RockTenn continues boosting the prices of its paper-based products

RockTenn (RKT), a manufacturer of paperboard, containerboard and consumer and corrugated packaging, has been busy this year with its price increases. RKT began the year by increasing the price of uncoated recycled paperboard by $50/ton. Since then, RKT has implement FOUR additional price hikes:

Jan 28: corrugated box prices increased by 10% and corrugated sheets by 12%.
Mar 02: prices on all grades of containerboard increased by $60/ton.
Mar 05: price increases for Classic NewsTM, AngelCote(R) and MillMask(R) coated recycled paperboard products equaling $45/ton.
Mar 09: prices on all grades of uncoated recycled paperboard increased by $60/ton.

Certainly, business continues to improve for the suppliers of paper-based products and packaging!

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