A&R Carton's facilities in Augsburg and Frankfurt, Germany, and Lund, Sweden, adopt ECMA GMP standard for food safety

MALMO, Sweden , October 10, 2011 (press release) – Consumer health and safety is a top priority for A&R Carton. A&R Carton therefore see the ECMA Good Manufacturing Practices principles as an important guideline within our industry to proactively strive for higher consumer safety through our packaging.

A&R Carton units Augsburg and Frankfurt in Germany and Lund in Sweden have adopted to the ECMA GMP standard and included them in their ISO certification.

"A&R Carton takes food safety very serious. We will continue our work to ensure that all our units operating in the food markets will adopt to the ECMA GMP guide." says Per Lundeen, CEO & President A&R Carton

The ECMA GMP Guide offers a management tool for the minimization of migration, organoleptic changes and contamination in carton manufacture. It covers the entire process, from raw materials intake, through design for compliance and manufacturing, to storage and delivery.

A&R Carton, headquartered in Malmö, Sweden, is one of the leading European paperboard packaging solution providers. It employs 1,670 people and has 14 production plants in eight European countries, as well as a sales network covering Europe, the U.S and parts of Asia. The company’s annual turnover is € 370 million .

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