U.S. packaging papers shipments increased by 4.4% in June

Posted July 19, 2018
U.S. packaging papers shipments in June 2018 were up 4.4%, compared to June 2017 and up 0.6% year-to-date, as the American Forest & Paper Association reported.

Bag & Sack shipments were essentially flat year-to-date, Multiwall shipments were down 1.3%, Converting shipments were up 0.7% and Food Wrapping shipments were up 3.6%.

The operating rate for June increased to 95.8% from 94.5% in May. Inventories were down 0.3% since May.

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.



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