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Sir James Bevan visits Saica Paper at Manchester’s PM-11 Plant.

SAICA Paper welcomed Sir James Bevan, Chief Executive of the Environment Agency to its Carrington Mill, known as PM-11, for a site tour and round table discussion on Thursday 7th July.

The event saw senior members of the Environment Agency join SAICA for a tour of PM-11’s state-of-the-art control centre and paper mill, to see the complete paper machine and paper making process.

Following the tour of the site, Sir James then took part in a round table discussion on a number of issues, including the challenges and opportunities currently facing the industry. Commenting on the event, Pasi Hayrynen, SAICA’s Plant Manager said:

“We are delighted that Sir James visited PM11 and had the opportunity of seeing our facilities. The SAICA mill is a vibrant employment hub within Greater Manchester, and our state-of-the-art facilities continue to build on its success.”

“We share common goals with the Environment Agency; to create an economic hub for skills and industry at this location whilst ensuring the protection of the environment.”

The PM-11 mill employs state-of-the-art technologies to minimise the environmental impact of producing containerboard papers and is designed to use 40% less water and 50% less electricity per tonne of paper than the industry’s reference points.

Photographs enclosed
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(L-R) Sir James Bevan – Chief Executive, Environment Agency
Pasi Hayrynen – Plant Manager, SAICA Paper UK
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Sir James Bevan with SAICA Paper UK staff

Notes to Editors

  1. SAICA is a family owned Spanish company and is a world leader in the production of high performance corrugated papers from recovered paper and cardboard.
  2. SAICA Paper UK is part of the SAICA Group. Saica Paper is a world leader in the manufacturing of recycled containerboard paper, used to manufacture corrugated boxes. It operates paper mills in Spain, France and, since January 2012, in the UK, where SAICA has built a state-of-the-art Recycled Paper Mill at Carrington, near Manchester.
  3. SAICA is a market-leading packaging company. The company currently employs over 8,000 people in Spain, France, Portugal, Italy, Ireland and the UK and has a capacity of almost 2.4 million tons of paper.
  4. SAICA has an annual consolidated turnover of 2.1billion Euros
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