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.

  • Amcor Limited and Bemis Company, Inc. to Combine in US$6.8 Billion All-Stock Transaction

    Aug 06, 2018 01:39 PM

    Amcor Limited (ASX: AMC) and Bemis Company, Inc. (NYSE: BMS) today announced that their respective Boards of Directors have unanimously approved a definitive agreement under which Amcor will acquire Bemis in an all-stock combination...

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  • Transcendia Acquires Precision Poly

    Aug 05, 2018 01:40 PM

    Transcendia, a leader in custom engineered materials for critical product components in a wide range of markets and applications, today completed the acquisition of Precision Poly LLC. The acquisition broadens Transcendia’s material science...

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  • LyondellBasell Reports Second Quarter 2018 Earnings

    Aug 03, 2018 01:42 PM

    LyondellBasell Industries (NYSE: LYB) today announced net income for the second quarter 2018 of $1.7 billion, or $4.22 per share. The quarter included a $346 million non-cash benefit from the settlement of prior-year tax positions that increased...

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  • Sealed Air Acquires AFP

    Aug 02, 2018 01:49 PM

    Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE: SEE) has further expanded its solutions portfolio and design capabilities with the acquisition of AFP, Inc., a leading, privately held fabricator of foam, corrugated, molded pulp and wood packaging solutions. The sale...

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  • DowDuPont Reports Second Quarter 2018 Results

    Aug 02, 2018 01:48 PM

    GAAP earnings per share from continuing operations was $0.76. Adjusted earnings1 per share increased 41 percent to $1.37, compared with pro forma adjusted earnings1 per share in the year-ago period of $0.97. Adjusted earnings per share excludes...

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  • Coveris Rigid to Resume Paccor Name Following Sale

    Aug 02, 2018 01:46 PM

    Coveris Group has sold its rigid packaging business to a private equity firm as part of a strategic move to flexible packaging. The company announced July 31 that U.S.-based Lindsay Goldberg LLC had acquired Coveris Rigid, for an unspecified...

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  • Construction Underway on Dow's Texas Cracker Expansion: Executive

    Aug 02, 2018 01:45 PM

    DowDupont has begun construction to expand its 1.5 million mt/year steam cracker in Freeport, Texas, to push its capacity to the largest in the US, a top executive said Thursday. "We recently began construction on the expansion of our new Texas...

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  • Bemis Company Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend, September 2018

    Aug 02, 2018 01:43 PM

    The Board of Directors of Bemis Company, Inc. (NYSE: BMS) has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of 31 cents per share. The dividend is payable September 4, 2018, to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 16, 2018. Bemis...

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  • Tredegar Reports Second-Quarter 2018 Results

    Aug 01, 2018 01:51 PM

    Tredegar Corporation (NYSE:TG, also the "Company" or "Tredegar") today reported second-quarter financial results for the period ended June 30, 2018. Second quarter 2018 net income was $14.7 million ($0.44 per share) compared with net income of...

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  • Flexible Packaging Company Announces Its Rebrand To Jet Packaging Group

    Aug 01, 2018 01:50 PM

    Jet Printing in Tennessee, a provider of printed flexible and environmentally friendly packaging, is proud to announce the rebranding of the firm to Jet Packaging Group. The rebrand and revitalization of the company comes in response to the...

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