Fibre Box Assn. Releases Annual Report

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL | The Fibre Box Association (FBA) has released the 2014 Fibre Box Association Industry Annual Report. The non-profit trade association, which represents North American corrugated manufacturers, says the report provides data on US corrugated industry statistics and trend data for the following categories:

• Shipments according to value, area, type of plant, and North American Industry Classification System (NAICS)

• Corrugated production by board type and basis weight

• Containerboard production, consumption, and inventory

• Hours, earnings, and productivity.

Also included in the Annual Report are statistical highlights for the year, including the following:

• Corrugated shipments totaled more than 364.3 billion sq ft in 2014

• The value of industry shipments increased to $29.7 billion

• In 2014, 1,206 industry plants were in operation, including 473 corrugator plants and 733 sheet plants.

Members, who can receive the report for free, can click here. For nonmembers, the report is available for $1,000. Nonmembers click here for information.

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