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Promoting the sustainability of cartonboardPromoting the sustainability of cartonboard

September 2020

As we all know cartonboard is extremely environmentally friendly, and one of BPIF Cartons and Pro Carton’s key objectives is to spread the word to specifiers, brand owners and the general public about the environmental credentials of our raw material.

Trade Credit Insurance backed by £10 billion guarantee

Government & Industry
Trade Credit Insurance backed by £10 billion guarantee

August 2020

The Government has been working hard to finalise the Trade Credit Reinsurance Scheme since it was first announced on 4 June. The scheme is now operational - the Government now have State Aid clearance and the vast majority of insurers have signed up to deliver the scheme. HMG are still finalising contracts with insurers but expect these to be signed by mid-August.

Glossop Cartons had a big reason to celebrate at the end of June after being awarded the People’s Choice Award (North & Northern Ireland) at the Family Business of the Year!

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Glossop Cartons had a big reason to celebrate at the end of June after being awarded the People’s Choice Award (North & Northern Ireland) at the Family Business of the Year!

August 2020

After ‘attending' the awards event on YouTube rather than in person, they were delighted to receive the Award.

BPIF cartons continue to promote the benefits of cartonboard

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BPIF cartons continue to promote the benefits of cartonboard

August 2020

One of the objectives of BPIF Cartons is to promote cartonboard to specifiers of packaging so that it becomes the material of their choice.

Paper-based packaging championed by consumers for its environmental attributes Paper-based packaging championed by consumers for its environmental attributes

June 2020

Results of a new European survey reveal that paper-based packaging is favoured for being better for the environment, as consumers become increasingly conscious of their packaging choices.

Alexir and Higgidy: a packaging collaboration that shows their true colours

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Alexir and Higgidy: a packaging collaboration that shows their true colours

June 2020

Higgidy are set to launch a new vegetarian and plant based oven-bake range with an ‘Eat the Rainbow' campaign. To show support for the ‘Eat the Rainbow' campaign, Alexir Packaging have printed 40,000 unique cartons for the cost of the raw materials.

New BOBST VISIONFOLD 110 on order for Jaymar Packaging

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New BOBST VISIONFOLD 110 on order for Jaymar Packaging

June 2020

Jaymar Packaging has invested in a fourth BOBST folder-gluer as it seeks to future-proof the business and bring greater flexibility to its operations.

BPIF Cartons’ members respond to COVID-19

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BPIF Cartons’ members respond to COVID-19

June 2020

BPIF Cartons’ members have played a major part in ensuring food, drink and healthcare related packaging has been delivered to brand-owners and retailers despite the huge disruption the pandemic has made to so many people’s lives. 

Graphic Packaging International (GPI) manufacture and donate 50,000 face shields

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Graphic Packaging International (GPI) manufacture and donate 50,000 face shields

June 2020

Graphic Packaging International (GPI) manufacture and donate 50,000 face shields to a number of hospitals, care homes and GP Practices around the UK.