The Voice of the Flexible Packaging Industry

Connecting. Advancing. Leading

The Flexible Packaging Association is the leading advocate and voice for the growing U.S. flexible packaging industry. FPA is comprised of manufacturers of flexible packaging and material/equipment suppliers to the flexible packaging industry.

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The Sustainable Packaging Solution

Less energy. Fewer resources. Smaller footprint.

Flexible packaging requires less water and energy to manufacture and transport, and it generates small quantities of greenhouse gases on its way to market, making it a sustainable packaging solution.

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Innovation at Point-of-Sale

Convenience. Freshness. Protection.

Growing numbers of consumer product manufacturers are switching to flexible packaging thanks to its dynamic shelf appeal, protective properties and consumer ease of use and storage at home.

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Educational and Networking Opportunities

Connecting. Advancing. Leading.

From the Annual Meeting to the Fall Executive Conference, FPA places a high priority on keeping its members informed, up-to-date and connected.

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Industry News

  • Sonoco Declares Regular Quarterly Common Stock Dividend

    07.18.2024The Board of Directors of Sonoco has declared a $0.52 per share quarterly common stock dividend. This dividend will be paid on September 10, 2024, to shareholders of record as of August 9, 2024. According to Howard Coker, President and Chief...

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  • $99 Million Belmark Facility to Bring Over 150 Jobs to Allen County

    07.11.2024Gov. Andy Beshear joined local officials in Allen County on Wednesday for the groundbreaking of a $99 million industrial investment in Belmark Inc., a 156,000 sq. foot manufacturing facility. Based in Wisconsin, Belmark is a global industrial leader in packaging...

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  • AWT Labels & Packaging Acquires American Label Technologies

    07.10.2024AWT Labels & Packaging Inc. (AWT), an industry leading provider of custom labels, flexible packaging, and precision converting solutions for healthcare, consumer brands, and technology companies, today announced the acquisition of American Label Technologies (ALT). ALT is a provider of...

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FPA Now - News On the Web

  • Packaging Groups Engaged on Numerous State EPR Bills in 2024. What Have They Learned?

    07.16.2024Just one packaging EPR bill has made it across the finish line so far in 2024, but stakeholders say they’re still learning lessons about refining producer definitions, compromise and more as such bills have become more common. Minnesota’s Packaging Waste...

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  • FPA Submits Testimony in Opposition to New Jersey’s S. 3398

    06.20.2024The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) is opposed to the current NJ S 3398, which would establish an Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) program in the State of New Jersey but stands ready to strongly support an amended version.

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  • Biden-Harris Administration Announces National Strategy to Reduce Food Loss and Waste and Recycle Organics

    06.12.2024Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the White House announced the National Strategy for Reducing Food Loss and Waste and Recycling Organics as part of...

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Publications & Reports

  • FPA Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards Call for Entries, 2025

    07.21.2024This 2025 Call for Entries provides an overview of the Achievement Awards competition, the rules including eligibility requirements, entry fees, and complete instructions on how to enter the competition. It also outlines the key criteria attributes for evaluating expanding the...

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  • FPA 2024 FlexForward® Fall Conference Detailed Agenda


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  • FPA Announces 2024 Student Flexible Packaging Design Challenge Winners

    07.21.2024The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA), the leading advocate and voice for the growing U.S. flexible packaging industry, is pleased to announce the FPA 2024 Student Flexible Packaging Design Challenge winners. This year’s first winner was a team of students from...

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