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OUR VISION

Our goal is to make metal the preferred choice for consumer and industrial packaging.

Metal Packaging Europe gives Europe’s rigid metal packaging industry a unified voice, by bringing together manufacturers, suppliers, and national associations.

We proactively position and support the positive attributes and image of metal packaging through joint marketing, environmental and technical initiatives.

We represent the industry’s views and voice opinions so that stakeholders understand how metal packaging contributes to the Circular Economy.

  • Gordon Shade

    Chief Executive Officer

  • Ellen Wauters

    Communications, Food & Beverage Manager

  • Lena Nover

    European Business & Sustainability Manager

  • Dimitrios Soutzoukis

    Technical & Sustainability Officer

  • Anne-Marie Hamelton

    Secretary to the Food Contact Commission

  • Sien Van De Wiele

    Communications & Administration Officer

  • Kathrin Fischer

    Environment Officer

WE COMMUNICATE

We communicate about the benefits of metal packaging in a consistent and dynamic way to brand owners, retailers and consumers across Europe.

WE MONITOR

We monitor the environmental performance of metal packaging and develop sustainability thinking, including position statements and commitments.

WE DEVELOP

Our expert technical commissions develop good practise guidelines to enhance the industry’s reputation for safety and reliability, ensuring members’ compliance with technical and legal standards.

WE COMMISION

We commission and distribute research demonstrating the advantages of metal packaging.

WE LIAISE

We liaise with other industry associations to develop global messaging that matches our customers' requirements.

  • 65.000

    Employees

  • 450

    Manufacturing
    sites producing
    metal packaging

  • 80%

    Small & medium-sized enterprises

  • 85 BN units/year

    Production for the beverage, food, health & beauty, household and industrial markets

  • Board of directors
  • Corporate members
  • National associations
  • Associate members
  • International associates
  • Colin Gillis

    President Ball Beverage Packaging Europe

  • Martin Reynolds

    CHAIRMAN - VP External & Regulatory Affairs CROWN Europe

  • Emilio Amati

    President ASA Group

  • Patrick Bindschelder

    CEO Massilly Holding

  • Peter Gasser

    Management Board Silgan Metal Packaging

  • Didier Sourisseau

    President CROWN Europe

  • Thomas Hagen

    CEO & Chairman of the Management Board HUBER Packaging

  • Francisco Rodgrigues

    Managing Director Colep

  • Zeki Saribekir

    CEO Sarten

  • Hugo Trappmann

    CEO Blechwarenfabrik

  • David Wall

    CEO Metal Division Ardagh Group

  • Isaias Zapata

    CEO - Food & Industrial Packaging Division, Envases Universales Group

Become a member

Through regular cooperation and coordination, we are able to take advantage of good work done in different countries while ensuring we speak with one voice towards opinion leaders and stakeholders.

The industry needs a high profile in front of customers, retailers and regulatory bodies and this can only be achieved with metal packaging manufacturers and their suppliers working together and deciding their own future.

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