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 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.
Packaging is ever-changing, with new forms, materials and machinery becoming available each year. That is why PACK EXPO is a must-see event for many in the industry. With this year’s show just around the corner, here is a sampling of just a few of the thousands of products that will be on display.
PACK EXPO Las Vegas is expected to draw 30,000 attendees from more than 125 countries
August 9, 2019
This year’s largest, most comprehensive packaging event, PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2019 will take place Sept. 23–25, at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The biennial event co-located with Healthcare Packaging EXPO 2019, is set to bring machinery suppliers together with end users across a host of industries.
FPA is helping to bring together a wide variety of processing industry professionals, resources, and services by partnering with ProFood Tech (March 26-28, 2019, McCormick Place, Chicago) in the ProFood Tech 2019 Partner Program.
From continued exhibit space expansion and attendee increases, the flagship Converters Expo returns to Lambeau Field for the popular one-day event. Two weeks later, ICE USA 2019 makes its Louisville debut.
Hot on the heels of the second-annual Converters Expo South, which was held on February 5 in Charlotte, North Carolina, comes the flagship Converters Expo. Now entering its 12th year, the event returns to Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin, from March 27-28.
The Flexible Packaging Association’s (FPA) 2018 Fall Executive Conference will be held on Thursday, October 4, 2018, at the InterContinental Chicago. Conference registration is available on the FPA website.
Given the love that Americans have for their pets, it should come as no surprise that this affection is a major driver in the growth of pouch packaging. The relationship will be clarified for attendees of the upcoming Global Pouch Forum, to be held June 13-15 in Miami, Florida.
We kick off the New Year by asking industry executives to take a look back at the year that was and predict how it’ll affect 2021. No crystal balls here! Quality control in inspection systems and printing cylinders also takes a front seat this month. Plus, sustainability in cannabis packaging, a Q&A with Sealed Air and more!