WASHINGTON - The American Forest & Paper Association released its March 2017 U.S. Containerboard Statistics Report on April 18.
Containerboard production was 3.9 percent higher compared to March 2016. The month-over-month average daily production compared to February 2017 was 3.1 percent lower. The containerboard operating rate for March decreased from 97.8 percent to 96.3 percent, which was 3.4 percent higher compared to March of last year.
The complete report with detailed tables, charts, and historical data can be purchased by contacting Caroline Nealon at [email protected]afandpa.org or 202-463-2448.