AF&PA release August Containerboard figures

The American Forest & Paper Association released its August 2016 U.S. Containerboard Statistics Report. Containerboard production was 0.2 per cent higher compared to August 2015. The month-over-month average daily production compared to July 2016 was 2 per cent higher. The containerboard operating rate for August increased to 96.4 per cent while the year-to-date operating rate of 94.7 per cent was 1.5 per cent lower compared to year-to-date 2015. The complete report with detailed tables, charts and historical data can be purchased by contacting Caroline Nealon at [email protected] or 202-463-2448

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