Pro Carton

Welcome to Pro Carton

Pro Carton is the European Association of Carton and Cartonboard manufacturers. Bringing together two elements of the supply chain, its main purpose is to promote the use of cartons and cartonboard as widely as possible. Operating across Europe with links in other parts of the world, Pro Carton seeks to inform the whole of the packaging chain of the most up to date developments in the industries as well as offering various other events, reports and activities to help brand owners, retailers and designers understand what is happening in the field of cartons and cartonboard.

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Winner Pro Carton/ECMA Award 2005
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Invitation for entries: Pro Carton/ECMA Award 2014
Design/Awards - Events
Invitation for entries: Pro Carton/ECMA Award 2014
31st March 2014
The Pro Carton/ECMA Award will be awarded for the 18th time in 2014 and is the most prestigious European award for cartonboard packaging. It represents the most attractive and successful cartons which have entered the market new. All partners of the Supply Chain – cartonboard and carton industry, as well as designers, brand owners and the retail trade - are more than welcome to enter the competition. The last date for entries is 6. June 2014.

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Retail revolution
Marketing Trends - Experts
Retail revolution
31st March 2014
In the coming years nothing will remain the same for the online business, particularly in the grocery sector. The UK market – which has led the market in Europe for a long time – is presently looking to find the perfect combination online and stationary. 2014 will be a crucial year in deciding who will come out ahead in future years. Pro Carton spoke to Lisa Byfield-Green, Senior Analyst at the renowned Institute of Grocery Distribution, about the future and about packaging.

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Say it with a carton
Brands & Markets - Experts
Say it with a carton
27th February 2014
How will chocolate present itself in future?
Whereas the European market for industrially manufactured chocolate largely appears saturated, the industry forecasts growing sales numbers from exports as well through new challenges in the high quality segment. In Europe it is only the premium end of the market that offers realistic growth opportunities – by and large with appropriate carton packaging.

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Sustainable European paper and board industry
Sustainability - Studies
Sustainable European paper and board industry
27th February 2014
CEPI (Confederation of European Paper Industries) has published its latest report on the sustainability of the European pulp, paper and board industries. It shows that the whole industry, including cartonboard packaging, is focusing on innovation and resource efficiency while advancing the bio-based economy.

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