European Plastics Converters Association

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Overview

Lobbying Costs

100,000€ - 199,999€

Financial year: Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

0.85 Fte (4)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

1

High-level Commission meetings

13

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    European Plastics Converters Association   (EuPC)

    EU Transparency Register

    93255296152-29 First registered on 06 Jul 2011

    Goals / Remit

    EuPC is the leading EU-level Trade Association, based in Brussels, representing European Plastics Converters. Its powerful European Plastics Network exists to support the beneficial use of plastics worldwide, especially providing plastics converting companies with a voice in European legislation.
    EuPC now totals 46 European Plastics Converting national and European industry associations, it represents close to 50,000 companies, producing over 45 million tonnes of plastic products every year.
    The European plastics industry makes a significant contribution to welfare in Europe by enabling innovation, creating quality of life for citizens and facilitating resource efficiency and climate protection.
    More than 1.6 million people are working in approximately 50.000 companies (mainly small and medium sized companies in the converting sector) to create a turnover in excess of 260 billion € per year.

    Main EU files targeted

    Plastics recycling
    Environmental policy
    International trade
    EU waste acquis
    Energy efficiency
    Medical devices
    Health & safety
    Sustainability
    Automotive legislation
    Chemical legislation

    Address

    Head Office
    Avenue de Cortenbergh, 71
    Bruxelles 1000
    BELGIUM
    EU Office
    Avenue de Cortenbergh, 71
    Bruxelles 1000
    BELGIUM

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    4

    Employment timeLobbyists
    25%3
    10%1

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    0.85

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    1 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 17 Apr 2024

    Name Start date End Date
    Bernard MERKX 08 Jun 2023 07 Jun 2024
    Mr Bernard MERKX 08 Jun 2023 15 Apr 2024
    Ms Silvia Freni Sterrantino 14 Feb 2023 15 Feb 2024
    Mr Geoffroy TILLIEUX 05 Feb 2020 01 Mar 2021
    Ms Silvia Freni Sterrantino 07 Nov 2019 07 Nov 2020
    Mr Alexandre Dangis 07 Nov 2019 07 Nov 2020
    Ms Silvia Freni Sterrantino 20 Jun 2018 20 Jun 2019
    Mr Alexandre Dangis 20 Jun 2018 20 Jun 2019
    Ms Silvia Freni Sterrantino 05 May 2017 01 May 2018
    Mr Alexandre Dangis 25 Feb 2017 23 Feb 2018
    Mr Martin POLICAR 09 Dec 2016 09 Dec 2017
    Ms Silvia Freni Sterrantino 05 Apr 2016 02 Apr 2017
    Mr Alexandre Dangis 08 Dec 2015 31 Dec 2016
    Mr Padraig NOLAN 05 Jun 2015 31 Mar 2016
    Mr Alexandre Dangis 17 Sep 2014 15 Sep 2015
    Mr Padraig NOLAN 01 Apr 2014 29 Mar 2015
    Mr Alexandre Dangis 27 Sep 2013 17 Sep 2014
    Mr Padraig NOLAN 04 Apr 2013 01 Apr 2014
    Mr Padraig NOLAN 16 Jan 2013 04 Apr 2013
    Mr Alexandre Dangis 16 Jan 2013 19 Jun 2013
    Mr Antonino FURFARI 10 Nov 2011 01 Oct 2012
    Mr Padraig NOLAN 30 Jan 2012 08 Feb 2013

    Complementary Information

    None declared

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories

    Category

    Trade and business associations

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    None declared

    Member organisations

    https://www.plasticsconverters.eu/ (click on Members)

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    100,000€ - 199,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    TypeNameAmount
    Grant EU Project PolynSPIRE 38,979€
    Grant EU Project Cisuflo 24,299€
    Grant EU Project Merlin 24,795€
    Grant EU Project PRecycling 30,463€

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    100,000€ - 199,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    Working Group on Motor Vehicles#E01295#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=1295 #Not a member #C#Industry#Advisory Group on Vehicle Emission Standards (AGVES)#Competent Authorities for Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and restriction of CHemicals (REACH) and Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP)#E02385#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=2385 #Observer #C#Industry#Medical Device Coordination Group#X03565#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=3565 #Observer #C#Industry

    Groups (European Parliament)

    N/A

    Communication activities

    None

    Other activities

    Monitoring of all relevant EU legislation and initiatives relevant to our industry.
    Participation as stakeholders in EU standardisation bodies, Retail Forum, Food Round Table ... (non exhaustive list).

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    13 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't proactively publish information about these meetings. For more information about which commissioner is responsible for which portfolio, check out this link: https://commissioners.ec.europa.eu/index_en All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

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