2010 containerboard report published
The American Forest & Paper Association
(AF&PA) released the September 2010 United States Containerboard
For the eleventh straight month, containerboard production rose
over same month a year ago. Total production saw an increase
of 189,500 tons or 7.0 percent when compared to September 2009.
Production fell 3.3 percent over August 2010 but the month over
month average daily production was flat. Year-to-date 2010 production
has increased 9.2 percent over 2009. The containerboard operating
rate for September 2010 rose 10.7 points over September 2009
to 98.7 percent.
Additional key findings from the report include:
- Linerboard production rose over same month last year.
- Medium production shows growth over same month last year.