Paper products are falling by the wayside as electronic communication and organization become mainstream. The recession added to the industry's decline, causing demand to fall from both businesses and consumers. However, as the economy recovers, opportunities exist for companies that shift focus to higher-margin, niche products, or for companies that restructure their distribution arrangements to accommodate rising worldwide demand.
Operators in this industry process paper and paperboard. Companies produce a variety of stationery products used for writing, printing, filing, mailing and similar applications. Industry products are sold directly to stationery wholesalers, retailers and large enterprises. End users include businesses, students, home offices and households.
The report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecast, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.