Caraustar increased price on all uncoated recycled paperboard grades starting with shipments on April 3, 2017

Caraustar Industries announced a price increase of USD 75 per ton on all uncoated recycled paperboard (URB) grades effective starting with shipments on April 3, 2017.

The company explains the increase with increased raw materials and other costs in 2017 to date, including the various grades of recycled fiber used in producing uncoated recycled paperboard.

Earlier  Caraustar Industries announced a price increase of USD 60 per ton on all uncoated recycled paperboard grades effective starting with shipments on February 10, 2017.

About Caraustar Industries:

The company is an integrated manufacturer of 100% recycled paperboard and converted paperboard products. It is a socially responsible corporation, is committed to environmentally sound practices. Caraustar serves the four principal recycled boxboard product end-use segments: tubes and cores; folding cartons; gypsum facing paper and specialty paperboard products. H.I.G. Capital owns the majority in the Austell, Georgia headquartered company.

Source: Woodbizforum