Chartered in 1958, the Flexographic Technical Association is the world's largest professional society dedicated to bringing all members of the flexographic printing community -printers, suppliers, consumer product companies, institutions, prepress houses and others -- together by providing opportunities for the free exchange of technical ideas and discussion of mutual concerns. The Association is a proponent of maintaining and advancing quality standards and includes 1,350 member sites that represent more than 1,200 companies and 60,000 individuals.
The Flexible Packaging Association is one of the leading advocate and resource groups for converters and suppliers in the flexible packaging industry. It supports industry publications, trade shows, and recognition events and programs, as well as sponsoring the collection, analysis and publication of financial, economic, legal, and other statistical data about the industry. The FPA also represents the industry in government and regulatory agencies at the local, state and federal levels, and prides itself on being a strong voice for the flexible the industry for more than 57 years. It is recognized as a reliable and credible source of information.
Paperboard Packaging Council is dedicated to companies meet the challenges of the dynamic folding carton industry by expanding your network of contacts, providing educational opportunities and providing access to critical statistical information.
Canadian Paperboard Packaging Association is committed to advancing the paper box industry's identity, development, progress and prestige to the business and financial community as well as public and government agencies. Corporate members manufacture paper based boxes, one of the most environmentally friendly and cost beneficial packaging options available. Our associate members supply the paperboard, ink, adhesives, printing and die cutting presses and other related materials and services that are needed in the manufacture of paper boxes.
The Tag & Label Manufacturers Institute, INC. (TLMI) is the premier member-driven Association of the Americas for the Narrow-Web Printing and Converting Industry. It provides effective forums to address issues critical to the success of the narrow web, tag, label, packaging and converting industries of North America.
Founded in 1960 to promote the interests of one of the most diverse sectors of the packaging industry, the European Carton Makers Association is today the established forum and officially approved umbrella organisation for national carton associations throughout Europe.
With its seat in The Hague, The Netherlands, and its office in Brussels ECMA represents 500 carton producers in nearly all countries in the European Economic Area. Around 70% of the total carton market volume in Europe, and a current workforce of about 50000 people are represented in ECMA. ECMA works to fulfill its mission for the benefit of member companies in a variety of functions.
FINAT exists to promote the interests of self-adhesive labelling. Uniquely structured for an industry association, it brings together both converters and suppliers. Reflecting the partnership within the self-adhesive value chain which has contributed so significantly to the dynamic development of the self-adhesive labelling industry, and which keeps it at the forefront of innovation today.
FINAT was founded in Paris in 1958 and moved in 1969 to its present headquarters in The Hague, The Netherlands. With approximately 500 members in 54 countries around the world, FINAT has much to offer to label converters and all suppliers to the labelling industry in terms of information exchange and the opportunity to network internationally.