Board Converting News, January 8, 2024

Registration Open For AICC Spring Meeting In Palm Desert, California AICC, The Independent Packaging Association, invites members to take part a momentous occasion in 2024 as it celebrates 50 years of the independent during the 2024 Spring Meeting in Palm Desert, California. Additionally, it has announced two speakers slated to deliver powerful keynotes: Emmy Award-Winning Actor, Author, Director Henry Winkler and economic expert Dr. Pippa Malmgren, who served President George W. Bush in the White House as Special Assistant to the President and on The National Economic Council. Join AICC members for a momentous occasion as AICC celebrates 50 years of the independent. The eve- ning will feature a sit-down dinner, a special tribute to the AICC “founding fathers,” leadership, and members over the past 50 years. The evening will culminate with a Rat Pack tribute show as Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis, Jr. come to life in this nostalgic reunion concert. Following the trib- ute show, enjoy dancing with a Big Band Dance Band. To register, visit . Book your rooms at the JW Marriott Desert Springs Report before the group cut- off date on March 12 to guarantee availability. For more information, contact Laura Mihalick at lmihalick@aiccbox. org or call (703) 836-2422.

Box Shipments ( U.S. Corrugated Product Shipments) Industry Shipments In Billions of Square Feet Month September 2023



Percent Change Avg Week Percent Change

2023 2022

3 0.911 3 2.734

-5. 6

7. 728 7. 794

- 0.8

Industry Total

September 2023

Year-to Date



Percent Change Avg Week Percent Change

2023 2022

285.619 305.519

- 6.5

7. 556 7.998

- 5.5

Industry Total

Containerboard Consumption (Thousands of Tons)



Percent Change Year-to-Date Percent Change

2023 2022

2. 5387 2. 6314

- 3.5

23.3187 24.8978

- 6 .3

Container Board Inventory - Corrugator Plants (Thousands of Tons)

Corrugator Plants Only


Percent Change Weeks of Supply

Percent Change

Sept. Aug.

2.2 15 2 2. 1606


3. 5 3. 6

- 2.8

Shipping Days




2023 2022

2 0 2 1

1 89 1 91

SOURCE: Fibre Box Association

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