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US paper, paperboard capacity edged down in 2008

Manik Seth
U.S. paper and paperboard capacity edged down 0.8% in 2008 to 96.3 million tons, according to the American Forest & Paper Association's 49th Annual Survey of Paper, Paperboard, and Pulp Capacity. Last year's decline was just slightly below the 1.0% long-term trend rate of contraction recorded from 2001 through 2007. Cumulatively, paper and paperboard capacity has declined 7.3% since its...