Atlanta-based Caraustar Industries to raise prices on all its uncoated recycled paperboard grades by US$40/ton, starting with shipments on July 15, attributes the price hike to ongoing rise in raw material expenses and other costs

ATLANTA , June 24, 2013 (press release) – Caraustar Industries, Inc. announced a price increase of $40 per ton on all grades of uncoated recycled paperboard products. The increase will be effective starting with shipments on July 15, 2013. The increase is in response to the continuing increase in costs, including raw materials.

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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. For additional information on Caraustar, please visit the company's website at www.caraustar.com.

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