American Forest & Paper Association Releases October 2014 Paperboard Report

Nov 18, 2014

CONTACT: Jessica McFaul
(202) 463-2436,

WASHINGTON – The American Forest & Paper Association released its October 2014 U.S. Paperboard Report. 

Total boxboard production decreased 0.8 percent when compared to October 2013 and decreased 4.6 percent from last month. Unbleached Kraft Boxboard production increased over the same month last year but decreased compared to last month. Total Solid Bleached Boxboard & Liner production increased when compared to October 2013 but decreased compared to last month. The production of Recycled Boxboard decreased compared to October 2013 but increased when compared to last month.

The report can be purchased by contacting Caroline Nealon a 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, 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 4 percent of the total U.S. manufacturing GDP, manufactures about $210 billion in products annually, and employs nearly 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 47 states. Visit AF&PA online at or follow us on Twitter @ForestandPaper