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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.


  • Printpack to Reinvest in its Prescott Valley Plant

    Apr 24, 2018 04:52 PM

    Printpack’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Jimmy Love, announced the company is making a major investment in the company’s Prescott Valley, AZ, manufacturing plant. His announcement came during a recent visit to the plant. Printpack built...

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  • ISOFlex Packaging Expands in Washington, Creating More Jobs

    Apr 24, 2018 04:50 PM

    ISOFlex packaging, a full-service company providing flexible packaging solutions, is expanding. The company is going to add a third production line as well as more jobs to the market. A ribbon-cutting took place on Tuesday. The Daviess County...

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  • Takigawa Breaks Ground on Flexible Packaging and Films Plant in Kentucky, US

    Apr 23, 2018 11:44 AM

    Japan-based packaging manufacturer Takigawa has broken ground on its $46m flexible packaging and high-performance films plant in Nelson County, Kentucky, in the US. The new 148,000ft² facility, which is expected to create 180 jobs, will be built...

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  • NAM Monday Economic Report, April 23, 2018

    Apr 23, 2018 11:43 AM

    Real GDP grew 2.9 percent at the annual rate in the fourth quarter, boosted by strength in consumer and business spending but weighed down by inventory spending and net exports. According to new data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis...

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  • Sonoco Reports Strong First Quarter 2018 Results

    Apr 19, 2018 11:45 AM

    Sonoco (NYSE:SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, today reported financial results for its first quarter, ending April 1, 2018. First Quarter Highlights: First-quarter 2018 GAAP earnings per diluted share were $0.73...

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  • Harper Corporation of America Receives New ISO 9001:2015 Certification

    Apr 17, 2018 11:46 AM

    Global anilox roll supplier Harper Corporation of America has announced that it has achieved certification to ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System, reflecting the organization’s long-term commitment to quality, transparency, and customer...

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  • NAM Monday Economic Report, April 16, 2018

    Apr 16, 2018 11:55 AM

    In the latest Manufacturers’ Outlook Survey, 93.5 percent of respondents feel positive about their own company’s outlook, the second-highest reading in the survey’s 20-year history following the all-time high of 94.6 percent in December. Optimism...

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  • Sonoco Completes Acquisition of Highland Packaging Solutions

    Apr 12, 2018 11:57 AM

    Sonoco (NYSE:SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, today announced it has completed the acquisition of Highland Packaging Solutions, a Plant City, Fla.-based, leading manufacturer of thermoformed packaging for fresh...

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  • NAM Global Manufacturing Economic Update, April 2018

    Apr 12, 2018 11:56 AM

    The global economy remains robust, even as many of the data points showed signs of softening in March. For its part, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) said that worldwide real GDP growth should rise from 3.7 percent...

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  • Filmquest Group Appoints Vik Reddy as Vice President

    Apr 11, 2018 11:47 AM

    Filmquest Group has announced the appointment of Vik Reddy as its vice president. Reddy, former vice president of global operations at GBC Film Products, which was acquired by Cosmo Films, joins the Filmquest Group offering decades of successful...

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