FBA releases its 2013 Fibre Box Association Industry Annual Report

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FBA releases its 2013 Fibre Box Association Industry Annual Report

April 07, 2014 - 02:19

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, April 4, 2014 (Press Release) -

Fibre Box Association (FBA) announces the release of the 2013 Fibre Box Association Industry Annual Report, the 73rd in the series published by the association.

The Annual Report provides data on U.S. 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 359.8 billion square feet in 2013
  • The value of industry shipments increased to $28.4 billion
  • In 2013, 1,220 industry plants were in operation: 477 corrugator plants and 743 sheet plants