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Corrugated Containers
October 2022 Raw Material Update

Virgin and Recycled Linerboard prices are declining in Q4 2022.  That is the first relief in more than three years.  Demand is soft and about 2MM tons of new capacity will come onstream in Q4.  Demand from the e-commerce segment has slowed markedly over the past few months.

The decline for virgin linerboard is $20 / ton whereas recycled linerboard has declined by $30 / ton for October.