Caraustar to Hike Prices on Paperboard Converted Products

Oct. 22, 2010 - Caraustar Industries said that it will increase prices on paperboard converted products, which includes Paperboard Tubes & Cores, in the U.S. and Canada.

An increase of 4% is effective with shipments on or after November 22, Caraustar said.

Caraustar said the increase is a result of recent price increases on uncoated recycled paperboard.

Caraustar Industries is one of North America's largest integrated manufacturers of 100% recycled paperboard and converted paperboard products. The company serves the four principal recycled boxboard product end-use markets: tubes and cores; folding cartons; gypsum facing paper and specialty paperboard products.

SOURCE: Caraustar Industries, Inc.