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International Flexible Packaging and Extrusion Division


Welcome to our International Flexible Packaging and Extrusion Division page. The division is made up of hundreds of professionals from consumer products companies, as well as flexible packaging converters and suppliers, film extruders and extrusion coaters. New members are always welcome.

Division Chair: Kelly Frey , Chevron Phillips
Division Vice-chair: Jim Macnamara, Foster Farms
Secretary: Rory Wolf, ITW Pillar Technologies

The Division conferences are held annually and alternate between Europe and North America.In the odd years the event is held in Europe and in the even years it is held in North America.  In addition to the conference the division supports an annual Extrusion Coating Course and partners with BNP Media each year to conduct a Stand-up Pouch Workshop prior to the Global Pouch Forum in the summer.

The Teams of the International Flexible Packaging and Extrusion Division work together throughout the year to solve problems, develop technical papers, plan conference sessions, and more.

Each year, the International Flexible Packaging and Extrusion Division is proud to provide several awards.

We are proud to provide TAPPI Connect as a centralized, online resource for our members, consultants and volunteers to network, share knowledge, problem solve and collaborate.