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Involvement with the CPA exposes your company to potential customers who are looking for your unique contract packaging and manufacturing abilities. People look to the CPA for answers to their contract packaging and manufacturing needs.

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CPA’s Official Publication

Contract Packaging Magazine, published three times per year, provides poignant insight on issues and news in the contract packaging industry.

Request for Quote

The CPA's Request for Quote allows anyone needing a contract packager the opportunity to request information about a member company’s services, including packaging capabilities and service costs.

Report Available

State of the Contract Packaging Industry Report Now Available!

The CPA State of the Industry Report provides deeper industry insight, increased market intelligence and conclusive future trend analysis. This report is valuable to contract packagers, contract manufacturers, private equity investors, industry suppliers. and customers.

Resources for YOU

As a CPA member, you can take advantage of myriad PMMI resources as a result of our strategic partnership.

Upcoming Webinar

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August 20, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. EDT

Looking to improve your manufacturing process? Join CPA, The Association for Contract Packagers and Manufacturers, for this timely and informative webinar, featuring Ben Courtright, sales development manager, Pacific Northwest of Universal Robots, for a one-hour webinar titled, “Packaging with Cobots: A Success Story." 

CPA’s 2019 Scholarships: Recipients Announced

CPA, The Association for Contract Packagers and Manufacturers, is pleased to introduce this year’s winners of CPA’s scholarships: The Tom Bacon Memorial Scholarship and The CPA Technical Scholarship. Find out who the winners are by reading the latest CPA newsletter.

Industry News

Connecting PLCs for high-speed packaging quality
Stone Technologies creates an effective automated defect rejection process requiring deterministic communication between controllers on separate parts of a high-speed packaging line.

Syngas is the key to packaging sustainability
University of Florida professor Bruce Welt, Ph.D., shares the main takeaways from the first meeting of the Industry Consortium for Advanced Recycling, which took place June 12-13.

Upcoming Events



Packaging with Cobots: A Success Story


Natural Products Expo East - Booth H-69

Baltimore Convention Center
Baltimore, MD

PACK EXPO Las Vegas - Booth C-1359

Las Vegas Convention Center
Las Vegas, NV

The Forum Session 1 - Driving Innovation from Your Seat on the Bus"

Pack Expo Las Vegas
Las Vegas, NV

Pack Expo Las Vegas 2019

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Why Use a Contract Packager

  • No available in-house equipment or expertise for a particular job
  • Geographically separated facilities could serve the product better for national distribution
  • Non-standard packaging requiring special machinery or labor intensive work is specified