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Related Party Transactions and Outside Related Director Information

Caraustar Industries, Inc. (CSAR)

4/18/2006 Proxy Information

Mr. Love, a director of the Company since 1999, is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Printpack, Inc., a customer of the Company. The Company sold tubes and cores to Printpack, Inc. in the amounts of $5.0 million, $4.4 million and $4.5 million for the years ended December 31, 2005, 2004 and 2003, respectively. Additionally, the Company is currently negotiating a contract for the purchase of baled fiber cores the Company uses as raw materials in the manufacture of recycled paper, via a baler placement agreement.

4/8/2005 Proxy Information

Mr. Robinson has been engaged in the private practice of law since 1956 and is a partner of the firm of Robinson, Bradshaw & Hinson, P.A. Mr. Robinson has been a director of the Company since December 1992 and served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company from April 1995 until July 2003. Robinson, Bradshaw & Hinson, P.A. is the Company’s principal outside legal counsel. The firm performed legal services for the Company during the last fiscal year, and it is anticipated that the firm will continue to do so during the current fiscal year.

Bob M. Prillaman served as Senior Vice President of Caraustar Industries, Inc. from 1980 until his retirement effective March 1998. Mr. Prillaman had been employed by Caraustar or its predecessors since 1969.

4/7/2004 Proxy Information

Mr. Robinson has been engaged in the private practice of law since 1956 and is a shareholder and officer of Robinson, Bradshaw & Hinson, P.A. He served as Chairman of Caraustar Industries, Inc. from April 1995 until July 2003. Robinson, Bradshaw & Hinson, P.A. is the Company's principal outside legal counsel.

Bob M. Prillaman served as Senior Vice President of Caraustar Industries, Inc. from 1980 until his retirement effective March 1998. Mr. Prillaman had been employed by Caraustar or its predecessors since 1969.

4/7/2003 Proxy Information

No related party transactions or special relationships reported for this company. Director relationships marked "Outside Related" at this firm will most often be former executives of the company. Additional information regarding these relationships will be added during our regular updates.