OAKLAND, CA ,
(PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -
A $50/ton price increase attempt on solid bleached sulfate (SBS) set for next month rounded out with virtually all producers and at least one major importer this week, although Georgia-Pacific could not be confirmed to have announced as of Friday, Feb. 9.
WestRock on Feb. 5 informed US customers it will raise SBS paperboard prices by $50/ton effective March 5, according to industry contacts. The company said the increases cover its PrintKote, PolarShield and EnShield SBS products for folding carton and food service packaging.
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