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Our goal is to make metal the preferred choice for consumer and industrial packaging.

Metal Packaging Europe (MPE) gives Europe’s rigid metal packaging industry a unified voice, by bringing together manufacturers, suppliers, and national associations.

We proactively position and support the positive attributes and image of metal packaging through joint marketing, environmental and technical initiatives.

We represent the industry’s views and voice opinions so that stakeholders understand how metal packaging contributes to the Circular Economy.

  • Krassimira Kazashka


  • Sarah Cuvellier

    Deputy CEO

  • Anne-Marie Hamelton

    Manager Food Contact Working Group

  • Romeo Pavanello

    Environment & LCA Manager

  • Marcela Cuni

    Office Manager and Executive Assistant

  • Kale Symons

    Communication Manager

European Affairs team

Get to know the team that represents our members towards policymakers and advises our members on European political developments here.


We communicate about the benefits of metal packaging in a consistent and dynamic way to brand owners, retailers and consumers across Europe.


We monitor the environmental performance of metal packaging and develop sustainability thinking, including position statements and commitments.


Our expert technical commissions develop good practise guidelines to enhance the industry’s reputation for safety and reliability, ensuring members’ compliance with technical and legal standards.


We commission and distribute research demonstrating the advantages of metal packaging.


We liaise with other industry associations to develop global messaging that matches our customers' requirements.

The consumer rigid metal packaging industry in Europe

  • 177.000


  • 760


  • 90%

    Small & medium-sized enterprises

  • 98 BN units/year

    Production for the beverage, food, health & beauty, household and industrial markets

  • Corporate members
  • Board of directors
  • National associations
  • Alu & steel producers
  • Associate members
  • International associates
  • Paulo Sousa - MPE President

    CEO, Colep Packaging

  • Carey Causey - MPE Vice President

    President Ball Beverage Packaging Europe

  • Tomas Lopez

    CEO Eviosys

  • David Spratt

    CEO Metal Beverage Europe at Ardagh Group

  • Emilio Amati

    President ASA Group

  • Andre Balbi

    Group Chief Operations Officer, Canpack

  • Thomas Bindschedler

    CEO Massilly Holding

  • Peter Gasser

    Management Board Silgan Metal Packaging

  • Jehanzeb Noor

    President & MD | Trivium Packaging

  • Mark Ketcheson

    President Bevcan EMEA | CROWN

  • Zeki Saribekir

    CEO Sarten

  • Hugo Sebastian Trappmann

    CEO Blechwarenfabrik

  • Isaias Zapata

    CEO - Food & Industrial Packaging Division, Envases Universales Group

Become a member

Through regular cooperation and coordination, we are able to take advantage of good work done in different countries while ensuring we speak with one voice towards opinion leaders and stakeholders.

The industry needs a high profile in front of customers, retailers and regulatory bodies and this can only be achieved with metal packaging manufacturers and their suppliers working together and deciding their own future.

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