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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 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 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...

Flexible Packaging Association Launches Emerging Leadership Council
10.26.2020

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA), the leading advocate and voice for the growing U.S. flexible packaging industry, is pleased to announce the formation and launch of the Emerging Leadership Council (ELC) (#FPAemergingleaders). The new group...

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...

The FPA Launches New Website: www.flexpackvoice.com
10.21.2020

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) is pleased to announce the official launch of its new website, www.flexpackvoice.com. The site is a new online platform where readers can access all of the FlexPack VOICE™ stories plus...

No Matter Who Wins, the Industry Must Prepare, Leaders Say
10.12.2020

With the presidential election fast approaching, it might not be clear who will be in the Oval Office for the next four years, but several industry leaders say that some issues will be important to...

Trump and Biden Share Some Trade Goals
10.12.2020

While the candidates for president diverge sharply in many areas, they share the same goals when it comes to trade and economic policy: President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden both want to...

FPA Publishes 2020 State of the Flexible Packaging Industry Report
10.12.2020

The Flexible Packaging Association’s (FPA) 2020 State of the Flexible Packaging Industry Report provides industry converters, suppliers, investors, and analysts with insight into the performance (i.e. growth, revenue/volume expectations, profitability, and capital spending) of the...

Leaders Expect Pandemic to Alter Views About Travel and Work
10.12.2020

The health and safety policies put in place to combat COVID-19 will prepare companies beyond the immediate crisis, if they continue to stay focused on preventing illness, several leaders in the flexible packaging industry suggest....

AICC, FPA, PPC & TLMI Join the Virtual Digital Packaging Summit as Official Association Partners
10.06.2020

Packaging Impressions is pleased to announce AICC, (The Independent Packaging Association), FPA (Flexible Packaging Association), PPC (Paperboard Packaging Council), and TLMI have all joined the Virtual 2020 Digital Packaging Summit as Official Association Partners. The...

Registration Opens for the FPA 2020 Virtual Fall Executive Conference
09.22.2020

The Flexible Packaging Association is pleased to announce that registration for the FPA 2020 Virtual Fall Executive Conference is now open. FPA’s upcoming conference is moving to a digital format and has been split into...

FPA Publishes New Sustainability Report on E-commerce
07.17.2020

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) is pleased to announce that the Sustainability Life Cycle and Economic Impacts of Flexible Packaging in E-commerce Report is now available. E-commerce is a growing economic segment and as more...

FPA Publishes Flexible Packaging Buyers Guide
06.24.2020

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) is pleased to announce that the 2020 –2021 Flexible Packaging Buyers Guide is now available. The Buyers Guide provides a detailed listing of FPA members’ manufacturing and material supplying capabilities...

FPA Signs Letter in Support of Senator Ernst’s FRNT LINE Act
06.05.2020

As representatives of the food and agriculture industry, we ask you to cosponsor a bill that Senator Ernst will soon introduce to provide tax relief to essential workers, including the dedicated and talented men and...

FPA Submits Comments on the Aluminum Import Monitoring and Analysis System Proposed Rule
05.29.2020

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA), which is the voice of U.S. manufacturers of flexible packaging and their suppliers, is troubled by the recent additional Department of Commerce activities concerning the Section 232 aluminum tariffs, particularly...

Glenroy, Inc. Publishes Streamlined Life Cycle Assessment of STANDCAP vs. Rigid Plastics Report
05.13.2020

Glenroy, Inc. recently published its Life Cycle Assessment of STANDCAP vs. Rigid Plastics Report. Glenroy contracted Shelbyville, Michigan-based firm PTIS, LLC to provide life cycle assessments (LCAs) and a report with descriptions on key environmental...

FPA Announces 2020 Board of Directors
04.02.2020

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) announced the election of its 2020 Board of Directors. Curt Begle, President of the Health, Hygiene, and Specialties Division of Berry Global continues as Chairperson of the FPA Board of...

FPA Addresses Essential Manufacturing in Light of COVID-19 Crisis
03.19.2020

The Flexible Packaging Association issued letters to the White House, all Governors, and Capitol Hill leadership with regard to the need for essential packaging manufacturing during this time of uncertainty, particularly food insecurity and access...

FPA Announces 2020 Flexible Packaging Achievement Award Winners
03.05.2020

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) announced the winners of its 64th Annual Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards Competition. The winning entries were recognized during the FPA Welcome Dinner & Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards Ceremony held Wednesday,...

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