Many Polish companies are very pleased with corrugated board production in the fourth quarter.
Industry insiders mentioned good to extremely good capacity utilisation starting in September or even being overbooked with twice as many orders as they could handle.
Order books are so very strong that more than a few businesses said they are finding it hard to guarantee good service all of the time.
Solid workloads were primarily connected to business in the run up to Christmas, with the increasingly important role of online shopping being singled out in particular. Rising box production for e-commerce had already been palpable in recent years, but the huge growth at present is exceeding all expectations, said a representative of a company that is particularly active in this area.