The European Carton Excellence Award 2018 - enter now!
The activities of Pro Carton are overseen by a Steering Group made up of experienced personnel from across the carton and cartonboard industry.
Jean-François Roche is Vice President Sales, Consumer Packaging Europe at Graphic Packaging International, he’s an exuberant Frenchman with a clear vision to lead ECMA into the next decade.
EU ambassadors have given their support to the provisional agreement reached between the Estonian presidency and the European Parliament last December on new waste rules.
Annual Pro Carton Trends Report : Consumers have more power than ever before. They are also prepared to spend more money on genuine added value.
It’s been an eventful few months since our Christmas newsletter. The backlash against plastic waste continues unabated and, as a consequence, seems to be having a positive effect on the carton market as brand owners and retailers look to review their packaging choices.
New for this year: there are more categories and there will be more winners plus more Finalists all of whom get to go to the Gala Dinner which this year is in Riga.
The European Commission has been working on a Plastics Strategy to tackle the problem of plastic waste in the seas and on the streets.
Advertising was yesterday, at least according to marketing guru and master story teller Markus Gull at the recent Pro Carton PROPAK Austria Marketing Event.
Pro Carton caught up with Magdalena Witkowicz, twice a finalist in the Pro Carton Young Designers Award, who landed a plum job at an international design agency.
Most of you will have seen on TV, or read about in the press, the problems that plastic packaging is causing, particular in polluting our oceans.
Iggesund Paperboard’s both mills – in Iggesund, Sweden, and Workington, England - have been awarded the highest rating for sustainability in an evaluation done by the EcoVadis firm of analysts.
The European paper industry takes a positive stance on the European Commission’s Staff Working Document on the review of the 2012 Bioeconomy Strategy.
Packaging design competition “Better with Less” challenges designers to create more environmentally-friendly solutions
Billions of consumer packages are consumed globally every day, and the amount is growing. The Better with Less – Design Challenge is challenging packaging designers to create ever more environmentally-friendly, functional packaging solutions for everyday goods. The international competition jury includes renowned packaging design experts.
Metsä Board has once again been rewarded a position on the CDP Water A List as well as on the CDP Climate A List.
When Apple CEO Tim Cook wanted to discover more about the sustainability work that lies behind the paperboard material Invercote, he visited the forest outside Iggesund in Sweden.
The EU has decided against taxing plastic products, in favour of raising public awareness about the harm that plastics are doing to the environment.
Curious to know what cities are doing to become more sustainable, and how packaging can be part of the solution?
It was a great moment for the Finnish family distillery Lignell & Piispanen, when the company’s new Gustav Dill vodka was at the top podium in the International Wine and Spirits Competition (IWSC) in London.
Brilliant and sustainable packaging ideas dominated proceedings at the 21st European Carton Excellence Awards.
The Pro Carton Young Designers Award is becoming an integral part of the college curriculum with 46 design schools from 16 countries participating