JANUARY 2011
                                        

November 2010 paper reports

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) released the November 2010 United States containerboard and boxboard statistics reports. For the thirteenth straight month, containerboard production rose over same month a year ago. Total production saw an increase of 33,800 tons or 1.2 percent when compared to November 2009. Production fell compared to October 2010, however, the month over month average daily production was flat, down 0.9 percent. Year-to-date 2010 production increased 7.8 percent over 2009.

Total boxboard production decreased by 0.6 percent compared to November 2009 but increased 2.3 percent from last month. Year-to-date production was up 3.3 percent over 2009.