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After reviewing and analyzing 73 samples of some of the best examples of flexible packaging on the market in 2019, a panel of judges has chosen 48 packages for recognition in the Flexible Packaging Association’s (FPA) 64th Annual Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards competition.
The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) announced that it has published its latest report to the members. The report provides an overview of the many initiatives and activities FPA conducts on behalf of its members.
The Flexible Packaging Association recently held its 2019 Fall Executive Conference at the InterContinental Hotel in Chicago, Illinois. The association’s Board of Directors and Executive Committee meetings preceded the conference. This issue of the FPA Update highlights some of the presentations.
The deadline to enter the 2020 Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards Competition is October 25, 2019.
October 21, 2019
The competition is open to FPA members. Non-members may enter a package if they have not participated in previous competitions, may only participate in the competition once as a non-member, and must be a flexible packaging manufacturer. FPA associate members that have contributed to a package may enter jointly with the package converter.
This one-day conference will focus on industry-specific topics including an update on state government affairs; an update on the polypropylene market; global trends in flexible packaging; managing incentives, and an overview of the University of Florida research on the feasibility of high temperature steam gasification of municipal solid waste.
Cat litter is a heavy, moisture-sensitive product that requires a strong package with a moisture barrier. The FPA recently performed a Life Cycle Analysis that points out the benefits of a stand-up bag for litter versus other packaging formats.
New this month in Flexible Packaging: the challenges facing frozen foods packaging manufacturers, how one horse feed company reworked its packaging design, ecommerce challenges, a personal care brand has what it takes for consumers, when is it time to outsource, and much more.