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U.S. printing-writing paper shipments decreased by 1% in November 2022

U.S. printing-writing paper shipments decreased 1% in November 2022 compared to November 2021. U.S. purchases of total printing-writing papers increased 13% in November 2022 compared to the same month last year. Total printing-writing paper inventory levels increased 9% when compared to October 2022, according to the American Forest & Paper Association. Uncoated free sheet (UFS) paper […]

US packaging papers & specialty packaging shipments decreased 10% in September

U.S. packaging papers & specialty packaging shipments in September 2022 decreased 10% compared to September 2021. They were down 2% when compared to the same nine months of 2021, according to the American Forest & Paper Association. Shipments of unbleached bags & sacks were 73,300 short tons for the month of September, down 0.6% year-to-date. […]

Total U.S. Printing-Writing Paper Shipments Increased Five Percent in September 2022

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) has released its September 2022 Printing-Writing Monthly report. According to the report, total printing-writing paper shipments increased 5% in September compared to September 2021. U.S. purchases of total printing-writing papers increased 8% in September compared to the same month last year. Total U.S. printing-writing paper inventory levels decreased […]

AF&PA released its August 2022 packaging papers monthly report

Total packaging papers & specialty packaging shipments in August remained essentially flat (-0.1%) compared to August 2021. They were essentially flat (+0.1%) when compared to the same eight months of 2021.   The unbleached packaging papers operating rate was 94.4%, up 1.1 points from August 2021 and up 1.7 points year-to-date. Shipments of bleached food […]

Total U.S. Containerboard Production Increased Two Percent in Q2 2022

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) has released its Q2 2022 Containerboard Quarterly report. According to the report, total containerboard production in Q2 increased 2% compared to Q2 2021. It was also up 2% when compared to the same 6 months of 2021. New supply of containerboard (domestic production plus imports) was essentially flat […]

US boxboard production up 2 per cent in 1Q 2022

U.S. total boxboard production in 1Q 2022 increased 2% compared to 1Q 2021. The boxboard operating rate was 94%, up 2.0 points from 1Q 2021, according to the American Forest & Paper Association. Solid bleached boxboard production in 1Q 2022 increased 2% compared to 1Q 2021. Recycled boxboard production in 1Q 2022 increased 3% compared […]

Georgia-Pacific opened new facilities in Georgia and Pennsylvania

Georgia-Pacific announced it has officially opened new facilities in McDonough, Georgia and Jonestown, Pennsylvania to produce an innovative, recyclable paper padded mailer. When combined with the recently added manufacturing capacity of a third production line at the company’s Phoenix-area plant, Georgia-Pacific has expanded its recyclable mailer production by 350% to help meet growing demand for […]

Printing-writing paper shipments in the US up two percent in February 2022

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) published the February 2022 Printing-Writing Monthly report. According to the report, total printing-writing paper shipments increased two percent in February compared to February 2021. U.S. purchases of total printing-writing papers increased seven percent in February compared to the same month last year. Total printing-writing paper inventory levels decreased […]

Printing-writing paper shipments in the US increased three percent in January 2022

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) published its January 2022 Printing-Writing Monthly report. According to the report, total printing-writing paper shipments increased three percent in January compared to January 2021. U.S. purchases of total printing-writing papers increased nine percent in January compared to the same month last year. Total U.S. printing-writing paper inventory levels […]

Total U.S. Printing-Writing Paper Shipments Increased One Percent in November 2021

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) released its November 2021 Printing-Writing Monthly report. According to the report, total printing-writing paper shipments increased one percent in November compared to November 2020. U.S. purchases of total printing-writing papers increased nine percent in November compared to the same month last year. Total printing-writing paper inventory levels decreased […]