Media Releases

An itemised list of the most recent media releases (cross referenced to any relevant item in other places on the site, Statistics, Reference Library etc.). Journalists are invited to add their details to our database for the direct and regular receipt of EAFA press materials by completing this media form.

Typical surface characteristics of aluminium foil uniformly explained

To help packaging manufacturers and other end users understand the different visual characteristics which may occur on the surface of the aluminium foil they receive for printing, laminating and converting, the European Aluminium Foil Association (EAFA) has created an illustrated catalogue explaining these.

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First quarter of 2020 sees domestic aluminium foil deliveries rise due to restocking and pandemic

Total shipments of aluminium foil in the first quarter of 2020 increased slightly compared with the same period in 2019, reaching 242,100 tonnes (2019: 240,700t.) European deliveries rose by 3.4% but this was largely offset by a steep drop in exports, down 13.3%, according to the latest figures from the European Aluminium Foil Association (EAFA).

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No worries when barbecuing with aluminium

A healthy outlook for the barbecue season: aluminium foil and trays offer protection against carcinogenic substances.

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Alufoil Trophy 2020 - The Winners

Alufoil Trophy 2020: Winners show engineering, marketing and sustainability of aluminium foil at full potential

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Aluminium Foil Statistics 2019

Continuing trade turbulence holds back European alufoil deliveries

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Telling the story of aluminium foil in packaging: new infographic gives the full picture

Why is aluminium foil great for packaging? A new infographic, released by the European Aluminium Foil Association (EAFA), has the answers! The cleverly designed infographic covers the three main benefits of aluminium foil in packaging: as a highly effective material with unique properties, its great resource efficiency and its contribution to a circular economy.

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