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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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The articles below include press releases regarding construction, opening or closing of new facilities/plants, company mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures or strategic alliances, news regarding industry leaders and senior level promotions or appointments, industry financial or economic news and major capital investments.

  • JW Aluminum to Invest Over $30 Million in Equipment Upgrades for Foil Production

    Sep 20, 2018 03:17 PM

    JW Aluminum, a leading domestic supplier of flat rolled aluminum, is investing $32.8 million to optimize equipment for foil production. The investment includes projects to enhance existing rolling mills, annealing equipment and slitters to improve...

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  • German Ink Major Siegwerk to Consolidate India Business

    Mar 26, 2018 01:01 PM

    German printing ink major Siegwerk is upbeat on India and plans to further expand its facility to cater to the growing market. In India, the company manufacturers and supplies its products made at a facility in Bhiwadi on the Delhi-Jaipur highway...

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  • NAM Monday Economic Report, March 26, 2018

    Mar 26, 2018 12:59 PM

    Last week was marked by more volatility in equities, with financial markets processing both technology news and trade actions. With that said, the Federal Reserve noted continued strength in the underlying economy, particularly in labor markets...

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  • Reynolds to Invest $3.2 Million in Temple Facility

    Mar 24, 2018 01:02 PM

    Yet another corporation is set to invest in its Temple facilities. Reynolds Consumer Products announced it will pour $3.2 million into its manufacturing plant at 3000 Pegasus Drive. The company makes products such as Reynolds Wrap aluminum foil...

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  • Huhtamaki to Strengthen Its Labeling Business in India

    Mar 23, 2018 01:14 PM

    Huhtamaki has entered into an agreement to acquire the Indian business and related assets of Ajanta Packaging, a privately owned manufacturer of pressure sensitive labels. The acquisition will further strengthen Huhtamaki's labeling business in...

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  • Constantia Flexibles Acquires Indian Packaging Group

    Mar 23, 2018 01:12 PM

    Constantia Flexibles Group has agreed to acquire a majority shareholding in the Indian film-based laminates producer Creative Polypack Limited. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed and the transaction is expected to be completed...

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  • Sonoco to Acquire Highland Packaging Solutions

    Mar 22, 2018 01:16 PM

    Sonoco (NYSE:SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Highland Packaging Solutions for approximately $150 million in cash. Highland is a privately owned...

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  • ePac Flexible Packaging Acquires Precision Pouches

    Mar 22, 2018 01:15 PM

    ePac Flexible Packaging, a manufacturer of fast time to market, short to medium run length flexible packaging, announced the acquisition of Precision Pouches, Schiller Park, IL. Precision Pouches, a toll converter in the flexible packaging...

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  • Ship & Shore Environmental, Inc. Expands Team To Support Recent Strategic Growth

    Mar 20, 2018 03:13 PM

    Ship & Shore Environmental Inc., a leading U.S. pollution abatement firm, announced today the expansion of its sales force to meet the growing market demand for pollution solutions and the ever-increasing demand by local regulatory agencies...

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  • Fox Packaging Facility Open for Business

    Mar 20, 2018 01:20 PM

    Fox Packaging, McAllen, Texas, has officially opened a 32,000-square-foot printing facility. The second-generation, family owned company will be able to increase production and serve customers faster with the printing and conversion equipment at...

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