Complete Guide to Folding Cartons

Folding cartons are boxes or box sleeves made of single-ply paperboard or corrugated cardboard. They are produced using a special machine that cuts, glues, creases, and scores the box material to produce the desired size and shape. Folding cartons are one of the most popular types of product packaging and are used to ship different types of products. They are used for packaging of foods, cosmetics, electronics, and other products.

𝗚𝗿𝗮𝗯 𝗣𝗗𝗙 𝗧𝗼 𝗞𝗻𝗼𝘄 𝗠𝗼𝗿𝗲:


The strong growth of the packaging industry is mainly driving the use of folding cartons from the food & beverage, consumer goods, and healthcare industry. Folding cartons are highly used for the packaging of foods, cosmetics, consumer electronics products, and many others. The consumer preference for packaged food products is increasing across the globe. This is creating demand for food packaging materials keeping food products fresh for a more extended period. The growing demand for packaged food products in various countries worldwide is contributing to higher growth in the global packaging industry. Therefore, constant growth in the packaging industry is driving the demand for folding cartons. Further, along with women, there is a growth in the use of different cosmetic products among men in their daily routines. Moreover, cosmetic product manufacturers are focusing on product branding, advertising, and new product launch strategies to increase the sales of cosmetics products. Thus, the factors mentioned above are contributing to the strong growth of the cosmetics industry, driving the demand for folding cartons. However, the volatility in wood pulp prices is expected to hinder the folding cartons market growth. Wood pulp prices fluctuate due to various factors, such as the demand and supply gap, energy prices, transportation challenges, and many other factors.


The global folding cartons market is segmented on the basis of material type and end use. Based on material type, the folding cartons market is segmented into solid unbleached sulfate/coated solid unbleached kraft, solid bleached sulfate / bleached kraft, recycled paperboard / coated recycled board, and others. On the basis of end use, the market is classified as food and beverages, consumer goods, healthcare, tobacco, and others.

Scroll to Top