The Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards Competition had a strong international flavor this year, especially when it came to printing excellence, leading to multiple awards for one company in the United Arab Emirates and another in India.
Market Tracker Explained
Euromonitor’s Tool Now Updated Quarterly
Without reliable information about COVID-19’s impact on daily life and spending habits, strategic planning becomes challenging for flexible packaging manufacturers hoping to make inroads in, perhaps, Turkey, France, Brazil, or China.
Packaging For Patient Care
Sterile Packaging Helps Medical Professionals Save Lives
From scraped knees to heart-valve replacements, every day people depend upon health care and medical/surgical supplies safely delivered in sterile packaging.
Sustainability Efforts Honored
5 Packages Receive Awards in FPA Annual Contest
Sustainability goals are shared across the flexible packaging industry, so when it comes to finding ways to improve the circular economy, collegiality and collaboration dominate, says Randy Shermet, vice president of sales and development at Polykar in Burlington, Ontario.
Prototypes Offer Solutions Through Flexible Packaging
Students Discuss Winning Entries in FPA Contest
Caylee Boone and three of her classmates at the University of Wisconsin-Stout were tasked with coming up with ideas and prototypes that would advance uses for flexible packaging, so they started to think about how they use products and what could be improved.
PMMI’s PACK EXPO in September to Highlight Issues
A Conversation With Alison Keane, FPA President and CEO
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Dallas Plastics has acquired Hi-De Liners Inc., according to a news release from Sole Source Capital, which owns Dallas Plastics.Read More
Georgia-based Palmetto Industries plans an expansion of its products—including bulk bags, container liners, and BOPP—into Nicaragua and Latin America through a partnership with CAM Exports LLC.Read More
FPA Enters Into a Partnership With Coalition; Conducts Analysis of Flexible Packaging Formats
The company will continue to be managed by Garlock’s current senior management team, led by founder and CEO Pete Garlock.Read More
The Beauty of Flexible Packaging
Industry Breakthroughs and Trends
Early last year, LPS Industries’ CEO, Madeleine Robinson, made a financial donation to Fabulous Foods through the Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey, a pro-business trade organization.Read More
States Debating EPR, Recycled Content, and Labeling Bills
2021 began with a rush in many states to consider policies that will squarely impact the flexible packing industry.Read More