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FLEXIBLE PACKS. This lineup shows some of the varieties  of 50-mL Pocket Shot packs.
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Pocket Shot hunts for pouch sealing solution

Ultrasonic sealing virtually eliminates leakers attributable to a previous hot-seal/cold-seal approach.
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Flexible films find gold in FPA awards

Vacuum skin packaging, gorgeous stand-up pouches, and a WHO winner with life-saving potential are among the highlights in this year’s FPA competition.
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Digital plates deliver for Hershey's converter

Pardon the pun, but The Hershey Co. is a pretty sweet customer for flexible packaging manufacturer/converter American Packaging Corp. (www.ampkcorp.com). So when the Hershey, PA-based confectionery/snack food company introduced its limited-edition Hershey Mounds Island Orange candy last year, it needed stunning packaging graphics to convey the candy’s bold orange and coconut flavors. APC prints the secondary bag that holds 11.1-oz of 24 individually packaged candy bar miniatures, earning a Flexible Packaging Assn. Gold Award for Printing Achievement.
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Pouch-in-pouch earns FPA's top honor

Retorted pouch-within-a-pouch from Wyeast Labs protects sensitive yeast products to gain two golds and highest achievement honors in FPA's annual awards recognizing the best in flexible packaging.
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FPA Silver Award winners

Winners of Silver Awards in the Flexible Packaging Assn.'s 2005 Achievement Awards...
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Kroger's sweet results

The block-bottom fabricated bags used for Cincinnati, OH-based The Kroger Co.’s "Private Selection" Chocolate Squares present ample space for product branding and information, while the upright stance offers high visibility for consumers.
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Paperless printing presence

Designed to replace a paperboard carton, the new Costco-brand Kirkland Four Cheese Ravioli pouch is rotogravure-printed to enhance the overall quality and shelf presence of the package.
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Heinz stands up in foodservice

H.J. Heinz and Pechiney Plastic Packaging combined to win a Printing Gold award from the Flexible Packaging Assn. with a single-serve, stand-up gusseted pouch used for nine Heinz condiments, including ketchup, mustard, mayonnaise, jams, and syrup.
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Graphics reflect 'fabulous' work

The snazzy, award-winning packaging for Fafard Seed starter potting soil is well-grounded in innovative techniques.
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Puncture-resistant shrink bag

Make no bones about it, the ArmorX™ CBP™ (Complete Bone-In Protection) shrink bag is one tough bag.
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Bag preserves M-16 rifles

Winning Gold from the Flexible Packaging Assn. for Packaging Excellence in the Technical Innovation category was a complex structure developed with the United States Army, Materiel Command, Logistics Support Activity, Packaging, Storage, and Containerization Center in Tobyhanna, PA.
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Gold standard for silvertoe gear

When silvertoe gear, a Gold Toe brand, decided to update the packaging for its women’s sock brand, it switched from a less-contemporary, unprinted bag with printed paperboard insert, to a stand-up pouch with consumer-friendly reclosable zipper and better overall retail presentation from North State Flexibles.
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Wood chip pouch stands out

Gold awards for printing achievement were bestowed by the Flexible Packaging Assn. on worthy packages for their graphics innovation.
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Sargento wins FPA Member?s Choice Award

Sargento Cheese, Plymouth, WI, earned the Member’s Choice Award from the Flexible Packaging Assn., for its reclosure feature used for its Chef Style shredded mozzarella cheese pouch.
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Printing that's best in class

Two stand-up pouches, a shrink-sleeve label, and a retro coffee bag boast printing that wowed FPA judges.
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Diners find film packs ideal for every meal course

From soups and salads to poultry, foods of all types become winners at the market—and in the 2000 Flexible Packaging Assn. competition.
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Technical prowess, flexible style

Two improved package materials, one for cup lidding, one for microwave wrapping, secured Technical Innovation awards in the Flexible Packaging Assn. competition. Printing and Environmental Achievement awards also went to new technologies.
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Non-food flexible packs devour awards

FPA recognizes a multilayer p-s ‘book’ label for cleaners, a plastic header bag, a resealable stand-up pouch, a high-barrier industrial wrap, formable and peelable webs for a medical package, and a CR reclosable bag for pharmaceuticals.