News

ECMA launches ‘Best Practice Guidelines for
Pharmaceutical Secondary Packaging’
The European Carton Makers Association (ECMA) has released Best Practice Guidelines for Pharmaceutical Secondary Packaging, demonstrating the core focus that the European pharma folding carton sector has on patient & consumer health & safety.
Press Release: PPWR revision:
EU must follow the scientific evidence
The fibre-based packaging sector acknowledges the Commission’s proposal for a Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation and looks forward to supporting an evidence-based approach during the next stages of the legislative process.
Packaging & Packaging Waste Regulation - update
The Packaging & Packaging Waste Regulation is scheduled to be released by the European Commission in week 48… although it will likely be delayed by a few days.
ECMA Statement on Direct Food Contact Inks
ECMA and its members regularly receive questions about the conformity of printing inks on packaging which comes into direct contact with food and about the use of appropriate inks for such specific applications. Some legislation and the terminology used, can lead to confusion.
Cardbox Packaging investing over €14 mil in Austria
Recent announcing of the site expansion in Wolfsberg is resulting in over €14mil investment in not only the new premises, but especially in new machinery and automatisation. This operation will significantly affect both Austrian sites of Cardbox Packaging Group.
UK-based CartonCare Group and Van Genechten Packaging announce Joint Venture
Van Genechten Packaging (VGP) are delighted to announce the completion of a 50:50 Joint Venture Agreement with CartonCare Group, including CartonCare Ltd, MSO Cleland Ltd and Pendragon Presentation Packaging Ltd.
Polish Chamber of Printing - 30th anniversary
On the 25th November, 2022, the Polish Chamber of Printing will celebrate their 30th anniversary at the Westin Hotel in Warsaw.
Changes in Pro Carton and Cepi Cartonboard Management
Pro Carton is pleased to announce Michele Bianchi (CEO of RDM Group) as the new President of Pro Carton. The appointment was recently confirmed at the Annual General Meeting in Krakow, Poland.