Who are we?
CITPA is the International Confederation of Paper and Board Converters in Europe. It was established in 1961 to represent the interests of the European Paper and Board converting industry and to promote the value of paper and board as sustainable materials.
CITPA’s membership comprises National Federations in Austria, Belgium, Germany, Italy and Portugal, associations at European level such as EUROSAC,FEFCO, EuroWaxPack, FINAT, ECTA and ECMA and several Associate Members such as ProCarton, PaperImpact and Cepi Eurokraft.
CITPA represents multinational companies and small and medium-sized firms. The Paper and Board Converting Industry in the EU member states produces Paper and Board products with an annual value of 60 billion €.
Benefits of Paper and Board Packaging:
• Based wholly or predominantly on Renewable Resources – wood from well managed forests
• Protection of Goods
• Product Quality Maintenance
• Hygiene and Food Safety
• Transport and Logistics
• Consumer Information
• Recycling and Recovery