• Take it to the Streets with Jeff Hayzlett!

    Back by popular demand, our Annual Meeting Keynote Speaker Jeff Hayzlett will once again offer a take-no-prisoners, no BS presentation that gives attendees the tools they need to overcome obstacles facing our industry every day. 

    Jeff has a special message for all those joining us in New Orleans in February: Watch it now!

  • State of the Contract Packaging Industry Report Coming Soon!

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

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  • Join Us Today!

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

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  • Request for Quote

    The Contract Packaging Association'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.

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Contract Packaging Association News:
A Special Message from Jeff Hayzlett

CPA Member News

Flexible Technologies, a leader in labels and packaging, announces rebrand to Kala Packaging. The comprehensive rebrand focuses on the experience of creating packaging that moves the needle for brands. The new branding conveys a fresh sense of collaboration within supply chain intended to invoke actionable change in the way labels and packaging are created and purchased. The company enlisted the talents of Utah-based branding team, Goal, to produce all design and messaging elements of the Kala™ brand including the website, www.withkala.com. “Kala is all about the experience we provide our customers,” says Nikki Johnson, Executive Vice President and General Manager. “Our approach is to spark imagination within brand marketing teams to help them understand all that digital printing has to offer the label and packaging space. The rebrand is an effort to communicate our Why - There’s always a better way. The team really delivered, and we anticipate rapid growth for Kala and our customers.” Read more.

A New Article from Counsel to the CPA

The Counsel to the CPA Eric Greenberg, shares with us his long-time affiliation as a Contributing Editor of Packaging World Magazine, for which he writes monthly columns analyzing current legal developments affecting the packaging industries. We are pleased to provide reprints of those columns as an educational resource for our members through our Educational Partner Portal. Read his February column here.

CPA Member News

Athletes and other health conscious consumers using protein powders prefer scoops that are accessible, intuitive and appropriately sized for dosing, according to new research from rigid packaging leader TricorBraun. Protein powder consumers also prefer scoops that incorporate dosage indicators, have a grippable handle and can be used in conjunction with a dispensing closure. TricorBraun conducted qualitative research to understand consumer behavior, preferences, needs and experiences with different scoop designs. Insights gathered directly from consumers about what they prefer and how they interact and use scoops enables TricorBraun’s packaging consultants to understand which scoop solution is preferred for protein powders, and identify future design opportunities. Read more