FPE - Flexible Packaging Europe Division of EAFA e.V.

Mörsenbroicher Weg 200, 40470 Düsseldorf
Germany

Telephone +49 211 38732602
enquiries@flexpack-europe.org

This company is co-exhibitor of
European Aluminium Foil Association e.V. (EAFA)

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interpack 2017 hall map (Hall 10): stand C53

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interpack 2017 fairground map: Hall 10

Our range of products

Product categories

  • 02  Packaging materials, packaging means, auxiliary packaging means and packaging production
  • 02.01  Packaging materials
  • 02.01.08  Composite packaging materials based on
  • 02.01.08.04  Composite material made of plastics

Composite material made of plastics

  • 07  Services
  • 07.04  Associations and branch organizations

Associations and branch organizations

Our products

Product category: Associations and branch organizations

Activities

The main objective of FPE is to promote the flexible packaging industry and represents the interests of the sector at the highest levels in Europe. It is proactively involved in the provision of clear, relevant information to the authorities about the European flexible packaging industry to help facilitate legislation that is both realistic and manageable. FPE also helps to provide clear and factual information about the industry to help answer concerns and issues around flexible packaging.

The recognised voice for the European flexible packaging industry
  • FPE is a partner with many important European institutions including Commission, Parliament, and Council of Europe
  • FPE liaises and works closely with relevant associations and industry representatives.
  • FPE participates in relevant EU working groups and committees
Despite its tight sector focus FPE has established a strong reputation in Brussels through the provision of timely, relevant and clear information on the flexible packaging industry.

The various associations and European Institutions FPE is working with are available through the "Links" section.
Main Lobby Issues
Food Contact Issues:

  • migration limits & compliance
  • multilayers
  • alternatives for testing: modelling, exposure, functional barrier
  • hygiene, GMP, traceability
  • various specific substances
Most relevant EU legislation:

  • Food Contact Materials Framework Regulation (No. 1935/2004)
  • Consolidated Plastics Food Contact Directive (2002/72/EC) and its amendments
  • Regulation on Plastic Materials and Articles Intended to Come into Contact with Food - commonly referred to as the Plastics Implementing Measure (PIM) - (No. 10/2011)
  • Directives restricting the use of certain epoxy derivates in food contact materials
Environment / H&S Issues:

  • process emissions
  • packaging waste: recycling, recovery, litter
  • REACH (EU Chemicals Policy): deselection, definitions, impact
Other relevant legislation:

  • Solvents Emissions Directive (99/13/EC)
  • IPPC Directive (96/16/EC)
  • "Solvents BREF" (under construction)
  • Packaging & Packaging Waste Directive (94/62/EC amended by 2005/20/EC))

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About us

Company details

lexible Packaging Europe’s (FPE) core activity is representing the European flexible packaging industry at a European level and on the international stage. FPE deals with a wide range of issues relevant to the flexible packaging industry, most notably food contact, sustainability and environmental issues.

Here you will find relevant information about flexible packaging and the work the industry does to ensure responsible and innovative strategies which provide effective and sustainable flexible packaging solutions to its customers and the consumer.

Main lobby issues
• Food Contact
• Most relevant EU legislation
• Environment / H&S
• Sustainability

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Company data

Target groups
  • Food
  • Confectionery products
  • Pharmaceuticals