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FPA Submits Testimony in Opposition to Senate Bills 582-1 to Oregon’s Senate Committee on Energy and Environmental
04.08.2021

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) is once again submitting testimony in opposition to SB582-1, as amended, having to do with extended producer responsibility programs for packaging and paper.

FPA Submits Testimony in Support of Rhode Island’s House Committee on Corporations House Bill 5446/Senate Bill 254
03.29.2021

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) is pleased to support HB 5446 and SB 254, which would provide regulatory certainty for advanced recycling processes and create a more circular economy for plastics in Rhode Island.

FPA Signs Coalition Letter to Colorado’s Labor & Technology Committee in Opposition to SB 21-180 Concerning Efforts to Increase Recycling in Colorado
03.22.2021

As associations that represent foodservice packaging manufacturers throughout the United States, we respectfully oppose SB 21-180 – concerning efforts to increase recycling in Colorado. We believe this legislation takes the wrong approach, conflicts with current...

FPA Signs Coalition Letter to Connecticut’s Joint Environment Committee in Opposition to S. 926 for Legislation That Would Ban Consumer Packaging Containing PFAS
03.18.2021

The undersigned organizations would like to express concerns with S. 926, legislation that would ban consumer packaging containing PFAS. The breadth of the materials covered and the lack of any thresholds, the proposed changes would...

FPA Announces 2021 Board of Directors
03.18.2021

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA), the leading advocate and voice for the growing U.S. flexible packaging industry, is pleased to announce the election of its 2021 Board of Directors. Kathy Bolhous, CEO of Charter Next...

FPA Signs Americans for Free Trade’s Coalition Letter to United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai Encouraging the Removal of Tariffs
03.18.2021

Congratulations on your confirmation as U.S. Trade Representative. We appreciate your dedication to public service and look forward to working with you on a worker-centric trade policy that benefits American workers, families, and businesses.

FPA Announces 2021 Student Flexible Packaging Design Challenge Winners
03.10.2021

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA), the leading advocate and voice for the growing U.S. flexible packaging industry, is pleased to announce the winners of the FPA 2021 Student Flexible Packaging Design Challenge. This year’s first...

FPA Holds Virtual Awards Ceremony to Honor the Winners of the 65th Annual Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards Competition
03.08.2021

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA), the leading advocate and voice for the growing U.S. flexible packaging industry, is pleased to announce that it will be holding a Virtual Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards Ceremony on Wednesday,...

FPA Publishes Annual Report to the Members
02.25.2021

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA), the leading advocate and voice for the growing U.S. flexible packaging industry, is pleased to announce that it has published its latest Report to the Members. The report provides an...

FPA Signs Americans for Free Trade’s Coalition Letter in Support of Katherine Tai’s Nomination for USTR
02.24.2021

The Americans for Free Trade coalition, a broad alliance of American businesses, trade organizations, and workers united against tariffs, respectfully writes in support of the nomination of Katherine Tai to become the next U.S. Trade...

FPA Submits Testimony in Opposition to Senate Bills 14, 581, and 582 to Oregon’s Senate Committee on Energy and Environmental
02.16.2021

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) is submitting testimony in opposition to SB14, SB581 and SB582, having to do with extended producer responsibility programs for plastic packing, for all packaging and paper and labeling for recyclability....

FPA Partners with TAPPI’s Virtual Conference on Looping the Flexible Packaging Supply Chain into the Circular Economy
02.12.2021

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA), the leading advocate and voice for the growing U.S. flexible packaging industry, is pleased to announce that it is partnering with TAPPI’s International Flexible Packaging and Extrusion Division’s (IFPED) upcoming...

FPA Submits Testimony in Opposition to House Bill 1488 to Washington’s House Environment and Energy Committee
02.11.2021

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) is submitting testimony in opposition to HB1488, “Relating to the management of plastic packaging materials,” which sets arbitrary rates and dates for all plastic packaging in Washington to have post-consumer...

FPA Submits Testimony in Opposition to House Bill 1316 to Hawaii’s House Committee on Energy and Environmental Protection
02.09.2021

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) is submitting testimony in opposition to HB1316, “A Bill for an Act Relating to Packaging Waste,” which would establish and extended producer responsibility act for packaging and paper.

FPA Submits Testimony in Opposition to Senate Bill 1185 to New York’s Senate Committee on Environmental Conservation
02.02.2021

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) is submitting testimony in opposition to SB1185, “An Act to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to establishing the extended producer responsibility act,” which would establish an extended producer...

FPA Submits Testimony in Opposition to House Bill 21 to Maryland’s House Environment and Transportation Committee
01.29.2021

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) is submitting testimony in opposition to HB21, “Recycling: Prohibition on the Chemical Conversion of Plastic,” which would ban the use of advanced recycling in the state. FPA and its members...

FPA Signs Americans for Free Trade’s Letter Urging Lawmakers to Resolve Ongoing Trade Disputes and Extend Section 301 Tariff Exclusions
01.29.2021

Americans for Free Trade sent a letter to the 117th Congress urging lawmakers to resolve ongoing trade disputes and extend section 301 tariff exclusions. Over 165 trade associations signed the letter, calling on members...

FPA Submits Testimony in Opposition to Senate Bill 5219 to Washington’s Senate Environment, Energy and Technology Committee
01.28.2021

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) is submitting testimony in opposition to SB5219, “Relating to the management of plastic packaging materials,” which sets arbitrary rates and dates for all plastic packaging in Washington to have post-consumer...

FPA Supports Coalition Letter to Maryland’s Senate Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs Committee Regarding SB 195/HB 22 on Prohibitions and Requirements for PFAS Chemicals
01.27.2021

We are writing to underscore the overreaching and unintended consequences that SB 195/HB 22 will have in its current form. We urge the Committee to work with stakeholders to consider targeted amendments that would...

FPA Signs Coalition Letter in Opposition to Maryland House Bill 21
01.22.2021

We are writing to ask you to oppose Maryland House Bill 21 which would ban use of advanced recycling in the state. Advanced recycling is an important emerging technology that helps eliminate plastic waste from...

FPA Publishes E-commerce Streamlined LCA Case Studies
01.19.2021

The Flexible Packaging Association’s (FPA) Sustainability Life Cycle and Economic Impacts of Flexible Packaging in E-commerce Report provides a holistic view of the sustainability benefits that flexible packaging offers in e-commerce and quantifies the environmental...

FPA Submits Testimony in Support of House Bill 164 to Maryland’s House Environment and Transportation Committee
01.15.2021

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) is pleased to support HB164, which would require the Recycling Office of the Maryland Department of Environment promote and make recommendations to support market development for recycled products. FPA and...

FPA’s Sterilization Packaging Manufacturers Council (SPMC) Celebrates Sterile Packaging Day on March 10, 2021
01.14.2021

Sterile packaging is a silent hero that plays a critical role in everyone's health and well-being. These innovative pouches, trays, and packs protect life-saving medical devices, supplies, and pharmaceuticals from harmful bacteria and particulates that...

FPA Releases a Flexible Packaging Path to a Circular Economy Report
01.11.2021

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA), the leading advocate and voice for the growing U.S. flexible packaging industry, is pleased to announce the release of its newest sustainability report, a Flexible Packaging Path to a Circular...

FPA Updates Flexible Packaging Market Tracker for Members; Adds COVID-19 Impacts Data
12.08.2020

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA), the leading advocate and voice for the growing U.S. flexible packaging industry, is pleased to announce that the Flexible Packaging Market Tracker has been updated with the most recent market...

FPA and PSI Reach Agreement on Legislative Elements of an EPR Bill for Packaging and Paper Products
12.07.2020

Today, the Flexible Packaging Association (FPA), the leading advocate and voice for the growing U.S. flexible packaging industry, and the Product Stewardship Institute (PSI), a leader of the U.S. product stewardship movement, announced an agreement...

FPA Partners with PACK EXPO Connects
11.02.2020

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) is pleased to announce that it is participating in the PACK EXPO Connects Partner Program and Showcase of Packaging Innovations during PACK EXPO Connects (Nov. 9-13), produced by PMMI Media...

FPA Signs Comment Letter to California’s Statewide Commission on Recycling Markets and Curbside Recycling
10.22.2020

The undersigned organizations, representing many of California’s leading manufacturers, consumer product companies, and packaging industries are writing to express concern regarding the process by which the Statewide Commission on Recycling Markets and Curbside Recycling is...

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