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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.


  • New Amcor: Assessing the Impact of the World's Largest Manufacturer of Consumer Packaging

    Aug 13, 2018 03:25 PM

    On Aug. 6, 2018, Amcor announced it was buying Bemis in an all-stock deal worth US$6.8 billion. The combined company will be a packaging powerhouse, geographically and in four segments: flexible packaging, rigid plastic packaging, specialty...

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  • Intertape Polymer Group Reports 2018 Second Quarter Results

    Aug 13, 2018 01:12 PM

    Intertape Polymer Group Inc. (TSX:ITP) (the "Company") today released results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2018. All amounts in this press release are denominated in US dollars unless otherwise indicated and all percentages are calculated...

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  • Accredo Packaging to Expand Texas Plant, Open Facility in Vietnam

    Aug 13, 2018 12:36 PM

    Accredo Packaging has initiated the expansion of its North America production facilities in Sugar Land, Texas, where it will add and equip an additional 200,000 square feet of new production and warehouse space. Upon completion, Accredo North...

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  • UFLEX Income for Q1 FY 2018-19 up by 17.5%

    Aug 11, 2018 01:15 PM

    India's largest multinational flexible packaging materials and solution company Uflex Limited has declared the earnings for the Quarter ended 30 June 2018. The company has been maintaining a sustained growth curve and achieved the Consolidated Inc...

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  • Intertek Debuts Packaging Performance Testing Facility in U.S.

    Aug 10, 2018 12:27 PM

    Intertek, a Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide, is introducing a packaging performance testing facility in its Grand Rapids, Michigan laboratory. The facility, which is the Company’s first packaging lab in North America to be...

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  • Sigma Stretches Into New Markets Through JV

    Aug 09, 2018 01:19 PM

    Sigma Plastics Group, already the world's largest stretch film maker, is expanding those operations to Thailand through a new joint venture. The Pompano Beach, Fla.-based company is teaming with King Pac Industrial Co. Ltd. to build and operate a...

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  • Changes in Huhtamaki Global Executive Team

    Aug 09, 2018 01:19 PM

    Petr Domin (52), Executive Vice President, Fiber Packaging and a member of the Global Executive Team has decided to leave Huhtamaki on 31 August 2018 to pursue new career opportunities. The process for finding Petr's successor has been started...

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  • Chevron Phillips Names James Becker Vice President Polymers and Sustainability

    Aug 09, 2018 01:16 PM

    Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC (Chevron Phillips Chemical) announced today that James (Jim) Becker, currently Vice President, Polymers, will assume an additional role to shape the company’s sustainability strategy. As Vice President...

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  • Cheer Pack Announces Opening of New Innovation Center

    Aug 08, 2018 03:26 PM

    Cheer Pack North America has launched its CHEER PACK Innovation Center (CPIC), a research and development incubator that enhances clients’ speed-to-market of their flexible packaging innovation ideas. The CPIC also functions as an in-house...

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  • Treofan: Sale of European Business to Jindal Films

    Aug 07, 2018 03:36 PM

    M&C S.P.A., owner of Treofan Holdings GmbH, has sold its controlling stake in Treofan Europe to Jindal Films, an Indian film and label manufacturer. The legally binding agreement was signed on Monday, 6 August and the transaction is expected to be...

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