Raj Bhardwaj | Box prices are rising by double digits

Box manufacturers have an awful lot to contend with and the result is higher prices, writes Raj Bhardwaj

DS Smith published the following press release in mid-March, which their box plants and sheet feeders duly followed up: “Due to the significant increase in our input costs, DS Smith Paper is announcing a price increase of €150/tonne for all RCCM [recycled containerboard] grades for orders confirmed from the date of this announcement. This price increase applies across Europe.”

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