- October 18, 2010
WASHINGTON, D.C. | The American Forest & Paper Assn. recently released the September 2010 U S Containerboard Statistics Report. For the eleventh straight month, containerboard production rose over she same month a year ago. Total production saw an increase of 189,500 tons or 7.0% when compared to September 2009. Production fell 3.3% over August 2010 but the month over month average daily production was flat. Year-to-date 2010 production has increased 9.2% over 2009. The containerboard operating rate for September 2010 rose 10.7 points over September 2009 to 98.7%.