Massive paper mill fire (Smurfit Kappa-UK) raises fears for packaging deliveries

A fire at Smurfit Kappa’s Birmingham paper mill has destroyed 8,000 tonnes of paper and cardboard, raising fears for packaging deliveries.

The company, which has largest operational footprint of any packaging firm in Europe, said it did not expect an impact on production but commentators said lead times for packaging were likely to be extended.

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