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FPA’s Political Action Committee to Hold First Event

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) has formed a political action committee (PAC) called FlexPAC™ that will hold its first event next month. The PAC’s inaugural event will take place Friday, March 22, in conjunction with FPA’s Annual Meeting, which is being held from March 20 to 22 in Tucson, Arizona. George Khalaf, president of Data […]

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Berry Global to Spin Off Some Operations in Deal With Glatfelter

Berry Global Group Inc., based in Evansville, Indiana, has agreed to spin off and merge most of its health, hygiene, and specialties segment—to include its global nonwovens and films business—with Glatfelter based in Charlotte, North Carolina. The deal, which was approved unanimously by the boards of both companies, will create a new publicly traded company […]

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Davis-Standard Completes Acquisition of Extrusion Technology Group

Davis-Standard recently completed the previously announced acquisition of Extrusion Technology Group (ETG). Through the acquisition, three brands—battenfeld-cincinnati, Exelliq, and Simplas—officially become part of Davis-Standard, the company said in a news release. “This strategic acquisition reinforces our dedication to providing cutting-edge solutions and comprehensive support to our customers across various industries,” said Giovanni Spitale, CEO of […]

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AMERIPEN to Start Five-Part Series on EPR Regulations

AMERIPEN—the American Institute for Packaging and the Environment will hold a series of webinars starting later this month called “Are You Prepared?” that will help participants navigate extender producer responsibility (EPR) regulations. “This webinar series will help prepare companies across the packaging value chain to engage in the final stages of state-specific program development and […]

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FPA Monitors Issues and Legislation Involving Food Waste

Food waste is one of the biggest contributors to greenhouse gas emissions. The current goal set by the United Nations Global Compact, Paris Accord, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and U.S. Department of Agriculture is to cut food waste and loss by 50% by 2030.

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