Brexit - How will it affect the UK Corrugated Industry ?

8th February 2017

Brexit will be upon us shortly... The referendum result has already had a major impact on our exchange rate and a knock on effect on raw material prices and our (and our customers') ability to export...

How will Brexit and the triggering of Article 50 affect you ? 

We are very fortunate to have Andrew Large the new Director General of the Conderation of Paper Industries (CPI) presenting his views on this at the forthcoming SPA Conference on 27th February...

Andrew Large

We will be taking a close look at the Threats and Opportunities that Brexit creates for Sheet Plants, our suppliers and UK Manufacturing as a whole...

Andrew's background - In August 2016, Andrew Large joined the Confederation of Paper Industries as its Director General. Prior to that he held a number of senior leadership roles in trade associations representing the construction, industrial cleaning and food industries. Between 2008 and 2011 he was chairman of the Trade Association Forum. In his early career, Andrew was both a UK civil servant and a European Commission official and spent four years working for British Steel.

Andrew is married with two daughters and enjoys watching historic motorsport in his spare time.


Book your places today by clicking on 'SPA 92nd Conference - 27th February 2017' link below or in the Upcoming Events section of the SPA website and confirm your attendance or phone the SPA Office on 01563 570518 or email