European Aluminium Foil Association

Since 50 Years - The Home of Aluminium Foil

Representing the European aluminium foil industry

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Aluminium foil and microwave ovens

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Aluminium foil markets

Aluminium foil is used in a wide variety of markets. Here are many examples.

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Main Markets

Here you can find the markets in which aluminium foil is used

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Find out about Recycling and Recovery of Aluminium Foil

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We represent the European Aluminium Foil Industry

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What is Alufoil?

Alufoil is a very thin sheet of aluminium ranging from about 0.006 mm to the upper ISO defined limit of 0.2 mm (200 µm). It is used in a wide range of applications, from all types of packaging to technical applications, due to its light weight and excellent properties.

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Main markets

Aluminium foil is a material which is indispensable in daily life, in the food industry, in packaging and in the pharmaceutical industry. Its characteristics and advantages are manifold. Therefore, it is used in a variety of markets.

Main Markets

  • Bakery
  • Coffee, Tea & Chocolate
  • Confectionary
  • Container
  • Dairy
  • Drinks
  • Dry Food
  • Preserved Food
  • Meat and Fish Packaging
  • Ready Meals
  • Pharmaceutical Packaging
  • Cosmetics and Personal Care
  • Tobacco
  • Pet Food
  • Household Foil and Domestic Use
  • Heat Exchangers
  • Insulation and Cable Wrap
  • Automotive
  • Honeycomb Structures
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About the European Aluminium Foil Association

The European Aluminium Foil Association (EAFA) is the main trade association, specifically representing companies engaged in the rolling and rewinding of aluminium foil and the manufacturing of semi-rigid alufoil containers and household foil in Europe. With its more than 40 members, the organisation represents the total aluminium foil rolling market in Europe.

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