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

  • Schur Flexibles: Financing Secures Growth

    11.30.2020The Schur Flexibles Group, an international supplier of sustainable packaging solutions, has secured a long-term financing ("Term Loan B") of €340 mill. In addition, a €50 mill. binding M&A (Mergers & Acquisitions) line for transactions such as mergers and acquisitions...

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  • Packaging Supplier Cascades to Close its Laval, Quebec Plant

    11.26.2020Citing in part the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the marketplace, Quebec-based packaging supplier Cascades Inc. has announced that its Laval plant, which specializes in the manufacture of napkins for the away-from-home market, will be closing on June 30,...

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  • Packaging Giant Inks 34,000 s/f NJ Headquarters Lease

    11.23.2020Packaging a labelling giant Bobst has signed a 34,000 s/f headquarters lease in New Jersey. The New Jersey office of Avison Young brokered the long-term, 11-year, 33,910 s/ft lease for the first floor of 10 Waterview Boulevard in Parsippany, NJ....

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FPA Now - News On the Web

  • FPA Partners with PACK EXPO Connects

    11.02.2020The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) is pleased to announce that it is participating in the PACK EXPO Connects Partner Program and Showcase of Packaging Innovations during PACK EXPO Connects (Nov. 9-13), produced by PMMI Media Group. The Partner Program connects...

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  • FPA Signs Comment Letter to California’s Statewide Commission on Recycling Markets and Curbside Recycling

    10.22.2020The undersigned organizations, representing many of California’s leading manufacturers, consumer product companies, and packaging industries are writing to express concern regarding the process by which the Statewide Commission on Recycling Markets and Curbside Recycling is conducting its meetings. We certainly...

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  • The FPA Launches New Website:

    10.21.2020The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) is pleased to announce the official launch of its new website, The site is a new online platform where readers can access all of the FlexPack VOICE™ stories plus exclusive digital-only content in a...

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Publications & Reports

  • FPA and the Product Stewardship Institute's Shared Elements of EPR Legislation for Packaging and Paper Products (PPP) Dialogue Summary

    12.03.2020In October 2019, the Product Stewardship Institute (PSI) and the Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) launched a year-long dialogue on how to manage flexible packaging within a potential regulatory context. Those participating represented 18 FPA member companies, 20 PSI state and...

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  • Flint Group Packaging Inks Announces Launch of Spanish Regional Service Centre in Barcelona

    12.03.2020Flint Group Packaging Inks, a leading supplier of ink and coatings to the global packaging industry, has announced its investment in a newly optimised Regional Service Centre (RSC) in Barcelona, Spain, galvanising its commitment to customers in the region. The...

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  • FPA Signs Americans for Free Trade Coalition Letter to United States Trade Representative, Robert Lighthizer, Regarding 301 Exclusions

    12.03.2020On behalf of the Americans for Free Trade coalition, we write to urge the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) to move expeditiously to extend exclusions for products covered by the Section 301 China tariffs before they expire on...

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