Board Converting News, November 9, 2020

TAPPI: Last Call For 2020 ‘What’s New: Tech Talks’

Box Shipments ( U.S. Corrugated Product Shipments) Industry Shipments In Billions of Square Feet Month September 2020

Join some of the industry’s top leaders for the next, and final, installments of the virtual series “What’s New: Tech Talks” on Tuesday, November 10, and Thursday, Novem- ber 12. This innovative series showcases some of the lat- est and most innovative products being brought to the market today and has become an industry favorite. This free, virtual learning series is part of 2021 Super- CorrExpo (SCE), the industry’s most powerful corrugated event in the western hemisphere hosted jointly by TAPPI and AICC. Tech Talks features solution-focused talks for seven-minutes each, followed by live question and answer sessions. This interactive format offers participants a one- on-one way to engage with exhibitors, and one another, in a chat format. Exhibitors on Tuesday, November 10, are: Lewisburg Printing Company, Metsä Board Americas Corporation, Mid America Paper Recycling, OM Partners and Tilia Labs. Exhibitors on Thursday, November 12, are: Teufelberger Ges.m.b.H, The JM FRY Company, Lenze Americas, Two10 Technologies and National Steel Rule Co. Both sessions begin at 10:00 a.m. EST. For more infor- mation, contact Kristi Ledbetter at or (404) 271-6780, or Cindy Huber at or call (877)836-2422.



Percent Change Avg Week Percent Change

2020 2019

34.858 32.039


8.300 8.010


Industry Total

Year-to Date

September 2020



Percent Change Avg Week Percent Change

2020 2019

300.546 294.203


7.868 7.783


Industry Total

Containerboard Consumption (Thousands of Tons)



Percent Change Year-to-Date Percent Change

2020 2019

2.8485 2.6312


24.5900 24.2028


Container Board Inventory - Corrugator Plants (Thousands of Tons)

Corrugator Plants Only


Percent Change Weeks of Supply

Percent Change

Sep. Aug.

1.9511 1.9155


2.9 2.9


Shipping Days




2020 2019

21 20

191 189

SOURCE: Fibre Box Association

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November 9, 2020

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