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FSC® stands for ‘Forest Stewardship Council’, but it actually stands for so much more than that: it stands for Forests For All, Forever. The FSC® work to protect the world’s forests through ethical farming for future generations. UK consumers show a clear preference for paper and cardboard packaging. However, if...

Christmas is rapidly approaching! Here are the details of our opening hours over the festive period..... Our Christmas shutdown will be as follows; Factory and Offices close 23rd December at 5pm Re-opening on 4th January 8.30am Deliveries required over this period can be planned by prior arrangement. For current lead...

At Dairi-Pak, we operate to the Sheet Plant Association's Five Star standard. Dairi-Pak's Managing Director, Tim Gray, explains exactly what the Sheet Plant Association is, its function and how it benefits you, our customers; "I am Chairman of the UK Sheet Plant Association (SPA) and Owner/MD of Shropshire based cardboard...

Just how recyclable is Cardboard Packaging? Well, VERY! In fact, cardboard packaging is one of the easiest products to be recycled. What’s also good to hear is that in the UK we are already pretty good at recycling cardboard. 80% of the cardboard used in the UK is recycled. This...

CorrBoard Bio-energy builds world’s first renewable energy plant for corrugated board manufacture Firstly, some background for those of you who aren’t familiar with CorrBoard UK; Dairi-Pak are a shareholder in CorrBoard UK along with 3 other strong, like minded independent sheet plants and VPK. As a consortium, we champion independence...

In line with Dairi-Pak’s ongoing improvements to their corrugated box production facility in rural Shropshire, Dairi-Pak have announced a programme of major investments to further modernise and improve production capabilities at their Platt Mill site. Orders have been placed with Fox Engineering for a new TCY 6PA-FGT Flexo Folder Gluer...

We have been asked by a number of our customers what plans we have in place for post Brexit to ensure continued material supply and the maintenance of lead times and service levels. We have been consulting with our customers (as the effect Brexit has on them will invariably have...

42 days,1008 hours, 60,480 minutes…….however you look at it, Christmas is creeping up quickly! To enable you to plan ahead, our opening hours over the festive period will be as follows; Last date for orders to guarantee pre-Christmas delivery 3rd December Last day for deliveries (unless by prior arrangement) 21st...

CorrBoard UK Ltd, the consortium owned sheet feeder (of which Dairi-Pak Ltd is a member) is pleased to announce two new high level appointments at the company. Paul Barber joins as Managing Director having been carefully selected as part of the partners’ strategy to fulfil the role with a permanent...

The Confederation of Paper Industries has launched a white paper to try and help de-mystify some of the facts and figures surrounding our particular corner of the packaging world; cardboard. The recent seismic change in awareness of the impact our consumerism has on the planet, prompted by David Attenborough’s Blue...

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