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 €15 bill European folding carton market.

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Cardbox Packaging Announces €6.5 Million Investment in Czech Republic
Cardbox Packaging is proud to announce a significant investment of €6.5 million in its new subsidiary in the Czech Republic. This strategic investment underlines Cardbox Packaging's commitment to expanding its global footprint and enhancing its manufacturing capabilities to meet the growing demand for innovative and sustainable packaging solutions.
Upcoming Events

ECMA Food Safety Committee Meeting

19 April 2024

ECMA SME Forum Meeting

24 - 26 April 2024 - Oss, The Netherlands

ECMA National Association Directors Meeting

22-23 May 2024 - Portugal - hosted by APIGRAF
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
W.H. Leary Ltd
eProductivity Software
Smurfit Kappa Zedek & Van Mierlo
Masterwork Machinery GmbH
Papeteries des Vosges
Edelmann GmbH
Van de Velde Packaging - Schut Eerbeek
Posson Packaging
Karl Marbach GmbH & Co. KG