Container Board Products - Direct Purchaser Antitrust Litigation

Did you purchase Corrugated Container Board products such as Boxes and other containers, Linerboard, Corrugated Medium or Corrugated Sheets between February 15, 2004 and November 8, 2010?

You may be eligible to receive a substantial payment from a Settlement.

Settlement Total
Settlement Total
Eligible Purchase Dates
2/15/04 - through 11/08/10
Eligible Purchase Dates



Background Information

Plaintiffs are alleging that defendants and their co-conspirators engaged in an agreement, combination, or conspiracy to fix, raise, elevate, maintain, or stabilize prices of Containerboard products sold in interstate commerce in the United States.

Containerboard, which includes both liner board and corrugated medium, is the principal raw material used to manufacture corrugated products such as boxes and other types of corrugated containers. Liner board is used as the facings to which corrugated medium is fluted and laminated to produce sheets. The containerboard sheets are subsequently printed, cut, folded and glued to produce corrugated products.

Containerboard Products includes corrugated sheets and corrugated products including boxes and other containers.

Settlement Information

Filing Deadline: February 6, 2018

Products which may qualify+

Linerboard and Medium

Corrugated Sheets

Corrugated Products

Corrugated Boxes

Corrugated Containers

Corrugated Displays


Cascades Canada

Georgia Pacific LLC

International Paper Company

Norampac Holdings U.S. Inc.

Packaging Corporation of America

Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation

Temple-Inland, Inc.

Temple-Inland LLC


Weyerhaeuser Company

WestRock CP LLC

Direct purchaser class+

All Persons who purchased Containerboard products directly from any of the Defendants or their subsidiaries or affiliates for use or delivery in the United States from at least as early as August 2005 until the present.

Specifically excluded from this Class are the Defendants; the officers, directors or employees of any Defendant; any entity in which any Defendant has a controlling interest; and any affiliate, legal representative, air or a sign of any Defendant. Also excluded from this Class are any federal, state or local governmental entities, any judicial officer presiding over this action and the members of his/her immediate family and judicial staff, and any juror assigned to this action.

Settlement details+

Packaging Corp of America: $17,600,000

Norampac: $4,800,000

International Paper Co. $345,000,000


Client is aware that claim forms are now available from the Class Administrator. Class members are not required to sign up with any third-party service in order to participate in the monetary relief, buy may instead file their claim directly with the Class Administrator No-cost assistance will be available from the Class Administrator and Class Counsel during the claims-filing period.


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