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

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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

  • CNG's Lindenmeyr Munroe Division to Acquire Maine Shipping and Packaging Supply

    01.19.2021Central National Gottesman Inc. (CNG) announced that its Lindenmeyr Munroe division has agreed to acquire Maine Shipping and Packaging Supply, expanding its presence in the Maine market. Lindenmeyr Munroe is the largest privately held independent paper merchant in the U.S.,...

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  • Mitsubishi HiTec Paper Raises Prices for Thermal Papers

    01.19.2021Due to the renewed increase in costs, especially for raw materials and logistics, Mitsubishi HiTec Paper is raising the prices for thermal paper deliveries from March 1, 2021. The prices for the entire thermoscript® thermal paper range will be increased...

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  • LPS Industries Announces New ISO 8 Cleanroom

    01.14.2021LPS Industries is excited to announce their brand-new Class 100,000 facility that will provide custom printed and unprinted web stock for flexible packaging in the food and medical markets. The new ISO 8 Cleanroom will allow us to better serve...

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FPA Now - News On the Web

  • FPA Publishes E-commerce Streamlined LCA Case Studies

    01.19.2021The Flexible Packaging Association’s (FPA) Sustainability Life Cycle and Economic Impacts of Flexible Packaging in E-commerce Report provides a holistic view of the sustainability benefits that flexible packaging offers in e-commerce and quantifies the environmental and economic shipping impacts by...

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  • FPA’s Sterilization Packaging Manufacturers Council (SPMC) Celebrates Sterile Packaging Day on March 10, 2021

    01.14.2021Sterile packaging is a silent hero that plays a critical role in everyone's health and well-being. These innovative pouches, trays, and packs protect life-saving medical devices, supplies, and pharmaceuticals from harmful bacteria and particulates that can compromise their efficacy and...

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  • FPA Releases a Flexible Packaging Path to a Circular Economy Report

    01.11.2021The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA), the leading advocate and voice for the growing U.S. flexible packaging industry, is pleased to announce the release of its newest sustainability report, a Flexible Packaging Path to a Circular Economy. FPA partnered with PTIS,...

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Publications & Reports

  • FPA Publishes E-commerce Streamlined LCA Case Studies

    01.21.2021The Flexible Packaging Association’s (FPA) Sustainability Life Cycle and Economic Impacts of Flexible Packaging in E-commerce Report provides a holistic view of the sustainability benefits that flexible packaging offers in e-commerce and quantifies the environmental and economic shipping impacts by...

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  • Dimensional Weight and Economics Comparisons for E-commerce

    01.21.2021E-commerce has revolutionized the way we purchase goods, evolving quickly from a niche offering to an indelible part of our daily lives. With shipping miniaturized into an individual unit, the consumer must now consider shipping costs on the path to...

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  • E-commerce Mailer LCA

    01.21.2021While many e-commerce items ship in corrugated cases, there are a number of other formats in use, particularly for smaller items. The mailers include both polymer- and paper-based options, as well as hybrid options made from a combination of the...

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