Associate members:

Non co-packing third parties that are in close contact with the co-packing sector. 

Associated Membership is available for non co-packing third parties that are in close contact with the co-packing sector.

Associate membership

ECPA also offers the possibility of Associate Membership for non co-packing third parties who are involved in the packaging industry. Please see below for the list of Associate Members. If you are interested in joining ECPA please get in touch with Marc van den Maagdenberg.

Email Marc: membership@ecpacopacking.com

Adapa Group

As a leading European supplier of highly specialised flexible packaging solutions, we at adapa have made sustainability our core purpose. Our fast-growing pan-European group connects 2,200 employees and 21 production sites in eleven countries. We pursue a holistic approach towards sustainability and aim to pave the way for a circular economy, fully endorsing the EU Green Deal, and emphasising “HOW” we produce in each and every step of our business. We deliver best in class customised packaging to prevent loss and waste of food along the supply chain of essential goods. Adapa is a one-stop shop for tailor-made packaging specifically for the food, hygiene, aroma protection and pharmaceutical industries. In a nutshell: Every day, we give Our Best for Your Goods.

Regional HQ: IZ NÖ-Süd Straße 1, Obj. 50C

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Austria

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Adelphi Hygiene Products

Standard, custom and bespoke mixing vessels, already supplied to CMOs worldwide. Equipment enabling CMOs to fulfill their next big contract. Designs are saved, to reduce vessel re-ordering times, enabling CMOs to accelerate their responsiveness to new customer requests.

Regional HQ: Olympus House, Mill Green RH16 1XQ Haywards Heath, UK

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Adelphi Manufacturing

Development and supply of the ‘Response’ range of machinery for contract manufacturers, developed in Response to customers’ requests! Flexible, scalable filling. Up to four tabletop machines can fit into the Automation Base, but can be disconnected again at any time should the need arise to fulfill a smaller or sample run for a customer, or to fill small highly controlled runs of a higher value product. We invite CMOs to consult with our technical team regarding best practice to fill challenging products, and how to optimise the filling automation process to make it as cost-efficient as possible, to give CMOs worldwide the greatest revenue potential.

Regional HQ: Olympus House, Mill Green RH16 1XQ Haywards Heath, UK

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Alfred Neudert GmbH

Customized machine engineering and machine building in 5-star quality – since 1959 in the third generation. Toolissimo: You have a finished construction, we manufacture the individual part, the assembly or the complete machine for you. Maschinissimo: You have a task, a problem – we solve your problem with a machine developed by us. Neudissimo: Our own products – miniature punches, special punches. Reparissimo: Your old machine – indispensable – requires spare parts or a complete overhaul. Expertissimo: Neudert’s know-how.

Regional HQ: Hofäckerstraße 2, D-97256 Geroldshausen/Moos, Germany

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Email:   info@neudert.de

Altacel Packaging

We are specialist in Flexible Packaging. Altacel is your partner when it comes to flexible packaging with high-quality printing, the right shelf life and the best run ability on the filling line. We focus on sustainable packaging solutions with great passion, in which quality, flexibility, service and innovation are paramount. Altacel approaches your packaging challenge from a broader perspective; you will receive valuable advice on the most optimal solution for your product and your production process. Altacel is certified for Food packaging and can provide migration reports for all types of film. In this way you have the guarantee that all requirements of food safety are always met. The performance and presentation of your product on the shop shelf come first! Altacel, better and more beautiful every day!

Regional HQ: Gemeenschapspolderweg 34, 1382 GR Weesp, Netherlands

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Brand-Marc, Creative Project Management

Marketing – Communications – Events Brand-Marc stands for 30+ years of empathic project management with the fous on creative cases. Deep down inside Brand-Marc’s backbone is empathy… the most valuable weapon for successful project management. After a first chat with you, we understand your background and experience level, know how you like to work and have a good feeling of your company culture. We understand what’s keeping you awake at night, always figure out the “why” behind your request. By simplifying complexities we save you lots of time… imagine what you could do with it.

Regional HQ: Breda, Netherlands

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CBT Packaging Ltd

Round paper board drums and composite containers CBT Packaging Ltd is one of the UK’s leading providers of round paper board drums and composite containers. With a 50-year track record of design innovation and manufacturing excellence, we are the preferred choice of many household names in the FMCG and food and drink sectors. Proudly independent and working to ISO 9001 quality and BRC/IOP hygiene standards, CBT is continuing to raise the bar when it comes to cost-effective, high impact product presentation.

Regional HQ: Krekelberg 58, 4708 KP, Roosendaal, Netherlands

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Clarus Films GmbH

Future oriented packaging solutions in films, flexible papers and packaging machines. Certified BRC, ISCC, Ecovadis and an experience of over 40 years. CLARUS Films is the leading value added provider for all your packaging needs in your daily business. Based in the centre of Europe, we operate throughout our companies and network in the entire Europe. You have a packaging project, we have the solution

Regional HQ: Albert-Einstein-Strasse 11, 63128, Dietzenbach, Germany

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CPA, USA’s Association for Contract Packagers and Manufacturers

CPA, The Association for Contract Packagers and Manufacturers, is the national, not-for-profit trade organization for the contract packaging and manufacturing industry in the United States of America. CPA was formed in July 1992 for contract packaging firms and those businesses related to them in order to promote the growth and welfare of member firms. Members are comprised of the nation’s leading contract packagers and manufacturers, as well as suppliers to the industry, performing all packaging functions: from the glamorous to the hazardous and the simplest to the most complex. CPA members offer their services to an extremely wide variety of consumer goods companies and brand owners.

Regional HQ: 12930 Worldgate Drive, Suite 200, Herndon, VA 20170 USA

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delfortgroup AG

We are experts in developing lightweight, recyclable and flexible barrier and base papers for food and non-food packaging. Driven by our quest to support a circular economy, we develop innovative solutions, pushing the boundaries of what paper can achieve. Our comprehensive approach to packaging development allows us to support customers from idea to shelf. We empower our customers to switch to more sustainable packaging, working with them to find the perfect solution that meets market demand, regulatory requirements, product specifications, and environmental goals. From concept and design to testing and optimization, we provide end-to-end support for packaging needs. We offer a wide range of packaging services including mock-ups, shelf-life testing, recyclability testing, runnability testing and sealability testing. Our state-of-the-art laboratory has a full range of coating, converting, packaging and testing equipment. Collaborating closely with our customers, new packaging designs can be prototyped and tested before being launched on a large scale.

Regional HQ: Fabrikstraße 3, 4050 Traun, Austria

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Deutsches Verpackungsinstitute e.V.

The German Packaging Institute (Deutsches Verpackungsinstitut e.V. , short dvi) interconnects the packaging industries all along their value chains. As point of intersection among all industries, and not bound to particular materials, the dvi has direct contact with politicians, companies, sectors and experts.

Regional HQ: Kunzendorfstrasse 19, D-14165 Berlin, Germany

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Domino Benelux

Coding and Printing/Overprinting Coding & marking from product to pallet: Inkjet, Laser, Thermal Transfer Overprinting, Thermal Inkjet, Digital and variable printing. A reliable innovative partner, over 30 years of experience and a global service network to support and advice you wherever needed.

Regional HQ: Hoofdveste 11a, 3992 DH Houten, Netherlands

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Dow Europe GmbH

Resins and Adhesives With an unparalleled portfolio of advanced polyethylene resins, barrier resins, laminating adhesives, tie layers, high-performance sealants, specialty films as well as peel polymers and adhesives for packaging tapes, labels and protective films, Dow provides you with tailored, total packaging solutions, offering the flexibility to differentiate yourself in the marketplace.

Regional HQ: Dow Europe GmbH, Bachtobelstrasse 3, CH-8810 Horgen, Switzerland

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Email:   fhgpack@dow.com

DS Smith

DS Smith is a leading provider of sustainable fibre-based packaging worldwide, which is supported by recycling and papermaking operations. Through our purpose of ‘Redefining Packaging for a Changing World’ we are committed to leading the transition to the circular economy.

Regional HQ: DS Smith, Caerphilly Business Park, Solomon House, Van Rd, CF83 3G Caerphilly, UK

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Easyfairs Netherlands BV

Trade shows / Exhibitions Creating value for communities through Europe’s leading packaging trade show portfolio: Empack, Packaging Innovations, Logistics & Automation, ADF PCD & PLC and Packaging Premiere. We make it easy for people to meet and do business in a professional environment.

Regional HQ: Franklinweg 2, 4207 HZ Gorinchem, Netherlands

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FormerFab GmbH

We are specialists in bag forming. FormerFab GmbH develops and produces forming shoulders that continually form flat films into tubes. Also known as forming collars, folding devices or formers. We can offer forming shoulders for Stickpack-, Flowpack- or vertical bag making machines. As FormerFab is one of three companies in the world that can calculate forming shoulders exactly, we are also able to provide forming shoulders for paper that forms paper wrinkle-free and without cracks of barriers. We are able to develop forming shoulders for every type of machine, for nearly every type of film and of course for your customized bags.

Regional HQ: Dresdner Straße 172 / Eingang B, 01705 Freital, Germany

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Formika Sp. z o.o.

Formika is a flexographic printing house. Specializing in the production of packaging for the food, cosmetic and pharmaceutical market. Formika manufactures mostly aluminium lids for the food industry, tubes, pouches, stand-up pouches for the cosmetic industry and blister packaging to meet the needs of the pharmaceutical market.

Regional HQ: ul. Św. Jerzego 9, 05-808 Brwinów, Poland

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FullFact – a DECIDE4ACTION company

FullFact supports packaging and production line teams and management with Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) software and more. The OEE software is used on 5,000+ production lines worldwide in the Food & Beverage, Industrial, Pharma, and Chemical industries. With the OEE Toolkit, TOOLKIT4ACTION you are able to discover, visualize, measure, and eliminate losses in packaging facilities in real-time and to improve your productivity continuously.

Regional HQ: Brainport Industries Campus, 5657 BX Eindhoven, Netherlands

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Graco EMEA

Graco Inc. supplies technology and expertise for the management of fluids and coatings in both industrial and commercial applications. It designs, manufactures and markets systems and equipment to move, measure, control, dispense and spray fluid and powder materials. A recognized leader in its specialties, Minneapolis-based Graco serves customers around the world in the manufacturing, processing, construction and maintenance industries.

Regional HQ: Slakweidestraat 31, B-3630 Maasmechelen, Belgium

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GUALA PACK S.p.A.

Gualapack is the world leader in pre-made spouted pouches and a global player in the flexible packaging industry. With headquarters in Italy and several manufacturing sites worldwide, we offer a wide portfolio of flexible packaging solutions, ranging from stand-alone packaging components (laminates, caps, pouches) to complete filling machines and pasteurisation solutions. We combine state-of-art-equipment with constant innovation, expertise and know-how.

Regional HQ: Via Carlo Mussa 266, 15073 Castellazzo Bormida (AL), Italy

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Inova

INOVA was founded in 1980, from then provides the food market with safe, innovative, experiential & sustainable packaging solutions. Our vision is to design, create & offer an environmentally conscious, secure and competend food packaging era to the future generations. Over the years, in INOVA, being fully aware of our responsibility to cater food to the consumers, we have developed a scientific, industry-leading integrated organization, which today is one of the leading corporations in the Hellenic market. Our extensive technological know-how and our state-of-the-art production facilities grant us with the ability to provide integrated individual service to our clients and an exciting customer shopping experience.

Regional HQ: 9th km P.E.O. Thebes – Chalkidas P.C. 32200

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Labelisten

What we do: print packaging. Who we are: a small but fine printing house from the Fichtel Mountains. What we can do better than others: Labels and Stand-Up Pouches in small lots and in an economical and sustainable first class quality. We are not a massive industrial printing house, and for sure don´t want to be this kind of company. We know our customers and their applications and our home turf is Private Labeling. – labels – flexible packaging (stand up pouches, 3 side sealed pouches, rollstock) – ultra short to medium runs – fast delivery time – web customer interface to manage orders and artworks

Regional HQ: Pfaffenreuth 49, 95615 Marktredwitz, Germany

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Mentpack GmbH

Mentpack; the widest range of stick pack, sachet and VFFS packaging machines manufacturer company globally. From entry-level to advanced models create the number one company in the world having both entry-level and worldwide brands as its customer. The vision of simplicity in design without losing any efficiency or durability made Mentpack machines more and more popular in the worldwide market. Think “simple” A philosophy behind it… It is rather challenging to simplify complexity. But that’s always the goal we want to achieve. We believe the real value is not to make things complicated in the new world today. Time is flying and we need to catch as many things as possible every single day. So, Mentpack decided to apply simplicity with intelligence to all its machines and to create a new philosophy then follow it which is designing all the complexities with a focus of simplifying in our machines.

Regional HQ: Sebastian-Kneipp-Straße 41, 60439 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

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Nordex BV

Unprinted extrusion based laminates Nordex is the largest independent distributor of unprinted extrusion based laminates in Benelux. We supply complex barrier materials as semi fabricated base stock to short run Flexo, Offset & Gravure printers.

Regional HQ: Herenweg 133-A, NL-2105 MG Heemstede, Netherlands

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Nulogy

Software for the supply-chain Nulogy has been a world leading provider of specialized software for complex supply-chain challenges for over a decade. Nulogy’s flagship cloud-based solution, PackManager, is used by the world’s premiere contract packagers and contract manufacturers to reduce costs, gain real-time visibility, improve compliance, and increase customer loyalty.

Regional HQ: 130 Aztec West, Almondsbury, Bristol, BS32 4UB, United Kingdom

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Email:   sales@nulogy.com

OFI

Food and packaging production OFI’s experts will find the right answer to any question arising with regard to food and packaging production. We pay particular attention to material quality, packaging processes, transport, safety of packaged goods and quick, practical solutions. Packaging of food, non-food, pharmaceutical, cosmetics and many other products have to meet specific requirements, which have to be taken into account in each individual case.

Regional HQ: Franz-Grill-Straße 5 / Objekt 213, 1030 Wien, Austria

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Email:   office@ofi.at

Omron Europe

From the incoming raw goods up to the palletising, together with our partners, OMRON is able to provide industrial automation solutions to easily integrate new technologies into your business model.

Regional HQ: Zilverenberg 2, NL-5234 GM ‘s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands

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OPM Group

The OPM (Labels & Packaging) Group manufactures Labels & flexible packaging. Quality, service and innovation define OPM. OPM offer consistent and Reliable Product Quality, Short Lead-Times / Speed-to-Market, Prompt, Responsive Service with a dedicated customer support team. Fully equipped Esko Studio for artwork and repro file preparation. A secure “smart” site with automated workflows, provides Full Traceability and Validation of Raw Material and Product. Within a framework of Total Quality Management, all of our products are produced to ISO 9001:2008, BRC/IoP Global Standard Food Packaging standards Grade AA and PS9000:2011, (Dedicated low migration ink site) OPM know how to get the look you want and how to help your product compete at retail. OPM know how to select the best materials to ensure that your packaging performs on your production lines, during shipping, at retail, and after the consumer takes it home.

Regional HQ: The Colour Box, Gelderd Road, Leeds, LS12 6TG, United Kingdom

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Pack4Food

Pack4Food a collaboration platform of companies, universities and independent organizations throughout the whole value chain of food, packaging and packaging processes. Pack4Food offers support to companies in their daily packaging challenges and innovation processes by providing independent advice, training, initiating and participating in national and international research projects and last but not least, offering a cross-sectoral, international network to its members. Pack4Food also leads the European S3 Food Packaging platform in cooperation with Flander’s FOOD and Natureef to facilitate the exchange of know-how along the whole food packaging value chain. This Partnership will steer and accelerate the introduction and implementation of new sustainable food packaging technologies and innovations in the food packaging industry.

Regional HQ: Campus Coupure Links 653, 9000 Gent, Belgium

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Packaging Europe

The demands on consumer packaged goods have never been more urgent. We must navigate the critical but complex requirements of the climate crisis and circular economy. Efficiently provide for the needs of a growing global population. Assimilate the challenges and opportunities of a digitizing and connected world. Packaging Europe brings together the FMCG value chain through our world-class, multimedia reporting and commentary, transformative initiatives such as the Sustainable Packaging Summit and global Sustainability Awards competition, and our partnership with AIPIA (the Active and Intelligent Packaging Industry Association) to change the conversation about smart packaging. More than just a media company, we provide the industry with leadership in information, ideas and connections: we are an essential value chain partner in solving the world’s packaging challenges.

Regional HQ: 9 Norwich Business Park, Whiting Road, Norwich NR4 6DJ, United Kingdom

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PET Power

Rigid packaging: bottles and jars PET Power one of Europe¹s leading producers of rigid packaging, offering customised bottles and jars and a very large standard range from 10ml to 7500ml. As well as PET, we also supply in HDPE/PP.

Regional HQ: Hermelijnweg 2, 4877 AE Etten-Leur, Netherlands

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Email:   info@petpower.eu

Phi – Equipment

Services and equipment provider Largest independent services and equipment provider in Benelux for the packaging industry covering interim project management, process improvements and equipment services: trading, brokerage and maintenance of used packaging and manufacturing equipment.

Regional HQ: Beddewijkerstraat 21, 4331 LP Middelburg, Netherlands

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PouchDirect

PouchDirect is an international supplier of high quality stand-up pouches and related products for the food and non-food industry. Our priorities are personal service (expert advice), a wide range, quality, competitive prices, online ordering convenience and short delivery times. We want to achieve long-term, successful cooperation with all our customers. Our knowledge and years of experience will face any packaging issue. – Largest stock of unprinted pouches directly available – Custom made packaging – Automatic filling machines, weighers and sealers

Regional HQ: Pastoor Somstraat 2, 8162 AK Epe, Netherlands

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PPU COMEX SP. Z O.O.

Booklets, Peel Off, RFID and other single-ply self-adhesive labels manufacturer. Comex is an innovative company operating in the market since 1987 and committed right from the beginning to producing top quality printing products. Comex specializes in colour labels: self-adhesive, multipage (booklets) and multi-layer (peel off, wrap around, labels featuring application) and innovative solutions made to customer’s demands. Exceptional and professional service Innovative solutions tailored to customer’s needs Wide range of products for various industries Selection of printing technologies and their combinations Certified and recognized top quality of print Timely and flexible deliveries

Regional HQ: ul. Graniczna 21, 54-516, Wrocław, Poland

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Raetsheren van Orden BV

Raetsheren van Orden BV is your leading partner for insurance solutions in all disciplines. Raetsheren van Orden is specialized in dealing with risks in packaging and co-packing/making industries. We protect our clients against the risks of migration between packaging materials and packaged goods. We analyze contracts for unreasonable demands. We developed an insurance solution for co-packers/makers against the risks of faulty mixing and other risks during process of goods.

Regional HQ: Arcadialaan 36a, 1810 KA Alkmaar, Netherlands

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Smurfit Kappa Corrugated Benelux

Smurfit Kappa is one of the leading providers of paper-based packaging solutions in the world. We pro-actively use our extensive experience and expertise, supported by our scale, to open up opportunities for our customers. Sharing superior product knowledge, market understanding and insights in packaging trends ensures business success in their markets.

Regional HQ: Warandelaan 2, 4900 AL Oosterhout, Netherlands

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Stryza GmbH

Stryza is an Industry 4.0 software platform that digitizes workflows and knowledge, helping your frontline operators to onboard and learn faster, work more productively and make less mistakes particularly around product changeovers and machine setups.

Regional HQ: Zionskirchstr. 73, 10119 Berlin, Germany

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Email:   info@stryza.com

ThePackHub Ltd

ThePackHub is a highly respected packaging innovation consultancy and are a go-to resource for brand owners, retailers, and packaging suppliers worldwide, seeking solutions to packaging innovation challenges. The business markets The Innovation Zone, a members-only platform that offers access to over 8,300 packaging initiatives from around the world. ThePackHub also hosts a series of their own packaging conferences and webinars, offering valuable insights and networking opportunities for professionals in the industry. ThePackHub also publishes informative packaging reports and provides technical packaging services to clients looking to optimize their packaging strategies.

Regional HQ: Albany House, 14 Shute End RG40 Wokingham United Kingdom

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TK Packaging Consulting

Independent packaging consultancy with a wealth of international packaging experience.

TraceGains

TraceGains is revolutionising supply chain agility through an innovative Networked Ingredients Marketplace. We enable businesses to seamlessly connect and collaborate with partners within the supply chain through a networked marketplace, which is essential to help solve today’s unprecedented supply chain challenges. Information about ingredients and supply chain partners flows instantly using intelligence and automation. Patented PostOnce™ technology allows authorised stakeholders to share and receive vital information, precisely when, where, and how they need to operate efficiently and remain competitive. When it comes to contract manufacturers and packers, TraceGains offers the industry’s only purpose-built solution to support more efficiently collaboration with their brands. TraceGains industry-tested compliance suite digitises and standardises the ingredient supply chain, enabling the exchange of documents with customers on a single platform. Meanwhile, digital finished goods specifications accelerate collaboration and reduce error. Achieve speed and accuracy while exchanging and tracking transactional information, no matter who owns the supply chain for a given product. Automate inbound lot-level compliance right on the plant floor, moving beyond paper with digital quality management forms, checklists and reporting tools.

Regional HQ: 10385 Westmoor Dr Ste 200, CO 80021 Broomfield, USA

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United Caps

UNITED CAPS is a global industry reference for the design and production of high-performance plastic caps and closures. Extensive innovative capabilities and a broad portfolio of advanced standard and bespoke solutions make UNITED CAPS a preferred partner for the world’s leading companies. We support our customers’ value chain by safeguarding product integrity, assuring safety and consumer health, and ultimately protecting brand reputation. As a highly dynamic and flexible family-based group with an ambitious sustainability agenda, UNITED CAPS offer end-to-end solutions, including mold-making capability, to serve a wide range of applications and markets around the world. The company is headquartered in Luxembourg and has manufacturing facilities in Belgium, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Spain and the United Kingdom. Employing around 750 people, UNITED CAPS’s turnover amounts to 186 million Euros (as at end 2022) with a 11 billion closures produced.

Regional HQ: ZI de Wiltz . BP 49, 9501 Wiltz, Luxembourg

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Vivia Ventures B.V.

Vivia Ventures B.V. develops and licenses the unique EASYPOP® packaging system applied to packaging for liquid and solid products. EASYPOP® is a globally patented technology that uses the “power of an air bubble” to easily open, dispense and reclose flexible packages of various sizes, shapes and functionality. EASYPOP® is applicable to a wide range of consumer product packaging and is adaptive into existing VFFS and HFFS packaging machinery. The EASYPOP® system is available for licensing by co-packers, brand owners and the packaging industry. EASYPOP® is designed to meet the new EU standards for packaging sustainability, waste reduction and use of monomaterials for recyclability.

Regional HQ: Nieuwe Kanaal 7-O, 6709 PA Wageningen, Netherlands

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VPK Group

VPK Group is a leading packaging group that has been established in Belgium in 1935 and has since then grown from a local player to the current international supplier of sustainable packaging solutions, covering 3 product groups: corrugated board, solid board and tubes & corner protectors. To produce our products, we use recycled paper as a raw material for our 100% recyclable and biodegradable packaging solutions. We create value through the efficient use of sustainable raw materials with respect for natural resources, all within a circular business model.

Regional HQ: VPK Group – Kareelstraat 108, 9300 Aalst, Belgium

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watttron GmbH

We are a company, which develops and produces innovative heating systems, which are used in industrial processes where temperatures with pinpoint accuracy are needed. Our patented heating technology enables, amongst others the optimization of material- and energy consumption of different packaging formats. The digital sealing systems allow for very precise temperature control, also with larger sealing surfaces, which makes it easier to work with recyclable, biobased or recycled materials. Another advantage of our system is that an inline process control during the sealing process is possible. We offer a data driven solution which enables this inline process control. We can deliver heating systems as a component for a new machine or as a retrofit module to update an existing machine in a factory.

Regional HQ: Dresdner Str. 172C, 01705 Freital, Germany

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