Caraustar Announces a $60 Per Ton Price Increase on All Uncoated Recycled Paperboard Grades

11 January 2017

Caraustar Industries, Inc. announced a price increase of $60 per ton on all uncoated recycled paperboard grades. The increase will be effective starting with shipments on February 10, 2017. The increase is in response to increased raw materials and other costs during 2016, including the various grades of recycled fiber used in producing uncoated recycled paperboard.

About Caraustar Industries:

Caraustar Industries, Inc. is one of North America's largest integrated manufacturers of 100% recycled paperboard and converted paperboard products. The company is a socially responsible corporation, is committed to environmentally sound practices and is dedicated to providing customers with outstanding value through innovative products and services. Caraustar has developed its leadership position in the industry through diversification and integration from raw materials to finished products. Caraustar serves the four principal recycled boxboard product end-use markets: tubes and cores; folding cartons; gypsum facing paper and specialty paperboard products. For additional information on Caraustar, please visit the company's website at