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US containerboard production increased in February

Published by
Simon Matthis - 18 Mar 2016

The American Forest & Paper Association released its February 2016 U.S. Containerboard Statistics Report, which said containerboard production was 4.5 percent higher compared to February 2015. The month-over-month average daily production compared to January 2016 was 2.2 percent lower.

The containerboard operating rate for February remained flat at 95.1 percent and the year-to-date operating rate of 95.2 percent was flat compared to the same period in 2015.

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) serves to advance a sustainable U.S. pulp, paper, packaging, and wood products manufacturing industry through fact-based public policy and marketplace advocacy.