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American Forest & Paper Association Releases August 2020 Boxboard Monthly Report

Press release from the issuing company

Washington, D.C. – The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) today released its August 2020 Boxboard Monthly report.

Total boxboard production in August decreased eight percent compared to August 2019. It was down three percent when compared to the same eight months of 2019. The boxboard operating rate was 90.4 percent, down 3.6 points from August 2019 and essentially flat (-0.4 pts.) year-to-date.

  • Solid Bleached Boxboard production in August decreased 13 percent compared to August 2019. It was down six percent when compared to the same eight months of 2019.
  • Recycled Boxboard production in August decreased six percent compared to August 2019. It was down two percent when compared to the same eight months of 2019. 
  • Unbleached Kraft & Gypsum production in August decreased two percent compared to August 2019. It was down one percent when compared to the same eight months of 2019.

The complete report with detailed tables, charts and historical data can be purchased by contacting Kory Bockman at [email protected]afandpa.org or 202-463-4716.

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