ECMA Annual Congress 2022 - Registration is open!

The ECMA Annual Congress will take place on 15 & 16 September 2022 in Krakow, Poland.

The theme of the congress is: 'Sustainability Unboxed'.

European Carton Excellence Award 2022

This year, the European Carton Excellence Award, Europe's most prestigious award for cartonboard packaging, celebrated its 25th anniversary. Cartonboard is the perfect example of the circular economy being renewable, recyclable and biodegradable.

About Us

The European Carton Makers Association brings together folding carton converters, cartonboard mills, national associations and suppliers to the folding carton industry. ECMA represents over 500 carton producers with a current workforce of 60,000+ located across nearly all countries in the European Economic Area – this equates to over 80% of the €12.2 bill European folding carton market.

Finally: Both Carton Austria Awards 2021 go to Cardbox Packaging!
Pro Carton, PROPAK Austria and the trade magazine CASH have awarded the best Austrian packaging solutions for the fourth time. The competition not only recognises professionals in the field, but also students and their projects. Among the professionals, Cardbox Packaging scored significantly and was awarded both awards!
ECMA Congress 2022 -
Registration is open!
Upcoming Events

ECMA Executive Committee Meeting

09.00 - 11.00 CET - Poland

ECMA Tobacco Forum Meeting

11.30 - 12.30 CET - Poland

ECMA Pharma Forum Meeting

13.30 - 15.00 CET - Poland
ECMA Food Safety GMP Guide 2.0

As the representative body for the folding carton industry, the European Carton Makers Association published the first version of its Good Manufacturing Practice Guide for food safety in 2011

In March 2021 ECMA released an entirely new version of the GMP. 

European Carton Prospects 2021

In cooperation with NOA-PRISM the European Carton Prospects Report have been completely renewed in 2021. As the most in-depth consolidated study of its kind for our industry, the aim is to give our members a deeper understanding of the elements that have been influencing our industry over the last 2 years.

Member Directory
Autajon Packaging Belgium sa/nv
MM Board & Paper GmbH
Jeco Plastic Products LLC
August Faller GmbH & Co. KG
Pankaboard Oy
EyeC GmbH
Vouwkarton Platform
Felix Böttcher GmbH & Co. KG
Gietz AG
RDM Group
Leonhard Kurz Stiftung & Co. KG