Press Releases

  • APEAL APPOINTS NEW PRESIDENT

    APEAL has appointed Tony Waite, Sales Director Packaging at Tata Steel Europe, as the association’s new President. Mr Waite was elected unanimously by the Board and General Assembly of APEAL and succeeds Stéphane Tondo of ArcelorMittal. He officially takes over the role of President from January....... Read more

  • APEAL TO SHARE GOOD PRACTICES IN STEEL RECYCLING AT VIRTUOUS CIRCLES WORKSHOP IN ROMANIA

    APEAL has confirmed it will join the European Commission’s Virtuous Circle workshop in Romania, 6 December. The Virtuous Circle is an initiative launched by the European Commission (EC) to help those Member States believed to be at risk of missing the 2020 target for recycling...... Read more

  • APEAL STRENGTHENS BRUSSELS TEAM WITH TWO NEW APPOINTMENTS

    APEAL, the Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging, today announced two new appointments to reinforce the technical competencies of its Brussels based team. Ruaidri MacDomhnaill joins as Regulatory Affairs Manager.   Ruaidri is an experienced REACH professional with extensive knowledge of regulations, authorisations...... Read more

  • Global campaign launched to increase the use of steel beverage cans

    APEAL, the Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging, is backing a new campaign for increased use of steel for beverage cans. This global Vote Steel campaign has been initiated by members of the Product Sustainability Committee of the World Steel Association. The campaign...... Read more

  • STEEL PACKAGING RECYCLING IN EUROPE REACHES 79,5%

    Recycling of steel packaging in Europe has reached a new high of 79,5% and is well on track to reach the industry’s self-imposed target of 80% by 2020, according to figures issued by APEAL, the Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging. This new...... Read more

  • APEAL WELCOMES FORMAL ADOPTION BY EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT OF THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY PACKAGE

    APEAL (the Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging) has welcomed the formal adoption today by the European Parliament (EP) of the Circular Economy Package (CEP) after more than two years of negotiations.    “Whilst the final formal endorsement will take place 22nd – 23rd...... Read more

  • APEAL LAUNCHES GOOD PRACTICE RECYCLING REPORT

    Today, in any of the top five steel recycling countries in Europe, over nine out of 10 items of steel packaging put on the market will be effectively recycled and made available for the manufacture of new steel products. It’s in the light of this...... Read more

  • APEAL BEST PRACTICE CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS ROLE OF STEEL PACKAGING IN THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY

    Today, in any of the top five steel recycling countries in Europe, over nine out of 10 items of steel packaging put on the market will be effectively recycled and made available for the manufacture of new steel products. The role of steel in the...... Read more

  • CIRCULAR ECONOMY PACKAGE CONFIRMS STEEL FOR PACKAGING AS A RECYCLING LEADER

    APEAL has welcomed the announcement of a balanced Circular Economy Package, following the considerable progress made during the last Trilogue discussions under the Estonian Presidency on 18 December. Even if the final compromise still has to be formally adopted by the European Parliament (EP) and...... Read more

  • HOW STEEL PACKAGING CONTRIBUTES TO SAVING FOOD

    A new film from APEAL, the Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging, has been launched to highlight the unique preservation qualities of steel packaging. Having recently welcomed the European Parliament’s (EP) initiative report – Resource efficiency: reducing food waste, improving food safety –...... Read more