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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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Advantages of Flexible Packaging

Below are articles highlighting the advantages of flexible packaging.

  • When Its Time to Snack, Americans Prefer the Pouch

    “Snackification” of America is presenting opportunities for flexible packaging, a packaging official at one of the nation’s largest food company says. Busy people are increasingly relying on snacks to replace formal meals, said Tom Miller...

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  • The Flexible Packaging Advantage

    Packaging is a means to protect, transport, store and prolong the life of the product contained within. Flexible packaging goes to the next level, as compared to other alternatives, by reducing energy consumption, generating less CO2 emissions....

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  • Flexible vs. Rigid Packaging

    While consumers still see many tin cans, cardboard boxes and glass jars on grocery store shelves, the evolution of the packaging industry now includes various types of flexible options....

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  • Switch from Rigid to Flexible Packaging Represents Big Savings and More for a Pool Chemicals Producer

    In an industry dominated by rigid packaging – typically in the form of high density polyethylene (HDPE) containers – one company has stepped out from the competition....

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  • The Benefits of Converting from Rigid to Flexible Packaging

    Jun 09, 2014 11:38 AM

    The flexible packaging market is rapidly growing, with recent research suggesting that its global value equated to £45bn in 2013. But what has been the catalyst for this growth? Why is rigid packaging being replaced with flexible?....

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  • Food Manufacturers Rethink Flexible Packaging

    Apr 21, 2014 11:53 AM

    On-the-go convenience, in-home functionality and sustainability continue to stoke processors’ adoption of flexible packaging, creating a proliferation of pouches in supermarket freezer cases, on grocery shelves and even in the wine aisle....

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  • Industrial Packaging: What are the Benefits of Flexible Packaging?

    Feb 10, 2014 12:26 PM

    Are you in an industry that requires day to day packaging and bottling of manufacturing goods? If yes, you can secure your manufacturing goods ,while saving time and money, by taking advantage of flexible packaging....

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  • Capitalizing on the Advantages of Flexible Packaging

    Jan 09, 2014 11:34 AM

    The quest for economy, quality and safety is leading a growing number of foodservice operators to switch from traditional, rigid containers to flexible packaging for soups, sauces, condiments and many other products....

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  • 7 Advantages of Flexible Packaging

    Jul 21, 2013 12:10 PM

    With such a flurry of food products in the market, the consumer marketplace is saturated. This sea of products presents manufacturers with a big challenge – how to make their products stand out from dozens (if not hundreds)....

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  • The Future of Flexible Packaging

    Jun 14, 2012 12:21 PM

    Modern developments in flexible packaging are bringing pouches, films and foils to the market on an unprecedented scale. We profile some of the flexible packaging market's most promising innovations to safeguard product quality....

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