Flexible. The Future of Packaging.

Flexible packaging products provide versatile solutions for an ever-changing world.  From morning medications to afternoon snacks to evening skin-care routines – are you keeping up with shifting consumer needs?

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

Join our community of resin producers, technology providers, equipment manufacturers, converters and brand owners who drive packaging technology across the industry’s value stream to stay current and competitive in your market.


Latest News

TAPPI Academy Announces Addition of Web & Winding Courses to eLearning Offerings!

Author Spotlight

 Get to know IFPED member, Scott Marks, the esteemed contributing author on the “Extrusion Coating Manual, Fifth Edition” and the NEW “Film Extrusion Manual, Third Edition”.

Featured Paper

Rethinking the Paper Cup- Beginning with Extrusion Process Optimization for Compostability and Recyclability 



2020 IFPED Conference


Important Announcement Regarding TAPPI’s
2020 International Flexible Packaging and Extrusion Division Conference

Due to continued restrictions related to COVID-19, the IFPED 2020 Division Council, in conjunction with the InterContinental Hotel in San Diego, have made the decision to cancel the 2020 Conference.  Details will be available soon regarding future presentation of content from the program.

Please visit this site for updates.