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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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What Most Concerns You for the Future?

What Most Concerns You for the Future?

Thought Leader Survey Highlights Legislation, Other Issues

This year, the respondents to the “Packaging Thought Leader Survey 2032” included 165 experts, including leadership from the Flexible Packaging Association. The questions include deep looks into key tech­nologies and trends that will impact packaging by 2032.

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Beyond the Ellen MacArthur Foundation

Beyond the Ellen MacArthur Foundation

Some Companies Create Alternative Routes to Circularity Goals

As they take steps toward creating a circu­lar economy for their products, flexible packaging companies continue to face calls for reducing or eliminating the use of plastic entirely.

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FPA Recognizes Members Celebrating Milestones

FPA Recognizes Members Celebrating Milestones

Companies Offer Insights into Challenges, Opportunities

In 2022, as companies in the flexible packaging realm reach mile­stone years in their FPA memberships, some shared how they continue to innovate, embrace sustainability, and maximize FPA resources to stay strong and meet the challenges ahead.

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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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Automation Takes Hold

Automation Takes Hold

Using Technology to Hire, Train, and Schedule Workers

More than two years after the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted traditional methods of training workers, flexible packaging companies continue fine-tuning their approaches that rely on technology to limit face-to-face contact.

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Inside the Student Design Challenge

Inside the Student Design Challenge

Judges and Students Reflect on 2022 Contest

Four members of FPA’s Emerging Leadership Council, volunteered one afternoon in May to judge the association’s annual Student Flexible Packaging Design Challenge.

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Expanding Recycling in Upper Midwest

Expanding Recycling in Upper Midwest

CNG, General Mills, and Others Invest in Mechanical Recycling Plant

A coalition of Minnesota-based CEOs in the agriculture and consumer packaged goods industries wanted to do more to ensure a circular economy, especially when it came to flexible packaging. Business leaders set out to create a regional ecosystem serving the Upper Midwest.

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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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Investors Enter Recycling Arena

Investors Enter Recycling Arena

Private-Equity Firms See Potential for Circular Economy

Private investors want to turn one of the largest curbside recy­clers in the U.S. into a test bed for building up infrastructure that will be vital to the success of the circular economy.

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