15.10.2019 - Recycled Cartonboard, Sustainability

Recycled paper as an economic resource – expert interview

The circular economy is a vital part of the raw material concept for cartonboard and paper production. This process allows packaging and paper to be transformed into an economic resource. In addition to EU legislation, the drastic reduction in the amount of recovered paper and waste plastic being...

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15.10.2019 - Barriers, Sustainability

Out of Plastic, into the Box

When it comes to making the switch to sustainable packaging, it is often worth re-examining existing packaging designs or making the most of the cartonboard barrier features that are currently available. As the following examples show, there’s lots of potential!

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12.10.2019 - Sustainability

Expert Interview – Sustainable Packaging Design

Three experts on packaging design give their view on current trends, challenges and sustainability

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11.10.2019 - Sustainability, Cartonboard Know-How

Sustainability in packaging production

In order to ensure that cartonboard, as a natural packaging material, is also sustainable, the cartonboard industry is constantly striving to optimise its use of materials (cartonboard, printing ink, glue) and transport routes.

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10.10.2019 - Sustainability, Company / Mills

Sustainability in MMK cartonboard production

Our cartonboard product is eco-conscious: renewable, recyclable, biodegradable and climate-friendly. Mayr-Melnhof Karton puts emphasis on this factor through its responsible use of resources and ongoing optimisation of all of its systems and environment-related processes.

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09.10.2019 - Sustainability

Circular Economy: A Paradigm Shift

Important for the Industry for a long time, now a key concern for consumers.

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08.10.2019 - Sustainability

Timeline: EU Circular Economy Package

Important milestones and the next steps in the EU Circular Economy Package and the EU Plastics Strategy.

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07.10.2019 - Cartonboard Know-How


Below glossary explains terms, often used in connection with sustainability, packaging materials, important regulations and central associations.

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30.09.2019 - Company / Mills

Highest level of information security confirmed: Mayr-Melnhof Group ISO 27001 certified

The corporate IT of Mayr-Melnhof Group has successfully been certified according to the ISO 27001 information security standard by TÜV AUSTRIA, making the company a pioneer within the industry.

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24.09.2019 - Innovations / Investments, Company / Mills

Never miss another bargain! New: Stock Sales & Special Offers in MMK digital

The great bargain hunt has started: Customers can now buy our products online any time at particularly favourable conditions. Whether stock sales items or sideruns that are about to be produced – you will never miss an attractive deal!

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23.09.2019 - Fairs, Company / Mills

MM Karton achievements honoured at the ECMA Awards

We experienced a real award rain at this year's European Carton Excellence Awards ceremony at the ECMA congress in Malta. Eight times, the audience heard, "The winner is... Mayr-Melnhof Karton".

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09.09.2019 - Sustainability, Cartonboard Know-How

Comparing packaging materials – a clear winner

Renewable, biodegradable, recyclable – which packaging materials meet the requirements of a functioning circular economy?

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