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Caraustar Announces A $25 Per Ton Price Increase On All Uncoated Recycled Paperboard Grades

January 15, 2013

ATLANTA, Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Caraustar Industries, Inc. announced a price increase of $25 per ton on all uncoated recycled paperboard grades. The increase will be effective starting with shipments on February 15, 2013. The increase is in response to increasing costs, including raw materials, energy, transportation, labor and benefits.

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.

    CONTACT:                        Gregory A. Bartlett
                                    Vice President, Sales and
                                    Marketing, Mill Group
                                    (770) 948-3101

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