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A single and specific regulation for the paper and cardboard sector

Cepi brings the voice of paper in Europe. It has been working for two years for the harmonization of the norms on papers and cardboards that are in touch with food. Clear and…

Cepi news&events

European Paper Week 2016 will open next week

The European Paper Week (EPW) is taking place on 22-24 November in Brussels. The event will offer for the 18th time a unique opportunity to liaise with the movers and shakers in the European…

Nicola Rega, Climate Change and Energy Director representing the Confederation of European Paper Industries (Cepi).

Cepi news

ETS review: European paper industry commends rejection of tiered approach

«NO to a tiered approach on carbon leakage and YES to a dynamic and predictable benchmark’s reduction» says Nicola Rega (in the picture), Climate Change and Energy Director representing the Confederation of European…

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The European paper industry welcomes the European Parliament’s call for new measures on food packaging

The European paper and board industry welcomes the European Parliament report by the rapporteur Christel Schaldemose MEP on implementation of the Framework Regulation on Food Contact Materials. In particular, the paper-based packaging value…


Looking for harmonization: specific regulation for the paper and cardboard sector

Cepi makes the voice of paper heard in Europe. Work has been going on for two years to harmonise legislation on papers and cardboard in contact with food.  The objective is to define…

French national, Sylvain studied political sciences, international law and business administration at Strasbourg and Paris-Sorbonne Universities and post-graduated cum laude in European Administration at the College of Europe in Bruges.

Cepi news

Sylvain Lhôte, new Director General of the European paper industry

As of 5 September 2016, Sylvain Lhôte will take over from the current Acting Director General, Jori Ringman. Mr Lhôte is currently Vice-president Governmental Affairs in Europe for Alcoa, the leading aluminium and…

«The project is a good starting point for training in the paper sector in Europe to be organised as a single system», explains Paolo Zaninelli, Paolo Zaninelli, teaching manager of training activities for the paper sector at the Salesian Institute of San Zeno (Verona, Italy).


Training Europe’s technicians

“Our common objective lies in the training of expert technicians who can travel all over Europe with their skills recognized anywhere.” The mid-term meeting of the project that sees European countries working on…


The new European list of corrugated base papers

A document for producers and users of corrugated base papers.

The new European list of corrugated base papers, updated by CCB Cepi ContainerBoard (European list of corrugated base papers) has been published. This is the result of a 23-year-long experience and improvements linked…

Cepi News

Circular Economy for paper

The European paper industry was invited to collaborate with the World Economic Forum (the Forum), the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and the McKinsey Center for Business and Environment on Circular Economy to produce a…

Cepi Director General Marco Mensink.

Exported jobs, illegal timber

The implementation report of the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) published last February is a missed opportunity. It does not recommend the inclusion of printed products strongly enough in the regulation’s scope. Marco Mensink,…

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