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

  • Billerud Year-end Report January–December 2022

    01.27.2023Full-year performance 2022 has been excellent. Organic and currency neutral sales growth for the year was 16%. The EBITDA margin was 19% and earnings per share increased from SEK 7.2 to SEK 20.1. The Board of Directors proposes an approximately...

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  • KM Packaging is Officially Established in Australia

    01.26.2023Global flexible packaging and lidding films supplier KM Packaging is pleased to announce the establishment of our official business entity in Australia. In an important landmark in the company’s history, KM Packaging Services ANZ Pty Ltd has been incorporated in...

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  • Electronics For Imaging Announces Appointment of Industrial Technology Veteran Frank Pennisi as Chief Executive Officer and Separation of Fiery Business Unit into Independent Company

    01.25.2023Electronics For Imaging, Inc., a global leader in digital industrial imaging and portfolio company of Siris Capital Group LLC (together with its affiliates, “Siris”), announced the appointment of Frank Pennisi, a veteran of the industrial and technology sectors, as Chief...

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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

  • 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

    01.30.2023The 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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  • Aluminum Foil Trade Actions Threaten the Flexible Packaging Industry

    01.30.2023The Department of Commerce (DOC) shouldn’t be picking winners and losers in U.S. manufacturing markets, but that is exactly what they are doing in the case of aluminum foil imports. A “self-initiated” case by the DOC against suppliers of aluminum...

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