History | Caraustar


Our experience is grounded in steady growth and meeting the market's needs.

Caraustar was founded in 1938 as Carolina Paper Board Corporation. Our name has its origin in our history: it’s a combination of Carolina Paper Board (our first facility), Austell Paper Board (our second mill) and Star Paper Tube (our first tube facility) … Car + Au + Star.

Here are the decade by decade highlights of our history -- a story that makes us strong, proud and who we are today.

1930s and 1940s
1950s and 1960s
1970s and 1980s

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