On 3 December 2019 the ECMA General Assembly took place in Frankfurt, Germany.
AR Packaging to consolidate the European healthcare and beauty packaging market through further acquisitions
In line with its set strategy to become a global leader in selected segments, ÅR Packaging Group AB has acquired all outstanding shares in K+D AG and entered into agreement to acquire all outstanding shares in rlc Packaging GmbH as well as indirectly a significant share in BSC Drukarnia Opakowań S.A.
3rd award for folding carton packaging specialist this year VGP takes home the Prix Formes de Luxe - categorie folding carton - with its MOËT PACK 6 MINI SHARE, a stunning folding carton pack designed & produced for the famous champagne brand’s 150th anniversary.
Van Genechten Packaging (VGP) has been awarded twice for its sustainable and innovative packaging at the European Carton Excellence Awards this year.
The European Carton Makers Association (ECMA) has strengthened its core leadership team with the appointment of Mike Turner to the position of Managing Director. The appointment helps to further secure the recognition of ECMA as the leading pan-European association for the carton sector.
Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, has today published its sustainability targets for 2030. One of the company's targets is to achieve fossil free mills by 2030 with zero fossil CO2 emissions. This ambitious target includes both emissions from the company's own energy production (scope 1) as well as purchased energy (scope 2). Currently, 82% of the energy used at Metsä Board mills is fossil free.