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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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  • Flexible Packaging Growth Takes Hold

    Aug 07, 2018 04:15 PM

    Developing countries are leading the way in packaging consumption, according to the latest Flexible Packaging Association’s (F.P.A.) research. By 2021, overall retail packaging is projected to expand by 23% in Africa, 18% in Asia, 8% in South...

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  • Digital Printing for Flexible Packaging: How and Why Decisions are Made

    Aug 03, 2018 04:18 PM

    SGIA and Karstedt Partners recently completed a research study that focuses on the decision-making and evaluation processes flexible packaging converters go through to make their digital investment. What value does digital bring to the flexible...

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  • Digital Print for Packaging - A Broad View

    Aug 03, 2018 04:16 PM

    New developments in digital printing and finishing as it relates to packaging are unfolding at such a rapid clip these days that anything resembling a comprehensive overview would be difficult at best. But here are a few highlights in the main...

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  • Robots More Vital Than Ever

    Jul 28, 2018 04:19 PM

    Automation is thriving in packaging environments. That’s according to a study from PMMI Business Intelligence, The Evolution of Automation (download the executive summary), which reveals that a staggering nine out of 10 food processing and...

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  • Data Mining Can Inform and Improve Packaging Design

    Jul 19, 2018 04:20 PM

    Throughout the business, marketing and insights industries, there’s increasing excitement and buzz around the potential for data to transform our world. But what do terms such as big data, machine learning and artificial intelligence really mean...

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  • How to Leverage Connected Packaging to Improve Consumer Experience

    Jul 12, 2018 04:21 PM

    Brand leaders know the power of connection. A consumer’s connection to a brand is a powerful driver of trial, purchase, loyalty and advocacy. Connection is maintained through consistency and relevance. For consumer goods, retail and pharma...

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  • New Study Identifies Online and In-Store Shopper Behaviors in Food and Beverage

    Jun 29, 2018 03:02 PM

    Data and insights on what shoppers like helps fuel innovative product designs with strong value propositions, but knowing how shoppers want to receive products is also a critical piece of the story. For example, shoppers are constantly gathering...

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  • Internet Connected Packaging

    Jun 22, 2018 03:04 PM

    Today’s consumers want more information at their fingertips. They want to know if the milk in their chocolate bar is organic or if the fruit juice they’re about to purchase contains allergens. Meanwhile, brands face much higher levels of scrutiny...

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  • IoT and Consumer Packaged Goods Packaging

    Jun 18, 2018 03:05 PM

    IoT (internet of things) technology is changing the retail shopping experience. Amazon Go allows consumers to walk out the door with merchandise, unhindered by the age-old checkout process we’ve come to accept. The grocery chain Wegmans uses...

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  • A New Culture in Snacking

    Jun 15, 2018 04:22 PM

    Many well-known brands and start-ups are introducing snack products to take advantage of consumers’ burgeoning hunger for foods and beverages that are consumed between their regular meals. The accelerating pace of product introductions is creating...

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