U.S. boxboard production increased by 0.6% in December 2018
24 January 2019
U.S. boxboard monthly production in December 2018 increased 0.6% when compared to December 2017 and increased 0.7% year to date. The total boxboard operating rate was 93.8% for December, as the American Forest & Paper Association reported.
The year to date production for Solid Bleached Boxboard and Liner was up 2.1%; Recycled Boxboard declined 1.8%; and Unbleached Kraft and Gypsum rose 1.7%.
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