The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) released its September 2022 Packaging Papers Monthly report.
Total packaging papers & specialty packaging shipments in September decreased 10% compared to September 2021. They were down 2% when compared to the same nine months of 2021.
- Shipments of unbleached bag & sack were 73,300 short tons for the month of September, down 0.6% year-to-date.
- The bleached packaging papers operating rate was 75.4%, down 3.6 points from September 2021 and down 4.4 points year-to-date.
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