This summer, the Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) coordinated a program that brought together approximately 35 interns from across various companies in the packaging and flexible packaging industries.
Challenges Abound For Packagers
In the post-pandemic age, automation is more than a solution for labor shortages. It’s the future in a quest for efficiencies, agility, and competitiveness.
Experts: Problems Will Linger Long After Pandemic
Openings at American Packaging Corp. run the gamut from entry-level production jobs to engineering positions, says Jeff Fuller, the Columbus, Ohio-based company’s manager of organizational development.
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Worker Shortages Prompt Proactive Steps
After an FPA Emerging Leadership Council (ELC) committee on recruitment was formed last year, its members quickly determined that they would need to branch out beyond traditional internship programs.
Emerging Leaders Discuss Careers
Members of the FPA Emerging Leadership Council See Vast Opportunities
The industry doesn’t have to look far when it comes to showing career development and interest. Several members of the FPA Emerging Leadership Council (ELC) discuss what got them into the industry and how their careers have gone so far.
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PPC Flexible Packing LLC has bought Consumer Packaging Group, a deal that is the eighth that PPC has made in less than five years.Read More
ePac Flexible Packaging (ePac) will open its first manufacturing facility in Australia later this year.Read More
The Beauty of Flexible Packaging
Industry Breakthroughs and Trends
Ashland employees participated in several community outreach efforts during the pandemic, including staff in India who reconstructed a boys’ dormitory in a school.Read More