Kapstone to Raise Price for Unbleached Containerboard August 17

KapStone Paper and Packaging Corp., Northbrook, Ill., USA, this past week announced that it will increase pricing for domestic unbleached containerboard by $50 per ton, effective with orders shipped on or after August 17.

KapStone Paper and Packaging Corp. is a producer of unbleached kraft paper products, linerboard, and shipping containers. The company is the parent company of KapStone Kraft Paper Corp., which includes paper mills in Roanoke Rapids, N.C., North Charleston, S.C., and Cowpens, S.C., 14 converting locations in the East and Midwest, and a lumber mill in Summerville, S.C. The business employs approximately 2,700 people.