European Association of Carton and Cartonboard manufacturers

Pro Carton is the European Association of Carton and Cartonboard manufacturers. Its main purpose is to promote the use of cartons and cartonboard as an economically and ecologically balanced packaging medium.

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Nature’s Answer

The beauty of cartonboard is not only aesthetic. The real beauty is that it’s truly sustainable. Renewable, recyclable and biodegradable.

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Voting opens for European Carton Excellence Award and Pro Carton’s Young Designer Award

Public voting is now open for the European Carton Excellence Public Award (ECEA), and the Pro Carton Young Designers Award (PCYDA). Members of the public can vote in the two sustainable packaging design competitions, where the winning entrants will be announced in September.

A Very Busy 2022!

Winfried Muehling, General Manager of Pro Carton, takes a look back at a very busy first half of 2022 and looks forward to some major events that are coming up in 2022.

Earth Overshoot Day: 28th July 2022 – by Winfried Muehling, General Manager of Pro Carton

Today, 28th July 2022, marks Earth Overshoot Day - the day that humanity’s demand for natural resources and services in any given year exceeds what the Earth can regenerate over 12 months.

Nearly 50 million tonnes of paper and board are recycled in Europe every year, which equates to:


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Pro Carton Member News

RDM Group announces GD board production capacity expansion

RDM Group is to expand its GD production capacity over the next 3 years in order to support the growth of its customers which it believes is in part linked to a change in structural factors, such as plastic substitution and increased use of recycled material in packaging.


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