European Aluminium Foil Association e.V. (EAFA)

Mörsenbroicher Weg 200, 40470 Düsseldorf
Germany

Telephone +49 211 38732602
enquiries@alufoil.org

This company is main exhibitor of

Trade fair hall

  • Hall 10 / C53
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interpack 2017 hall map (Hall 10): stand C53

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interpack 2017 fairground map: Hall 10

Our range of products

Product categories

  • 02  Packaging materials, packaging means, auxiliary packaging means and packaging production
  • 02.01  Packaging materials
  • 02.01.04  Packaging materials / Metal
  • 02.01.04.01  Packaging materials / Aluminium

Packaging materials / Aluminium

  • 02  Packaging materials, packaging means, auxiliary packaging means and packaging production
  • 02.02  Packagings
  • 02.02.01  Aluminium packagings
  • 02.02.01.11  Foils made of aluminium

Foils made of aluminium

  • 02  Packaging materials, packaging means, auxiliary packaging means and packaging production
  • 02.02  Packagings
  • 02.02.01  Aluminium packagings
  • 02.02.01.13  Screw caps / Closures made of aluminium

Screw caps / Closures made of aluminium

  • 02  Packaging materials, packaging means, auxiliary packaging means and packaging production
  • 02.02  Packagings
  • 02.02.01  Aluminium packagings
  • 02.02.01.14  Semi-rigid container/trays made of aluminium

Semi-rigid container/trays made of aluminium

  • 07  Services
  • 07.04  Associations and branch organizations

Associations and branch organizations

Our products

Product category: Packaging materials / Aluminium, Foils made of aluminium, Screw caps / Closures made of aluminium, Semi-rigid container/trays made of aluminium, Associations and branch organizations

Aluminium and Health

Detailed information on the effect of aluminium and products containing aluminium on the environment and health are available in the fact sheets by the EAA (European Aluminium Association). The materials are updated at regular intervals.

EAA is directly involved and through its international contacts following the latest scientific publication on health related aspects and updating its fact sheets when significant new data are available. Through the REACH legislation and the data needed for this a complete human health and environmental toxicity risk assessment for aluminium.

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About us

Company details

The European Aluminium Foil Association e.V. (EAFA)
The members and their products

The European Aluminium Foil Association (EAFA) is the international body representing companies engaged in the rolling (in all thicknesses up to 0.2mm - the ISO standard maximum) and rewinding of alufoil and in the manufacture of aluminium closures, alufoil semi-rigid containers and of all kind of flexible packaging. Its more than 100 members include companies in Western, Central and Eastern Europe. Founded in 1974 it has its roots in associations dating back to the 1920s. Today EAFA comprises:

CLOSURES GROUP members are the producers of aluminium closures and screw caps for spirits, water, wine and many other products like olive oil and pharmaceuticals. They can be customised through different decoration technologies. The members represent about 75 per cent of the global production. See also www.aluminium-closures.org for more details.

CONTAINER GROUP, which represents more than 80% of the foil container manufacturing capacity in Europe, specialises in the manufacture of foil trays and dishes as well as lidding materials and systems which help their customers, food processors and retailers, pack and present their products to the public.

REWINDER GROUP members are the producers of aluminium household foil for the retailing sector as well as for catering. They represent approximately 75 % of European production. In direct contact with the end-consumers their products are public symbols for the aluminium foil industry.

ROLLER GROUP members are the originators and suppliers of the plain aluminium foil and thin strip materials which are then processed by converters, container or household foil manufacturers. They represent more than 95% of the alufoil rolling capacity in Western, Central and Eastern Europe.

FLEXIBLE PACKAGING EUROPE (FPE) members represent companies that manufacture all types of flexible packaging including pouches, sachets, liquid packaging, confectionery and pharmaceutical packaging applications, and much more. FPE comprises all major European producers of flexible packaging for all materials. See also www.flexpack-europe.org for more details.

The association's activities on behalf of its members include the compilation and sharing of statistical information, market research, generic PR, and promoting aluminium foil and developing the interests of the foil manufacturing and converting industry with third parties. Sustainability issues are high on the agenda for both aluminium foil and flexible packaging and activities include environmental lobbying for flexible packaging on European level. Food contact is another area in which the association is active.

EAFA is active is promoting the European foil and flexible packaging industry internationally and creating relationships with sister associations around the globe.

On request, initiatives are undertaken by the association to help members with the threats and stresses of the business and legislative environment. Generic market research sets benchmarks for the promotion and development of market sectors.

The EAFA Statutes and the EAFA Antitrust Compliance Guidelines are available by clicking on the relevant link.

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Company data

Target groups
  • Food
  • Confectionery products
  • Bakery products
  • Cosmetics
  • Beverages
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Consumer goods (non-food)