ECMA Annual Congress 2023

The ECMA Congress for 2023 will take place in Seville, Spain on 21 & 22 September 2023.

This event will again be a wonderful celebration of all things related to cartonboard & folding cartons.

European Carton Excellence Award 2022

Congratulations to the winners!
The Award Ceremony of the European Carton Excellence is over. We are grateful for all the incredible support!

The winners of the 2022 European Carton Excellence Award are…

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.

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.
ECMA Pharma Best Practice
Upcoming Events

ECMA General Assembly

11.00 - 12.00 CET - Zoom

ECMA Food Safety Committee

- United Kingdom

ECMA Pharma Forum Meeting

- Zoom
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
Van Genechten Packaging N.V.
Remmert Dekker Packaging
A. DE ROBERTIS & Figli S.p.A.
Leonhard Kurz Stiftung & Co. KG
Graphic Packaging International
BW Papersystems Hamburg GmbH
Vereinigung Kartonverpackung Schweiz
Parksons Packaging
Heidelberg Web Carton Converting GmbH
MM Board & Paper GmbH
Eson Pac AB