Paper Products Manufacturers


The 2,200 companies in the US manufacture paper products by cutting, shaping, coating, or laminating paper and other materials. End products are often referred to as converted paper goods. Product categories include paperboard containers, paper bags, coated and treated paper, stationery products, and sanitary products.

Competition From Imports

With the exception of a brief dip during the last recession, imports of converted paper products have grown at a healthy rate over the last decade.

Variability In Raw Materials’ Costs

The paper industry is cyclical and cost of wood pulp (primary material in paper manufacturing) can fluctuate depending on global supply and demand.