Packaging Corporation of America Announces Conversion of Jackson, AL Mill Paper Machine to High-Performance Virgin Linerboard

Packaging Corporation of America (NYSE: PKG) today announced that it has discontinued production of uncoated freesheet (UFS) grades on the No. 3 paper machine at its Jackson, AL mill and will begin preparing for the permanent conversion of the machine to linerboard. As previously disclosed, in order to meet strong packaging demand and maintain appropriate inventory levels, the machine temporarily began producing linerboard in the fourth quarter of 2020 and continued producing linerboard in the first quarter of 2021.

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