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FPA’s Emerging Leadership Council to Host a FlexPack Crash Course at PACK EXPO International
09.12.2022

The Flexible Packaging Association’s (FPA) Emerging Leadership Council (ELC) will present the first-ever FlexPack Crash Course at the upcoming PACK EXPO International in Chicago, IL, on Wednesday, October 26th, at 9:00 a.m. Central. The event...

FPA Publishes 2022 State of the Flexible Packaging Industry Report
08.30.2022

The Flexible Packaging Association’s (FPA) 2022 State of the Flexible Packaging Industry Report provides industry converters, suppliers, investors, and analysts with insight into the performance of the U.S. flexible packaging industry over the past year....

Registration Opens for FPA’s 2022 Fall Executive Conference
08.11.2022

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...

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
08.10.2022

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...

FPA Signs Coalition Letter Sent to the California Senate Appropriations Committee in Opposition to AB 2026 (Friedman) as Amended June 23, 2022
07.29.2022

The California Chamber of Commerce and the organizations listed respectfully oppose AB 2026 (Friedman) as amended on June 23, 2022, which is the most current version of the bill in print. As you know, the...

FPA Submits Comments to the U.S. EPA in Regard to Their Request for Information on the Solid Waste Infrastructure for Recycling Grant Program
07.25.2022

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) appreciates the opportunity to respond to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) request for information (RFI) on the Solid Waste Infrastructure for Recycling (SWIFR) grant program. The FPA was established in...

FPA Submits Written Comments to the Environmental Protection Agency in Response to Their Request for Information on the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law
07.25.2022

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) respectfully submits these written comments in response to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Request for Information (RFI) on the Solid Waste Infrastructure for Recycling Program (SWIFR).

FPA Signs AFT’s Coalition Letter Sent to the U.S. International Trade Commission Reiterating Tariffs’ Harmful Impact
07.08.2022

Americans for Free Trade (AFT), a broad coalition of American businesses, trade organizations, and workers united against tariffs, sent a prehearing statement to United States International Trade Commission (ITC) Chair David Johanson to include in...

FPA Signs Coalition Extension Request for the State of Maine’s Deadline for Reporting Products Containing Intentionally Added Substances Defined as PFAS
07.07.2022

We are writing to respectfully request an extension of the deadline for reporting of products containing intentionally added substances defined as PFAS in the State of Maine that is scheduled to go into effect on...

FPA Opposes Rhode Island’s S. 2044/H. 7438 – An Act Relating to Health and Safety – Toxic Packaging Reduction Act
07.01.2022

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) is writing to urge you to veto S. 2044/H. 7438, which will create a prohibition on the sale or promotional distribution of any food package containing perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances...

FPA Signs Coalition Letter Stating a Neutral Position on SB 54 (Allen), as Amended June 26, 2022
06.27.2022

The above listed organizations have a neutral position on SB 54 (Allen), as amended June 26, 2022, under the presumption the “State Regulations to Reduce Plastic Waste, Tax Producers of Single-use Plastics, and Fund Recycling...

FPA Publishes 2022– 2023 Flexible Packaging Buyer’s Guide
06.23.2022

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA), the leading advocate and voice for the growing U.S. flexible packaging industry, is pleased to announce that the 2022–2023 Flexible Packaging Buyer’s Guide is now available. The Buyer’s Guide provides...

FPA Submits Comments on the April 11, 2022, Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to Amend the SEC’s 2010 Climate Guidelines
06.17.2022

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) appreciates this opportunity to submit comments on the April 11, 2022, Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (“NPRM” or “Notice”) to amend the SEC’s 2010 Climate Guidelines. This rulemaking, if finalized, would...

FPA Signs Coalition Letter Sent to California’s Senate Committee on Environmental Quality Regarding AB 2026 (Friedman)
06.17.2022

The California Chamber of Commerce and the organizations listed respectfully oppose unless amended AB 2026 (Friedman) as amended on June 9, 2022, which is the most current version of the bill in print. During the...

FPA Announces 2022 Student Flexible Packaging Design Challenge Winners
06.17.2022

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 2022 Student Flexible Packaging Design Challenge. This year’s first...

FPA Signs the U.S. Chamber’s Coalition Letter Highlighting Concerns About the EPA Undertaking a Rulemaking Process to Potentially Designate Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA) and Perfluorooctane Sulfonic Acid (PFOS) as Hazardous Substances Under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA)
06.15.2022

The undersigned organizations support policy and practical solutions that will accelerate the cleanup of per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in the environment. As the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) undertakes a rulemaking process to potentially designate...

FPA Submits Testimony in Opposition to New Jersey’s Senate Bill 426, “Packaging Product Stewardship Act”
06.13.2022

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) is submitting testimony in opposition to Senate Bill 426 “Packaging Product Stewardship Act,” which requires producers of packaging products sold in New Jersey to adopt and implement packaging product stewardship...

FPA Signs the U.S. Chamber’s Coalition Letter in Response to a Request for Information on Sustainable Chemistry
06.03.2022

The undersigned organizations are pleased to provide comments regarding the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy (OSTP) Request for Information on Sustainable Chemistry. We represent a coalition of companies and trade associations across...

FPA Signs the U.S. Chamber’s Coalition Letter for Inclusion of Provisions Related to PFAS in the Fiscal Year 2023 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA)
06.02.2022

The undersigned associations strongly urge you not to include provisions in National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2023 (FY 23 NDAA) that would circumvent the existing regulatory process for PFAS. This includes provisions that...

FPA Creates Fact Sheet Highlighting the Negative Impacts of California’s Assembly Bill 2026
05.26.2022

AB2026 would ban an online retailer from using plastic packaging, including shipping envelopes, cushioning, or void fill, such as bubble wrap and air pillows. The bill effectively bans one of the most- environmentally favorable protection...

FPA Signs Coalition Letter Supporting the Supply Chain Subtitle in the America COMPETES Act
05.10.2022

As members of Congress come together to advance bipartisan legislation strengthening supply chains and enhancing U.S. economic competitiveness, the undersigned organizations write to express our strong support for the Manufacturing Security and Resilience Program and...

FPA Signs Americans for Free Trade’s Coalition Letter in Support of Motion to Instruct, Calls to Include on Section 301 Product Exclusions Process
05.02.2022

Americans for Free Trade (AFT), a broad coalition of American businesses, trade organizations, and workers united against tariffs, sent a letter to Senate leadership voicing support for the Motion to Instruct proposed by Senator Pat...

FPA Submits Testimony in Opposition to SB 2788 to the Rhode Island Senate Judiciary Committee
04.26.2022

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) must oppose, unless amended, Senate Bill 2788 – Relating to Health and Safety – Refuse Disposal, which would add advanced recycling as a definition for refuse disposal and establishes a...

FPA Announces 2022 Board of Directors
04.13.2022

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 2022 Board of Directors. Kathy Bolhous, CEO of Charter Next...

FPA Signs Coalition Letter in Opposition of Colorado HB 22-1345
04.13.2022

The undersigned organizations must respectfully take an OPPOSE position on HB 22-1345, legislation that would impose broad reporting requirements on manufacturers of all products containing PFAS sold in Colorado, ban the sale of products containing...

FPA Submits Testimony to the Colorado House Energy and Environment Committee in Opposition to House Bill 1533
04.07.2022

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) is submitting testimony in opposition to HB 1355, “Concerning the Creation of the Producer Responsibility Program for Statewide Recycling,” which creates a producer responsibility program to provide recycling services to...

FPA Submits Testimony to the Rhode Island Senate Committee on Environment & Agriculture in Opposition of Senate Bill 2296 – Extended Producer Responsibility for Packaging
03.30.2022

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) is submitting testimony in opposition to Senate Bill 2296 – Extended Producer Responsibility for Packaging, which would establish an extended producer responsibility (EPR) program for packaging, alter state labeling provisions,...

FPA Signs Americans for Free Trade’s Coalition Letter to the USTR Calling for Holistic, Transparent Tariff Review
03.29.2022

Americans for Free Trade (AFT), a broad coalition of American businesses, trade organizations, and workers united against tariffs sent a letter to United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai expressing strong support for a fully transparent...

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