Please find some links below that may be useful when exploring the paper industry:
- Open the future – Videos
Open the future is brought to life through a new, dynamic microsite, where a series of films demonstrate how customers across the world have worked in partnership with Smurfit Kappa to create innovative solutions which have driven commercial success. The new microsite can be visited will be the home for new, shareable content updated regularly throughout the year.
- Make a real impact, put some poo in your paper – view article
This article looks at innovation in the Paper Industry offering alternatives to woodpulp.
- BBC News: Electronic paper in a mobile phone – www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-13308452
A prototype flexible smartphone made of electronic paper has been created by Canadian researchers.
- BIR – www.bir.org
The Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) is the only global recycling industry association representing more than 850 companies and 40 affiliated federations from 70 different countries. Its members are world leaders in the supply of raw materials and a key pillar for sustainable economic development.
- British Wood Pulp Association – www.bwpa.org.uk
The British Wood Pulp Association (BWPA represents Established UK and Continental European Agents selling Wood Pulp and other Vegetable Fibres into the UK.
- CEPI – www.cepi.org
The Confederation of European Paper Industries (CEPI) is a Brussels-based non-profit making organisation regrouping the European pulp and paper industry and championing this industry’s achievements and the benefits of its products.
- Corrugated of Course – www.corrugated-ofcourse.eu
Corrugated of Course brings together the latest news and stories from across the supply chain to highlight how this amazing product is bringing value throughout its lifecycle.
- CPI – www.paper.org.uk
The Confederation of Paper Industries (CPI) is the leading organisation working on behalf of the UK’s Paper-Based Industries. CPI represents the supply chain for paper, comprising recovered paper merchants, paper and board manufacturers and converters, corrugated packaging producers and makers of soft tissue papers.
- CPI Members – www.paper.org.uk/aboutcpi/pages/cpi_members.html
A list of Full, Associate and Affiliate Members of the Confederation of Paper Industries (CPI).
- Defra – www.defra.gov.uk
Defra is the UK government department responsible for policy and regulations on the environment, food and rural affairs.
- EIUG – www.eiug.org.uk
The Energy Intensive Users Group (EIUG) is an umbrella organisation that represents the interests of intensive industrial energy consumers. Its objective is to achieve fair and competitive energy prices for British industry.
- ERPA – www.erpa.info
ERPA is the European Recovered Paper Association and a daughter federation of BIR. Created in the early nineties under the name of WAPAC, ERPA aims at promoting the use and international trade of recovered paper for further production of recycled paper and cardboard.
- ETS – www.europeantissue.com
The European Tissue Symposium (ETS) is a trade association, organized as a non-profit association under the Belgian law and established in the International and European Union environment of Brussels, Belgium. The members of ETS represent the majority of tissue paper producers throughout Europe. and about 90% of the total European tissue production.
FEFCO – www.fefco.org
FEFCO is the European Federation of Corrugated Board Manufacturers. It is an association of associations that was established in 1952 and is the umbrella organisation of the European Corrugated Board Industry.
- FSC – www.fsc-uk.org
FSC is an international, non-governmental organisation dedicated to promoting responsible management of the world’s forests.
- Helen Snell, Paper Artist www.axisweb.org/artist/helensnell
Interested in the process of reproduction (printmaking, laser cutting, high tech and lo-tech) and also by the theme of reproduction (with reference to the ethical debate surrounding biotechnology, genetics, sex and consumerism), Helen’s work is also informed by the relationship between image and paper engineering.
- HSE – www.hse.gov.uk
HSE is the national independent watchdog for work-related health, safety and illness.
- INCPEN – www.incpen.org
INCPEN is a research organisation, which draws together an influential group of companies who share a vision of the future where all production, distribution, and consumption are sustainable.
- Jeff Nishinaka, Paper Artist – www.jeffnishinaka.com
Born in Los Angeles, paper sculptor Jeff Nishinaka has gained international recognition in the past 15 years through his unique representational 3-dimensional art forms.
- PackFed – www.packagingfedn.co.uk
The Packaging Federation is the ‘over-arching’ trade association for the UK Packaging Manufacturing Industry. It is a unique representative body for companies and organisations in the UK packaging manufacturing sector and associated activities.
- Paperonline – www.paperonline.org
Paper online tells the fascinating story behind paper and provides insight into the innovations which make this timeless resource so in tune with contemporary attitudes towards sustainable consumption.
- PEFC – www.pefc.co.uk
PEFC UK Ltd was established in 2000 and is the member of PEFC International, an international non-profit, non-governmental organisation dedicated to promoting Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) through independent third-party certification.
- Two Sides – www.twosides.info
‘Two Sides’ is an initiative by companies from the Graphic Communications Supply Chain including forestry, pulp, paper, inks and chemicals, pre press, press, finishing, publishing and printing. Their common goal is to promote the responsible production and use of print and paper, and dispel common environmental misconceptions by providing users with verifiable information on why print and paper is an attractive, practical and sustainable communications medium.
- WRAP – www.wrap.org.uk
WRAP (Waste & Resources Action Programme) works in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland to help businesses and individuals reap the benefits of reducing waste, develop sustainable products and use resources in an efficient way.