Caraustar Announces Price Increase on All Clay Coated Grades

Mar 22, 2011, 08:30 ET from Caraustar Industries, Inc.

ATLANTA, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Caraustar Industries, Inc. announced today that due to the continued escalation of our input costs on fiber, chemicals, freight and fuel, there will be a $40 per ton price increase effective with shipments on and after April 22, 2011 for all clay coated grades from Caraustar's Tama Mill.  

About Caraustar

Caraustar Industries, Inc. is one of North America's largest integrated manufacturers 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 has developed its leadership position in the industry through diversification and integration from raw materials to finished products.  Caraustar serves the four principal recycled boxboard product end-use markets:  tubes and cores; folding cartons; gypsum facing paper and specialty paperboard products.  For additional information on Caraustar, please visit the company's website at


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