Aims & Objectives

EASTERN INDIA CORRUGATED BOX MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION (EICMA) is an industrial association established in 1972 representing the interest of corrugated box manufacturers in West Bengal, Bihar, Orissa, Jharkhand, Sikkim, Assam and other North Eastern States and is a member of the Federation of Corrugated Box Manufacturers of India (FCBM) with the primary objective of being a catalyst for the growth of the corrugated box industry by interacting closely with the Government of India and the other State Governments for the formulation of policies, conducting various seminars and workshops, organizing buyer-seller meets, participating in national and international conferences, exhibitions, conducting R & D for better packaging and newer market developments, maintaining close interaction with various sectors or upgrading of technology. The objectives of the Association are achieved by the following ways:

  • Interacting closely with the government of India on formulation of policies with specific focus on corrugated box industry.
  • Conducting various seminars on specific subjects like Tea Industry, Defence, Horticulture, Packaging Solutions, etc.
  • Maintaining state of art information / database of corrugated industry (i.e.) consumers, suppliers, etc.
  • Taking effective steps to campaign for promotion of corrugated industry through buyer-seller meet.
  • Participating in national and international conferences, exhibitions, seminars under the banner of FCBM.
  • Maintaining close interaction with kraft paper mills and machinery manufacturers to upgrade the technology.
  • Complimenting FCBM in running various cells concerning Research & Development, Market Development, Encroachment, Excise, Sales Tax, etc.
  • Providing value added services like software development, international packaging calendar and new happenings in India and abroad.
  • Liaising with various Chambers, Trade Bodies and Consultancy Houses for the benefit of the members