More Paperboard Price Hikes Out for October

Spet. 15, 2010 - Two U.S. paperboard makers have come out with October price hikes for uncoated recycled paperboard.

Sonoco said that it will increase prices in the U.S. and Canada by $35 per ton for all uncoated recycled paperboard grades, effective with shipments on October 11.

RockTenn announced a $35 per ton price increase on all grades of its uncoated recycled paperboard, effective with shipments on October 18.

In addition, on Sept. 13 Caraustar announced a $35 per ton on all uncoated recycled paperboard grades effective Sept. 27, and The Newark Group is out with a $30 per ton increase effctive Oct. 4.

SOURCE: Sonoco and RockTenn