U.S. boxboard production improved in March

Total U.S. monthly boxboard production increased 3.4 percent when compared to March 2018, according to the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA). Releasing its March 2019 Boxboard Report, AF&PA said the total boxboard operating rate was 96.3 percent for March.

Total solid bleached boxboard and linerboard production was up 5.1 percent year to date; recycled boxboard production rose 2.5 percent year to date; and unbleached kraft and gypsum declined 1.7 percent year to date.

The report can be purchased by contacting Statistics_Publications@afandpa.org or 202-463-4716.

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