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The Flexible Packaging Association offers a variety of news and information tools to keep you up-to-date. Browse the types of news we gather and produce below, or scroll straight to the bottom to search for articles in your categories of interest.
Advocacy & Government Affairs
FPA is engaged in a long-tern advocacy campaign to promote the value of flexible packaging and ensure that the industry is represented in legislative and non-governmental organizations.
Advantages of Flexible Packaging
Flexible packaging offers a host of benefits across the entire supply chain...protecting, preserving, and adding value to a wide array of consumer products. Read more about the many benefits of flexible packaging.
FPA Press Releases
Keep up with what's happening within the Flexible Packaging Association by browsing through our press releases.
FPA tracks information about new product launches and developments in the industry, sales of flexible packaging, materials and equipment, trade show participation and meeting/conference announcements.
Industry News includes 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.
FPA NOW® [News on the Web]
FPA NOW is an online news brief announcing information about association-developed economic and market research; regulatory and environmental issues affecting the industry; sustainability and end-of-packaging-life presentations, studies, and partnerships; promotion of the industry through the prestigious FPA Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards; and FPA new member announcements.
The Flexible Packaging Association is actively engaged in research projects and the science of sustainable packaging, and we offer our members a number of enhanced publications and reports on sustainability.
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Environmental challenges are complex and controversial—just take a look at the vastly different recycling and plastic legislative bills proposed each year across the country. Regardless of politics, there’s no doubt that we’re responsible for undoing...
Flexible packaging helps manufacturers strike a critical balance between durability and ease of use, whether shipping for COVID-19 or standard healthcare supply chains. Efforts to ramp up testing amid the coronavirus pandemic have shone a...
As the saying goes, you only get one chance to make a first impression. In the packaging world, flexible packaging is considered by many to be the optimal way for a company to put its...
Flexible packaging refers to package made of flexible materials that can be easily molded into various shapes. It is one of the rapidly growing sectors of the packaging industry, which includes merging the highest qualities...
Recyclable plastic bags don’t pose the potential health risks associated with alternative bags. Hundreds of millions of petroleum based, “non-woven polypropylene” reusable bags are imported from China and other countries each year. These are, by...
Described as the “perfect e-commerce package” yet perfectly suitable for brick-and-mortar channels as well, the winner of the Highest Achievement Award in the 64th Annual Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards Competition is AeroFlexx. The technology originally...
Liquibox received a silver award from the Flexible Packaging Association for Waterspout, a specialized bag-in-box refill system for home and office water coolers. This is the company’s eighth win since first entering the annual Flexible...