Here’s a strong tool FPA converter members can use to assess pay and benefit strategies. It is the Flexible Packaging Industry Compensation Report. FPA is updating it to the latest full year of data. It breaks down data by converter size—large, mid and small. It covers managers, sales and salaried employees. Among key data: average employee health care contribution, salary increases, and salaries at different levels within converter companies.

To gain the report’s benefits, converters have to contribute their data to the report. FPA aggregates it to keep individual responses confidential. Deadline for the current data-gathering cycle is mid-July, and the finished report goes only to members who supplied data. Converter members can get more information by email to