European Carton Excellence Awards – Even Bigger and Better

Due to the fantastically high standard of entries in the European Carton Excellence Awards in the past we have completely restructured the competition so that we can reward even more great cartons than ever before.

Conference backs Circular Economy

Recently Horst Bittermann, Pro Carton President, spoke at the Sustainability in Packaging Europe Conference and joined in the panel discussion later that day.

Pro Carton Young Designers Award 2019 – Now open!

The Pro Carton Young Designers Award has established itself as the most successful European student award for packaging design with over 400 entries last year coming from 50 design schools across 21 different countries.

Finalists in Excellence: Vote for the Best!

Pro Carton and ECMA are glad to reveal the finalists for the European Carton Excellence Award and to invite you to vote for the public’s favourite.

#pcyda: A record number of entries!

The number of entries to the Pro Carton Young Designers Award (#pcyda) more than doubled this year. Here's what the judges had to say after the meeting:

The Excellence Awards – hear from the judges

The jury has sat and the tension is mounting but the finalists won’t be revealed until the beginning of August.  But here’s a sneak preview of the jury’s initial thoughts.

Design Awards now Open!

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 Pro Carton Young Designers Award is becoming an integral part of the college curriculum with 46 design schools from 16 countries participating


Brilliant and sustainable packaging ideas dominated proceedings at the 21st European Carton Excellence Awards.

Are you a Star Designer of Tomorrow?

The Pro Carton Young Designers Award is one of the most important European awards for the design stars of tomorrow!

Be part of Europe’s best!

The Carton Excellence Award is Europe's most prestigious award for carton packaging. This is where the best and most successful ideas are highlighted every year.

Pro Carton Young Designers Award: jubilant young stars

The Pro Carton Young Designers Award for students' creativity in cartonboard packaging surpassed all expectations this time round.