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US boxboard production up 4.1% in January

Published by
Simon Matthis - 26 Feb 2019

In January 2019, U.S. boxboard monthly production increased 4.1% when compared to January 2018. The total boxboard operating rate was 96.8% for January, as the American Forest & Paper Association reported.


Total solid bleached boxboard and liner production was up 10% year to date; recycled boxboard production rose 2.1% year to date; and unbleached kraft and gypsum declined 1.3% year to date.


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