The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) released the February 2022 Packaging Papers & Specialty Packaging monthly report.
Total packaging papers & specialty packaging shipments in February decreased 2% compared to February 2021. They were down 2% when compared to the same two months of 2021.
- The operating rate was 86.8%, down 1.1 points from February 2021 and down 1.0 points year-to-date.
- Mill inventories at the end of February increased two thousand short tons from the previous month, and were down 11,000 short tons compared to February 2021.
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