American Forest & Paper Association Releases December 2014 Paperboard Report
WASHINGTON, DC—January 20, 2015—The American Forest & Paper Association released its December 2014 U.S. Paperboard Report. Total boxboard production decreased 2.6 percent when compared to December 2013 and decreased 3.2 percent from last month. Unbleached Kraft Boxboard production increased over the same month last year but decreased compared to last month. Total Solid Bleached Boxboard and Liner production decreased when compared to December 2013 and decreased compared to last month. The production of Recycled Boxboard decreased compared to December 2013 and decreased when compared to last month. The report can be purchased by contacting Caroline Nealon at Statistics_Publications@afandpa.org or (202) 463-2448.
About the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA)
The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) serves to advance a sustainable U.S. pulp, paper, packaging, and wood products manufacturing industry through fact-based public policy and marketplace advocacy. AF&PA member companies make products essential for everyday life from renewable and recyclable resources and are committed to continuous improvement through the industry’s sustainability initiative—Better Practices, Better Planet 2020. The forest products industry accounts for approximately 4 percent of the total U.S. manufacturing GDP, manufactures over $200 billion in products annually, and employs approximately 900,000 men and women. The industry meets a payroll of approximately $50 billion annually and is among the top 10 manufacturing sector employers in 47 states.