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Sonoco to Hike Price for Uncoated Recycled Paperboard

Aug. 7, 2009 - Sonoco on Wednesday (Aug. 5) said that it will increase prices in North America for all uncoated recycled paperboard grades by $40 per ton effective with shipments on August 31, 2009.

“The cost of recovered paper, our primary raw material, has increased significantly over the past several months along with other input costs which makes it essential that we begin recovering these higher costs,” said James Harrell, division vice president and general manager, Paper-North America.

A day earlier, Caraustar also announced a $40 per ton on all recycled paperboard grades.

SOURCE: Sonoco




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