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AMERIPEN Plans Webinars on Extended Producer Responsibility

A six-part webinar series that starts in February will explore the impacts on extended producer responsibility (EPR) along the packaging value chain. Sponsored by AMERIPEN—American Institute for Packaging and the Environment, the webinars that start Feb. 15 will explain how EPR regulations work and how they are being implemented in some states. The series is […]

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Polymer Packaging Buys Ohio-based Flexible Packaging Supplier

Polymer Packaging, Inc., (PPI) of Ohio recently reported that it has bought The William-Allen Company, a supplier of flexible packaging and containers. William-Allen, which ships internationally from its 33,00-square-foot warehouse/distribution center in North Canton, Ohio, provides various services including design, production, quality control, inventory management, warehousing, and distribution. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. […]

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Nelipak Plans North Carolina Flexible Packaging Facility

Nelipak Corporation, which does business as Nelipak Healthcare Packaging, will initially invest about $11.8 million to establish a flexible packaging production site in North Carolina. The company says it will create at least 36 new jobs at the 110,000-square-foot site near Winston-Salem and expects to make additional investments at the site over the next five […]

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FPA Welcomes New Congress Members

But Old Issues Like Aluminum, Circularity, and Trade Remain

New year, new Congress, and it’s quite a different group after the elections. With our aluminum foil advocacy, the Flexible Packaging Association is a newly minted federal lobbyist organization with yours truly now duly registered. And we will make the most of it as the work continues on the trade front and circularity issues.

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2023 Activity in States Picks up Where 2021, 2022 Left off

The years 2021 and 2022 were unprecedented with groundbreaking new laws in the packaging sector. Four states adopted new extended producer responsibility laws, two states adopted new recycled content mandates for various types of packaging, and California adopted a first-in-the-nation recycling labeling law. The year 2023 will also likely prove to be significant and precedent setting for packaging policy.

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