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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

  • Personalized Packaging Proves Its Value For Brand Owners

    Aug 29, 2019 12:01 PM

    Adding a personalized touch to a product or service can prove to be a brand’s unique selling proposition (USP). Personalized packaging has been in the process of constant evolution. Relentless efforts in making the packaging stand out among the...

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  • The Future of Flexible Packaging, Part 3 of 6

    Aug 21, 2019 12:03 PM

    Flexible packaging accounts for 19 percent of the overall packaging market and is expected to grow at a rate of 3.9 percent CAGR by 2023, according to the 2019 Flexible Packaging Marketing Assessment by PMMI, The Association for Packaging and...

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  • 5 Trends Disrupting the Packaging Sector

    Aug 21, 2019 12:02 PM

    Innovation is an historic hallmark of packaging. The French government in the early 19th Century paid a cash prize for the tin can, deemed the best invention to preserve food for Napoleon’s military. Fast forward to today. Embedding a near-field...

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  • Packaging World's Digital Printing for Labels & Packaging Supplement

    Aug 15, 2019 11:59 AM

    Digital ink-jet printing for labels has established itself among brand owners who like the short-run, quick-turnaround capability that digital offers. Recent advances on the electrophotography side of digital printing – combined with new...

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  • Energy-Curable Inks Making Digital Print Viable Alternative

    Aug 14, 2019 12:04 PM

    When it comes to deciding which way to go with inks for labels and the flexible packaging market, what is the correct solution? Flexography or digital are the key printing processes that need to be considered. In recent years, the cost of digital...

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  • To Achieve Packaging Success, Rethink "Failure"

    Aug 09, 2019 12:05 PM

    Success or failure are rarely stand-alone events. More frequently, they’re products of some ongoing process. Triumph and disaster can occur with the introduction of a new product or a line extension of an existing product, and they can happen...

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  • Mitigating Risk Through Research

    Jul 10, 2019 10:27 AM

    Remember the Tropicana Orange Juice carton redesign? They took away the iconic straw in the orange and lost over 20% market share in just two months, while spending $35 million on the campaign. Consumer embrace of a new brand begins before they...

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  • Packaging Dominates Growth Among Specialty Papers Segments

    Jul 03, 2019 10:28 AM

    Smithers Pira’s latest market report, “The Future of Specialty Papers to 2024” claims that flexible packaging will maintain a strong growth among all subcategories in the global specialty papers industry as the highly fragmented customer base in...

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  • What Does the Future Look Like for Flexible Packaging?

    Jun 28, 2019 10:29 AM

    Respondents to the 2019 Flexible Packaging Market Assessment, a new report from PMMI Business Intelligence, said that although most have not used nanotechnology, 83% of respondents have heard of it, and 32% of manufacturers are interested in...

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  • What Manufacturers Want from Flexible Packaging Equipment Improvements

    Jun 27, 2019 10:33 AM

    Respondents to the “2019 Flexible Packaging Market Assessment” by PMMI Business Intelligence are looking for solutions to specific challenges such as cameras that can read colors, and a low acid fill process that meets FDA approval but does not...

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