Elections to EAFA Board confirmed for the period until 2025
The European Aluminium Foil Association (EAFA) is pleased to announce that Bruno Rea and Alexander Dörsel have been re-elected as Chair and Vice-Chair, respectively, by members of the Roller Group. For the Containers Group Peter Wallach was re-elected as Chair and Anders Haustrup (Pluspack) was elected as new Vice-Chair. While in the Rewinder Group, Willem ten Hove becomes the new Chair (following Hans Hogeveen) while Hans van Gele was re-elected as Vice-Chair.
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. Founded in 1974 it has its roots in associations dating back to the 1920s. Elections took place during the summer conference held this year in Thessaloniki, Greece. New members were also inducted: these are Alupak, Datwyler, Porespack and Studiopack (all in the container group).
Speaking after his re-election Bruno Rea, who is Corporate Director at Laminazione Sottile said, “It continues to be an honour to serve this Association and the members and l greatly appreciate the confidence in me shown by them over many years. The recent challenges of Covid and the impacts of the war in Ukraine have meant we need to show a new kind of leadership. The issues of energy, labour shortages, high inflation and sustainability all need to be tackled in a forum such as EAFA so we have coherent and pragmatic solutions for the whole sector. I look forward to offering my experience and knowledge for a further term.”
“As l said when first elected our sector must work together for improved business opportunities, so EAFA has always set itself an ambitious agenda. l hope our voice and actions will continue to be strong as we go forward, for the benefit of our members and the industry at large,” he added.