CIAL is the National non-profit Consortium that represents the commitment undertaken by aluminium producers and producers and users of aluminium packaging, as well as by recoverers and recyclers of post-consumer aluminium packaging, in the search for solutions to optimize, as well as collect, recover and recycle post-consumer aluminium packaging, reconciling market need with those of environmental protection.
Corepla: National Consortium for the Collection, Recycling and Recovery of Plastic Packaging was established in November 1997 according to Legislative Decree 22/97, replacing the discontinued Consortium Replastic, which dealt only with containers for liquids, in accordance with the European directive 94/62 on packaging and packaging waste in different materials. The Consortium is now regulated by Legislative Decree 152/06.
CONAI is a private non-profit Consortium which constitutes in Italy the instrument through which the producers and users of packaging guarantee the achievement of the recycling and recovery aims of packaging waste required by the law.
For more than 20 years CONAI has represented an effective recovery system, recycling and enhancement of packaging materials made of steel, aluminium, paper, wood, plastic, bio-plastic and glass.
On July 21st 2017 Confindustria Centro Adriatico was formally established as a result of the merger project between Confindustrial Ascoli Piceno and Confindustria Fermo.
The two associations bring together their respective General Assemblies at the same time. Together they deliberate the first step of a process undertaken for several months and which sees, as its objective, the creation of a more performing structure, capable of better responding to the needs of representation, lobbies and industrial service in the south of the region Marche.
Since 1967 Cosmetica Italia has been the voice of the national cosmetic industry and its supply chain. It counts around 600 companies among its ranks – from multinationals to small and medium-sized production companies distributed throughout the country – for a total of 36 thousand direct employees (over 54% of the employed are women) which become 391 thousand on the entire cosmetic supply chain if the employees belonging to the channels of aesthetics, hairdressing, perfumery, pharmacy, herbal medicine and direct sales are considered.
The membership represents 90% of the turnover of the sector which reached 12 billion in 2019; this value reaches 33 billion by analysing the expanded economic system of the supply chain, from machinery for production and packaging, to packaging, without forgetting raw materials, distribution, logistics and retail, divided in turn between hairdressing salons and aesthetics perfumeries, large distribution, pharmacies and herbalists.
The European Tube Manufacturers Association (etma), founded in April 25th 1959, is an association of manufactures of flexible tubes in aluminium, plastic and laminates for packaging. ETMA represents the interests of 46 members coming from 19 European countries.
ETMA’s goal is to initiate an open dialogue with the public and other stakeholders in order to promote tube as packaging and its members’ products. Every year ETMA organizes the “Tube of the Year” competition which reflects the innovative strength of the sector from time to time.
The Istituto Italiano dell’Imballaggio has been carrying out training activities for over 40 years.
The activity is organized by PACKAGING MEETING SRL, a consulting and training company whose corporate structure is 100% of the Institute’s share.
The packaging education brand distinguishes a complex and widespread activity aimed at all operators in the packaging supply chain interested in acquiring knowledge and tools on some privileged points: sector legislation, standardization and certification, technology and research, logistics and market economy.
The expertise offered is aimed at a broad target made up of operators of companies producing raw materials and finished packaging products, users belonging to primary sectors such as food, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals chemicals and other durable goods.
UNI – Italian Standardization Institution – is a private non-profit association founded in 1921 and recognized by the State and the European Union. It studies, elaborates, approves and publishes voluntary technical standards – the so-called “UNI standards” – in all industrial, commercial and service industry sectors (except in the electrical and electrotechnical sectors).
The Ethics Code illustrates the principles that guide the activities of UNI and the Federated Institutions , and indicates fairness, prestige and good reputation as a common heritage. The Code is inspired by the ideal of the benefit that all the interested parties can receive through mutual and cooperative ethical conuct.