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Flexible Packaging Webinar: You can still register! 

Don’t miss CPA’s free webinar TODAY, Answering Consumer Challenges in the Flexible Packaging and Labeling Industry, at noon EDT. Joe Kay, key account manager, Century Label and Jonathan Jakubowski, director of SmartSolve, CMC Group, will share today’s most contemporary and creative flexible packaging ideas. Find out how you can get results from flexible packaging. 

Joe Kay

Joe Kay

Key Account Manager, Century Label

Jonathan Jakubowski

Jonathan Jakubowski

Director, SmartSolve


Top 3 Reasons to Register for Our Evolution of Excellence Event


There is less than a month left to register for CPA’s event in partnership with Frain Integration and Sonoco, The Evolution of Excellence: Supply Chain Collaboration in a Disruptive Retail and E-Commerce Environment (Sept. 11-12; Carol Stream, Illinois). You don’t want to miss it – but don’t take our word for it! Here are the top three reasons to attend:

  1. Walk away with the right strategies to overcome disruptive trends in the retail and e-commerce environment. 
  2. Hear from the foremost industry experts and thought leaders, including executives from Bimbo Bakeries, Midland Paper and more.
  3. Launch new products up to 75 percent faster by utilizing shared assets and a rapid deployment supply chain approach.


CPA/Frain/Sonoco Event

Sept. 11 - 12, 2018 | Carol Stream, Ill.

PLMA Hospitality Lounge

Nov. 11, 2018 | Chicago

PACK EXPO International

Oct. 14 - 17, 2018 | Chicago

Annual Meeting

Feb. 20 - 23, 2019 | Tampa, Fla.


CPA Awards Over $6,500 in Scholarships 

CPA is proud to announce the three awardees of its annual Scholarship program. The recipient of CPA’s Technical Scholarship is Robert Gladwell, a native of Novi, Michigan and a Michigan State’s School of Packaging student. The Tom Bacon Scholarship recipients are Joseph Hintz, who will attend Purdue University in fall 2018 and Kelsey Bekermeier, a rising senior at the University of Missouri. Find out more about scholarships here

Did you mark your calendar?  

Save the date for CPA’s 2019 Annual Meeting (Feb. 20-23; Tampa, Florida). This meeting provides attendees with deep insight into how relationships, regulatory compliance, technology marketing and education can all come together to positively impact your bottom line. Contact Ron Puvak, CPP, managing director, CPA at for more information. 

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