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The Flexible Packaging Association is the U.S. association of the manufacturers of flexible packaging; and, material or equipment suppliers to the industry. Flexible packaging is produced from paper, plastic, film, aluminum foil, or any combination of those materials, and includes bags, pouches, labels, liners, wraps, rollstock, and other flexible products.

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Trends in Packaging

  • State of Digital Package Printing Today

    Jun 05, 2019 12:58 PM

    Sean Smyth, Print Consultant of Smithers Pira, has a thorough command of what’s been happening and what to expect in the world of digital printing in the labels and packaging space. The June 4 workshop Smyth delivered at Digital Print for...

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  • Liquid Containment in e-Commerce

    Jun 04, 2019 01:00 PM

    As parcel carrier systems become increasingly crowded—UPS daily delivery volume has grown by 2.4 million packages per day since 2015—the challenge of shipping liquid products finds itself in a growing spotlight. Liquids present unique challenges...

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  • Growth of Flexible Packaging Brings Demand for Innovation

    Jun 04, 2019 12:59 PM

    Creative packaging, specialty closures, and intelligent indicators are on the rise within the flexible packaging industry, according to the “2019 Flexible Packaging Assessment Report” by PMMI Business Intelligence. The growth of e-commerce is...

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  • Trends Driving Flexible Packaging

    Jun 03, 2019 01:01 PM

    With such innovation being introduced in all markets globally, it is not a surprise that flexible packaging is on the rise. In fact, the market is projected to grow at an annual rate of 4.3 percent and reach a total value of $283 billion in 2022...

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  • Trends Driving Popularity of Flexible Packaging

    May 20, 2019 01:06 PM

    Flexible packaging is rapidly replacing solid packaging across the globe for all the good reasons – lower manufacturing costs, enhanced supply chain effectiveness, extended shelf life, light-weight, augmented sales, and greater consumer appeal...

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  • Strong Growth Forecast For Pouches

    May 20, 2019 01:05 PM

    Demand for pouches is expected to grow 3.7 percent per year to $10.6 billion by 2023, according to the latest study by The Freedonia Group. Pouch design continues to evolve and now is expanding to include convenience-focused closure and fitment...

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  • Four Areas of Innovation that are Facilitating Flexible Packaging Growth

    May 20, 2019 01:04 PM

    RFID and Smart Labels, digital printing, flexographic printing and bio-based technologies have all contributed to growth in the flexible packaging industry, according to the “2019 Flexible Packaging Assessment Report” by PMMI Business Intelligence...

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  • Digital's Day has Arrived

    May 20, 2019 01:02 PM

    Sean Riley, senior director, media and industry communications, PMMI, says the evolution of digital printing presents a market poised to pop. With digital package printing allowing brands and manufacturers to respond quickly to customer demand...

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  • Tips for Certification Under Amazon's Packaging Guidelines

    May 17, 2019 01:07 PM

    You come home to find a new Amazon package at the door. What typically follows next is you open the corrugated box, push aside whatever protective packaging elements fill the box and grab your new product. The aftermath of this is a mix of...

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  • The Uprising of Inverted Pouches

    May 16, 2019 01:08 PM

    What emotions do you want your consumers to experience when using your product? Think about the typical experience of dispensing product from an open-mouth rigid bottle. We twist open the cap while hoping that no remnants of the product collected...

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