A number of companies of Paperlinx UK have been placed into administration by its directors on 2 April.
Deloitte UK, appointed as administrators, said that administration specifically relates to Paperlinx UK's paper and visual technology solutions businesses, comprising the following principal trading companies: Robert Horne Group Limited, Howard Smith Paper Group Limited, The Paper Company Limited and Paperlinx Services (Europe) Limited. The UK packaging businesses of Paperlinx UK as well as all other global operations of Paperlinx will remain outside of administration and continue to trade normally, Deloitte said.
The administrators confirmed that business was stopped at 14 sites of Paperlinx in the UK, with up to 693 redundancies. Trade will be continued at five sites.