What’s Going to Happen When All This Announced Containerboard Capacity Hits the Market? (Tappi/Fisher Intl)

Earlier this year, the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) released its preliminary 2021 data from US paper and paperboard mills. According to this report, total containerboard production in 2021 increased 5.6 percent compared to 2020—the ninth increase in the past 10 years. Containerboard has demonstrated the highest rate of growth for any major paper grade over the last six years, and paper producers are making large investments to keep up with growing demand.

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