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Caraustar Announces $50 per Ton Price Increase on All Uncoated Recycled Paperboard Grades

Caraustar uncoated recycled paperboard

Jan. 23, 2018 - Caraustar Industries yesterday announced a price increase of $50 per ton on all uncoated recycled paperboard (URB) grades. The increase on the uncoated recycle board grades will be effective starting with shipments on February 26, 2018.

In a press release, Caraustar said, "The increase is in response to strong market dynamics and inflationary cost pressures in transportation (both inbound and outbound), chemicals and other material inputs."

Caraustar Industries, Inc. is one of North America's largest integrated manufacturers of 100% recycled paperboard and converted paperboard products. To learn more, please visit: www.caraustar.com.

SOURCE: Caraustar Industries, Inc.