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American Forest & Paper Association Releases July 2018 Boxboard Report

Aug 15, 2018

CONTACT: Barbara Riley
(202) 463-2436,

WASHINGTON - The American Forest & Paper Association released its July 2018 U.S. Boxboard Report on August 15.

Total boxboard production increased 1.9 percent when compared to July 2017 and increased 4.1 percent from last month. Unbleached Kraft Boxboard production decreased over the same month a year ago but increased compared to last month. Total Solid Bleached Boxboard & Liner production increased when compared to July 2017 and last month. The production of Recycled Boxboard increased compared to July 2017 and last month.

The report can be purchased by contacting or 202-463-4716.


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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 more than 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.