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Total U.S. Printing-Writing Paper Shipments Decreased 20 Percent in August 2023

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) has released the August 2023 Printing-Writing Monthly report. According to the report, total printing-writing paper shipments decreased 20% in August compared to August 2022. U.S. purchases of total printing-writing papers decreased 33% in July compared to the same month last year. Total printing-writing paper inventory levels decreased 5% […]

AF&PA Promotes Julie Landry as Vice President of Government Affairs

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) today announced Julie Landry as Vice President of Government Affairs. In this role, Landry will lead the paper and wood products industry’s legislative agenda and drive advocacy efforts before Congress, the White House and state governments. She assumes the role effectively immediately.   Landry joined AF&PA as Manager […]

US printing-writing paper shipments down 25 per cent in April

Total U.S. printing-writing paper shipments decreased 25% in April 2023 compared to April 2022. U.S. purchases of total printing-writing papers decreased 21% in April compared to the same month last year. Total printing-writing paper inventory levels decreased 1% when compared to March 2023, according to the American Forest & Paper Association. U.S. shipments decreased in […]

Total U.S. Boxboard Production Decreased Three Percent in Q4 2022

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) has released its Q4 2022 U.S. Boxboard report. According to the 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. The boxboard operating rate was 87.8%, down when compared to […]

Total U.S. Printing-Writing Paper Shipments Decreased One Percent in November 2022

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) has released its November 2022 Printing-Writing Monthly report. According to the 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. Total printing-writing paper inventory levels increased 9% […]

US packaging papers shipments down 9 percent in November

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) has published its November 2022 Packaging Papers Monthly report. According to the 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. The bleached packaging papers operating rate was […]

US containerboard production down 8.6 percent in Q3 2022

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) published its Q3 2022 U.S. Containerboard Quarterly report. According to the report, total containerboard production in Q3 2022 decreased 8.6% compared to Q3 2021. It decreased 1.6% when compared to the same 9 months of 2021. New supply of containerboard (domestic production plus imports) in Q3 2022 was […]

Total U.S. Containerboard Production Decreased 8.6 Percent in Q3 2022

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) released its Q3 2022 U.S. Containerboard Quarterly report. According to the report, total containerboard production in Q3 2022 decreased 8.6% compared to Q3 2021. It was down 1.6% when compared to the same 9 months of 2021. New supply of containerboard (domestic production plus imports) in Q3 2022 […]

Total U.S. Boxboard Production in Q3 2022 Increased Three Percent

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) released its Q3 2022 Boxboard report. According to the 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 in Q3 2022 was 95.7%, up 1.2 points from Q3 […]

US printing-writing paper shipments up 1 per cent in March

U.S. total printing-writing paper shipments increased 1% in March 2022 compared to March 2021, while U.S. purchases of total printing-writing papers increased 3% in March compared to the same month last year, according to American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA).   Total printing-writing paper inventory levels decreased 3% when compared to February 2022.   Uncoated […]