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

  • LPS Industries Receives SQF Edition 9 Certification

    02.07.2023LPS Industries, a vertically integrated flexible packaging manufacturer, has formally received its SQF Edition 9 Certificate. The certificate is an upgrade from Edition 8. This is in addition to the Company's ISO 8 (100,000) Cleanroom certification. The certifying body conducted...

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  • PMMI Welcomes First Female Board Chair

    02.06.2023PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Printing Technologies, has welcomed Delkor Systems’ Patty Andersen as the 2023 chairperson of the Board, marking the first time a woman has held the position in the association’s history. Andersen’s role at Delkor Systems,...

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  • PPC Flexible Packaging, LLC Announces Acquisition of StePac, MAPfresh Holdings

    02.01.2023PPC Flexible Packaging LLC, a leading provider of custom flexible packaging, announces the acquisition of Tefen, Israel-based StePac, MAPfresh Holdings (StePac). PPC, headquartered in Buffalo Grove, IL, is a leader in printing and converting of flexible films, pouches, and other...

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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

  • York University Publishes Consumer Attitudes Towards Packaging and Packaging Waste Report

    02.08.2023Numerous studies over the past 3 years have shown that the environmental impact of a package or product is now being factored into consumer purchasing decisions. These studies have shown that consumers self-report as having a preference for products that...

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  • FPA Q4 2022 'Pulse of the Industry' Survey


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  • The Americans for Free Trade Coalition Submits Comments to the USTR in Response to a Request for Comments in Four-Year Review of Actions Taken in the Section 301 Investigation

    02.08.2023The Americans for Free Trade coalition, a broad alliance of American businesses, trade organizations, and workers united against tariffs, respectfully submits these comments on the Request for Comments in Four-Year Review of Actions Taken in the Section 301 Investigation: China’s...

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