ATLANTA, March 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Caraustar Industries, Inc. announced a price increase of $75 per ton on all uncoated recycled paperboard (URB) grades effective starting with shipments on April 3, 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.
About Caraustar Industries: Caraustar Industries, Inc. 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. For additional information on Caraustar, please visit the company's website at www.caraustar.com.
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