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AF&PA Releases Q4 2022 Boxboard Quarterly Report

Total Boxboard production in Q4 decreased 3% compared to Q4 2021, but 2022 production was up 1% when compared to the same 12 months of 2021.

AF&PA Releases Q4 2022 Containerboard Quarterly Report

AF&PA released its Q4 2022 Containerboard Quarterly report.  Total Containerboard production decreased 5% when compared to the full year of 2021.

AF&PA Supports Federal Legislation to Strengthen U.S. Transportation

AF&PA supports the SHIP IT Act to alleviate supply chain constraints resulting from challenges related to the ongoing rail labor uncertainties. This bipartisan bill takes a multifaceted approach to build stronger supply chains in the United States.

AF&PA Releases December 2022 Packaging Papers Monthly Report

Total total printing-writing paper shipments decreased 9% in December compared to December 2021 while U.S. purchases of total printing-writing papers increased 4% in December compared to the same month last year.

AF&PA Releases December 2022 Printing-Writing Monthly Report

Total printing-writing paper shipments decreased 9% in December compared to December 2021 while U.S. purchases of total printing-writing papers increased 4% in December compared to the same month last year.

Paper & Packaging Caucus Welcomes New U.S. House Leadership

The Paper & Packaging Caucus in the U.S. House of Representatives, today, announced new bipartisan leadership. Congressman Dan Newhouse (R-WA-4) and Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA-46) will serve as Co-Chairs representing the U.S. paper and wood products industry.

AF&PA and AWC Call for Achievable Path to NAAQS Standards

The American Forest & Paper Association and American Wood Council are disappointed EPA is proposing to significantly tighten the current NAAQS Standard for particulate matter. Lowering the NAAQS could stifle mill modernization projects that otherwise reduce emissions while keeping the U.S…

AF&PA Releases November 2022 Printing-Writing Monthly Report

Total printing-writing paper shipments decreased 1% in November compared to November 2021. U.S. purchases of total printing-writing papers increased 13% in November compared to the same month last year.

AF&PA Releases November 2022 Packaging Papers Monthly Report

Total packaging papers & specialty packaging shipments in November decreased 9% compared to November 2021. They were down 3% when compared to the same 11 months of 2021

AF&PA Releases October 2022 Printing-Writing Monthly Report

Total printing-writing paper shipments decreased 4% in October compared to October 2021. U.S. purchases of total printing-writing papers increased 6% in October compared to the same month last year. Total printing-writing paper inventory levels increased 1% when compared to September 2022.

AF&PA Announces Award-Winning Sustainability Projects

Better Practices, Better Planet is one of the longest standing sustainability initiatives for a U.S. manufacturing industry, established more than a decade ago. The 2022 AF&PA sustainability award winners demonstrate the industry’s long-held commitment to improving practices to build a better…

AF&PA Releases Q3 2022 Containerboard Quarterly Report

Total Containerboard production in Q3 decreased 8.6% compared to Q3 2021. It was down 1.6% when compared to the same 9 months of 2021.