U.S. Containerboard Output Down Slightly

U.S. Containerboard production was down in November, decreasing 1.8% compared with October 2011, according to the AF&PA's (Washington, D.C., USA) November 2011 U. S. Containerboard Statistics Report issued this week. However, the month-over-month average daily production increased 1.4%. The containerboard operating rate for November 2011 rose slightly over November 2010, from 96.0% to 96.5%.

Additional key findings from the report include: ·