Leading Italian paper packaging companies 2018, by revenues

 In 2018, Smurfit Kappa Italia S.p.A. was the leading company in the paper and cardboard packaging sector in Italy, with revenues amounting to 658,997 million euros. Figures provided by Competitive Data show that second and third in the ranking came DS Smith Packaging Italia S.p.A. and Seda Italy S.p.A., whose revenues added up to 494,244 million euros and 219,461 million euros, respectively. Apart from DS Smith Paper Italia S.r.l., which ranked fourth, all the other major firms active in this sector generated revenues for a value below 200 million euros.  

Paper packaging industry in Italy: production and employment

The overall Italian paper packaging sector experienced a growth between 2015 and 2018. In fact, the analysis of the financial data of a significant sample of paper packaging firms reveals positive trends. In detail, the production value, the value added as well as the number of employees of this industry steadily increased over the years considered.    

Paper packaging industry in Italy: EBT and operating result 

Also, the operating result and the earnings before taxes generated by paper packaging enterprises grew between 2015 and 2018. However, in this case the growth was unsteady, given that both the values peaked in 2016 and then slightly decreased during the following years.

Leading paper and cardboard packaging companies in Italy in 2018, by revenues

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June 2020



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