Market: Packaging Paper & Board
Posted June 21, 2018
U.S. boxboard production in May 2018 increased 6.3% when compared to May 2017 and increased 2.3% from last month, as the American Forest & Paper Association reported.
Unbleached kraft boxboard production decreased over the same month a year ago and decreased compared to last month. Total solid bleached boxboard & liner production increased when compared to May 2017 and increased compared to last month. The production of recycled boxboard decreased compared to May 2017 but increased when compared to last month.
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.