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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.


  • KBA North America Inc. / KBA Canada, Inc. Name Change

    Aug 22, 2018 02:03 PM

    On the occasion of our 200th anniversary last year, our company went back to its roots and returned to its founding name "Koenig & Bauer" as part of a global brand re-launch. In a continuation of this rebranding this year, we will be changing the...

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  • Taghleef Industries Acquires Biofilm

    Aug 21, 2018 12:31 PM

    Taghleef Industries (Ti), Lisa Holdings and Valorem S.A. today announced that they have reached an agreement for Taghleef to acquire Biofilm, one of Latin America’s leading producers of BOPP films for flexible packaging, labels and industrial...

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  • LyondellBasell Completes Acquisition of A. Schulman, Inc.

    Aug 21, 2018 12:30 PM

    LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB), one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world, today announced it has completed the acquisition of A. Schulman, Inc., a leading global supplier of high-performance plastic compounds...

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  • AWT Labels & Packaging Acquires Citation Clinical Labeling Systems

    Aug 20, 2018 03:20 PM

    AWT Labels and Packaging (“AWT”) announced today that it has closed on the acquisition of Citation Clinical Labeling Systems, a global leader in clinical labeling since 1963 and based in Hauppauge, NY. The business will be owned by AWT and...

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  • Goss, manroland web systems Combine to Form Sole Offset Provider

    Aug 20, 2018 12:34 PM

    manroland web systems and Goss International have combined their businesses. The new company will operate under the brand name “manroland Goss web systems” and will be a strong supplier to web printing companies worldwide. Alexander Wassermann...

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  • Contiweb Now Operating as an Independent Company

    Aug 20, 2018 12:33 PM

    Contiweb is now officially operating as an independent company. The announcement comes on the heels of Goss International’s merger with manroland web systems. Contiweb was previously a Goss subsidiary. The formalization of its independence, which...

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  • Graham Partners Proves to be Flexible

    Aug 15, 2018 03:22 PM

    Graham Partners, a private investment firm targeting industrial technology and advanced manufacturing companies, is pleased to announce that it has partnered with existing management to acquire Advanced Barrier Extrusions, LLC (“ABX”). Located in...

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  • ePac Flexible Packaging Adds 2nd Digital Press to its Chicago, Illinois Facility

    Aug 15, 2018 03:21 PM

    Following the addition of a third digital printing press in the Madison, WI facility, ePac Flexible Packaging has added a second press to the facility in Chicago. Varying from short to medium length, ePac provides high-quality flexible packaging...

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  • Prestigious HENAAC Award Goes to Mauricio Guerra, Dow's First Chief Information Security Officer

    Aug 15, 2018 02:23 PM

    Mauricio Guerra, The Dow Chemical Company’s (Dow) chief information security officer and director, Information Compliance and Risk Management, was recently selected as the recipient of a Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Conference...

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  • ProAmpac Site Receives Food Safety Certification

    Aug 15, 2018 12:26 PM

    ProAmpac, a leader in global flexible packaging, announced today that its Auburn, Washington facility has been awarded Level 2 Food Safety Management Certification by the Safe Quality Food (SQF) Institute. SQF is a recognized organization by the...

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