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Paper Manufacturing Industry Analysis

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Industry Overview & Outlook . .
Market Size (industry trends) . .
Market Forecast (5-year projection)   .
Products/Services Breakdown   .
Revenue per State . .
Financial Metrics . .
Salary & Compensation Benchmarks . .
Key Companies   .
Industry News & Innovators   .
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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Paper Manufacturing

Overview of the U.S. Paper Manufacturing Industry

This section provides answers to key questions about the industry:
  1. What is the total market size (industry revenue)?
  2. What is the industry outlook?
  3. Market Analysis: Is the market growing or declining, and how quickly?
  4. Are long-term forecasts positive or negative?
  5. What is the average company size in the industry?
  6. How many companies are in the industry?

Market Size & Industry Statistics

The total U.S. industry market size for Paper Manufacturing: Industry statistics cover all companies in the United States, both public and private, ranging in size from small businesses to market leaders. In addition to revenue, the industry market analysis shows information on employees, companies, and average firm size.

Investors, banks, and business executives use growth rates and industry trends to understand the market outlook and opportunity.

market size 2018
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Statistics 2012        2013        2014        2015        2016        2017
Market Size
(Total Sales/Revenue)

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Total Firms
Total Employees
Average Revenue Per Firm
Average Employees Per Firm
Statistics Source: U.S. Census, AnythingResearch Market Analysis

Market Forecast[PREMIUM]

Market forecasts show the long term industry outlook and future growth trends. The following five-year demand forecast projects both short-term and long-term trends.

market forecast

Forecast / Industry Outlook 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Market Forecast ($ millions)
Projected Industry Growth Rate (%)
Source: AnythingResearch Economic Analysis

U.S. Geographic Distribution: Revenue Statistics by State

Market Size by State ($ millions) indicates how the industry's competition is distributed throughout the country. State-level information can identify areas with higher and lower industry market share than average.

U.S. map of Paper Manufacturing by state

Paper Manufacturing Industry Price Trends

Rise and fall in market prices are affectedd by supply, demand, and the cost of goods/services sold. Higher demand or COGS will put upward price pressure on prices. Higher competition among Paper Manufacturing companies will put a downward pressure on prices. The chart shows how prices are changing within the industry, month-to-month over the last three years.

price index trends

Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

Financial metrics provide a snapshot view of a benchmark "average" company. Key business metrics show revenue and operating costs. The data collected covers both public and private companies.

Industry AveragePercent of Sales
(Industry Benchmark)
Total Revenue

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Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold
Gross Profit

Operating Expenses
Pension, profit sharing plans, stock, annuity
Rent paid on business property
Charitable Contributions
Domestic production activities deduction
Compensation of officers
Salaries and wages
Employee benefit programs
Taxes and Licenses
Bad Debts
Other Operating Expenses
Total Operating Expenses
Operating Income
Non-Operating Income
EBIT (Earnings Before Interest and Taxes)
Interest Expense
Earnings Before Taxes
Income Tax
Net Profit
Source: AnythingResearch Analysis of U.S. federal statistics

Financial Ratio Analysis

Financial ratio information can be used to benchmark how a Paper Manufacturing company compares to its peers. Accounting statistics are calculated from the industry-average for income statements and balance sheets.

Profitability & Valuation RatiosIndustry Average
Company valuation can be measured based on the firm's own performance, as well as in comparison against its industry competitors. These metrics show how the average company in the Paper Manufacturing industry is performing.
Profit Margin
Gross Profit Margin, Operating Profit Margin, and Net Profit Margin. Show company earnings relative to revenues.
Return on Equity (ROE)
Return on Equity (ROE) is net income as a percentage of shareholders' equity. Shareholders' Equity is defined as the company's total assets minus total liabilities. ROE shows how much profits a company generates with the money shareholders invested (or with retained earnings).
Return on Assets (ROA)
Return on Assets (ROA) is net income relative to total assets. The market research on Paper Manufacturing measures how efficiently the company leverages its assets to generate profit. ROA is calculated as Net Income divided by Total Assets.

Liquidity RatiosIndustry Average
Bankers and suppliers use liquidity to determine creditworthiness and identify potential threats to a company's financial viability.
Current Ratio
Measures a firm's ability to pay its debts over the next 12 months.
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)
Calculates liquid assets relative to liabilities, excluding inventories.

Efficiency Ratios - Key Performance IndicatorsIndustry Average
Measure how quickly products and services sell, and effectively collections policies are implemented.
Receivables Turnover Ratio
If this number is low in your business when compared to the industry average in the research report, it may mean your payment terms are too lenient or that you are not doing a good enough job on collections.
Average Collection Period
Based on the Receivables Turnover, this estimates the collection period in days. Calculated as 365 divided by the Receivables Turnover
Inventory Turnover
A low turnover rate may point to overstocking, obsolescence, or deficiencies in the product line or marketing effort.
Fixed-Asset Turnover
Generally, higher is better, since it indicates the business has less money tied up in fixed assets for each dollar of sales revenue.

Compensation & Salary Surveys for Employees

Compensation statistics provides an accurate assessment of industry-specific jobs and national salary averages. This information can be used to identify which positions are most common, and high, low, and average annual wages.

TitlePercent of WorkforceBottom Quartile Average (Median) SalaryUpper Quartile
Management Occupations 5%

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Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers2%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 9%
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 9%
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 7%
Industrial Machinery Installation, Repair, and Maintenance Workers 9%
Industrial Machinery Mechanics 6%
Production Occupations 54%
Printing Workers 6%
Printing Workers 6%
Other Production Occupations 40%
Miscellaneous Production Workers 28%
Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 21%
Helpers--Production Workers 5%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 13%
Material Moving Workers 11%
Laborers and Material Movers, Hand 7%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Paper Manufacturing Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

Largest companies in the industry and related industries, with private company revenue estimates.

CompanyAddressRevenue Estimate

Innovation News

  • Griff & Associates trademarks "NEXTARP" - Tarpaulins - 01/06/2018
  • Title Boxing trademarks "CUS D'AMATO" - Caps being headwear; T-shirts - 01/06/2018
  • Avery Dennison patents Labels And Tags For High Temperature Applications - 01/04/2018
  • Hollingsworth & Vose patents Multi-layered Electret-containing Filtration Media - 01/04/2018
  • State Street Global Advisors Trust patents Collapsible Virtual Reality Viewer Assembly - 01/04/2018
  • Berkshire trademarks "DUOCLEAN FROM BERKSHIRE" - Wipes used to clean, sanitize and disinfect clean rooms, contaminant free environments, laboratories and other controlled environments - 12/29/2017
  • Jackson Paper Manufacturing raises $1 million in funding. - 04/28/2017
  • Green Bay Packaging raises $14 million in funding. - 03/06/2015
  • Specialty Coating & Laminating raises $4 million in funding. - 02/01/2012

  • Top Innovators

    CompanyInnovation Score
    Westrock MWV1006
    Avery Dennison738
    State Street Global Advisors Trust693
    International Paper628
    Graphic Packaging International370

    Additional companies, details and innovation scoring in the full report.

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    • Catalyst Paper to be hit by new American duties - Richmond-headquartered Catalyst Paper is among the Canadian companies that will be hit by new American duties of 6%. The U.S. Commerce Department on January 9 announced preliminary countervailing duties against Canadian newsprint of 6% to 6.5%. The Forest ... (01/10/2018)
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    Government Contracts

    In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $242,115,564 on Paper Manufacturing. It has awarded 4,154 contracts to 534 companies, with an average value of $453,400 per company.   

    Top government vendors:

    CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount

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