.    UK

                                 8.2.5.    Spain

                                 8.2.6.    The Netherlands

                                 8.2.7.    Rest of Europe

10.3     Asia-Pacific

                                 8.3.1.    China

                                 8.3.2.    Japan

                                 8.3.3.    India

                                 8.3.4.    South Korea

                                 8.3.5.    Taiwan

                                 8.3.6.    Rest of Asia-Pacific

10.4     Middle East & Africa

                                 8.4.1.    Saudi Arabia

                                 8.4.2.    UAE

                                 8.4.3.    Rest of Middle East

10.5     South America

                                 8.5.1.    Brazil

                                 8.5.2.    Argentina

                                 8.5.3.    Rest of South America


11.1     Introduction

11.2     Market Ranking/Share Analysis of Key Companies

11.3     Company Benchmarking


12.1     Rengo Co., Ltd.

                                12.1.1    Company Overview

                                12.1.2    Financial Overview

                                12.1.3    Products/Solutions/Services Offered

                                12.1.4    Key Developments

                                12.1.5    SWOT Analysis

12.2     Smurfit Kappa

12.3     International Paper

12.4     Mondi

12.5     Cascades inc.

12.6     WestRock Company

12.7     Georgia-Pacific

12.8     DS Smith

12.9     Oji Holdings Corporation

12.10  Lee & Man Paper Manufacturing Ltd

12.11  Other Key Companies


13.1     Key Industry Expert Insights

13.2     Primary Discussion Guide

13.3     Customization Options

Note1: Tentative table of contents, may get updated during the course of research.

Note2: Company financial information is subject to availability in public domain



Rep Id : CM 038

Published : January, 2020

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