ECMA Annual Congress 2022

The ECMA Annual Congress took take place on 15 & 16 September 2022 in Krakow, Poland.

The theme of the congress was: 'Sustainability Unboxed'.

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.

Multipack for desserts educates consumers to recycle correctly.
Bringing creative and sustainable packaging solution is the main goal of the Czech national packaging competition Obal roku. So it was this year when the results were announced. The Food packaging award went to Cardbox Packaging for Míša Multipack, developed for OLMA, a.s..
ECMA Congress 2022 -
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Upcoming Events


09.00 - 18.00 CET - Monaco

ECMA Food Safety Committee Meeting

14.00 - 16.00 CET - Zoom

ASPACK Congress

09.00 - 17.00 CET - Lisbon, Portugal
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
Eterna Europe BV
Interpack S.A.
Sistrade Software Consulting S.A.
TCPL Packaging Limited
Metsä Board Corporation
FFI - Fachverband Faltschachtel-Industrie e.V.
Edale Limited
Smurfit Kappa Zedek & Van Mierlo
BPIF Cartons
Koenig & Bauer Sheetfed
Seda International Packaging Group S.P.A.
Vilniaus pakuotė, UAB (Vilpak)