APEAL – the Association of European Producers of steel for packaging – unites the producers of steel for packaging in Europe.

Founded in 1986, APEAL members – Acciaierie d’Italia, ArcelorMittal, Tata Steel, thyssenkrupp Rasselstein and U.S. Steel Košice – employ over 200,000 workers in Europe, 15,000 of whom are employed directly the production of steel for packaging across 9 dedicated manufacturing sites. 


Mission & Objectives

Our mission

We are committed to working with all relevant stakeholders to ensure understanding and support for steel as a sustainable and resource efficient packaging solution.

Our objectives

Contribute positively to the development of EU policy related to steel for packaging, particularly in the areas of packaging, waste, recycling and recovery.

Monitor technical developments to ensure industry compliance

Document, support and communicate the environmental, social and economic benefits of steel for packaging

Member Companies