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Welcome to ECMA
The European Carton Makers Association
ECMA Annual Congress 2022
The ECMA Annual Congress that was scheduled to take place in Krakow next September, has been moved to 2022.
ECMA Sales Toolkit
The ECMA Sales Toolkit is an online tool designed to provide information and sales tools to the members of ECMA. The toolkit is only available on the member only section of the ECMA website.
ECMA Food Safety GMP Guide
As the representative body for the European folding carton industry, the European Carton Makers Association developed the ‘ECMA Food Safety Good Manufacturing Practice Guide’.
As previously stated ECMA opposes the scope of the German Mineral Oil Regulation and points to the lack of coherence in mineral oil policies, arguing this creates unnecessary barriers to trade.
4evergreen, established in 2019, is a cross-industry alliance with the goal of optimizing fibre-based packaging circularity and climate performance….over 60 companies have come together (including 11 ECMA members ) in the 4evergreen alliance with a shared purpose and common goal.
Cardbox Packaging Inc. earned the global food safety certification, SQF, with an Excellent rating. Therefore, as of March 2021 Cardbox Packaging in Pittston is officially declared to be a food safe packaging manufacturer facility according to Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) standards. Retailers
European paper recycling demonstrates high level of resilience in the light of severe global disruptions
Cepi, the European association representing the paper industry, has been closely monitoring market developments in reaction to the material waste import ban by the Chinese authorities including paper for recycling, the redirection of global flows of paper for recycling and structural changes in paper consumption and collection during the Covid-19 crisis.
As part of our commitment to sustainability, we are celebrating the packaging sustainability week to raise awareness on the matter and share knowledge on how to reduce impact of packaging in the environment.