The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) is accepting entries for the FPA 2020 Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards Competition. This annual competition honors industry advancements in innovation and technology in flexible packaging that are meeting the challenges of today and delivering flexible packaging solutions for a multitude of products.
Sustainability, innovation, automation and Industry 4.0 are just a few of the words a packaging professional is likely to hear bandied about each day. Another word you are likely hear is collaboration, which seems to be experiencing growing importance these days.
Every flexible film producer is faced with the challenge of producing quality rolls of film products. Since no film is perfectly uniform across its width, rolls of film must be wound so that these slight imperfections do not stand out in appearance and are not amplified during the winding process.
Building on its theme covering the evolution of pouches, the 2019 Global Pouch Forum announces an agenda featuring presentations focused on innovation, sustainability and developing markets, such as the burgeoning cannabis industry.
The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) recently published its Report to the Members. This publication provides an overview of the many initiatives and activities FPA conducts on behalf of its members. As the voice of the flexible packaging industry for over 60 years, FPA provides a wealth of significant benefits.
FPA developed a new consumer website, www.perfectpackaging.org, which contains information on the environmental benefits of flexible packaging, including reducing food waste; end-of-life options for flexible packaging; the global view of the flexible packaging industry; and why flexible packaging is the preferred packaging choice.
Cannabis. Sustainability. e-Commerce. The past year was a dynamic one in flexible packaging – and there are various trends and talking points that have shaped it and will continue to shape it moving forward.
While the packaging industry is always changing and moving forward for the better, this past year has been a particularly exciting time to be a part of it. Here’s a look at some of the trending topics from 2018 that will certainly help shape things moving forward.
BNP Media’s Packaging Group has recently launched a “Packaging Perspective” podcast series, where the group’s respective editors hold exclusive one-on-one conversations with some of the who’s who in the industry.
The Flexible Packaging Association recently held its 2018 Fall Executive Conference at the InterContinental in Chicago, Illinois. The conference was preceded by the association’s Board of Directors and Executive Committee meetings. This issue of the FPA Update highlights some of the presentations.