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Sonoco Implementing $50 per Ton Price Increase for Uncoated Recycled Paperboard in North America

Sonoco uncoated recycled paperboard

Oct. 19, 2020 - Sonoco today announced it is implementing a $50 per ton price increase for all grades of uncoated recycled paperboard (URB) in the United States and Canada, effective with shipments beginning November 16, 2020.

Sonoco cited significantly longer backlogs at its mills along with continuing inflation of input costs, especially freight and papermaking chemicals as the drivers for this pricing action.

Founded in 1899, Sonoco (NYSE: SON) is a global provider of a variety of consumer packaging, industrial products, protective packaging, and displays and packaging supply chain services. For further information, visit:

SOURCE: Sonoco