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FPA Submits Testimony in Support of LD 1471 and in Opposition to LD 1541 to Maine’s Joint Committee on Environment and Natural Resources
05.10.2021

Thank you for the opportunity to testify in support of Maine’s LD 1471, “An Act to Establish a Stewardship Program for Packaging” and in opposition to Maine’s LD 1541, “An Act to Support and Improve...

Griff Expands and Relocates Decorative Film Division
05.10.2021

After several years of growth, Griff moved its decorative film facility from Lakewood, NJ to Fallsington, PA. The Griff Network continues to expand its operations. After just adding new slitting equipment to its converting capabilities,...

DuPont™ Cyrel® Solutions to Exhibit at FTA’s FORUM & INFOFLEX 2021
05.07.2021

DuPont™ Cyrel® Solutions has announced it will be Diamond Sponsor of FORUM 2021 and also exhibiting at INFOFLEX 2021. FORUM’s sessions feature expert speakers sharing essential knowledge. DuPont is honored to participate in two key...

FPA Develops Roadmaps to Guide Key Players in the Packaging Supply Chain on Aligning Flexible Packaging to a Circular Economy Framework
05.05.2021

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA), the leading advocate and voice for the growing U.S. flexible packaging industry, is pleased to announce the development of five roadmaps to assist companies in moving towards a circular economy....

FPA Signs Coalition Letter in Opposition to Assembly Bill 693 to California’s State Assembly
05.04.2021

The California Chamber of Commerce and the organizations listed respectfully must OPPOSE UNLESS AMENDED your AB 693, which would amend the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986, also known as Proposition 65,...

FPA Submits Testimony in Opposition to Assembly Bill 1371 to California’s Committee on Natural Resources
05.04.2021

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) is submitting testimony in opposition to AB1371, which would ban plastic e-commerce packaging.

FPA Signs Coalition Letter to New York’s State Legislature Concerning A.5801 (Extended Producer Responsibility)
05.04.2021

The undersigned organizations appreciate the opportunity to provide comment on A.5801, which seeks to establish an extended producer responsibility (EPR) mandate for packaging and printed material. While many of our organizations support a properly structured...

FPA Submits Testimony in Opposition to SB20 to Vermont’s House Committee on Human Services
05.04.2021

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) is submitting testimony in opposition to SB20, “An act relating to restrictions on perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances and other chemicals of concern in consumer products,” in its current form.

Dynamic Dies Difference Makers Program
04.28.2021

In honor of their 50th year anniversary, Dynamic Dies has kicked off a year-long program of giving called ‘Dynamic Dies Difference Makers’. Each month throughout 2021, Dynamic Dies will donate $500 to a selected non-profit...

Penn Color’s penneffex™ Sparks Inspiration and Innovation in Consumer Goods Packaging Design
04.21.2021

Penn Color’s penneffex™ delivers a high-end, eye-catching finish for FMCG packaged products. With nearly unlimited customization options, the penneffex™ line combines Penn Color’s creativity, expertise in colors and special effects and knowledge in manufacturing processes,...

Beer Institute, American Beverage, National Marine Manufacturers and Flexible Packaging Association Praise Reintroduction of Aluminum Pricing Examination Act
04.21.2021

Trade associations representing some of America’s top industries and employers praised Representatives Al Lawson (FL-05) and Ken Buck (CO-04) for reintroducing the Aluminum Pricing Examination (APEX) Act (H.R. 2698), bipartisan legislation that would bring transparency...

Roadmap: Moving Toward a Circular Economy via Packaging Sortation
04.21.2021

Across the packaging value chain, we see a renewed focus on collecting and recycling packaging materials to foster a circular economy (CE). To close the gaps and move the industry forward with flexible packaging aligned...

Roadmap: Moving Toward a Circular Economy via Packaging Reprocessing
04.21.2021

Across the packaging value chain, we see a renewed focus on collecting and recycling packaging materials to foster a circular economy (CE). To close the gaps and move the industry forward with flexible packaging aligned...

Roadmap: Moving Toward a Circular Economy via Packaging End Markets
04.20.2021

Across the packaging value chain, we see a renewed focus on collecting and recycling packaging materials to foster a circular economy (CE). To close the gaps and move the industry forward with flexible packaging aligned...

Roadmap: Moving Toward a Circular Economy via Packaging Collection
04.20.2021

Across the packaging value chain, we see a renewed focus on collecting and recycling packaging materials to foster a circular economy (CE). To close the gaps and move the industry forward with flexible packaging aligned...

Roadmap: Moving Toward a Circular Economy via Packaging Design
04.20.2021

Across the packaging value chain, we see a renewed focus on collecting and recycling packaging materials to foster a circular economy (CE). To close the gaps and move the industry forward with flexible packaging aligned...

Glenroy Salsa LCA Comparison
04.19.2021

The results in this scenario show that the premade STANDCAP Pouch has a number of sustainability benefits when compared to a glass jar for packing and shipping salsa. These include lower fossil fuel and water...

Glenroy Mayonnaise LCA (Inverted PET Bottle)
04.19.2021

The premade STANDCAP Pouch has a number of sustainability benefits when compared to a rigid inverted container or PET jar for mayonnaise. These include lower fossil fuel and water use, GHG emissions, better efficiency of...

Glenroy Small Hummus LCA
04.19.2021

Hummus is a popular dip often packaged in a PET plastic tub. This Life Cycle Assessment study with a cradle-to-grave boundary evaluated a popular hummus brand in a 10 oz PET plastic tub and the...

FUJIFILM to Announce Groundbreaking New Solutions at virtual.drupa 2021
04.16.2021

FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Graphic Systems Division, announces its participation in virtual.drupa, the largest print industry exhibition in the world. During virtual.drupa (April 20-23) and behind the “NEVER STOP Believing in Print” approach, Fujifilm plans...

FPA Summer Internship Program - Information Session (Option 2)
04.16.2021

The newly formed FPA Emerging Leadership Council (ELC) will be launching a virtual summer internship program for students who plan to join FPA member companies this summer. The purpose of the program is to create...

FPA Summer Internship Program - Information Session (Option 1)
04.16.2021

The newly formed FPA Emerging Leadership Council (ELC) will be launching a virtual summer internship program for students who plan to join FPA member companies this summer. The purpose of the program is to...

Wikoff Graphics’ David Bell Joins Panel at FTA’s FORUM 2021
04.14.2021

Wikoff Graphics has announced that its very own David Bell will be a panelist at FTA’s FORUM 2021, taking place May 11-14 and May 18-21. David’s panel discussion, scheduled for May 11, will explore the various...

American Packaging Corporation Joins Circular Great Lakes to Actively Combat Plastic Waste and Pollution
04.09.2021

American Packaging Corporation (APC) announced it has joined Circular Great Lakes as a corporate activation partner, a regional initiative led by the Council of the Great Lakes Region (CGLR). Through the initiative, APC and other...

FUJIFILM Canada Announces National Distributor Agreement with Spicers Canada
04.09.2021

FUJIFILM Canada Inc. has announced a national distributor agreement with Spicers Canada, a fifth generation family-owned leading distribution company of commercial print and business papers, specialty products, graphic solutions, sign & display media, and industrial...

FPA Submits Testimony in Opposition to Senate Bills 582-1 to Oregon’s Senate Committee on Energy and Environmental
04.07.2021

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.

Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards & Innovation Showcase, 2021
04.07.2021

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) is pleased to present the 2021 Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards & Innovation Showcase, which features flexible packaging solutions that meet expectations and needs through advancements in materials, graphics, structure, new...

FPA Signs Americans for Free Trade’s Coalition Letter to United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai Encouraging the Removal of Tariffs
04.06.2021

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 Signs Coalition Letter to Connecticut’s Joint Environment Committee in Opposition to S. 926 for Legislation That Would Ban Consumer Packaging Containing PFAS
04.06.2021

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 Signs Coalition Letter to Colorado’s Labor & Technology Committee in Opposition to SB 21-180 Concerning Efforts to Increase Recycling in Colorado
04.06.2021

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...