Caraustar Industries, Inc. announced a price increase of 5% on all paper tube and core product lines. The increase will be effective with shipments beginning August 1, 2013. The increase is primarily in response to increases in recycled paperboard prices and other external costs.
Caraustar Industries, Inc. is one of North America's largest integrated manufacturers of 100% recycled paperboard and converted paperboard products. The company is a socially responsible corporation, is committed to environmentally sound practices and is dedicated to providing customers with outstanding value through innovative products and services. Caraustar has developed its leadership position in the industry through diversification and integration from raw materials to finished products. Caraustar serves the four principal recycled boxboard product end-use markets: tubes and cores; folding cartons; gypsum facing paper and specialty paperboard products.