The Spanish corrugated board industry concluded 2021 with significantly higher output and sales.
According to figures published by Spanish industry association AFCO, Spanish companies last year produced 6.12 billion m² of corrugated board, 570 million m² more than in the previous year. Member companies of the industry association also increased total sales, which were up from €5.27bn in 2020 to €6.27bn in the reporting year.
Spanish companies in 2021 consumed 3.46 million t of corrugated case material to produce corrugated board compared to 3.18 million t in the previous year. AFCO adds that Spain still ranks third after Germany and Italy in the line-up of Europe’s biggest corrugated board producing countries.
This is an excerpt of an article to be published in the next edition of EUWID Packaging Markets.