CPI Challenges Government to Deliver a Brexit for Business

Continued uncertainty over the outcome of the Brexit negotiations is having a growing impact on the UK’s Paper-based Industries. As the date of Brexit approaches, businesses are left in limbo not knowing whether to prepare for a new long-term trading relationship or a hard “no deal” Brexit. The UK’s Paper-based Industries have set four key […]

UK Papermakers Continue to Improve their Carbon Efficiency

The European Commission has published a record of 2017 site emissions of fossil carbon for energy and industrial sites across the European Union. After allowing for changes in production levels, the figures show that the amount of EU ETS-reported carbon dioxide emitted by UK paper mills (per tonne of production) continues to fall – by […]

Confederation of Paper Industries seeks Industry Sector Deal with Government

Economic Value Report reveals £11.5 Billion Contribution of the UK’s Paper-based Industries Relevant to over 140,000 jobs, the Confederation of Paper Industries’ (CPI) first ever Economic Value Report has set out the importance of the UK’s Paper-based Industries to the UK economy. The headlines of the Economic Value of the UK’s Paper-based Industries are: Nearly […]

Paper Industry Welcomes New Apprentices

Under the Government’s review of future apprenticeships programmes, and following the development of a new Apprenticeship standard in Papermaking, Essity Trafford Park Mill in Manchester opened its doors to the first intake of new apprentices representing eight paper mills from across the UK. With an industry steeped in history and tradition, but with an ageing […]

Cardboard likely chewed-up rainforest

No George Monbiot, corrugated cardboard is not likely to be from rainforest A statement from the Confederation of Paper Industries (CPI) in response to the article by George Monbiot in the Guardian of 11th January 2018 entitled “May’s plastic plan is big on gimmicks, but it won’t cut waste”. In Mr Monbiot’s column he erroneously […]

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