Papico Ltd


We are paper agents exclusively representing many worldwide paper mills in the UK. Papico specialise in supplying high quality papers into niche and technically demanding markets. Markets covered include virgin recycled paper for wet glue labels, pharmaceutical leaflets, siliconising base and for high speed ink jet printing, amongst others.


Papico Ltd is an independent, family owned business. It was born in 1977 as a subsiduary of the Robert Horne Group and then, in 1989, it was bought by the then Management team, headed by then Managing Director, Tony Knight. Since then Papico has continued to flourish with the addition of a good variety of specialist paper mills. With a young and enthusiastic team Papico continue to go from strength to strength, continually exploring new markets, and sourcing new supply routes.

Client List

Paper Merchants, Printers, Converters, End users

Market Focus

Wet Glue Label Papers for cans, bottles, jars and box coverings. Recycled papers and boards for commercial printing. Light weight papers for Patient Information Leaflets. Clay Coated Krafts and PE coated papers for silicon coating. PE coated papers and boards for packaging, envelopes, sacks. High speed ink jet papers. Security papers. Recycled poster papers for ink jet and offset printing.

Environmental Credentials

FSC, PEFC, Member of TwoSides, we also support the environment with our e-mail signature Please dont be alarmed or feel guilty its OK to print this e-mail. Paper is a biodegradable, compostable, renewable, sustainable product made from trees. Growing and harvesting trees provides jobs for millions of men and women. Working forests are good for the environment, providing clean air, clean water, wildlife habitat and carbon storage.

Contact Details

Papico Ltd, Fairburn House, Park Lane, Allerton Bywater, West Yorkshire, WF10 2AT. Tel: +44 (0) 1977 605360 Email: