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European Federation of Envelope Manufacturers AISBL

FEPE activities

In these challenging times for the envelope industry FEPE remains active under 3 broad themes:

  • pushing for a beneficial legislative busines environment
  • providing extensive market information
  • promoting the advantages of envelope usage

In order to do this we maintain and build on a strong membership and close partnerships with related industries. In this respect our work focuses a lot on engaging with stakeholders to drive powerful campaigns.  Below you will find the main areas of activity which keeps FEPE busy throughout the year!

Keep Me Posted EU
A campaign to promote the citizen’s right to choose how they receive important information

Direct Mail
Printed direct mail is a highly effective and visible marketing tool.

As growth in e-commerce increases, FEPE sees this as an opportunity for the envelope industry.

Promoting Paper and Mail
FEPE participates in events across Europe to promote paper based communication

Studies and reports
FEPE commissions studies into envelope industry related topics on a regular basis.

FEPE and its members are continuously involved in improving the recyclability of paper.

FEPE promotes the sustainability of print and paper.

EU Ecolabel for Envelopes
An EU Ecolabel with specific criteria for “converted paper products”, including envelopes

Data Protection
FEPE advocates for a balanced approach between protecting personal data and allowing consumers to benefit from direct mail.

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• FEPE Congress 2021 – registration is now open

• Positive surprise in Q1.21 - FEPE envelope volume falls only by 4% - volume decrease is now back on long term trend

• US Market update

• Deutsche Post launches content hub for print mailings

• Carbon footprint: email vs. letter

• Plant closures are indicator of the paper industry's distress

• Rebuilt PM 8 at Lecta's Condat mill to start up in early summer

• All pulp grades become more expensive in April

• France: Higher raw material costs force paper producers to act on prices

• Russian paper sector on verge of consolidation

• Zanders Paper will go into full liquidation

• Two Sides: the paper industry undeservedly suffers from an environmental perception problem

• Modern Karton to build new RCCM paper machine with 640,000 tpy capacity

• Pulp costs putting label paper producers under severe pressure

• bvdm business telegram: German printing and media industry

• The new role of print

• Office Depot France about to be broken up?

• Norske Skog will enter the European packaging markets in Q4 2022

• Tailored packages? There are solutions from Quadient

• Alvaro Moreno partners with Mondi in pivot to paper-based solutions