The Voice of the Flexible Packaging Industry

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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

  • Printpack and Sirane Announce a Strategic Partnership

    01.18.2022Printpack, a US-based manufacturer of flexible and specialty rigid packaging, is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with Sirane, a UK-based leader in paper coating and paper-based packaging. Together, the two companies will jointly enable customers to reach their sustainability...

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  • Global Printing Ink Specialist Siegwerk Expands Operations in India

    01.17.2022Siegwerk, one of the leading global providers of printing inks and coatings for packaging applications, commissioned a new solvent-based Blending Center at Siegwerk’s Bhiwadi facility in India. The new Blending Center, spread across 3400 Sq.M, is an addition to an...

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  • Sun Chemical to Increase Prices on Inks, Coatings, Consumables and Adhesives in North America

    01.14.2022Sun Chemical will increase prices across its entire portfolio of packaging, commercial sheetfed and screen inks, coatings, consumables and adhesives in North America, effective immediately or as contracts allow. The unprecedented pace of inflationary cost movements continues to impact the...

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FPA Now - News On the Web

  • FPA’s Emerging Leadership Council Launches “Come Grow With Us” Campaign

    01.04.2022The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA), the leading advocate and voice for the growing U.S. flexible packaging industry, is pleased to announce that the FPA’s Emerging Leadership Council (ELC) launched a new campaign, “Come Grow With Us,” to help promote and...

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  • FPA/AFT Submits Statement for the Record Following House Ways & Means Trade Subcommittee Hearing on China

    12.16.2021Americans for Free Trade, a broad coalition of American businesses, trade organizations, and workers united against tariffs, submitted a statement for the record following the recent House Ways & Means Subcommittee on Trade’s hearing regarding U.S. competitiveness with China. “On...

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  • FPA Signs Americans for Free Trade Coalition Letter to the to House Ways & Means Committee and Subcommittee on Trade Regarding the Section 301 China Product Exclusions Process

    12.01.2021On behalf of the undersigned members of Americans for Free Trade, we thank the Ways & Means Subcommittee on Trade for holding an important hearing on U.S. competitiveness issues with China. As part of that hearing, we are writing to...

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Publications & Reports

  • Profol Breathable Vacuum Packaging Film Ensures Fresh Food Vibrancy

    01.20.2022Profol Americas, a global leader in the manufacture of cast polypropylene and polyethylene films, has introduced a breathable vacuum packaging film solution, CPVac™. CPVac™ is a polypropylene-based coextruded film which is designed to maintain a quality appearance of fresh red...

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  • FPA Sends Letter for a Veto Request of S.2515 to the Honorable Phil Murphy, Governor of New Jersey

    01.20.2022The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) is writing to urge you to veto S.2515, as this legislation establishes aggressive and onerous post-consumer recycled (PCR) content standards which are presently underdeveloped and overly broad. S.2515 was aimed at generating new end markets...

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  • Cosmo Films: 5 Benefits of Using Synthetic Paper

    01.20.2022The pulp-based paper has been around for a long time. The rise of technology saw strides in every industry and the paper industry was no exception. The need for innovation resulted in a new type of paper—Synthetic Paper. Synthetic paper...

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