ECMA Annual Congress 2023

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

The strapline for this year's folding carton industry event of the year will be:
'Circular Cartons & Beyond'

European Carton Excellence Award 2023

The 2023 European Carton Excellence Award is now open for entries!
The deadline for online entries is 26 May 2023.

Click on 'Enter Now!' to check the rules and how to enter.

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.

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ECMA and Pro Carton announcement - Public Affairs support
ECMA and Pro Carton are delighted to announce that Maria Georgiadou will start to support our Public Affairs efforts in Brussels commencing 1st June 2023.
Upcoming Events

ECMA Executive Committee Meeting

5 June 2023

ECMA Pharma Forum Meeting

20 June 2023

ECMA Tobacco Forum Meeting

21 June 2023
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 2023 & Green Transition

In September we will present the bi-annual European Carton Prospects report. For the 1st time, we will include a section on the ‘Green Transition’ from plastic to fibre, that the folding carton sector is seeing. In 2021 we published an in-depth study which gives a deeper understanding of the elements influencing our industry over the last 2 years and shows trends up to 2025

Member Directory
Intergrafipak B.V.
Moritz J. Weig GmbH & Co. KG
Romanian Packaging Association
Palladio Group S.p.a.
Vereinigung Kartonverpackung Schweiz
Edelmann GmbH
Abar SpA
Frenkel C.D.
Castle Colour Packaging Limited
Papeteries des Vosges
Bobst Mex SA
CAP - Cartonnage et Articles de Papeterie