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UK FOLDING CARTON INDUSTRY
Statistics
  • Sales over £1 billion
  • Cartonboard tonnage purchased 600,000
  • Over 90 manufacturing sites
 
  • No of employees 7,000
  • BPIF Cartons represents 85% of the industry
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