Press Releases

Confederation of Paper Industries disappointed that BBC tells only part of the story on paper

July 27, 2022

Speaking this afternoon, Andrew Large, Director General of CPI, said: “I’m disappointed that the BBC has chosen to present this partial and potentially misleading report on the paper industry...."Read More

Fichtner Engineering and CPI publish analysis into the practicality of electrifying the UK Paper Ind

July 14, 2022

This report (by Fichtner Consulting Engineering) takes a detailed look at the technical issues associated with providing upgraded connections from the electricity grid to the mill if mills were to decarbonise by switching from gas to electricity forRead More

CPI publishes commemorative 150th anniversary edition of its Annual Review for 2021/22

July 8, 2022

This special anniversary edition marks the 150th Anniversary of the organisation, which dates back to the founding of the Paper Makers’ Association of Great Britain and Ireland on 29th October 1872.Read More

CPI welcomes hundreds of delegates to its first Health and Safety Conference post-pandemic

June 30, 2022

After a 12 month delay due to the COVID-19 pandemic, CPI’s Biennial Health and Safety Conference was back with a bang welcoming two hundred delegates to the industries’ first face-to-face event in three years.Read More

Scientific study breaks stereotypes on reusable packaging

June 15, 2022

It is now scientifically proven that reuse should be considered on a case-by-case basis as it is not always the best environmental option.Read More

UK’s Paper-based Industries Celebrate Successes at the Paper Industry Gold Awards

May 11, 2022

Well over 100 people attended the Paper Industry Gold Awards 2022 from across industry, as well as key political stakeholders, to celebrate the achievements of the industry and recognise the exceptional work of individuals and companies within it.Read More

Publication of the British Energy Security Strategy - broadly welcomed by CPI

April 8, 2022

CPI welcomes the publication of a new British Energy Security Strategy and the long-term focus on energy security and cost.Read More

Energy Crisis: CPI Urges Government to act

March 29, 2022

CPI has today published a position paper urging the Government in the strongest terms to act to support the UK’s Paper-based Industries during the current crisis of energy cost inflation.Read More

Cornwall Insight and CPI publishes analysis into the economic practicality of electrification

February 17, 2022

CPI has updated the UK Pulp & Paper Sector Decarbonisation Roadmap, taking into account new policy changes and the latest research into decarbonisation technologies.Read More

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