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

  • Oerlemans Packaging Group to Acquire Adriaan Dekker Paper Industry

    11.28.2022Moving the packaging program to Rijssen would further expand the product portfolio of flexible packaging for the Oerlemans Packaging Group. Oerlemans Packaging Group intends to take over the activities of Papierindustrie Adriaan Dekker. The decision to initiate preparations for the...

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  • With $100M in Recycling and Waste Grants Now Available, EPA Schedules Info Sessions on How to Apply

    11.23.2022The U.S. EPA has opened the application process for new, long-awaited recycling grants and said the first round will disburse $100 million to states, municipalities, and other entities. Applications are due Jan. 16, 2023. The agency will host a series...

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  • SABIC Launches Value Chain Partnership With Jinming and Bolsas to Foster Innovative Flexible Film Packaging Solutions

    11.22.2022SABIC, a global leader in the chemicals industry, has teamed up with Guangdong Jinming Machinery Co., Ltd., a plastic packaging equipment manufacturer and Bolsas de los Altos, a leading plastic film and packaging converter to support growth of polyolefin based...

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FPA Now - News On the Web

  • FPA Signs Coalition Letter Requesting an Extension of the Comment Period for the Proposed Hazardous Substance Designation of PFOA and PFOS Under CERCLA

    10.14.2022The undersigned organizations respectfully request an additional 60-day extension of the deadline for public comment on EPA’s proposed rule to designate PFOA and PFOS as hazardous substances under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA). The same extension...

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  • FPA Submits Testimony in Opposition to Senate Bill 2145 to the New Jersey Senate Environment and Energy Committee

    10.06.2022The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) is submitting testimony in opposition to Senate Bill 2145, which aims to prohibit the sale, distribution, and import of certain products marketed as recyclable, unless DEP determines that products are widely recycled.

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  • FPA Signs AFT Coalition Letter to U.S. Trade Representative Regarding China Tariff Exclusions

    10.04.2022On behalf of the undersigned members of Americans for Free Trade, we are writing to request an immediate extension for the limited China 301 tariff exclusions which are set to expire on December 31, as well as the COVID exclusions...

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Publications & Reports

  • FPA Student Design Challenge Call for Entries, 2023

    11.30.2022In its 19th year, the FPA Student Flexible Packaging Design Challenge has become a prestigious competition within the flexible packaging industry. The FPA Student Flexible Packaging Design Challenge honors flexible packaging solutions developed by students. Flexible packaging is used to...

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  • Montalvo Promotes Russ Hall to Chief Executive Officer

    11.30.2022The Montalvo Corporation, an international industry leader in web tension control products and services based in Gorham Maine, has promoted interim CEO Russ Hall to Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Robin Goodwin, Executive Chairman of Montalvo’s Board of Directors said, “Russ...

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  • FPA 2023 Sponsorship Commitment Form


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