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BPIF Cartons Committees

General committee

The General Committee sets the strategic direction for BPIF Cartons and agrees the objectives for the group. The Committee meets quarterly to discuss industry developments and how BPIF Cartons should respond. The committee is formed of representatives from both the large international groups and the local SMEs to give a balanced approach.

Robert Davison – Alexir – President
 Jason Short – Qualvis – Chairman 
Bob Houghton – Multi Packaging Solutions
David Devenport – Graphic Packaging International
Wayne Fitzpatrick – Mayr Melnhof Packaging
John Hall – Ipack Solutions
Robert Parker – Fiskeby
Paul Woollett – Membership and Training Manager BPIF Cartons
Jon Clark – General Manager BPIF Cartons

The Marketing Committee

The Marketing Comittee focuses on the promotion and marketing of folding cartons and has representation from the UK's leading carton manufacturers as well as the support of a leading raw material supplier. The teams aim is to focus on promoting the value of folding cartons to brand-owners, designers and other key groups. It also plans events to ensure industry members have the opportunity to regularly get together. The Committee will also work closely with Pro Carton and can draw on the experience of other BPIF Cartons members to help with specific projects. The team also helps represent the interests of the carton sector to the government and associated agencies.

James Williams – Curtis Packaging –  Chair
Bob Houghton – Multi Packaging Solutions
Claire Summersby – Alexir
Amy Osborne – BillerudKorsnas
Chris Bosworth – Swanline Print
Tony Hitchin – Pro Carton
Amy Hutchinson – BPIF
Jon Clark – General Manager BPIF Cartons

Technical Group

The Cartons Technical Group has representatives from a variety of different sectors of the industry. The focus is on ensuring that carton converter members have access to developments that may have an impact on their businesses in terms of either legislation or process implications. The group will also assist where technical challenges may be an issue. The Group works closely with ECMA to ensure that any relevant technical findings are reported to the wider carton industry.

John Hall – Ipack Solutions – Chair
Richard Gill – Huber
Lesley Gibson – FRIP
Elaine Murray – Multi Packaging Solutions
Steve King – Alexir
Richard Pacey – Qualvis

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