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FPA Partners with PACK EXPO Las Vegas
07.22.2021

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) is pleased to announce that it is again participating in the Partner Program at PACK EXPO Las Vegas and co-located Healthcare Packaging EXPO (Sept. 27-29, 2021; Las Vegas Convention Center),...

ALLIEDFLEX® Technologies, Inc. and ARANOW Stick Pack Machinery Form North American Sales and Marketing Alliance
07.21.2021

ARANOW Packaging Machinery is a leading manufacturer in the field of design and manufacture of innovative Stick Pack Packaging Systems, proudly announces the launch of an exclusive North American, including Canada sales and marketing agreement...

FPA Sends Letter to Maine’s Governor, the Honorable Janet Mills, Urging A Veto of LD 1541, An Act to Support and Improve Municipal Recycling Programs and Save Taxpayer Money
07.15.2021

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) is writing to urge you to veto LD 1541, since despite its title, the bill will actually increase taxes on Maine citizens and not improve municipal recycling system in the...

FPA Submits Testimony in Support of Assembly Bill 5803 to New Jersey’s Environment and Solid Waste Committee
07.15.2021

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) is pleased to support AB 5803, which would provide regulatory certainty for advanced recycling processes and create a more circular economy for plastics in New Jersey.

FPA Signs Coalition Letter to Maine’s Governor, the Honorable Janet Mills, Requesting a Veto of LD 1503 Related to the Regulation of Products That Utilize PFAS Technology
07.15.2021

We are writing to respectfully request a veto of LD 1503 related to the regulation of products that utilize PFAS technology. We support the regulation of PFAS; however in its current form LD 1503 is...

FPA Submits Testimony in Opposition to H878, S517, and S610 to Massachusetts’ Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources, and Agriculture
07.15.2021

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) is submitting testimony in opposition to H878, S517, and S610 (herein referred to as MA EPR Bills), which all purport to establish extended producer responsibility (EPR) programs for packaging and...

FPA Signs Americans for Free Trade’s Coalition Letter Calling for the Inclusion of Section 301 Tariff Exclusion Language in a House China Package
07.15.2021

On behalf of the undersigned members of Americans for Free Trade, we are writing to express strong support for elements of the Trade Act of 2021 that were included in the U.S. Innovation and Competition...

FPA Sends Letter to Oregon’s Governor, Kate Brown, Urging A Veto of SB 582 to Modernize Oregon’s Recycling System
07.15.2021

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) is writing to urge you to veto SB 582, since despite its title, the bill will actually increase taxes on Oregon’s citizens and not improve municipal recycling systems in the...

FPA Signs Letter to U.S. Trade Representative, The Honorable Katherine Tai, In Opposition to Section 301 Tariffs on Goods from Vietnam
07.14.2021

The undersigned organizations write today to convey concerns about persistent reports that the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) may soon issue a list of goods imported from Vietnam from which the Biden administration...

ALLIEDFLEX® Technologies, Inc. Introduces Bossar BMS 2.6 PMP Corner Spout Pouch/Fill/Seal System
07.06.2021

ALLIEDFLEX is pleased to introduce the new BOSSAR BMS ABSOLUTE SERVO Series featuring corner spout insertion, fill & seal machinery for a multitude of popular corner spouted pouch applications. The BOSSAR BMS 2.6 PMP model...

Private Cabana Rental
06.23.2021

Ritz Kids
06.23.2021

The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Amelia Island Menu and Pricing
06.23.2021

Integrated Plastics Packaging–Spout Pouches
06.14.2021

As flexible packaging continues to replace rigid bottles for sustainability benefits, Integrated Plastics Packaging is pleased to announce its capability to produce spouted pouches for products ranging from liquid detergent, personal care and alcohol-based hand...

Continuous Improvement Conference 2021 Equips Companies with Best Practices to Boost Operational Performance
06.11.2021

PRINTING United Alliance, in partnership with the Flexible Packaging Association and TLMI, today announce details about the feature-rich 2021 Continuous Improvement Conference. The annual event equips printing and converting companies with the necessary tools to...

FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Graphic Systems Division Welcomes Packaging Pro Ken Brown
06.11.2021

FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Graphic Systems Division announces the appointment of Ken Brown to the newly created role of Global Category Specialist, Labels and Packaging. With projections pointing to significant growth in the packaging solutions...

Cosmo Films: Synthetic Paper Changing the Industry with Unmatched Properties
06.10.2021

Synthetic Paper has taken the labeling, printing & publishing industries ablaze by overcoming the biggest drawbacks of regular paper. It is resistant to tear, water & oil, becoming a perfect substitute for conventional wood pulp...

Danielle A. Diehlmann Has Been Named Vice President, Communications for the FPA
06.10.2021

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA), the leading advocate and voice for the growing U.S. flexible packaging industry, is pleased to announce that Danielle A. Diehlmann, “Dani,” has been named Vice President, Communications for the...

More than 30 U.S. Trade Associations Request Termination of 232 Steel Tariffs, Adding to Momentum to End Trump-era Trade Barriers
06.09.2021

As President Biden heads to Europe for discussion with trade allies, 33 U.S. trade associations representing a wide range of sectors--from manufacturing and agriculture to alcohol and consumer products--released a letter today calling for termination...

FPA Publishes 2021– 2022 Flexible Packaging Buyer’s Guide
06.08.2021

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA), the leading advocate and voice for the growing U.S. flexible packaging industry, is pleased to announce that the 2021–2022 Flexible Packaging Buyer’s Guide is now available. The Buyer’s Guide provides...

LAKO Introduces Advanced Ultrasonic Sealing Capabilities for Packaging Applications
06.07.2021

LAKO has long been known for delivering the packaging industry's highest quality seal jaws, knives/anvils, and punches. Now LAKO can be considered your go-to source for ultrasonic film sealing solutions. LAKO has recently added Bill...

Cosmo Film’s Long Term Credit Rating Upgraded by CRISIL to AA - Reflecting Strong Financials
06.04.2021

Cosmo Films Limited, a Global Leader in Films for Packaging, Labelling, Lamination, and Synthetic Paper and an emerging player in Specialty Chemicals, Polymers & Petcare declared an upgrade in long term credit rating to AA-...

Growth at COIM with the Acquisition of Spanish Company Neoflex
06.03.2021

C.O.I.M. S.p.A., an Italian multinational company that has been producing specialty chemicals since 1962 and operates worldwide with eighteen manufacturing and trading companies, acquired a controlling stake in the Spanish company Neoflex SL at the...

FPA Signs Coalition Letter Opposing and Requesting Amendments to LD 1503 to Maine’s Committee on Environment and Natural Resources
05.28.2021

We are writing to respectfully oppose and request amendments to LD 1503 related to PFAS reporting requirements and product bans. The legislation as written could eventually ban thousands of products from sale and transport of...

Wikoff Color Elects Jennifer Ames Stuart to Board of Directors
05.25.2021

Wikoff Color has elected Jennifer Ames Stuart as a Director of the company effective May 1, 2021, making her the seventh member of the Board. Jennifer is currently serving as the Associate Dean of Graduate...

The FPA is Hiring
05.24.2021

The FPA has two job opportunities available: a Counsel and an Administrative position.

E-Commerce Packaging is Reusable and Recyclable
05.20.2021

Flexible packaging is often used for e-commerce delivery, which has become increasingly more important during the COVID-19 pandemic and in many cases, the more environmentally preferable packaging option. In fact, over half (56%) of Americans...

Yet Another Record Performance by Cosmo Films Ltd.
05.20.2021

Cosmo Films Limited, a Global Leader in Films for Packaging, Labelling, Lamination and Synthetic Paper and an emerging player in Specialty Chemicals, Polymers & Pet care declared its financial results for the quarter and year...

FPA Submits Comments on Draft Recommendations and Key Principles of Producer Responsibility to Colorado’s Department of Public Health and Environment
05.18.2021

Thank you for the opportunity to comment on Colorado’s draft recommendations and key principles of producer responsibility (hereinafter referred to as “CO draft PR recommendations” or the “recommendations.” I am Alison Keane, President and CEO...

EarthFirst Films by PSI Produces First PHA Home Compostable Packaging Film
05.18.2021

EarthFirst Films by PSI, a global bioplastic film technology and manufacturing company, announces the successful completion of the first commercial run of PHA (Polyhydroxyalkanoate) home compostable packaging film. Although the PHA materials have been certified,...