The Flexible Packaging Association Sustainability in Packaging US 2018 Partners The Flexible Packaging Association has served as the voice of the flexible packaging industry since 1950. FPA’s goals are connecting, advancing and leading the flexible packaging industry. FPA members are manufacturers of flexible packaging sold to users or distributors for packaging purposes, and material or equipment suppliers to the industry. Flexible packaging represents over $30 billion in annual sales in the U.S., and is the second largest, and one of the fastest growing segments of the packaging industry. Flexible packaging is produced from paper, plastic, film, aluminum foil, or any combination of those materials, and includes bags, pouches, labels, liners, wraps, rollstock, and other flexible products.