US packaging papers shipments up 7.2 percent

The American Forest & Paper Association has published its October 2018 U.S. Packaging Papers & Specialty Packaging Monthly report. According to the report, total U.S. Packaging Papers shipments were up 7.2 percent compared to October 2017 and up 3.1 percent year-to-date.

In October:

– Bag & Sack shipments were up 6.0 percent year-to-date,

– Multiwall shipments were up 0.9 percent,

– Converting shipments were up 0.7 percent,

– Food Wrapping shipments were up 2.5 percent.