U.S. Containerboard Production Down in April

May 17, 2011 - The American Forest & Paper Association said that in April containerboard production fell when compared to March 2011, with month-over-month average daily production down 0.6%.

According to AF&PA's April 2011 U. S. Containerboard Statistics Report, the containerboard operating rate for April 2011 was down 1.9 points over April 2010 to 93.4%.

Additional key findings from the report include: Linerboard production decreases over last year, and Medium production fell slightly over April 2010

SOURCE: American Forest & Paper Association