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FPA Responds to ABC News’ “Trashed: The Secret Life of Plastic Recycling” Investigation

ABC News’ recent “Trashed: The Secret Life of Plastic Recycling” investigation isn’t about plastic bags or even plastic packaging, it is about the current U.S. recycling system. Put trackers in any recyclable item today and...

Sigma Stretch Film Invests in New Capacity in Ontario

The company's plant in Belleville will receive a Davis-Standard seven-layer agricultural stretch film line, and its plant in Kentucky will receive a three-layer machine.

UFlex Declares Audited Financial Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year

UFlex, one of India’s largest multinationals in flexible packaging and solutions company, announced its consolidated financial results for the fourth quarter and full year that ended March 31, 2023. The company’s unaudited results were approved...

FPA Announces that Kasie Fairbarn Has Been Elected ELC Co-Chair

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA), the leading advocate and voice for the growing U.S. flexible packaging industry, is pleased to announce that Kasie Fairbarn, Product Sales Manager – Extrusion Systems for Windmoeller & Hoelscher Corporation,...

Constantia Flexibles and SB Packagings Commence Joint Venture

Constantia Flexibles, Premji Invest, and Amit Banga, managing director of SB Packagings, have finalized a joint venture to create one of the largest sustainable packaging platforms in India and South Asia, following the regulatory approval...

El Dorado Paper Bag Manufacturing Set to Close by End of Year

Packaging products manufacturer El Dorado Paper Bag Manufacturing is reportedly set to close operations by the end of this year, reported the El Dorado News-Times, citing a representative of ProAmPac. The announcement comes two years after flexible...

Duraco Specialty Materials Acquires Strata-Tac Inc.

Duraco Specialty Materials, a leading manufacturer of specialty materials including pressure sensitive tapes and labels, coated films, and release liners, announced today that it has acquired Strata-Tac, Inc., a leading manufacturer of custom engineered pressure...

BW Flexible Systems Hosts Ribbon-cutting Event to Unveil New Minnesota Facility

BW Flexible Systems, BW Packaging’s global manufacturer of flexible packaging machinery, will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony and tour for customers and media members at 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 30, at its new Brooklyn Park manufacturing...

Maxcess Appoints New Vice President and General Manager, Americas

Maxcess has named Javeed Ashraf Buch the new vice president and general manager, Americas. Buch brings over two decades of sales and service experience in web converting applications and machinery, including film extrusion lines, printing...

Morchem Appoints New President for the U.S.

Morchem is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Reed in the newly created position of President of Morchem, Inc. Michael will lead the operations of Morchem in the U.S. with the aim to accelerate...

Syracuse Label, Macaran and W.N. Van Alstine Announce New Name and Corporate Branding

Following a successful merger in June 2022, Syracuse Label, Macaran Printed Products and W.N. Van Alstine & Sons have rebranded under a new group name and corporate identity. The NextGen Label Group™ name and logo...

Label Traxx Announces Investment and Commitment to Growth in Latin American Markets

Label Traxx, a leading provider of Print MIS/ERP solutions for the labels and flexible packaging segment, announced the company has made a commitment toward growth in Mexico and throughout LATAM. “Label Traxx has been successful...

Henkel Opens Adhesive Technologies Technology Center in Bridgewater

Henkel, a global leader in adhesives, sealants and functional coatings, has officially opened its Technology Center in Bridgewater, New Jersey, US. Occupying 70,000 square ft., the center provides a unique and interactive destination for the...

DRG Technologies Acquires La Fiesta Label & Packaging Systems

DRG Technologies, a provider of labeling and packaging solutions, has announced the acquisition of La Fiesta Label & Packaging Systems, a provider of labeling solutions in Chandler, AZ, USA. The acquisition will expand DRG Technologies’...

Koenig & Bauer With a Dynamic Start to the New Financial Year and Confirms Forecast for 2023

Koenig & Bauer AG, Würzburg, a leading global technology supplier with a particular focus on special printing applications in the packaging sector, got off to a dynamic start in the 2023 financial year and recorded...

ACTEGA Unveils Plans for New Facility in North Carolina

ACTEGA has announced its plans to open a new 238,000 square foot facility in Kings Mountain, North Carolina. The project is being supported by the state of North Carolina, providing funding to establish a brand-new,...

FPA Announces 2023 Board of Directors

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 2023 Board of Directors. William Jackson, Ph.D., Chief Technology Officer,...

Cleanroom Film & Bags Adds Capacity to Serve Increasing Demand for Cleanroom Nylon Films and Bags

Cleanroom Film and Bags, a division of C-P Flexible Packaging, has expanded its operations to meet a dramatic increase in demand for nylon packaging. CFB is now one of the country’s leading manufacturers of nylon...

Mondi to Modernise Its Dynäs Kraft Paper Mill in Sweden

Mondi, a global leader in sustainable packaging and paper, is upgrading its Dynäs pulp and paper mill in Sweden. The modernisation programme will increase efficiency and further improve the overall environmental performance of the mill,...

Tredegar Reports First Quarter 2023 Results

Tredegar Corporation reported first quarter financial results for the period ended March 31, 2023. First quarter 2023 net income (loss) was $(1.0) million ($(0.03) per diluted share) compared to net income (loss) of $16.4 million...

Amcor Announces Intent to Acquire Moda Systems

Amcor, a global leader in developing and producing responsible packaging solutions, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Moda Systems, a leading manufacturer of state-of-the-art, automated protein packaging machines. Based in New...

Pactiv Evergreen Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend

Pactiv Evergreen Inc. announced that its board of directors has approved the payment of a quarterly dividend of $0.10 per share of common stock. The dividend will be paid on June 15, 2023 to shareholders...

TIPA Compostable Packaging Snaps Up Bio4Pack

TIPA Compostable Packaging has expanded its European reach with the acquisition of Bio4Pack. Bio4Pack will allow TIPA to provide three new additions to its range: paper packaging from agricultural waste, trays and nets. The deal...

Mondi Reports Stable First-quarter Performance

Paper and packaging company Mondi says its underlying earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation (Ebitda) of €351-million for the first quarter of this year were broadly flat when compared with its Ebitda for the...

Henkel Delivers Very Strong Organic Sales Growth in the First Quarter

In the first quarter of 2023, Henkel increased Group sales to around 5.6 billion euros. The very strong organic sales growth of 6.6 percent was driven by double-digit pricing, while volumes were below the prior-year...

DS Smith Officially Unveils New Kemsley CHP Plant with E.ON

DS Smith has linked up with energy provider E.ON to launch a combined heat and power (CHP) plant at DS Smith’s paper mill in Kent. Work on the CHP plant began in 2019 with E.ON...

Summit Packaging Platform, a LongueVue Capital Portfolio Company, Announces Appointment of a New Chief Executive Officer

The Summit Packaging Platform, which includes Summit Plastics, ClearView Packaging, and Fredman Packaging (together "Summit"), a LongueVue Capital ("LVC") portfolio company and manufacturer of custom packaging solutions, is pleased to announce the appointment of Joe...

Different PRO Structures Can Achieve Same Result

When building a producer responsibility organization, fees should be transparent, the industry should be in control and the system needs to be fair. That’s what participants in a recent webinar said, noting there are different...

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