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American Forest & Paper Association Releases March 2018 Boxboard Report

Apr 20, 2018

CONTACT: Barbara Riley
(202) 463-2436,

WASHINGTON - The American Forest & Paper Association released its March 2018 U.S. Boxboard Report on April 18.

Total boxboard production decreased 1.9 percent when compared to March 2017 but increased 5.2 percent from last month. Unbleached Kraft Boxboard production increased over the same month a year ago but decreased compared to last month. Total Solid Bleached Boxboard and Liner production increased when compared to March 2017 and increased compared to last month. The production of Recycled Boxboard decreased compared to March 2017 and increased when compared to last month.

The report can be purchased by contacting or 202-463-2448.

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The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) serves to advance a sustainable U.S. pulp, paper, packaging, tissue and wood products manufacturing industry through fact-based public policy and marketplace advocacy. AF&PA member companies make products essential for everyday life from renewable and recyclable resources and are committed to continuous improvement through the industry’s sustainability initiative - Better Practices, Better Planet 2020. The forest products industry accounts for approximately four percent of the total U.S. manufacturing GDP, manufactures over $200 billion in products annually, and employs approximately 900,000 men and women. The industry meets a payroll of approximately $50 billion annually and is among the top 10 manufacturing sector employers in 45 states. Visit AF&PA online at or follow us on Twitter @ForestandPaper.