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Profile of registrant

Metal Packaging Europe

Identification number in the register: 95949618492-61
Registration date: 03/04/12 14:57:20

The information on this organisation was last modified on 11/03/14 10:32:17
The date of the last annual update was 11/03/14 10:32:17

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Metal Packaging Europe
Acronym: MPE
Legal status: Association Internationale Sans But Lucratif, Avenue de Broqueville, numéro 12 à Woluwe-Saint-Pierre (1150 Woluwe-Saint-Pierre), BRUSSELS, BELGIUM,
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  Anders Linde
Position: Secretary General

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Joris  Nachtergaele
Position: External Affairs Committee

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 12 Avenue De Brocqueville 
Woluwe 1150
Telephone number: (+0032) 025379151
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information: email:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: Metal Packaging Europe represents the united interests of producers and suppliers of rigid metal packaging across Europe.

Bringing together European and National industry associations, Metal Packaging Europe is the voice for the industry ensuring the benefits of metal packaging are understood and promoted.

Metal Packaging Europe is formed as an umbrella organisation with the aim to communicate with stakeholders how responsible resource management of metal packaging will offer unique advantages to meet sustainability objectives.

Metal Packaging Europe engages on issues of common interest for the metal packaging industry across Europe. As an organisation we recognise metal packaging is a valuable contributor to sustainability in public policy and through the supply chain.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • 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:

-Environmental legislation- resource efficiency-waste legislation- packaging legislation

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

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Climate Action
  • Communication
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Internal Market
  • Public Health
  • Taxation
  • Trade


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

Our members are the main European Trade bodies across the metal packaging industry.

APEAL is the Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging. It is a federation of four multi-national producers of steel for packaging in Europe. It was founded in 1986 and represents some 95% of the total European production of steel for packaging.

BCME (Beverage Can Makers Europe) is a trade body that represents Europe’s leading drinks can manufacturers. Its goal is to maximise market opportunities for the beverage can and proactively position and support the positive attributes and image of the can relative to other beverage packaging alternatives through coordinated marketing, environmental, legislative and technical initiatives.

The European Aluminium Association (EAA) represents the aluminium industry in Europe. It aims to secure sustainable growth of the market for aluminium whilst maintaining and improving the image of the industry.

European Metal Packaging, Empac, brings together producers of rigid metal packaging and their national associations to defend the interests and promote the benefits of metal packaging throughout Europe.

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.