ECMA proudly presents the 4th edition of the ECMA Code of Folding Carton Design Styles, the reference standard for cartonboard packaging designs and constructions.
This application is the first digital version of the “ECMA Code“. It allows users to explore and visualise the most commonly-used folding carton design styles and upload their own customised designs. It also provides a full explanation of the new coding system for carton design styles and provides access to other relevant industry reference standards.
After the previous editions in 1967, 1978 and 1992, the 2009 edition of the ECMA Code offers its users the following innovations:
These features and more make this electronic version of the standard an exceptional tool for promotional and educational purposes that should be part of the toolkit of any carton maker, packaging designer or product manager!
€ 200 for members of ECMA, € 400 for non members
5% discount (for 5 or more users)
10% discount (10 or more users)
20% discount (20 or more users)
To claim the ECMA member price, members have received a unique ‘Coupon Code.’
If you did not receive your member code please contact the ECMA Secretariat.
How to obtain the ECMA Code?
All necessary information about the new ECMA Code of Folding Carton Design Styles can be found on this page. From here you will be connected to the ECMA Code webshop hosted by ESDnow to which the protection, sales and distribution of the application has been outsourced. Visitors will have two options:
1. To download a 10 day free trial version of the ECMA Code to review the functionalities and benefits of the new electronic application. After 10 days, the trial version expires and users will have to purchase their activation code as described under 2. below.
2. To purchase a license via the secure on-line payment system of the webshop go to http://shop.esdnow.com/ecma. Once you have ordered and paid the Code (ECMA Members do not forget to enter your unique Coupon Code) you will receive an ‘Activation code’ from ESDnow that will allow you to open the application the first time after you have installed the application for the specified number of users in your company.ECMA has outsourced the downloading, electronic transaction handling and customer service of the ECMA Code to ESDNow, a company specialised in the protection and sale of downloadable products. To order, download and activate the ECMA Code of Folding Carton Design Styles, visitors need . To order the application, secure registration as customer of ESDNow is required.