News Archive

Position Paper: Mineral Oil Hydrocarbons in Food
ECMA, Pro Carton, the FFI (German Folding Carton Association) and 13 expert representatives from cartonboard mills and folding carton converters have drafted an updated Position Paper addressing Mineral Oil Hydrocarbons in Food.
Press release: EU associations launch coalition for a more competitive, and ambitious, EU bioeconomy
A new group of 14 EU trade associations including the providers of high-quality wood-based products, fibre-based paper and board products and packaging, and renewable energy solutions, supported by EU forest owners and managers, has today launched a cross-sectoral coalition.
Parksons Packaging Acquires MK Printpack
Warburg Pincus backed Parksons Packaging, a leading paper packaging company in India, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of MK Printpack Private Limited.
Pro Carton's pan-European Awards 2023 to be managed
by Storm Communications
Our industry's pan-European Awards 2023, comprising of the European Carton Excellence Award, Pro Carton Young Designers Award and Pro Carton Student Video Award, will take place during the ECMA Congress and Awards Gala in Seville, Spain from 21-22 September.
MLPS (Medical Leaflets = Patient safety) website launched
MLPS (Medical Leaflets = Patient safety) announces the launch of their new website
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.
Press Release: PPWR revision:
EU must follow the scientific evidence
The fibre-based packaging sector acknowledges the Commission’s proposal for a Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation and looks forward to supporting an evidence-based approach during the next stages of the legislative process.
Packaging & Packaging Waste Regulation - update
The Packaging & Packaging Waste Regulation is scheduled to be released by the European Commission in week 48… although it will likely be delayed by a few days.