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

  • Presto’s Fresh-Lock® Brand to Expand Plant in Waupaca, Wisconsin

    11.18.2021Presto Products, an industry leader in innovation for reclosable packaging and the maker of Fresh-Lock® closures, recently held a plant expansion groundbreaking ceremony in late September at their Waupaca, Wisconsin, plant location. The Waupaca expansion includes increasing the size of...

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  • Bar Graphic Expands UK Facility

    11.18.2021Bar Graphic Machinery (BGM), a manufacturer of label finishing systems, diecutting slitter rewinders, digital label converting finishing systems and flexible packaging finishing equipment for the global label and flexible packaging industries, has expanded its facility in Bradford, West Yorkshire, UK....

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  • ePac Flexible Packaging Appoints Tracy Butler as Chief Financial Officer

    11.15.2021ePac Flexible Packaging is pleased to announce the appointment of Tracy Butler as Chief Financial Officer, located in Austin, Texas. Tracy will be responsible for driving ePac’s overall financial strategy with a focus on growth as the company continues its...

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FPA Now - News On the Web

  • FPA Signs Coalition Letter Supporting the Bicameral Congressional Trade Authority Act of 2021

    10.19.2021The undersigned organizations of the Tariff Reform Coalition represent many of the U.S. manufacturers, exporters, retailers, agricultural and food producers, and other supply chain stakeholders adversely affected by the Section 232 tariffs and quotas on imported steel and aluminum products....

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  • FPA Joins the 2021 Digital Packaging Summit as an Official Association Partner

    10.06.2021Packaging Impressions is pleased to announce the Flexible Packaging Association (FPA), as an Official Association Partner of the 2021 Digital Packaging Summit. The seventh annual Digital Packaging Summit will be held Nov. 8-10, 2021 at the Ponte Vedra Inn &...

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  • EU Recyclers Question Ceflex Proposals on Plastic Film

    09.22.2021Ton Emans, PRE president and chair of its LDPE working group, warned that the Ceflex ‘quality recycling process’ plan was “not in line with the objective of making flexible packaging household waste fully circular." He said it would jeopardise "well-established...

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Publications & Reports

  • Presto’s Fresh-Lock® Brand to Expand Plant in Waupaca, Wisconsin

    11.28.2021Presto Products, an industry leader in innovation for reclosable packaging and the maker of Fresh-Lock® closures, recently held a plant expansion groundbreaking ceremony in late September at their Waupaca, Wisconsin, plant location. The Waupaca expansion includes increasing the size of...

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  • Cosmo Films: Is Flexible Packaging Sustainable? Analyzing Its Environmental Impact, Advantages & Challenges

    11.28.2021The flexible packaging industry has been witnessing tremendous year-on-year growth globally. It is helping organizations to bring down their environmental footprint by reducing their dependency on glass/metal-based rigid packaging in a sustainable way. Despite this, environmentalists & consumers identify flexible...

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  • FPA Submits Comments to the U.S. EPA Regarding the Potential Development of Regulations for Pyrolysis and Gasification Units Used to Convert Solid or Semi-solid Feedstocks

    11.28.2021The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) appreciates this opportunity to provide its comments in response to EPA’s solicitation of information regarding the potential development of regulations for pyrolysis and gasification (P&G) units used to convert solid or semi-solid feedstocks. FPA is...

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