November 2017 Update
In the October edition of Pack Trax we examine a small number of areas with considerable cost improvement potential for folding cartons. Potential identified is in the range of 30% savings.
Boxboard prices in Asia corrected downward after a sharp runup in October.
2018 Packaging Material Forecast Highlights for Folding Cartons
SBS demand and prices have been fairly stable but supply is being reduced to balance markets.
CRB Boxboard is experiencing upward pricing in all geographies because of recycled paper input costs. This is most pronounced in Asia.