AF&PA Report: Containerboard Production Increases

WASHINGTON, D.C. | According to the recently released American Forest & Paper Assn.’s February 2010 U.S. Containerboard Statistics Report, total containerboard paper production again rose sharply when compared to February 2009. Total production saw an increase of 208,400 tons or 8.9% over same month last year.  For the two months of 2010 production has 13.9% over 2009.

Additional key findings from the report include: 

  • Linerboard production was up from last year.
  • Medium production follows the trend and increase over February 2009. 
  • Operating rates also reflected the year over year increase.

AF&PA members can access the full report on the AF&PA StatMill web site.

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