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Metal packaging, made from permanent materials such as aluminium and steel, is a true contributor to the Circular Economy.

  • 85 BILLION UNITS
    produced every year

  • 3 UNITS
    are consumed weekly

  • BY EVERY
    EU citizen

Metal Packaging Europe gives Europe’s rigid metal packaging industry a unified voice, by bringing together manufacturers, suppliers, and their national associations. Our membership covers more than 450 manufacturing sites, employing over 65.000 people. 80% of member companies are small and medium-sized enterprises.

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Key facts

Responsible resource management has always been key to the success of our industry. Made from permanent materials suitable for multiple recycling, metal packaging is the perfect example of a Circular Economy at work.

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EU Corks

EU Packaging policy

We are focused on policies and legislation that guarantee the free circulation of packaged goods and address the environmental aspects of packaging and packaging waste.

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Metal cans

About us

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

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