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Report: Stakeholders Must Coordinate Circularity Efforts as Material Needs Shift

In a report titled “Packaging Compass: Evaluating Trends in U.S. Packaging Design,” AMERIPEN and the Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute evaluate trends in packaging design and the implications on a circular economy while outlining how coordinated efforts must start now to reach concrete goals over the next 10 years.

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AMERIPEN Leader Reviews Packing Issues for 2023

AMERIPEN Leader Reviews Packing Issues for 2023

Dan Felton Outlines Key Initiatives on State and Federal Levels

State policymakers will have a busy year in 2023 as they seek to regulate the packaging industry, with measures expected on extended producer responsibility, labeling requirements, and recycled-content mandates.

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Amcor Leader Discusses $10.8M Investment at Michigan State University

Amcor Leader Discusses $10.8M Investment at Michigan State University

His Advice to Other Companies: ‘Jump in’

This past year, Amcor announced it would be investing $10.8 million into the Michigan State University School of Packaging in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Amcor’s commitment includes investment in infrastructure and building renovations, as well as an endowed chair position in the School of Packaging.

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ProAmpac CEO Intends to Double Sales Within Five Years

ProAmpac CEO Intends to Double Sales Within Five Years

Greg Tucker Says Sustainability Goals Accelerate, Too

ProAmpac intends to double its sales from about $2.5 billion to $5 billion within three to five years and offer a sustainable alternative for all of its products by 2025.

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A Conversation With Fredy Steng

A Conversation With Fredy Steng

Director of Sales, Strategic Accounts, Berry Global Group Inc.

In this expanded interview with FlexPack VOICE®, Berry Global Group Sales Director Fredy Steng offers insights into issues facing the industry in the coming year, including sustainability and government regulations.

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Training the Sustainability Trainers

Training the Sustainability Trainers

Arizona State University Offers Programs for Midcareer Sustainability Officers and Others to Help Companies Advance Circularity Efforts

As companies add sustainability personnel to meet customer, brand owner, and regulatory expectations, they might not know exactly how to integrate new policies into their organizations. That situation could be a reason to reach out to Arizona State University’s Ryan M. Johnson.

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CNG Works With Trex in Annual Student Recycling Contest

CNG Works With Trex in Annual Student Recycling Contest

FPA Member Provides Schools With Cash Awards

Starting in November, schools nationwide can compete for prizes and cash awards by entering an annual recycling contest run by Trex Company, Inc. that has been sponsored by Charter Next Generation, a Wisconsin-based flexible packaging company that is an FPA member.

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FPA Seminar Offers Tips for Students

FPA Seminar Offers Tips for Students

Sal Pellingra Advises Students During Summer Sustainability Presentation

FPA’s virtual summer internship program connects college students with mentors and leaders to help build the future of the industry.

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Behind the Student Winners of FPA’s Packaging Contest

Behind the Student Winners of FPA’s Packaging Contest

Gary Borges Reflects on Working With Students at Stout

Gary Borges, who worked as a product development manager with Printpack, now teaches at the University of Wisconsin-Stout, where students swept the awards in the Flexible Packaging Association’s annual Student Design Challenge.

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Lubrizol Names New CEO and President

Lubrizol Names New CEO and President

The Lubrizol Corporation has named Rebecca Liebert as the company’s president and CEO, effective Oct. 3. Liebert succeeds Mary Rhinehart who has served as interim president and CEO since March. Rhinehart will continue as chair of the company’s board, Lubrizol says in a news release. Liebert was most recently executive vice president of PPG Industries, […]

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Cybersecurity Expert Reflects on Her Career

Cybersecurity Expert Reflects on Her Career

Dawn Cappelli Advises Young Women to ‘Go for It’

FlexPack VOICE® had the opportunity to interview Dawn Cappelli, Dragos director of Operational Technology—Cyber Emergency Readiness Team, and a member of the Manufacturing Cybersecurity Advisory Council for the National Association of Manufacturers.

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ELC Expands Mission

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Among New Initiatives

College interns tuned in to a recent virtual meeting for an overview of the flexible packaging industry, marking the official start of the Flexible Packaging Association’s second annual summer virtual internship series.

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Meet the FPA Staff

Meet the FPA Staff

A conversation With Abigail Trumpy, FPA director, regulatory affairs

Continuing the “Meet the FPA Staff” series, FlexPack VOICE® sits down with Abigail Trumpy, FPA director, regulatory affairs.

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Creating a Personal Board of Directors

Creating a Personal Board of Directors

ELC Member Kasie Fairbarn Advises Students on How to Seek Guidance Early on in Their Careers

At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, one FPA ELC member was looking for a better way to thrive, which led to creating a personal board of directors.

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Meet the FPA Staff

Meet the FPA Staff

A Conversation with Sam Schlaich, FPA Counsel, Government Affairs

Continuing the Meet the FPA Staff series, FlexPack VOICE® catches up with Sam Schlaich, FPA counsel, government affairs.

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