Authored By: Sarah
11 Jul 2024

 Paper Edge Protectors Market Size to grow by USD 789.5 million between 2024-2028

According to a research report “ Paper Edge Protectors Market” by Product (Angular, Round) Geography (APAC, Europe, North America, South America, Middle East and Africa)- Global Forecast to 2028 published by Technavio, the market size is estimated to grow by USD 789.5 million, at a CAGR of  6.36% during the forecast period. The global paper edge protectors market is experiencing significant growth due to the increasing industrialization trend, particularly in emerging economies. Industrialization, as indicated by rising GDP in countries such as China and India, leads to a surge in manufacturing output. This expansion in production necessitates efficient product warehousing and storage solutions, thereby fueling the market growth for paper edge protectors. Moreover, globalization and the subsequent increase in international trade have further amplified the demand for these protective solutions to ensure the secure transportation and handling of goods.

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By Product, the Angular segment is projected to dominate the market size in 2024


By Geography, APAC  segment is expected to hold the largest market size for the year 2024

Angular paper edge protectors serve a crucial role in safeguarding palletized boxes containing heavyweight paper products during transportation and storage. These protectors, which are engineered at a 90° angle, are categorized as angular paper edge protectors. They offer significant benefits for both solid and liquid products, including enhanced resistance to shock via burst strength and superior protection against high mechanical tension from plastic or metallic strapping. Additionally, angular paper edge protectors contribute to load stability, ensuring goods remain compact and securely anchored to their bases.

APAC is forecasted to hold the largest market size by region in 2024

The Paper Edge Protectors market represents a significant business opportunity for manufacturers and distributors. These protective solutions prevent damage to documents during handling, transportation, and storage. By utilizing advanced materials and innovative designs, market players can cater to various industries, including education, finance, and legal services, ensuring the preservation of valuable information. The market's growth is driven by increasing demand for document security, efficiency, and cost savings.

The Paper Edge Protectors Market growth and forecasting report also includes detailed analyses of the competitive landscape of the market growth and forecasting and information about 20 market companies, including:

  • Cascades Inc.
  • Crown Holdings Inc.
  • Dongguan ZhongYueDa paper Co. Ltd.
  • Eltete TPM Ltd
  • Inter-Pack LTD.
  • Konfida Ambalaj Tekstil San. Tic. AS
  • Kunert Group
  • Napco National
  • North American Laminating and Converting Co.
  • Packaging Corp. of America
  • Primapack
  • Romiley Board Mill
  • Smurfit Kappa Group
  • Sonoco Products Co.
  • VPK Group
  • Yamaton Paper GmbH

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Research Analysis Overview

Title: Paper Edge Protectors: Innovative Solutions for External Damage in Industrial and Consumer Goods The Paper Edge Protectors market is witnessing significant growth due to the increasing demand for protective packaging solutions that address external damage during transportation and storage. Trays and corner protectors made from recycled paperboard are gaining popularity as sustainable packaging alternatives in various industries, including industrial goods and consumer goods. The Pharma industry, in particular, requires robust supply chain capabilities to ensure product safety and brand visibility. Paper edge protectors offer a cost-effective and eco-friendly solution to prevent damage and reduce ecological hazards caused by plastic packaging. Industrialization, urbanization, and international trade have led to an increase in pollution and the production of hazardous pollutants. Sustainability and environmental awareness are becoming crucial factors in consumer purchasing decisions. Paper edge protectors made from recycled materials offer a viable solution to these concerns. Paper edge protectors are not only eco-friendly but also offer excellent protection against damage. They are ideal for protecting sensitive and fragile items, ensuring they reach their destination safely and undamaged. The use of paper edge protectors can help reduce the carbon footprint of businesses and contribute to a cleaner atmosphere by minimizing the use of plastic packaging.

Market Research Overview

The Paper Edge Protectors Market encompasses a wide range of products designed to safeguard and enhance the structural integrity of various items during transportation, storage, and handling. These protectors come in different configurations, sizes, and materials, including plastic and metal. In the context of environmental concerns, paper edge protectors have gained popularity due to their eco-friendliness, as they are often made from recycled materials. Landfill waste and greenhouse gas emissions are unfavorable factors in the packaging industry. Paper edge protectors offer a sustainable alternative to plastic edge protectors, reducing the need for plastic in packaging and the associated environmental hazards. Perforations in paper edge protectors make them suitable for use with paper core pipes, stacking strength boards, and other paper-based products. Paper edge protectors provide excellent abrasion and impact resistance, ensuring damage prevention for stacked products and boxed paper products. They come in various shapes, such as OD protectors, ID protectors, angle boards, flat boards, U profiles, end protection boards, vertical protection boards, side protection boards, and configurations for round, square, and rectangular covering. The market for paper edge protectors spans industries such as personal care, warehousing, industrial goods, consumer goods, pharma, e-commerce, and transportation (road and railways, seaborne trade). Their low costs, easy installation, and recyclability make them a cost-effective and sustainable choice for businesses seeking to improve their supply chain capabilities and brand visibility while reducing their carbon footprint. Innovative packaging solutions using recycled paperboard and sustainable practices are increasingly in demand as consumers and industries prioritize sustainability. The United States market for paper edge protectors is significant, with growing demand driven by the need for pallet load unification, stacking strength, load stability, pallet guarding, and edge guarding. The market is expected to continue growing as the world moves towards more sustainable and eco-conscious practices in packaging.


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