Packaging

Track specific packaging grades with expert market intelligence, news and prices

Over 215 million tonnes of containerboard and boxboard are produced every year worldwide. Booming e-commerce trends, sustainability interest, and box innovation will drive the market’s future. The paper packaging market is responding rapidly with increased output, machine conversions and innovative packaging solutions for retailers, CPGs and pharmaceuticals.

Box buyers now know even outer packaging reflects brand, whether it communicates luxury, eco-friendliness or otherwise – making packaging investments a crucial step in a business plan.

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Our paper and packaging index builder helps buyers understand their packaging costs
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What are the main headlines dominating the Latin American market in 2022? Here’s what you should know
New legislation and demand for plastic substitution is pushing paper packaging producers to innovate
Why Derek Malburg believes the concentration of the containerboard industry will fall significantly in the next few years as smaller players continue to get on board
Wanted: more than 77,000 tonnes of sack kraft, as European buyers rush to replace Russian supply
Inflation, war, the pandemic and e-commerce are shaping supply and demand packaging dynamics
Russia’s containerboard prices remain largely stable in April but sources say this could change as economic activity slows
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Over 215 million tonnes of containerboard and boxboard are produced every year worldwide. And the e-commerce boom only continues to create demand. Keep track of it all with expert market intelligence, news and prices.

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