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Flexible Packaging 2012 State of the Industry Report Released

July 26, 2012
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The Flexible Packaging Association’s 2012 State of the Flexible Packaging Industry Report aims to provide industry converters, suppliers, investors and analysts with insight into the performance (growth, revenue/volume expectations, profitability, capital spending) of the U.S. flexible packaging industry over the past year. This report also examines several other aspects of the U.S. flexible packaging industry including:

- Materials and processes (printing, expected material usage)
- End-uses (end-use forecast, U.S. Census Bureau retail segments data - 2010)
- Structure and consolidation (M&A activity)
- Imports and exports (trade outlook)
- Industry vision, challenges and trends

Data available in the report is gathered through several industry sources including the FPA members State of the Flexible Packaging Industry Survey, the FPA non-members Industry-Wide Converter Survey, the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2010 Annual Survey of Manufactures, the U.S. Department of Labor, the U.S. Department of Commerce, industry analysts and investment banking reports.

Over the past 10 years (2001-2011) the U.S. flexible packaging industry has grown from $19.5 billion to $25.4 billion, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.7 percent per year. The U.S. flexible packaging industry is one of the fastest growing segments in the U.S. packaging industry.

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