Who are CPME?

Who are CPME?

The Committee of PET Manufacturers Europe (CPME) is a European trade association based in Brussels, Belgium.  The representatives manufacture 3 million tonnes of PET resin in the following countries - UK, Germany, Greece, Italy, Lithuania, The Netherlands, Poland, Spain and the UK.

The major European producers of the PET raw material Terephthalic Acid (PTA) are Associate Members of CPME.  Their manufacturing facilities are in Belgium, The Netherlands, Spain, Portugal and Poland.  They are responsible for manufacturing nearly 4 million tonnes of polyester intermediates.

CPME’s mission is to maintain a sustainable PET manufacturing industry in Europe.

CPME aims to achieve its Mission by:

Nurturing and facilitating fair open and legal trade according to WTO rules.

CPME believes that the most important part of our mission is the health and safety of our staff and customers..  We do this by the application of responsible care codes and strict monitoring and application of all health, safety and environmental legislation.