Industry & Economic Information

Resources for the Flexible Packaging Industry

Industry Resources

The Flexible Packaging Association promotes a general financial and economic understanding of the flexible packaging industry by gathering, analyzing and disseminating industry and economic information that monitors the health and performance of key industry attributes.

Disaster Recovery Plans

This document contains a list of FPA members who are interested in developing agreements between members to help with disaster recovery plans. One of the issues generally addressed in these plans is how a company with only a single manufacturing facility will fulfill their supply commitments in the event of a disaster. Given the current Coronavirus crisis, FPA updated the list of companies who are interested in signing agreements to assist in this regard.

BI-ANNUAL ONLINE CONVERSATION MONITORING REPORT

This bi-annual report is prepared for FPA by G&S Business Communications and provides information on online news conversations and social media relating to flexible packaging. The FPA Bi-Annual Online Conversation Monitoring Report is for FPA Members only.

Flexible Packaging Business Statistics

State of the Flexible Packaging Industry Report. This flagship FPA annual report provides a comprehensive view of the total U.S. packaging and flexible packaging segment of the industry.

Pulse of the Industry Report. FPA conducts a quarterly survey to gather data and report back to members regarding performance against several key industry attributes.

FPA/IHS Bi-Annual Polyolefin Report. This report focuses on the highest volume raw material in the flexible packaging industry, polyolefin resins.

The Flexible Packaging Industry-Wide Converter Information Report represents FPA's on-going initiative to collect data on the flexible packaging industry.

Flexible Packaging Industry Compensation Report

FPA publishes the Flexible Packaging Industry Compensation Report on an annual basis. Surveys are sent to FPA converter member companies, and only those companies who return completed surveys are eligible to receive the report. The Compensation Report provides participating members a wealth of information regarding both hourly and salaried flexible packaging compensation and benefits data.

Additional Associations

View a comprehensive list of additional associations within the packaging industry.

RELATED ASSOCIATIONS

Packaging Schools

View a comprehensive list of the colleges and universities offering packaging-related programs and degrees.

PACKAGING SCHOOLS

FPA's Press Room

FPA compiles a collection of articles, press releases, regulations, and other flexible packaging related publications across a variety of categories.

FPA's Industry News covers recent updates in the flexible packaging industry while Trends in Packaging keeps you apprised of packaging trends that positively impact the environment, consumers and businesses.

See the Press Room's INDUSTRY NEWS or TRENDS IN PACKAGING.

FPA'S Industry Resource Publications

FPA's releases e-books, studies, and reports throughout the year. Keep up to date with their newest Industry Resources.

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