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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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Industry News

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.

  • Czech Flexible Packaging Producer Conrop Opens New Slovakian Plant

    Oct 05, 2018 11:12 AM

    Czech manufacturer Conrop, which produces, develops and sells flexible packaging for the handling and transportation of particularly bulky and liquid materials, opened a new plant to produce big bags in Trebišov, (Košice Region) on October 3...

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  • EFI Appoints Bill Muir as New CEO

    Oct 04, 2018 11:13 AM

    Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq:EFII), a world leader in customer-focused digital printing innovation, today announced that its Board of Directors has named William (Bill) D. Muir as its new Chief Executive Officer. Muir was most recently...

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  • Maxcess Appoints New VP of Global Supply Chain

    Oct 03, 2018 11:14 AM

    Maxcess, a global leader in innovative products and services for web handling applications, has named Tim Quinn as Vice President of Global Supply Chain. “Tim is a performance-driven leader with a track record of building strong sourcing teams and...

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  • Why DuPont Decided to Change Its Logo After Almost a Century

    Oct 03, 2018 09:15 AM

    The June 2016 merger between chemical giants Dow and DuPont is back in the news now that DowDuPont has announced plans to split into three separate entities by June of next year. Plans are in place to create a materials-science concern called Dow...

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  • Huhtamaki to Close Some Lines, Improve Others to Cut Costs

    Oct 02, 2018 11:17 AM

    Finnish food and drink packaging company Huhtamaki Oyj is launching an efficiency turnaround which will see some of its “non-competitive lines” closed and written off. The move was prompted by "lower-than-expected" performance in the first six...

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  • Filmquest Announces Price Increase

    Oct 02, 2018 11:16 AM

    Filmquest Group announces a price increase of $.15/lb on all orders of Questar Polyester Films which is in line with the PET film industry at large. In a statement, the company says it continues to absorb increasing costs and global film demand is...

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  • Theresa Drew Elected To Sonoco Board Of Directors

    Oct 01, 2018 11:27 AM

    Theresa Drew, managing partner for the Carolinas Practice of Deloitte LLP, has been elected to the Board of Directors of Sonoco Products Company (NYSE: SON), effective today. With the election, Sonoco has increased its board of directors to 13...

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  • Sonoco Completes Acquisition Of Conitex Sonoco Joint Venture

    Oct 01, 2018 11:25 AM

    Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, today announced it has completed the acquisition of the remaining 70-percent interest in the joint venture of Conitex Sonoco, a vertically integrated global leader in...

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  • Sun Chemical Names Myron Petruch President and Chief Executive Officer

    Oct 01, 2018 11:18 AM

    Sun Chemical has appointed Myron Petruch as its President and Chief Executive Officer, effective January 1, 2019. Petruch assumes leadership of Sun Chemical after serving as President of Sun Chemical Performance Pigments and General Manager of the...

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  • Intertape Polymer Group Announces Intention to Offer $250.0 Million of Senior Unsecured Notes

    Sep 28, 2018 11:28 AM

    Intertape Polymer Group Inc. (TSX:ITP) (“IPG” or “the Company”) announced today its intention to offer $250.0 million of senior unsecured notes due in 2026 (the "Offering"), subject to market conditions. The Company intends to use the net proceeds...

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