Market: Packaging Paper & Board
Posted July 18, 2017
U.S. containerboard production in June 2017 was 3.8% higher, compared to June 2016. The month-over-month average daily production compared to May 2017 was 0.7% higher, as the American Forest & Paper Association reported. The containerboard operating rate for June decreased from 99.3% to 96.3%, which was, however, 1.7% higher compared to June of last year.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.