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Profile of registrant

Vereniging Kunststofverpakkingen Nederland

Identification number in the register: 85001006259-28
Registration date: 20/07/11 15:19:20

The information on this organisation was last modified on 07/07/14 09:33:42
The date of the last annual update was 07/07/14 09:33:42

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Vereniging Kunststofverpakkingen Nederland
Acronym: VMK
Legal status: Association
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Trade, business & professional associations

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Aafko Schanssema
Position: Director

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Aafko Schanssema
Position: Director

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 150 Loire Den Haag
P.O. box: 420
Leidschendam 2260 AK
Telephone number: (+31) 704440640
Fax number: (+31) 704440661
Other contact information: VMK is a member of the European umbrella organisation EUPC -European Plastics Converters in Brussels.
Avenu de Cortenbergh 71
1000 Brussels
tel. +3227324124
fax +3227324218

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: The VMK (Vereniging Kunststofverpakkingen Nederland) is the association for the Dutch plastic packaging industry and trade. Its members include producers and importers of plastic packaging and raw materials for plastic packaging

Main objectives:
To improve the image of plastic packaging
To promote the use of plastic packaging
To foster sensibel legislation on plastic packaging
To support the collection and recycling of plastic packaging waste
To encourage the execution of packaging legislation
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • national
  • European

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 2
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

Food safety - Plastics in contact with food
Waste reduction & mgmt- Marine litter, Plastic bags, Green paper on plastics waste

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Competition
  • Environment
  • Food Safety


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

In The Netherlands the VMK belongs to the umbrella organisation NRK that is representing the rubber, plastics and composites industry

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: < 50000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.