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American Forest & Paper Association Releases August 2016 Containerboard Report

Monday, September 19, 2016

WASHINGTON - The American Forest & Paper Association released its August 2016 U.S. Containerboard Statistics Report on September 16. 

Containerboard production was 0.2 percent higher compared to August 2015. The month-over-month average daily production compared to July 2016 was 2 percent higher. The containerboard operating rate for August increased to 96.4 percent while the year-to-date operating rate of 94.7 percent was 1.5 percentage points 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 Statistics_Publications@afandpa.org or 202-463-2448