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ECMA Statement: Folding cartons: a vital piece of the retail supply chain during Covid-19 crisis
Cartonboard packaging is proving to be an essential item that is helping to maintain an effective supply chain for food and pharmaceutical products during the Covid-19 crisis.
CITPA Press Release: Cross-border transport of raw materials, goods and packaging should continue
The paper & board converters call on the European Commission and Member States governments to ensure continued cross-border and intercountry transport of raw materials, goods and packaging.
ECMA requests a deferment of all new tenders during COVID-19 crisis
The Covid-19 crisis is causing considerable business continuity issues for our members who are affected, for example, with cross-border and intra-country freight delays of incoming raw materials and outgoing finished product, as well as operational challenges resulting from the quarantining of staff.
Letter from CEPI to DG Grow support to vital industrial activity during the Corona epidemic
CEPI is calling DG Grow’s urgent support to keeping those parts of the European pulp and paper sector functioning that are essential and vital for the key activities in the society.
CITPA statement -continued cross-border and intercountry movement of goods, raw materials and packaging
Continued cross-border and intra-country movement of paper & board packaging is essential for the continued safe distribution of food and pharmaceutical packaging during the COVID-19 crisis.
New OPRL Rules Will Drive Change Ahead of EPR Reforms
Following months of discussion, OPRL (On-Pack Recycling Label), the body responsible for the use of recycling symbols in the UK, have published new guidelines which include coated cartonboard.
Statement from the European Carton Makers Association and Pro Carton
Continued cross-border and inter-country movement of cartonboard and carton packaging is essential for the continued safe distribution of food and pharmaceutical packaging during the COVID-19 crisis.
Measures Lejeune concerning Corona crisis
The ECMA Secretariat is based at the offices of Lejeune Association Management in The Hague (NL). Please read this message from Jules Lejeune, Managing Director.