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Box shipments pick up in September and inventories drop 53,000 tons, but some see price pressure ahead

By Will Mies Fri, Oct 17, 2014

OAKLAND, Oct. 17, 2014 (PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -US box shipments rose 1.5% on an average-week basis in September while containerboard inventories dropped by 53,000 tons, according to the latest industry statistics.


Bleached board hike uneven in October as folding carton markets see weaker demand, cupstock up

By James McLaren Fri, Oct 17, 2014

OAKLAND, CA, Oct. 17, 2014 (PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -With softening demand across all carton grades, US boxboard markets treaded water in October and a price increase on solid bleached sulfate (SBS) folding carton was not registering, buyer contacts said this week.


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