Corrugated packaging has been there since 1817, more than 2 centuries ago. Since then, known with multiple names, this cardboard box has come a long way from being first used as proper packaging for cereal boxes.

Corrugated packaging has always been popular, the demand for corrugated boxes was supposed to be in $176 billion by 2019 itself. This suggests there will be an increase in trend only.

Today, Mr. Gaurav Jalan, Founder, and Director of India’s top packaging company Packman Packaging Pvt Ltd tells the reasons corrugated packaging will be the future.

Trends And Predictions

Be it your product packaging or point-of-purchase displays, cardboard is rapidly turning out to be the go-to option. The global market for corrugated box packaging is being said to achieve a growth rate of 4.8% in 2020.

The reasons for this high growth in the usage of this paperboard are multiple. Markets all over the globe are going green, and sustainability is suddenly a big trend. As compared to plastic packaging, cardboard is recyclable and biodegradable. Also, today consumers are more likely to go for products having environmental benefits.

Another point behind the steep rise in corrugated packaging is the growth of the e-commerce industry. Thus, the demand for corrugated packaging for shipments has grown in relation to this.


Several businesses and manufacturers opt for POP displays made from corrugated material bearing in mind the scope it provides in terms of customization, economical and compactness.

It is these aspects that make for cost-effective the craftsmanship that attracts several to corrugated POP displays. Corrugate displays also help keep moisture at a bay providing a fair bit of cushioning for the contents, and can be utilized to store and display a wide range of products.

POP displays made of paperboard are also top surfaces when it comes to printing graphics. Colors and text stand out greatly. Many manufacturers are getting bigger paperboard displays to use over longer periods of time, designing them so as to refill them with various categories of products.