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ECMA & Pro Carton Infographic - Cartonboard – a safe packaging solution made from a sustainable material
Being compliant with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and produced according to the highest quality standards prove that cartonboard is not just the most ecologically balanced packaging, but also one of the safest, making it ideal to package a wide range of food items.
Science-based climate targets of MM officially confirmed
The Mayr-Melnhof Karton AG (MM Group) has committed itself to a reduction of greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science. The ambitious targets have now been officially approved by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi).
Acquisition of leading nordic pharma packaging group - Eson Pac
MM advances on its growth strategy for Packaging. The Mayr-Melnhof Group (MM) acquired 100% of the shares in Eson Pac, headquartered in Veddige, Sweden, from the majority shareholder Nalka Invest AB as well as family and management minority shareholders.
Van Genechten Packaging increase capacity with second plant in Komárom, Hungary
Van Genechten Packaging (VGP) are investing, according to their strategic road map, and opening a second plant in Komárom, Hungary to expand both their footprint and capacity. The plant has been commissioned in record time and will pick up production this month.
Canon acquires Edale
Canon Production Printing and Canon Inc. have completed the acquisition of UK-based Edale, with the aim of strengthening Canon’s label and packaging business, and creating opportunities for future developments.
Fibre Packaging Europe - Sustainable Products Initiative Position Paper
Fibre Packaging Europe (FPE) welcomes the European Commission’s Circular Economy Package, notably its proposal for the “Eco-design for sustainable products regulation” (ESPR) as it aims to make sustainable products the norm on the EU market and reduce their overall environmental and climate impacts.
ECMA SME Forum meeting in Italy
After 2 years of meeting online the ECMA SME Forum members are visiting one of their group members Box Marche in Italy from 28-30 March 2022.
Circularity by Design Guideline for fibre-based packaging
The 4evergreen Alliance has released the first public version of its Circularity by Design Guideline for fibre-based packaging.