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Sonoco implementing price increase for all uncoated recycled paperboard products

Photo: Sonoco
Photo: Sonoco
Published by
Simon Matthis - 31 May 2018

Sonoco recently announced it is implementing a $50 per ton price increase for all grades of uncoated recycled paperboard (URB) in the United States and Canada, effective with shipments beginning July 2, 2018. 

Sonoco cited continuing inflation of input costs, especially freight and papermaking chemicals, and significantly longer backlogs at its mills as the drivers for this pricing action.

Sonoco is one of the largest integrated manufacturers of uncoated recycled paperboard in the United States and Canada, producing more than one million tons annually from 11 mills.

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