A paper cup is a cup made out of paper and often coated or lined with plastic or wax to prevent liquid from leaking out or soaking through the paper. Paper cups are widely used around the world for consuming food and beverages such as tea, coffee, soft drinks etc. During 2017-2022, the global paper cup market is expected to grow at a CAGR of around 2%. The market is currently being driven by growing environmental concerns, rising living standards, growing food service industry and increasing awareness about hygiene across the globe. This report by Expert Market Research entitled “Paper Cups Market Report and Forecast 2017-2022” provides a comprehensive analysis for anyone who plans to foray into the paper cups market.
Historical market trends for the global paper cups industry have been provided from 2009-2016 and forecasts have been presented till 2022. On a regional level, the report has segmented the global paper cups market into the following major regions – North America, South America, Asia-Pacific, Europe and the Middle East and Africa. North America currently represents the largest market. On the basis of the product type, the global paper cups market has been segmented as cold paper cups, polystyrene foam based paper cups, plastic cups and hot paper cups. For each of the paper cup types, the report has provided both historical and future market trends. Additionally, the report has segmented the market by end-use industries which include tea & coffee, chilled foods and beverages industry and other foods and beverages industry.
The value chain analysis of the paper cups industry has also been covered in this report encompassing all the activities in the value chain such as procurement, manufacturing, sales and distribution. Furthermore, the study assesses the market based on Porter’s five forces model, which evaluates the level of competition in the market by analysing factors such as bargaining power of buyers and suppliers, threat from substitutes and new entrants. A thorough evaluation of the competitive landscape of the paper cups industry has also been provided. Some of the key players in this market include Benders Paper Cups, Huhtamaki, International Paper, Dart Container, Dixie and Go-Pak.
This report provides an exhaustive insight for setting-up and running a paper cups manufacturing plant. Factors such as land requirement, construction requirement, raw material requirement, labour requirement, machinery requirement, manufacturing process, utility requirement, total capital investment, total operating costs, prices, income projections, expenditure projections, profit margins, net present value, return on investment, payback period, etc. have been comprehensively covered in this report.
The following are the key questions answered by this report:
- What are the market trends for the global paper cups market?
- Which are the biggest markets (regions) for paper cups?
- What are the major types of paper cups? Which are the most popular?
- What are the key application areas for paper cups?
- Who are the key manufacturers in the paper cups market?
- What are the land and construction requirements to start a paper cup manufacturing plant?
- What are the machinery requirements to start a paper cup manufacturing plant?
- How is paper cup priced? What are the profit margins at various stages of the supply chain?
- What is the total capital investment required to start a paper cup manufacturing plant?
- What are the running costs of a paper cup manufacturing plant?
- How much revenue can a paper cup manufacturing plant generate?
In order to prepare this research report, Expert Market Research conducted face to face and telephonic interviews with numerous industry participants in the paper cups industry. They included manufacturers, distributors, end users, consultants, marketing professionals, researchers, etc. Primary research accounted for the bulk of the research efforts, complemented by an extensive secondary research. Secondary sources included annual reports, press releases, books, journals, white papers, newspapers, magazines, government sources and various proprietary databases.
Expert Market Research uses its comprehensive database of macroeconomic and industry specific data to produce its market forecasts. The initial baseline forecast is produced with the most recent market data. After an initial baseline forecast, all future macroeconomic and sector-specific events and assumptions are taken into account to generate the final forecast.