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Packaging Corporation of America (PKG) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review


Packaging Corporation of America (PKG) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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Price $125.00
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Publisher GlobalData
Date of Report Apr 15, 2011
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Packaging Corporation of America (PKG) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Summary

Packaging Corporation of America (PCA) is one of the leading packaging companies in the US. It is engaged in the manufacture of containerboards and corrugated products at its mills and corrugated manufacturing facilities. The company’s product portfolio consists of corrugated packaging products, including conventional shipping containers that are used to protect and transport manufactured goods. It also produces multi-color boxes, kraft linerboard and semi-chemical medium, among others. It caters to the agricultural industry by producing meat boxes and wax-coated boxes. PCA operates four mills and 67 corrugated manufacturing facilities in 26 states in the US. It also operates a technical and development center, six regional graphic design centers, a rotogravure printing operation and a complement of packaging supplies and distribution centers. PCA is headquartered in Lake Forest, the US.

This comprehensive SWOT profile of Packaging Corporation of America provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:

- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.

Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company

Key benefits of buying this profile include:

You get detailed information about the company and its operations to identify potential customers and suppliers.
- The profile analyzes the company’s business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.

Understand and respond to your competitors’ business structure and strategies, and capitalize on their weaknesses. Stay up to date on the major developments affecting the company.
- The company’s core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events.

Equip yourself with information that enables you to sharpen your strategies and transform your operations profitably.
- Opportunities that the company can explore and exploit are sized up and its growth potential assessed in the profile. Competitive and/or technological threats are highlighted.

Scout for potential investments and acquisition targets, with detailed insight into the companies’ strategic, financial and operational performance.
- Financial ratio presented for major public companies in the profile include the revenue trends, profitability, growth, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios.

Gain key insights into the company for academic or business research.
- Key elements such as SWOT analysis, corporate strategy and financial ratios and charts are incorporated in the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.
Table of Contents

Table of Contents
Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 3
List of Figures 3
Section 1 - About the Company 4
Packaging Corporation of America - Key Facts 4
Packaging Corporation of America - Key Employees 5
Packaging Corporation of America - Key Employee Biographies 6
Packaging Corporation of America - Major Products and Services 7
Packaging Corporation of America - History 8
Packaging Corporation of America - Company Statement 10
Packaging Corporation of America - Locations And Subsidiaries 12
Head Office 12
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 12
Section 2 – Company Analysis 14
Packaging Corporation of America - Business Description 14
Packaging Corporation of America - SWOT Analysis 15
SWOT Analysis - Overview 15
Packaging Corporation of America - Strengths 15
Strength - Fiber Flexibility 15
Strength - Robust Manufacturing Capabilities 15
Packaging Corporation of America - Weaknesses 16
Weakness - Dependence on External Wood Fiber Sources 16
Weakness - Declining Operational Efficiency 16
Packaging Corporation of America - Opportunities 16
Opportunity - Growing Packaging Industry 16
Opportunity - Optimization Projects in Linerboard Mills 16
Opportunity - Rising Demand for Food and Beverages 17
Packaging Corporation of America - Threats 17
Threat - Legal Proceedings 17
Threat - Stringent Environmental Regulations 17
Threat - Highly Competitive Market 17
Packaging Corporation of America - Key Competitors 18
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 19
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 19
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 19
Performance Chart 21
Financial Performance 21
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 22
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 23
Section 4 – Appendix 24
Methodology 24
Ratio Definitions 24
About GlobalData 28
Contact Us 28
Disclaimer 28




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