U.S. Paperboard Production Decreased in September

Oct. 18, 2011 - The American Forest & Paper Association's September 2011 U.S. Paperboard Report said that total boxboard production decreased by 3.6% compared to September 2010, and decreased 5.9% from August 2011.

In addition:

  • Unbleached Kraft Folding production decreased over the same month last year, and decreased from last month.
  • Total Solid Bleached Boxboard & Liner production decreased compared to September 2010, and decreased from last month.
  • The production of Recycled Folding decreased compared to September 2010, and decreased when compared to last month.
  • Inventory of Solid Bleached Kraft Paperboard increased in September.

The American Forest & Paper Association (www.afandpa.org) is the national trade association of the forest products industry, representing pulp, paper, packaging and wood products manufacturers, and forest landowners.

SOURCE: American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA)