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

  • Multi-Industry Letter Supporting DHS CISA Critical Infrastructure

    03.25.2020 We recognize and appreciate the aggressive steps that are being taken to respond to the threats of the COVID-19 virus. We represent the manufacturers, distributors and supply chain of the products and raw materials that ensure public health and...

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  • Spartech Names Scot MacGillivray New Director of Sales for Healthcare, Specialty Packaging

    03.19.2020 Spartech, a leading manufacturer of engineered thermoplastics and custom packaging solutions, announced that Scot MacGillivray has been named new Director of Sales for Healthcare and Specialty Packaging. In his new role, MacGillivray will be responsible for the development and...

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  • Pak Solutions Completes $7M Expansion

    03.17.2020 Flexible packaging converter Pak Solutions LLC of Lancaster, N.H., recently completed a $7 million expansion. The packaging company invested in new converting and printing equipment, including a new Koenig & Bauer EVO XD eight-color press, with new laminators, slitter...

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FPA Now - News On the Web

  • FPA Addresses Essential Manufacturing in Light of COVID-19 Crisis

    03.19.2020 The Flexible Packaging Association issued letters to the White House, all Governors, and Capitol Hill leadership with regard to the need for essential packaging manufacturing during this time of uncertainty, particularly food insecurity and access to pharmaceutical and medical...

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  • FPA Announces 2020 Student Flexible Packaging Design Challenge Winners

    03.16.2020 The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) announces the winners of the FPA 2020 Student Flexible Design Challenge. This year’s first place winners were a team of students from California Polytechnic State University, and two students from San José State University...

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  • FPA Announces 2020 Flexible Packaging Achievement Award Winners

    03.05.2020 The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) announced the winners of its 64th Annual Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards Competition. The winning entries were recognized during the FPA Welcome Dinner & Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards Ceremony held Wednesday, March 4, 2020, in...

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Publications & Reports

  • Multi-Industry Letter Supporting DHS CISA Critical Infrastructure

    03.30.2020

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  • German Minister of Agriculture Importance of Packaging Letter

    03.30.2020

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  • French Minister of Economy and Finance Letter on the Essential Place of Packaging

    03.30.2020

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