WASHINGTON - The American Forest & Paper Association released its May 2017 U.S. Containerboard Statistics Report on June 15.
Containerboard production was 3.4 percent higher compared to May 2016. The month-over-month average daily production compared to April 2017 was 0.7 percent higher. The containerboard operating rate for May increased from 97.1 percent to 99.3 percent, which was 4.2 percent higher compared to May of last year.
The complete report with detailed tables, charts, and historical data can be purchased by contacting [email protected]afandpa.org or 202-463-2448.