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Corrugated board price increases

Companies using paper packaging can’t fail to have noticed that prices continue to rise.

This year has seen unprecedented increases in the price of corrugated board and other paper-based products.  The impact of this is being felt in all industries.  We’re exploring every way we can to minimise this impact through improvements in our own operation.              

  

Sarah Gill, Jemac Packaging

Sarah Gill from Jemac Packaging explains just why costs are going up and how we are working to soften the blow.

Let’s face it, no one likes spending more than they need to, especially on packaging materials.

2017 has seen primary raw material costs rising, increasing the price of corrugated board and other paper-based products. These jumps in packaging costs are forcing companies to dig deeper to cover their basic requirements.

 

Why is this happening?

In short, it’s all down to supply and demand. There have been significant increases in the requirement for both paper and recycled materials over the past year.  This h

Date posted Wed 15 November 2017by Robert McEwan in News

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