This year, Düsseldorf-based etma - european tube manufacturers association will be celebrating its golden jubilee at its congress in Istanbul from 10-12 June. The association represents the European tube industry in relevant public bodies and other important organisations. At European level, it monitors legislative procedures and regulatory developments relating to packaging, food legislation and environmental topics. It collects and supplies reliable data on the packaging market and the respective commodity markets. It provides statistics and comparative data on productivity benchmarks for its member companies.