2021-07-06

Pro Carton Young Designers Award 2021 - vote now!

Public voting for the Pro Carton Young Designers Award 2021 is now open!  
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2021-05-13

European Carton Excellence Anniversary Award:
Hall of Fame

Another addition to our 25th anniversary celebration of the European Carton Excellence Award is the Hall of Fame which recognises all the winners since the competition began in 1997.
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2021-04-28

European Carton Excellence Anniversary Award: Carton Excellence Cup

The 25th anniversary of the European Carton Excellence Award will be a very special year for the whole of the carton industry.  We have already told you a little about some commemorative awards we have planned but for the very first time we will be awarding ...  
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2021-04-14

European Carton Excellence Anniversary Awards

A number of surprises are planned to mark the 25th anniversary of the European Carton Excellence Award, highlighting the successful journey from its inception in 1997 as the Pro Carton ECMA Award to becoming Europe's most prestigious award for cartonboard packaging.
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2021-03-25

European Carton Excellence Award: It's the big anniversary year!

This year, the European Carton Excellence Award, Europe's most prestigious award for cartonboard packaging, celebrates its 25th anniversary.
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2021-01-27

European Carton Excellence Award 2021: Let’s Start Now!

We’re launching this year’s European Carton Excellence Award (ECEA) a little bit earlier than usual to give you maximum time to prepare your entries. All partners of the supply chain are welcome to participate. Closing date is 28th May 2021.
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2020-12-17

Call for entries: Pro Carton Student Video Award 2021

We are delighted to announce the second year of our international Pro Carton Student Video Award.
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2020-12-16

Pro Carton Awards: the road to success

Pro Carton's three major awards competitions - the Pro Carton Young Designers Award (#pcyda), the new Pro Carton Student Video Award and the European Carton Excellence Award for packaging professionals - have once again proved to be a tremendous success in 2020.
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2020-12-14

Student design competition open for entries: Pro Carton Young Designers Award 2021

Submissions for the 2021 Pro Carton Young Designers Award are now open and run right through until mid-May 2021. Teachers can plan the award into the curriculum for this academic year.
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2020-10-15

The E-vent – in bite size chunks!

For those that might have missed it, or those that want to see it again, the 2020 Carton E-vent and Awards is now available to view in discrete sections on the Pro Carton website. 
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2020-10-15

European Carton Excellence Award Winners

Even in these difficult circumstances, the number and quality of entries for the European Carton Excellence Award was again very high.  
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2020-10-15

Pro Carton crowns the young designers of tomorrow

Despite the global pandemic, 2020 proved to be another record-breaking year with over 550 cartonboard designs submitted from 25 different countries across the continent.
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2020-10-15

First Pro Carton Student Video Award

The judges were so impressed with the standard of entries that they decided that there should be two winners and they would share the cash prize.
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2020-10-09

What an E-vent!

Though we couldn’t meet in person, it really was a pleasure to bring the industry together once again to celebrate the fantastic work and ongoing innovation within the carton and cartonboard industry.
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2020-08-18

Register for the 2020 Carton E-vent & Awards

The 2020 Carton E-vent & Awards will take place on October 7th 2020. You can register to attend now.
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2020-07-27

2020 Awards - Superb response!

In this rather extraordinary year the cartonboard and carton industry has been busier than ever. As an essential provider of packaging for the supply of daily consumer goods, and with office staff largely confined to their homes, they had their work cut out.
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2020-07-27

The story of the Giant Dictionary!

Working with Graphic Packaging, and using material supplied by Stora Enso, a unique dictionary was created made entirely from cartonboard.
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2020-04-22

European Carton Excellence Award: new entry date and digital entry

Due to the restrictions in working practices we have made some minor changes to the rules and the closing date has been extended by two weeks to 5th June to allow you a little more time to submit your entries.
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2020-03-12

Exciting new video award!

Following the huge success of the Pro Carton Young Designers Award, which has now become one of the biggest student creative design competitions in Europe, we are delighted to announce our new award scheme aimed at marketing, media studies, business and film students.
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2020-03-12

European Carton Excellence Awards: Your Chance to Win!

The European Carton Excellence Award is Europe’s greatest showcase for outstanding cartonboard packaging. All partners of the supply chain are welcome to enter. Final date for entry is the 21st May 2020. See here what last year’s winners had to say!
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2020-02-04

ECMA Annual Congress 2020 will be held in Krakow, Poland

The ECMA Annual Congress will be held in Krakow, Poland on 17th and 18th September 2020 with the theme of “Sustainability Unboxed".
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2020-01-23

Pro Carton wins European Award

Pro Carton’s TICCIT initiative has won the 2019 European Paper Recycling Award (EPRC) for Information and Education.
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2019-12-11

Museum of Brands – Come to see our new exhibition for free!

This year, for the first time, we have organised a special exhibition of the entries to the “Save the Planet” category in the Carton Excellence Awards with the Museum of Brands in London.
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2019-12-11

United Nations of pcyda

The Pro Carton Young Designers Award, now in its second decade, continues to grow unabated. Each year new countries are added to the list of those presenting their own national awards.
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2019-09-22

European Carton Excellence Award 2019: 28 Winners!

An incredible twenty eight winners were celebrated at the 2019 European Carton Excellence Award Gala Dinner held on 19th September in the awesome setting of The Limestone Heritage Park and Gardens in Malta, as part of the annual ECMA Congress.
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