L.E.K. Consulting’s Packaging practice monitors industry trends and identifies opportunities for private equity and corporate investors. The U.S. market has seen an increased demand for high-end paper and packaging products, resulting in a number of trends that will likely sustain growth and profitability in the near term. These trends include:

  • Mass channels increasing their exposure to luxury items
  • Innovative concepts to support brand differentiation/security/authenticity
  • Demand for high-performance paper products with core-printing segments

Premium paper and paperboard companies that focus on short-to-medium-run lengths are likely to outperform more commoditized paper suppliers. Therefore, these trends and favorable market conditions can reap outsized rewards for those invested in the premium paper segment in the years ahead. Learn more in our latest Executive Insights “Investment Spotlight.”

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