Caraustar Announces Price Increases on All Uncoated Recycled Paperboard and Coated Recycled Paperboard Grades

Aug 12, 2015, 14:34 ET from Caraustar Industries, Inc.

ATLANTA, Aug. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Caraustar Industries, Inc. announced a price increase of $45 per ton on all uncoated recycled paperboard and containerboard grades and $50 per ton on all coated recycled paperboard grades.  The increase on uncoated recycled paperboard and containerboard grades will be effective starting with shipments on September 8, 2015 and the increase on coated recycled paperboard grades will be effective starting with shipments on August 24, 2015.  These increases are in response to increasing costs, including fiber, chemicals and other raw materials, and labor and benefits.

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

Media Contact: Scott Koenigs, 770-745-3790,

SOURCE Caraustar Industries, Inc.