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

  • Pim Vervaat Appointed CEO of Constantia Flexibles

    07.01.2020Constantia Flexibles is pleased to announce today the appointment of Pim Vervaat as CEO of the Company, starting July 1st 2020. He will succeed Alexander Baumgartner who has over the last 5 years refocused Constantia on its core flexible packaging...

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  • St. Johns Packaging Completes Acquisition of Amcor Flexibles Unit Serving UK Bakery Market

    06.30.2020St. Johns Packaging Ltd. announced that it has completed the acquisition of Amcor Flexibles UK Ltd.’s bakery packaging business in Ilkeston, Derbyshire. Centrally located, the facility specializes in printing and wicket bag manufacturing for the UK bakery market. “Having established...

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  • Sun Chemical and DIC Corporation Acquire Digital Inks Business from Sensient Technologies Corporation

    06.02.2020Sun Chemical and its parent company, DIC Corporation, have entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 100 percent of the shares of Sensient Imaging Technologies and certain other assets related to the production of inks. The transaction is expected to...

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FPA Now - News On the Web

  • FPA Publishes Flexible Packaging Buyers Guide

    06.24.2020The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) is pleased to announce that the 2020 –2021 Flexible Packaging Buyers Guide is now available. The Buyers Guide provides a detailed listing of FPA members’ manufacturing and material supplying capabilities and is a valuable tool...

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  • FPA Signs Letter in Support of Senator Ernst’s FRNT LINE Act

    06.05.2020As representatives of the food and agriculture industry, we ask you to cosponsor a bill that Senator Ernst will soon introduce to provide tax relief to essential workers, including the dedicated and talented men and women working tirelessly to ensure...

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  • FPA Submits Comments on the Aluminum Import Monitoring and Analysis System Proposed Rule

    05.29.2020The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA), which is the voice of U.S. manufacturers of flexible packaging and their suppliers, is troubled by the recent additional Department of Commerce activities concerning the Section 232 aluminum tariffs, particularly the exclusions and the new...

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Publications & Reports

  • Nordmeccanica Completes Successful Remote Startup at Constantia Aluprint

    07.03.2020In compliance with the role of leading supplier to the industry of coating and laminating machinery we have never interrupted production and service through the most critical times of the virus crisis. Being an essential business in fact we have...

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  • FPA Issues Comments to the Committee for the Environment and Public Works Hearing on Responding to the Challenges Facing the Recycling Industry in the U.S.

    07.03.2020On behalf of the Flexible Packaging Association (FPA), who is the voice of U.S. manufacturers of flexible packaging and their suppliers, I write to commend the Committee on Environment and Public Works for holding the June 17 hearing on Responding...

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  • FPA Signs Americans for Free Trade Coalition’s Letter for the Senate Finance Committee Hearing on the President’s 2020 Trade Policy Agenda

    07.03.2020The Americans for Free Trade coalition, a broad alliance of American businesses, trade organizations and workers united against tariffs, respectfully submits this written statement to include in the public records of the House Ways and Means Committee and Senate Finance...

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