Business Management - Government/Governmental

Flexible Packaging Industry Continues to Battle Back Against Tariffs
September 11, 2018 at 9:46 am

Since the Trump administration first imposed tariffs on imported aluminum, the flexible packaging industry, which relies on the use of aluminum foil, has been significantly impacted. As the final months of 2018 approach, the Flexible Packaging Association says the situation has become more complex.

In Wake of Prop 65 Update, SGIA Joins Coalition for Accurate Product Labels
August 13, 2018 at 11:16 am

SGIA has joined the Coalition for Accurate Product Labels as California’s new Proposition 65 label warning requirements take place this month. SGIA stated its goal in joining CAPL is to engage in conversation about smart labeling that provides consumers with accurate information.

FPA Members Participate in Hearing on Tariff Impacts
July 17, 2018 at 9:04 am

Representatives from Flexible Packaging Association member companies took part in a United States Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee Roundtable Hearing yesterday to discuss the impact of tariffs on their businesses.

RotoMetrics' RotoRepel Rx Nonstick Rotary Die Treatment Deemed Compliant by FDA
June 26, 2018 at 12:30 pm

The formulation for RotoMetrics' RotoRepel Rx nonstick rotary die treatment has undergone a U.S. Food and Drug Administration regulatory compliance review, migration testing, and toxicological safety assessment. RotoRepel Rx is safe for intended use and is compliant with U.S. FDA food contact regulations.

FPA Helps Members Prep for Impact of Aluminum Tariffs
March 27, 2018 at 11:00 am

The recently imposed aluminum tariffs by the Trump administration could have a significant impact on U.S.-based flexible packaging converters, many of which rely on a very thin grade of aluminum foil to implement into a variety of packaging applications. Because much of this foil is produced overseas, the Flexible Packaging Association is helping its members work toward a potential exclusion from these tariffs.

Q&A with CEO of Cannabis Packaging Supplier on Impact of Regulations
February 27, 2018 at 9:35 am

With California recently joining the list of states that have legalized recreational use of cannabis, regulations on cannabis packaging have presented opportunities and challenges for the industry. Nick Kovacevich, CEO of cannabis packaging supplier Kush Bottles, shared some of his thoughts on how these regulations could impact packaging companies.