ECMA Annual Congress 2024

We are working on the programme and and soon as more information is available you can find all the details on the programme, speakers, sponsors, how to register and book your hotel room on our congress website. 

European Carton Excellence Award 2024

The European Carton Excellence Award 2024 is now open for registration! 


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 650 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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Study exposes high cost of pharmacies printing medical information leaflets
MLPS is releasing a study shedding light on the potential economic costs associated with the proposed use of Print on Demand (PoD) leaflets in the pharmaceutical legislation revision.
Upcoming Events

ECMA Pharma Forum & MLPS Meeting

28 February 2024 - Airport Schiphol

Fastmarkets Forest Products Europe Conference & PPI Awards 2024

4 - 6 March 2024 - Turkey - Register here

CEPI webinar on the European Deforestation Regulation

6 March 2024 - Register here
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

At the ECMA Congress in september we presented the bi-annual European Carton Prospects report. As the most in-depth study of its kind for our industry, the aim is to give members a deeper understanding of the elements that have been influencing our industry over the last 2 years. For the first time in this study, we have included information on the growing transition from plastic to fibre pack

Member Directory
Körber Pharma Packaging Materials AG
Van Eerd bv
Schur International A/S
Edale Limited
Holmen Iggesund
MM Board & Paper GmbH
De Budelse BV
Vilniaus pakuotė, UAB (Vilpak)
Groupe Vacher
Intergrafipak B.V.