Containerboard Products Direct Purchaser Settlement

July 22, 2024
1:10-cv-05711 US District Court Northern Illinois Eastern Division


Plaintiffs claim that the Defendant companies unlawfully conspired to fix, raise or maintain the prices of Containerboard Products purchased in the United States. The lawsuit claims that any person or entity that pu​​​rchased Containerboard Products directly from any Defendant company during the Class Period paid a higher price than they otherwise would have paid in a competitive market.


Individuals and entities who, between February 15, 2004 and November 8, 2010 (the “Class Period”), purchased Containerboard Products for use or delivery in the United States directly from the Defendants, including their predecessors and subsidiaries during the Class Period. Containerboard products include linerboard, corrugated medium and corrugated products such as sheets, boxes and corrugated containers.


  • Packaging Corporation of America
  • International Paper
  • Cascades Canada Inc.
  • Norampac Holdings US Inc.
  • Weyerhaeuser Company
  • Georgia Pacific LLC
  • Temple Inland Inc.
  • RockTe​nn CP, LLC, formerly known as Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation
Partial Settlements  
​Packaging Corporation of America ​$17,600,000
​Norampac ​$4,800,000
​International Paper Co. ​$345,000,000

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