CEPI Cartonboard

Welcome to CEPI Cartonboard

CEPI Cartonboard is the European Association of Cartonboard Manufacturers. It has members in 10 countries and represents Cartonboard Mills that make Solid Bleached Sulphite (SBB or GZ), Solid Unbleached Sulphate (SUB), Folding Boxboard (UC & GC) and White Lined Chipboard (GD, GT & UD). In total CEPI Cartonboard represents Mills whose total capacity is over 95% of the total European capacity for these grades.

As well as providing detailed services for its members, CEPI Cartonboard also provides background and information for interested parties, data on the markets in which it operates, and other facts, figures and items of interest. The end uses for CEPI Cartonboard members products is primarily the Carton packaging market but the also cover a wide variety of graphical uses as well.

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NEWS:  Michele Bianchi appointed new President


CEPI Cartonboard have appointed Michele Bianchi, CEO of RDM Group, as its new President as of 30 June 2020.


He succeeds Franz Rappold who has stepped down after 17 years serving as a director of CEPI Cartonboard, of which 5 years as president. He has been instrumental in developing the Association since its very inception and has been widely respected as a relentless and convincing promotor of cartonboard.


Öystein Aksnes, Acting Head of BU Liquid Packaging Board & Cartonboard and Head of New Business Development at Stora Enso, has been appointed Vice-President of CEPI Cartonboard, also from 30 June onwards.