NAM: Manufacturing Seen Bouncing Back

Several recent economic reports reflect a bounce back in manufacturing activity, which is encouraging and another sign that the worst of the downturn might be behind us, according to Chad Moutray, Ph.D., Chief Economist at the National Association of Manufacturers...

AICC Releases 2020 Salary, Hourly Wage & Benefit Report

AICC, The Independent Packaging Association, has released the 2020 Salary, Hourly Wage & Benefits Report for Independent Corrugated Converters. The report shows salaries and hourly wages of employees in U.S. independent corrugated converting operations rose an...

FBA: Shipments Drop Again In May

Industry shipments of corrugated products decreased 9.3 percent, from 34.47 bsf in May of 2019 to 31.28 bsf in May of 2020, the Fibre Box Association (FBA) reported. The decline is partially due to the fact  there were two less shipping days in May 2020. Average week...