Industry and Unions in United Call for Post-Brexit Trade Remedies

Industrial groups and trade unions have come together in a call for strong post-Brexit action against dumped imports. Seven manufacturing trade associations have been joined by Unite, GMB and Community trade unions in demanding that politicians include strong new ‘trade remedies’ within their manifestos. Up until now defending UK manufacturing against floods of unfair imports […]

Corrugated Industry Displays Ingenuity with Liners and Coatings

Corrugated coated substrates, such as ethylene absorbing board used in fruit and vegetable trays, are helping in the battle against food waste by slowing down unwanted ripening, playing a significant role in improving further in-store shelf life and food freshness, says the Confederation of Paper Industries (CPI). Recent research, commissioned by the European Federation of […]

Continued Fall in Emissions from UK Paper Mills

Figures Released by the European Union Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) Confirm a Continued Fall in Emissions from UK Paper Mills Official 2016 emissions data has just been released and the downward trend in emissions from the sector has continued. 2016 emissions are 3.4% lower than those in 2015, and an impressive 48.5% lower than […]

Corrugated is a Standard Bearer for High Performance Packaging

The Confederation of Paper Industries (CPI) has introduced the Common Footprint Quality (CFQ) standard for the UK’s fresh produce industry, providing further confirmation that the tray being used will provide safe and high performance packaging for fruit and vegetables. Three Corrugated companies in the UK – DS Smith, Saica Pack and Smurfit Kappa – have […]

Spring Budget – CPI Submission to the Chancellor

The Confederation of Paper Industries (CPI) Director General, Andrew Large, has written to the Chancellor outlining the key issues facing the Paper Industry with recommendations for the forthcoming Spring Budget. Mr Large thanked the Chancellor for the compensation being provided to most UK paper mills to offset some of the climate change costs embedded in […]

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