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Prix Formes de Luxe 2019 goes to VGP
3rd award for folding carton packaging specialist this year VGP takes home the Prix Formes de Luxe - categorie folding carton - with its MOËT PACK 6 MINI SHARE, a stunning folding carton pack designed & produced for the famous champagne brand’s 150th anniversary.
K+D wins European Carton Excellence Award
All good things come in threes: two times finalists - now winner!
Sustainable and creative carton packaging gets VGP double gold again
Van Genechten Packaging (VGP) has been awarded twice for its sustainable and innovative packaging at the European Carton Excellence Awards this year.
ECMA Announces Appointment of Mike Turner
The European Carton Makers Association (ECMA) has strengthened its core leadership team with the appointment of Mike Turner to the position of Managing Director. The appointment helps to further secure the recognition of ECMA as the leading pan-European association for the carton sector.
Metsä Board aims for fossil free mills as part of company’s 2030 sustainability targets
Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, has today published its sustainability targets for 2030. One of the company's targets is to achieve fossil free mills by 2030 with zero fossil CO2 emissions. This ambitious target includes both emissions from the company's own energy production (scope 1) as well as purchased energy (scope 2). Currently, 82% of the energy used at Metsä Board mills is fossil free.
Well attended ECMA Business Seminar around sustainability of cartons
ECMA Business Seminar 2019 | 18 June 2019 in Brussels
Single Use Plastic Directive published
The Single Use Plastic Directive 2019/904 is now officially published.
Jori Ringman becomes Director General of CEPI
CEPI, the European association representing the forest fibre and paper industry, announces that Jori Ringman has unanimously been appointed by the CEPI Board as successor to Sylvain Lhôte at the helm of the Brussels-based organisation.