WASHINGTON - The American Forest & Paper Association released its June 2017 U.S. Containerboard Statistics Report on July 17.
Containerboard production was 3.8 percent higher compared to June 2016. The month-over-month average daily production compared to May 2017 was 0.7 percent higher. The containerboard operating rate for June decreased from 99.3 percent to 96.3 percent, which was, however, 1.7 percent higher compared to June 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.