Caraustar Announces Price Increase on Paperboard Converted Products

Oct 21, 2010, 16:40 ET from Caraustar Industries, Inc.

ATLANTA, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Caraustar Industries, Inc. announced today that it will increase prices on paperboard converted products, which includes Paperboard Tubes & Cores, in the U.S. and Canada.  An increase of 4% is effective with shipments on or after November 22, 2010.  This increase is a result of recent price increases on uncoated recycled paperboard.

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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