American Forest & Paper Association releases October 2015 containerboard report
The American Forest & Paper Association released its October 2015 U.S. Containerboard Statistics Report on Nov. 17. Containerboard production was 1 percent lower compared to October of last year. The month-over-month average daily production compared to September 2015 was 1.4 percent lower. The containerboard operating rate for October decreased to 94.5 percent, whereas year-to-date operating rate remains flat compared to 2014 at 96.3 percent.