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Sonoco to increase prices for all uncoated recycled paperboard products by $25/ton in US and Canada, effective Feb 11

HARTSVILLE, SC , Jan. 14, 2013 (PRNewswire) - 

Sonoco today announced that it will raise the price for all grades of uncoated recycled paperboard (URB) products by $25 per ton, effective for shipments in the United States and Canada beginning Feb. 11, 2013.

"This price increase is necessary to recover continued inflationary pressure from non-fiber-related costs, including chemicals, energy, freight, repair materials, labor and other expenses," said Marty Pignone, vice president, Primary Materials Group, North America.

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