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Caraustar increases prices of all URB grades

Caraustar Industries has made a price hike of $75 per ton on all uncoated recycled paperboard (URB) grades beginning with shipments on 3 April 2017.

The increase is in response to the additional increased raw materials and other costs in 2017 to date, including the various grades of recycled fiber used in producing uncoated recycled paperboard.

Caraustar Industries is an integrated manufacturer of 100% recycled paperboard and converted paperboard products. The company is a socially responsible corporation, is committed to environmentally sound practices and is dedicated to providing customers with outstanding value through innovative products and services.

Caraustar serves the four principal recycled boxboard product end-use segments: tubes and cores; folding cartons; gypsum facing paper and specialty paperboard products. Caraustar is headquartered in Austell, GA and is majority-owned by H.I.G. Capital.