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 Pharma Forum & MLPS Meeting
ECMA Tobacco Forum Meeting
ECMA Food Safety Committee Meeting
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.
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