AF&PA reports year-over-year decline in paper, paperboard production

The Washington-based American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) last week released its 63rd Paper Industry Capacity and Fiber Consumption Survey, and the results show a slight decrease in U.S. paper and paperboard capacity.

Last year, paper and paperboard capacity declined 0.4 percent to 81 million tons, which fares slightly better than the 0.9 percent average decline per year since 2013.

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