Flexible Packaging

& Extrusion


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Flexible. The Future of Packaging.

From morning medications to afternoon snacks to evening skin-care routines – are you keeping up with shifting consumer needs?

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

We are the resin producers, technology providers, equipment manufacturers, converters and brand owners who drive packaging technology across the industry’s value stream.

Our community of innovators cares about introducing better flexible packaging products that meet the changing demands and desires of consumers.

To help this happen, we unite the entire flexible packaging supply chain to share current consumer insights, deliver necessary technical education, and provide a sales-free environment for you to establish and strengthen the partnerships you need to get ahead.

Join the who’s who of suppliers, converters, and brand owners in our community and stay current and competitive in your market!



Attend the IFPED 2020 Conference in San Diego

TAPPI Extrusion Coating Course

The industry’s premier opportunity to advance your knowledge in coating technologies

August 17 - 20, 2020 | DoubleTree by Hilton | Neenah, WI

TAPPI’s Extrusion Coating Course (ECC) features comprehensive educational material taught by multiple instructors along with networking opportunities at a table top reception and a group outing.

Held over three days, ECC is designed to give participants a firm grounding in basic resin and equipment technology (extruders, dies, auxiliary equipment), with specific application in equipment and process technologies. The hand-picked instructors are industry experts who deftly guide discussions around commonly faced extrusion coating processes.




  • Extrusion engineers, supervisors and operators
  • Technical directors and superintendents
  • Technical assistants
  • R&D personnel
  • Quality Control Personnel
  • Buyers
  • Account Managers

For maximum benefit, participants should have some familiarity with extrusion coating technology and terminology. A technical background and/or extrusion experience is helpful.