Exporting is GREAT Campaign

Members may be aware of the Department for International Trade’s (DIT) Exporting is GREAT campaign. The campaign centres on raising awareness of the benefits of exporting, informing companies where they can go for support, and inspiring more of them to start trading internationally – or to expand their current reach. Exporting is GREAT aims to […]

Exposure to Mild Steel Welding Fume Linked to Cancer

There is new scientific evidence from the International Agency for Research on Cancer that exposure to mild steel welding fumes can cause lung cancer and possibly kidney cancer in humans. The Workplace Health Expert Committee has endorsed the reclassification of mild steel welding fumes as a human carcinogen. HSE Change in Enforcement The Health and […]

Regulating Chemicals (REACH) if there is no Brexit Deal

As previously briefed to CPI’s Process Issues Committee, the Government has issued further guidance on Regulation of Chemicals should there be a no deal Brexit. The guidance covers the actions that businesses need to take to prepare for the changes to chemical regulations (REACH) that would occur in the event the UK leaves the EU […]


Paper and Board Demand Demand for papers and boards during 2018 declined slightly according to CPI’s initial estimates, falling by 0.4% or -33,000 tonnes to 8.65 million tonnes. As has been the case for several years, growth in demand for packaging offset the decline in graphic papers. Additionally, a return to growth in the Speciality […]

CPI Biennial Health, Safety and Industry Conference – Bookings now being taken

After months of preparation, the programme for this year’s CPI Biennial Health, Safety and Industry Conference is now complete. In an ever changing political and social climate, this year’s conference will focus on the many issues facing the UK Paper Industry and the challenges and opportunities that lay ahead. The conference will provide an unrivalled […]

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