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Caraustar to Increase Price on All Uncoated Recycled Paperboard Grades

Caraustar uncoated recycled paperboard

March 9, 2017 - Caraustar Industries, Inc. announced a price increase of $75 per ton on all uncoated recycled paperboard (URB) grades effective starting with shipments on April 3, 2017.

This announcement comes on the heels of a $60 hike for URB that Caraustar put into effect with shipments on Feb. 10.

In a press release, the company said, “The increase is in response to the additional increased raw materials and other costs in 2017 to date, including the various grades of recycled fiber used in producing uncoated recycled paperboard.”

Caraustar Industries, Inc. is an integrated manufacturer of 100% recycled paperboard and converted paperboard products. To learn more, please visit: www.caraustar.com.

SOURCE: Caraustar Industries, Inc.