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AF&PA Releases Q3 2022 Boxboard Monthly Report

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(202) 463-2436, comm@afandpa.org

WASHINGTON – The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) released its Q3 2022 Boxboard report.

Total Boxboard production in Q3 increased 3% compared to Q3 2021. It was up 2% when compared to the same 9 months of 2021.The boxboard operating rate was 95.7%, up 1.2 points from Q3 and up 0.6 points year-to-date.

  • Solid Bleached Boxboard production in Q3 increased 2% compared to Q3 2021. It was up 2% when compared to the same 9 months of 2021.
  • Recycled Boxboard production in Q3 increased 5% compared to Q3 2021. It was up 4% when compared to the same 9 months of 2021.
  • Uncoated Kraft & Gypsum production in Q3 increased 3% compared to Q3 2021. It was up 1% when compared to the same 9 months of 2021.

The complete report with detailed tables, charts and historical data can be purchased by contacting Kory Bockman at Statistics_Publications@afandpa.org or 202-463-4716.

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) serves to advance U.S. paper and wood products manufacturers through fact-based public policy and marketplace advocacy. The forest products industry is circular by nature. AF&PA member companies make essential products from renewable and recycle resources, generate renewable bioenergy and are committed to continuous improvement through the industry’s sustainability initiative—Better Practices, Better Planet 2030: Sustainable Products for a Sustainable Future. The forest products industry accounts for approximately four percent of the total U.S. manufacturing GDP, manufactures nearly $300 billion in products annually and employs approximately 950,000 people. The industry meets a payroll of approximately $60 billion annually and is among the top 10 manufacturing sector employers in 45 states. Visit AF&PA online at afandpa.org or follow us on Twitter @ForestandPaper.