Papermaking Sector Beats its Climate Change Agreements Target for 2015-16

Improvements in the energy efficiency of UK paper mills during the two-year period 2015-16 have outstripped targets set out in the Government’s Climate Change Agreements scheme by around 38%. All 45 paper mills in the UK participate in the Government’s Climate Change Agreements (CCA) scheme where, in return for delivering energy e efficiency improvements over […]

Corrugated Packaging Helps Prevent Food Waste

The Confederation of Paper Industries (CPI) recognises the benefits that corrugated packaging brings to delivering food in optimum condition and supports the European Parliament’s resolution on “Resource efficiency: reducing food waste, improving food safety”, adopted on 16 May 2017. Andy Barnetson, Director of Packaging A airs at CPI said: “The provision of safe, hygienic and […]

Call for New Government to Take Action

The Confederation of Paper Industries (CPI) has set out five key policy asks of the new Government which will enable the UK’s Paper-based Industries to take off and support sustained manufacturing growth. CPI’s five key policy asks are: Economically Rational Brexit An Industrial Strategy in support of UK manufacturing Action on Skills Make UK Energy […]

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 […]

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