Sonoco Implementing Price Increase for All Uncoated Recycled Paperboard Products

Sonoco (NYSE:SON) today announced it is implementing a $60 per ton price increase for all grades of uncoated recycled paperboard (URB) in the United States and Canada.

Sonoco previously announced a URB price increase of $40 to $60 per ton in October 2016, and the Company is revising the increase for all grades to $60 per ton, effective with shipments beginning February 6, 2017.

“This increase is necessary to capture higher recycled fiber and other costs so we can continue providing high-quality, value-adding products to our customers,” said Palace Stepps, division vice president of sales and marketing for Sonoco’s U.S. and Canada paper and adhesives.
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