• 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. 

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    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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    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:
CPA's May webinar registration now open

CPA's May webinar, E-commerce Elevates Holistic Packaging Design, is hosted by The Packaging School on May 23 at 11 a.m. CST. The e-commerce revolution happened yesterday. How have you adapted, or better yet, innovated to remain relevant? Find out more during this informative webinar! Register now
 

Register for our June webinar, presented by Nulogy

CPG brands face increasing pressure to improve their On Time In Full rates, as major retailers shorten delivery windows and increase penalties for late or early order shipments. To meet these demands, CPG brands need to improve agility by collaborating and strengthening trust with their outsourced contract packaging partners. But how do brands and co-packers work together and strengthen trust to meet retailer demands? During this webinar, our presenters will discuss how they’ve improved their agility and strengthened  trust through tighter inventory control, increased traceability, and streamlined communication with their CPG customers. Join us on Thursday, June 28 at 11 a.m. CST for this informative webinar. Register now!

New article from Counsel to the CPA Eric Greenberg

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 May column here.

CPA Member News

Yang Li, global business coordinator at TricorBraun, a global packaging leader, has been awarded the Certified Packaging Professional (CPP) designation from the Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP). Recognized as a commitment to excellence in the packaging profession, the CPP designation is awarded to individuals who demonstrate significant industry expertise and experience, measured through a flexible testing process. To achieve his certification, Yang passed a lengthy exam on the fundamentals of packaging machinery, materials and technology, and authored an essay providing an in-depth examination of saké packaging trends in Japan. Read more

CPA Member News

ProAmpac, one of the nation’s largest and fastest-growing flexible packaging manufacturers, today announced the acquisition of Pactech Packaging (Pactech), a Rochester, New York-based manufacturer specializing in pouch converting. Pactech’s products complement ProAmpac’s existing flexible packaging offerings, which primarily serve the medical, industrial and consumer packaged goods markets. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. “The acquisition of Pactech expands ProAmpac’s flexible packaging pouch manufacturing capabilities in dispensing and clean-environment production. In addition, the deal expands our short-run capabilities, allowing us to better serve our customers,” said ProAmpac CEO Greg Tucker. Read more

CPA Member News

Previewing the latest in a growing portfolio of advanced dairy packaging options, ProAmpac made its formal debut today at the International Cheese Technology Expo (ICTE) at the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee. Visitors to ProAmpac’s booth (525) will be able to view the company’s trademark PRO-FLEX performance cheese films and its newest vertically integrated dairy lidding capabilities, including a non-aluminum alternative for die-cut lids. ProAmpac will also display its new peel-and-reseal lidding film, an innovation that enables consumers to have easy open-and-reclose access to cheese products in rigid containers. Read more

CPA Member News

TricorBraun, a global packaging solutions leader and a portfolio company of AEA Investors, today announced that it has expanded its board of directors with the appointment of Manuel J. Perez de la Mesa. Perez de la Mesa joins David W. Bullock and Robert E. Hill, Jr. as independent directors on the 10-member board. “With their broad strategic backgrounds and distinguished track records, Manny, Dave and Robert undoubtedly strengthen our board’s breadth of expertise,” said Keith Strope, executive chairman of TricorBraun. “We welcome their talents, insights and counsel to our board.” Read more