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U.S. Paper Industry Reaches Record for Containerboard Production in 2021

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) released preliminary 2021 data from U.S. paper and paperboard mills indicating record containerboard production, the material used to make cardboard boxes.

AF&PA Releases November 2021 Packaging Papers Monthly Report

Total packaging papers & specialty packaging shipments in November decreased two percent compared to November 2020. They were essentially flat (-0.1 percent) when compared to the same 11 months of 2020.

AF&PA Releases November 2021 Printing-Writing Monthly Report

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) released its November 2021 Printing-Writing Monthly report. According to the report, total printing-writing paper shipments increased one percent in November compared to November 2020.

American Forest & Paper Association Releases October 2021 Printing-Writing Monthly Report

The American Forest & Paper Association released its October 2021 Printing-Writing Monthly report. According to the report, total printing-writing paper shipments increased one percent in October compared to October 2020.

American Forest & Paper Association Releases September 2021 Printing-Writing Monthly Report

According to the report, total printing-writing paper shipments decreased four percent in September compared to September 2020. U.S. purchases of total printing-writing papers decreased one percent in September compared to the same month last year.

American Forest & Paper Association Releases Q3 2021 Boxboard Monthly Report

Total Boxboard production in Q3 increased six percent compared to Q3 2020. It was up two percent when compared to the same nine months of 2020. The boxboard operating rate was 95.0 percent, up 3.6 points from Q3 2020 and up 1.4 points year-to-date.

American Forest & Paper Association Releases September 2021 Packaging Papers Monthly Report

Total packaging papers & specialty packaging shipments in September decreased seven percent compared to September 2020. They were up one percent when compared to the same nine months of 2020.

American Forest & Paper Association Releases Q3 2021 Containerboard Quarterly Report

Total Containerboard production in Q3 increased nine percent compared to Q3 2020. It was up seven percent when compared to the same nine months of 2020.

AF&PA Releases August 2021 Printing-Writing Monthly Report

Total printing-writing paper shipments increased 14 percent in August compared to August 2020. U.S. purchases of total printing-writing papers increased 12 percent in August compared to the same month last year.

AF&PA Releases July 2021 Packaging Papers Monthly Report

Total packaging papers & specialty packaging shipments in July decreased one percent compared to July 2020. 

AF&PA Releases July 2021 Printing-Writing Monthly Report

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) released its July 2021 Printing-Writing Monthly report.

American Forest & Paper Association Releases June 2021 Printing-Writing Monthly Report

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) released its June 2021 Printing-Writing Monthly report.