FPA Partners with PACK EXPO Las Vegas
The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) is participating in the Partner Program at PACK EXPO Las Vegas and co-located Healthcare Packaging EXPO, owned and produced by PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies (PMMI).
Flexible Packaging Association
Jul 23rd, 2021
Coding, printing & labeling
A Whole New Connected Packaging Platform
Jul 9th, 2021
Tea Bag-Style Coffee Pack is ‘Steeped’ in Sustainability
Anne Marie Mohan
Jun 15th, 2021
FPA Publishes 2021– 2022 Flexible Packaging Buyer’s Guide
Flexible Packaging Association
Jun 9th, 2021
Amcor: Enhanced Heat Seal Coating for Healthcare
Jun 3rd, 2021
Ocean Spray Craisins Join Recyclable, Recoverable March with In-Store Drop-Off Ready Pouch
The packaging solution designed for Ocean Spray Craisins® dried cranberries will be available in both roll stock and pre-made stand-up-pouch formats, using a specialty high-performance polyethylene (PE).
May 25th, 2021
Morris Packaging Bag Featured on WorldStar Packaging Award Winner
Flex Films (USA) Inc. wins WPO WorldStar Packaging Awards featuring Morris Packaging bag.
May 20th, 2021
Innovation/Supply in the Post-Pandemic Era (are we there yet?)
Can the supply of/demand for recycled goods and bio-based materials replace geo-based packaging materials (metal, glass, plastics) without creating bio-based supply choke points?
May 18th, 2021
C-P Flexible Packaging Invests in New Poly Bag Manufacturing Capabilities
C-P Flexible Packaging announces the expansion of its pre-made PE bag manufacturing operations with the purchase of three new state-of-the-art converting lines.
C-P Flexible Packaging
May 13th, 2021
CRSF Flexible Packaging
Nosco developed certified child-resistant/senior friendly (CRSF) press-to-close flexible packaging utilizing Zip-Pack’s Safety-Lok closure available in stand-up pouch and sachet (gusseted or non-gusseted) designs.
May 12th, 2021
Printpack Launches a New Brand Tagline
Printpack, a manufacturer of flexible and specialty rigid packaging, announced the launch of its new brand tagline, “Preserving and Enhancing People’s Lives.”
May 4th, 2021
Syntegon's checklist for confectionery packaging
Wondering how to select the optimal solution for your specific product and packaging needs? We packed all the important questions for you to consider into a handy Confectionery Packaging Checklist.
Jul 1st, 2021
ACW Providing Lab Certified C-R Packaging Solutions
Advanced Converting Works (ACW) is providing lab certified C-R packaging solutions for a variety of market applications including medical, household products, chemicals, cleaners/detergents, and cannabis.
Advanced Converting Works
May 3rd, 2021
Amcor Announces Strategic Investment in ePac Flexible Packaging
Amcor recently announced their investment of $10 to $15 million in ePac. The investment will include a minority ownership interest in ePac Holdings LLC and funding for more ePac locations.
Apr 26th, 2021
Backyard Compostable for Loose-Leaf Tea
Arbor Teas is an online retailer of organic loose-leaf tea based in Ann Arbor, Mich. that has been undergoing iterative change toward greater sustainability for the past decade.
Apr 11th, 2021
Materials & containers
Primitive Beer's Flat Lambic Launches Bag-In-Box Format Once Reserved for Wine
Primitive Beer, a small blending facility and taproom in Longmont, Colo., is putting its lambic-style ales in 1.5- and 5-L bag-in-box formats.
Apr 5th, 2021
A Nestle First in Recycled Content
Nestle and a coalition of companies have collaborated to produce what they are calling Australia’s first flexible film food wrapper made with recycled content.
Apr 5th, 2021
Maxwell House Says Compostable Coffee Pods: ‘Good to the Last Drop. And Long After.’
Bringing circularity to a traditionally wasteful package, TC Transcontinental Packaging took a Gold Award in Sustainability for its 100% industrially compostable single-serve coffee pod.
Anne Marie Mohan
Apr 4th, 2021
Colorful Seal Assurance Supports EU MDR for Device Packaging
The FPA awarded PAXXUS a Gold Award in Expanding the Use of Flexible Packaging for its Chameleon for Tyvek.
Apr 3rd, 2021
Steven Voorhees Receives Paperboard Packaging Council’s Lifetime Achievement Award
The Paperboard Packaging Council selected Steven C. Voorhees, former CEO of WestRock, as the recipient of its 2021 Robert T. Gair Award.
Paperboard Packaging Council
Apr 2nd, 2021
Bio-based Potato Starches Replace Bag’s LLDPE Sealant Layer
In the new lamination, 16% of the complete structure, a sealant layer formerly composed of LLDPE, has been replaced with plant-based material that in fact is a byproduct of the French fries the company produces.
Mar 30th, 2021
Partnership Creates Infused Face Mask to Counter Dreaded “Maskne”
Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, some of the most important personal protective equipment are masks, but not all are created equal.
Mar 28th, 2021
IBC Bag Brings Clarity and Barrier
Winning a Gold Award for Technical Innovation was the Shield Pack Clear High Barrier Aseptic IBC Bag from Amcor Flexibles.
Mar 27th, 2021
Tyler Packaging Receives High Marks for its Recyclable Packaging Solution
Tyler Packaging completed a Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of five of its most common packaging solutions in pet food in order to educate its customers and accelerate sustainable product innovation.
Tyler Packaging Ltd.
Mar 25th, 2021
PAXXUS, Inc. Certified by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC)
Dhuanne Dodrill, CEO of PAXXUS: 'We are proud to expand the representation of women in the manufacturing industry and delighted to be able to provide our customers with a more diverse supply chain.'
Mar 24th, 2021
Emirates Printing Press Wins Three Gold Awards from Flexible Packaging Association
Of the 11 Gold Achievement Awards handed out in the 2021 FPA Awards Competition, three were won by Emirates Printing Press of the United Arab Emirates.
Emirates Printing Press LLC
Mar 21st, 2021
Dual Chamber Pouch Keeps Medical Devices Safe
The FPA honored Amcor with a Gold Award in Technical Innovation for its Dual Chamber Pouch, a specialty multi-layer pouch consisting of a peelable medical device chamber and a non-peelable desiccant chamber.
Mar 20th, 2021