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Constantia Flexibles Acquires FFP Packaging Solutions

Constantia Flexibles has signed an agreement on Wednesday, August 10th, 2022, to acquire 100 % of FFP Packaging Solutions, a leading player for sustainable, flexible packaging in the consumer market from Northampton, UK. Pim Vervaat,...

Registration Opens for FPA’s 2022 Fall Executive Conference

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA), the leading advocate and voice for the growing U.S. flexible packaging industry, is pleased to announce that registration for the 2022 FPA Fall Executive Conference is now open. The conference...

Trex Launches Grassroots Movement to Expand Plastic Film Recycling

As a company built on eco-minded values, Trex Company, the world’s largest manufacturer of high-performance, wood-alternative decking and railing, is enlisting communities and organizations to partner in its robust recycling efforts. The recently launched NexTrex®...

Glenroy Inc. Announces the Addition of Adam Gollnick as National Account Manager

Glenroy® Inc., a leading sustainable flexible packaging company has announced the addition of Adam Gollnick to their team. As the National Account Manager, Gollnick will lead the company to grow and expand their reach in...

FPA Signs Coalition Letter Sent to Members of the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Opposing an Amendment to S. 4348

The undersigned organizations oppose provisions added to S. 4348, the “Food and Drug Administration Safety and Landmark Advancement Act” (FDASLA) via an amendment from Sen. Maggie Hassan (D-NH) on food packaging and PFAS that could...

ISRI Rejects ‘Advanced Recycling’ Label, Says Plastic-to-Fuel Projects Should Not Count as Recycling

The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries has recently announced its position on chemical recycling, saying its definition does not include plastics-to-fuel technology as recycling. It announced the position after adopting the language during its July...

Fresh-Lock to Debut Reclosable Packaging Solutions at SuperZoo

Fresh-Lock, a manufacturer of reclosable solutions for flexible packaging, announced it would be showcasing its new Fresh-Lock Grip and Rip technology, among other packaging solutions for pet food, at SuperZoo 2022. “Consumers hold pet products...

Esko Announces Acquisition of Canadian-based Tilia Labs

Esko, the global developer of integrated hardware and software solutions for the print, packaging, and label industries, has acquired imposition A.I. software company Tilia Labs, in a deal that delivers on the need of brand...

Cosmo First Declares Financial Results

Cosmo First has declared its financial results for the quarter ended June 2022. The company reported 23 percent increase in Net Revenue compared to Q1 FY22. During the quarter, the flexible packaging industry experienced pressure...

ProAmpac and Purition Pioneer High Barrier Recyclable Paper Sachet for Nutritional Powders

Flexible packaging and material science leader, ProAmpac, in partnership with Purition, a wholefood nutrition producer, announced a breakthrough with ProActive Recyclable® paper sachets for powdered meal shakes. This fully recyclable high barrier paper sachet replaces...

Charter Next Generation Continues to Expand with the Acquisition of Polymer Film & Bag, Inc. and Certain Related Assets

Charter Next Generation, North America's leading producer of high-performance, sustainable films, today announced that it will acquire Polymer Film & Bag, Inc., the extrusion business of the Polymer Packaging family of companies based in Massillon,...

Brilliant Polymers Invests Rs 100-cr in Capacity Expansion

Manufacturer of laminating adhesives for flexible packaging, Brilliant Polymers has announced a large-scale capacity expansion in the form of a new plant at its site in Ambernath. The new facility, which was inaugurated on 2...

BOBST to Showcase Sustainability Progress with oneBARRIER at INFLOFLEX at Fall Conference 2022

At INFLOFLEX at Fall Conference, taking place in Covington, Kentucky, 11–12 October, BOBST will provide an update on its latest progress with oneBARRIER – a family of new alternative and sustainable solutions that have the...

ePac Flexible Packaging Announces Global Expansion

ePac Flexible Packaging, the industry leader in quick turn, short and medium run-length flexible packaging, has announced it will accelerate its growth and transition to a global enterprise over the next 18 months. Eleven new...

Tredegar Board Declares Quarterly Dividend

The board of directors of Tredegar Corporation (NYSE:TG) declared a quarterly dividend of thirteen cents ($0.13) per share on the company’s common stock. The dividend is payable on October 1, 2022 to shareholders of record...

Sonoco Releases 2021-22 Corporate Sustainability Report, Renews 2030 Commitments

Sonoco, one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, released its 2021-22 Corporate Responsibility Report, renewing ambitious 2030 commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and energy usage. The Science Based Targets align with the Paris...

Pregis Expands Inspyre™ Product Line With New Mailer; Increases Support of Environmental Nonprofit Organization

Pregis®, a leading global manufacturer of protective packaging, announces the expansion of its Inspyre™ product line with the new Inspyre™ Mailer, amplifying its contributions to help fight water insecurities in communities around the world. Inspyre™...

Breakthrough Automated Flexo Platemaking Solution Delivers Significant Benefits to Customers in First Year

Esko and Asahi Photoproducts have announced that CrystalCleanConnect, the fully automated flexo platemaking line developed in partnership between the two companies, is now widely available following a successful first year since it was unveiled at...

KM Packaging Appoints Frances Busby as Managing Director

Global flexible packaging and lidding films supplier KM Packaging is pleased to announce the appointment of Frances Busby in the role of managing director. “Frances and KM have shared values of trust, ownership, passion, and...

Dazpak Flexible Packaging, an H.I.G. Capital Portfolio Company, Completes Acquisitions of Atlapac Corporation and the Inno-lok Division of Polymer Packaging

H.I.G. Capital, a leading global alternative investment firm with $50 billion of equity capital under management, is pleased to announce that its portfolio company, Dazpak Flexible Packaging has completed the acquisitions of Atlapac Corporation and...

Let’s Get Real About Plastics, the Environment and What We Can Do About Them

Alison Keane of the Flexible Packaging Association says extended producer responsibility could provide a solution to managing this material at end of life. It’s no secret that we—all of us—are facing a very real, very...

Premier Packaging Expands With New Facility, Heidelberg Equipment

After a decade of sustained growth, Premier Packaging, a subsidiary of DSS, Inc., recently relocated its plant of 30 years in Victor, NY, USA, to a brand new 105,000 square-foot facility in West Henrietta, NY....

Miraclon Appoints Deana Conyard as Director of Product Marketing

Miraclon is delighted to announce the appointment of Deana Conyard as the company’s new Director of Product Marketing. In her position, she takes up leadership of the Product Marketing team and activity globally. Deana brings...

Demonstration Facility for Processing Mixed Plastic Waste Announced by New Recycling Consortium

Fiberight, a resource recovery company, will lead the Uncaptured Unrecycled Plastics (UP) project, a three-year demonstrator consortium partially funded by Innovate UK and focused on the capture, recovery, and recycling of plastic packaging currently lost...

Toppan Continues to Be Selected to Multiple Leading ESG Investing Indices

Toppan, a global leader in communication, security, packaging, décor materials, and electronics solutions, has this year again been recognized for its outstanding Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) performance with selection to numerous leading indices. These...

Popular Aseptic Packaging Installs Davis-Standard dsX™ 400 Line

Popular Aseptic Packaging, one of Pakistan’s leading packaging innovators, recently increased capacity with Davis-Standard’s German subsidiary ER-WE-PA GmbH’s installation of a dsX™400 aseptic packaging line. The all-in-one triplex extrusion coating and laminating line will support...

Mitsubishi HiTec Paper with Price Increase

Bielefeld-based specialty paper manufacturer Mitsubishi HiTec Paper is forced to implement a further price increase due to renewed cost increases in chemicals, energy, freight and pulp.

Envoy Solutions Acquires Sunbelt Packaging

Envoy Solutions announced that it has acquired York, South Carolina-based Sunbelt Packaging. Sunbelt Packaging offers a large, diversified inventory of flexible packaging materials and a broad range of automated packaging equipment. The company’s strong relationships...

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