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

  • BillerudKorsnäs Aims to Divest the Beetham Mill

    07.29.2021BillerudKorsnäs is in a process with the aim of divesting the paper mill in Beetham, UK. The process is ongoing and no binding agreement to divest the mill has yet been entered into. Since BillerudKorsnäs’ machine glazed (MG) paper business...

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  • ProAmpac Acquires Euroflex to Strengthen Printed Film, Lamination and Pouching Capabilities in Ireland

    07.27.2021ProAmpac, a leader in flexible packaging and material science, announced that it has acquired Euroflex, a family-owned business based in Ireland that produces a broad portfolio of flexible printed film, lamination and pouching packaging solutions. Terms of the transaction were...

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  • Mitsubishi HiTec Paper Price Adjustment of 20% for the Entire Range

    07.23.2021Due to the continued sharp rise in energy costs and due to significant cost increases in the areas of logistics and raw materials, Mitsubishi HiTec Paper is increasing the prices for the entire product range (thermoscript, jetscript, giroform, supercote, barricote)...

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FPA Now - News On the Web

  • FPA Partners with PACK EXPO Las Vegas

    07.22.2021The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) is pleased to announce that it is again participating in the Partner Program at PACK EXPO Las Vegas and co-located Healthcare Packaging EXPO (Sept. 27-29, 2021; Las Vegas Convention Center), owned and produced by PMMI,...

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  • Beer Institute, American Beverage, Consumer Brands Association, National Marine Manufacturers and Flexible Packaging Association Praise Senate Reintroduction of Aluminum Pricing Examination Act

    07.22.2021Trade associations representing some of America’s top industries and employers today praised Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Tom Cotton (R-AR) for reintroducing the Aluminum Pricing Examination (APEX) Act, bipartisan legislation that would bring transparency to aluminum price reporting and provide...

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  • Danielle A. Diehlmann Has Been Named Vice President, Communications for the FPA

    06.10.2021The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA), the leading advocate and voice for the growing U.S. flexible packaging industry, is pleased to announce that Danielle A. Diehlmann, “Dani,” has been named Vice President, Communications for the FPA effective July 1, 2021. In...

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Publications & Reports

  • Packaging World's Food Safety Playbook

    07.30.2021This Playbook, published in 2015, contains exclusive survey results on food company compliance; where to find and control hidden packaging risks; how to automate food safety from plant to supply chain; and tables, downloads, and management planning resources.

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  • Cosmo Films: Is Synthetic Paper a Cost-Effective Solution?

    07.30.2021Recently, the Synthetic Paper industry has witnessed an increase in the demand by printers, publishers, label manufacturers & more. And it’s for all the good reasons—sustainability, efficiency & last but most important, cost. Wondering why we would include the cost...

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  • FPA Partners with PACK EXPO Las Vegas

    07.30.2021The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) is pleased to announce that it is again participating in the Partner Program at PACK EXPO Las Vegas and co-located Healthcare Packaging EXPO (Sept. 27-29, 2021; Las Vegas Convention Center), owned and produced by PMMI,...

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