Flexible Packaging & Extrusion Division strives to advance the innovative and responsible production of flexible packaging materials.

Flexible. The Future of Packaging.

Flexible packaging products provide versatile solutions for an ever-changing world.  From morning medications to afternoon snacks to evening skin-care routines – are you keeping up with shifting consumer needs?

The International Flexible Packaging & Extrusion Division is where members of TAPPI come together as a professional community to focus on technology, applications, and innovation in the flexible films and laminates industry.

Join our community of resin producers, technology providers, equipment manufacturers, converters and brand owners who drive packaging technology across the industry’s value stream to stay current and competitive in your market.

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TAPPI Announces International Flexible Packaging and Extrusion Division Honors
TAPPI Announces International Flexible Packaging and Extrusion Division Honors
Tuesday, February 23, 2021

TAPPI’s International Flexible Packaging and Extrusion Division (IFPED)...

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TAPPI IFPED Spotlight: Scott Marks
TAPPI IFPED Spotlight: Scott Marks
Friday, February 12, 2021

Scott B. Marks is a Senior TS&D Consultant with The Dow Chemical Company and a SME (Subject M...

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Rethinking the Paper Cup – Beginning with Extrusion Process Optimization for Compostability and Recyclability
Rethinking the Paper Cup – Beginning with Extrusion Process Optimization for Compostability and Recyclability
Monday, February 15, 2021

Nicole Whiteman, Industry Manager, NatureWorks LLCAndrea Auchter, Applications Development,...