Press Room

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.

  • Chevron More Than Doubles Profits to $3.4 Billion

    Jul 27, 2018 01:56 PM

    California energy giant Chevron said Friday it more than doubled its quarterly profit from last year, growing its net income up to $3.4 billion for the second quarter. Chevron's net gain jumped from more than $1.45 billion a year ago, although it...

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  • Ship & Shore Environmental, Inc. Enters the U.S. Remediation Market

    Jul 26, 2018 02:04 PM

    Ship & Shore Environmental Inc., a leading U.S. pollution abatement firm, that specializes in the capture and control of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) and air pollution, announced today that it has successfully entered the Groundwater and Soil...

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  • Sealed Air Solves Packaging Challenges for Amazon Vendors

    Jul 26, 2018 02:03 PM

    Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE: SEE), a leading manufacturer of protective packaging solutions, announces its participation in the Amazon Packaging Support and Supplier Network (APASS). Amazon created the APASS Network to provide vendors, sellers...

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  • Management Change at Koenig & Bauer Flexotecnica

    Jul 26, 2018 02:00 PM

    Dr. Peter Lechner is the new CEO at Koenig & Bauer Flexotecnica. As planned, he takes over from Christoph Müller, who moves to the company's supervisory board as chairman. “Peter Lechner has many years of experience in the field of flexible...

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  • Kodak Exploring Sale of Its Flexible Packaging Division

    Jul 26, 2018 01:59 PM

    A report in the Wall Street Journal says that Kodak is exploring a possible sale of its flexible-packaging business. The WSJ quotes a source as saying that division, which makes labeling and packaging equipment, could potentially generate $400...

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  • Bemis Company Reports Strong Second Quarter 2018 Earnings

    Jul 26, 2018 01:58 PM

    Bemis Company, Inc. (NYSE:BMS) today reported financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2018. Refer to the reconciliation of Non-GAAP measures detailed in the attached schedule, including adjusted earnings per share, adjusted EBITDA...

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  • Joyappa Moves Up at Emerald Packaging

    Jul 25, 2018 02:02 PM

    Pallavi Joyappa's penchants for being analytical, meticulous and achievement-oriented serve her well in the flexible packaging industry. She is the first woman to serve as chief operating officer of Emerald Packaging Inc. and has made dramatic...

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  • Inovar Packaging Acquires Topp Labels

    Jul 24, 2018 02:05 PM

    Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Inovar is a specialty converter of prime labels, shrink sleeves and flexible packaging products. It serves blue-chip customers within a diverse set of end-use markets including, among others, health and personal...

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  • Huhtamaki Oyj's Half-Yearly Report January 1-June 30, 2018: Good Comparable Net Sales Growth, Negative Currency Impact

    Jul 20, 2018 02:06 PM

    Our second quarter comparable net sales growth was good at 6%. In the emerging markets growth was 10%. All segments contributed to positive development and Flexible Packaging and Foodservice Europe-Asia-Oceania segments reported highest growth...

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  • Sonoco Reports Strong Second Quarter 2018 Results

    Jul 19, 2018 10:39 AM

    Sonoco (NYSE:SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, today reported financial results for its second quarter, ending July 1, 2018. Second Quarter Highlights: Second-quarter 2018 GAAP earnings per diluted share were $0.88...

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