Cartonboard is not only one of the most sustainable packaging materials, it is also one of the best in communicating brand values. The European Carton Excellence Award is Europe's most prestigious Award for cartonboard packaging and entries are open!
There is potentially bad news on the horizon as the UK Government has recently launched four consultation processes, two of which could seriously damage the UK Folding Carton Industry.
Consumers’ perceptions of packaging have changed dramatically over the last two years prompting Pro Carton, the European association of carton and cartonboard manufacturers, to undertake a huge Europe-wide survey to understand exactly what consumers felt and how this is affecting their behaviour.
At this year's BPIF Cartons President's Lunch, which was attended by 100 senior executives from both carton converter and partner members, a fantastic £2,000 was raised for EACH, the East Anglian Children's Hospices.
One of the UK’s leading manufacturers of carton board packaging products, Glossop Cartons, has appointed a new Sales Director, who takes over from Jacky Sidebottom-Every as she becomes joint Managing Director.
BPIF Cartons supports its members by organising regular networking events, representing the interests of the carton sector to governments and associated agencies, and proactively communicating cartonboard's unique commercial and environmental advantages to a wide audience.
BPIF Cartons is involved in a wide range of activities on behalf of its members.
Tony Hitchin, General Manager at Pro Carton, recently spoke to the Business Report on the environmental benefit cartonboard can have over single-use plastic.
The Pro Carton Young Designers Award is one of Europe's leading annual student talent competitions for packaging design and it plays a pioneering role in promoting sustainability as it focuses exclusively on cartonboard design!