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Pulp prices still weighing on James Cropper

Pulp prices still weighing on James Cropper

Technical fibre products have proven a winner for paper and packaging group James Cropper (CRPR) and strong demand for these high margin, specialist items sent the division’s operating profits up by a quarter to £7.4m in the year to March 2018. The growth in fuel cell technology (the manufacture of which requires technical fibre) is the main contributor to the rising interest in James Cropper’s products, leading management to predict the need for further manufacturing capacity by 2020.

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