Folding Boxboard Capacity in Asia Pacific

Folding Boxboard Capacity in Asia Pacific

March, 2016

Jon Kerr, Senior Consultant, Fisher International

There has been rapid growth in global FBB/SBS production, mainly in Asia Pacific, in the form of new world-class FBB machines that were added only a couple of years ago in China. The gross capacity increase has been tempered by shutdowns of smaller machines. However, overall capacity in Asia Pacific now exceeds regional demand resulting in incentives to export.

 

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