News

ECMA statement - German Ink Ordinance
ECMA is today releasing the attached statement concerning the German Ink Ordinance – this was adopted in the Bundesrat in November and published in the Official Journal in December 2021.
Paper Packaging - The Natural Choice 2021
Awareness of the environmental impacts of our choices has never been greater. Consumers, businesses and governments are all making tangible commitments.
Six trade associations announce the new Fibre Packaging Europe coalition
Today, six leading trade associations, representing industries involved in forestry, pulp, paper, board and carton production and recycling from across Europe, announced the launch of Fibre Packaging Europe, an informal coalition.
ECMA Statement - Strong folding carton demand leads to supply chain challenges
Folding carton volumes have grown significantly during 2021, driven by a surge in sales of food and beverage packaging.
ECMA European Carton Prospects Report 2021 now available!
In cooperation with NOA-PRISM the European Carton Prospects have been completely renewed in 2021 (last version from 2019) and contains detailed examinations of the European Folding Carton market.
Save the date: spiritsEUROPE webinar
spiritsEUROPE cordially invites you to save the date for our webinar “More than just a pretty wrapping: the essential role of packaging for spirits”.
MM to sell its Eerbeek and Baiersbronn virgin fiber cartonboard mills
The Mayr-Melnhof Group (“MM”) and a subsidiary of funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. (“Oaktree”) have reached a firm intention on the sale of MM’s virgin fiber cartonboard mills located in Eerbeek, Netherlands, and Baiersbronn, Germany, to Oaktree for an equity value of EUR 104.6 million and net debt subject to final closing accounts.
Graphic Packaging Holding Company to Acquire AR Packaging
Graphic Packaging Holding Company to Acquire AR Packaging from CVC Funds for $1.45 Billion in Cash, Creating Premier Global Provider of Sustainable Fiber-Based Consumer Packaging Solutions.