ECMA Annual Congress 2023

The ECMA Congress for 2023 will take place in Seville, 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 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 Webinar revision of the ‘Packaging & Packaging Waste Regulation’

11.00 - 11.45 CET - Zoom

Fastmarkets Forest Products Europe Conference

7-9 March - Czech Republic

ECMA Executive Committee Meeting

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
Schur International A/S
ITW ShineMark
Smurfit Kappa Zedek & Van Mierlo
August Faller GmbH & Co. KG
A. DE ROBERTIS & Figli S.p.A.
Metsä Board Corporation
Koenig & Bauer Sheetfed
Romanian Packaging Association