About FPA

Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) continues to be/has been the leading advocate and voice for the growing U.S. flexible packaging industry for over 70 years. FPA’s membership is largely comprised of manufacturers of flexible packaging and material/equipment suppliers to the flexible packaging industry.

Advertising in FPA’s engaging properties puts you in front of decision makers and influencers at large, medium, and small converters and suppliers – representing 77% of the value-added flexible packaging industry.

The Association is hard at work:

  • PROMOTING the advantages and benefits of flexible packaging
  • ADVOCATING to protect against potential barriers to growth, combat regulatory burdens, and build relationships with diverse stakeholders
  • ENSURING SUSTAINABILITY advantages of flexible packaging are communicated and understood
  • PROVIDING INDUSTRY DATA to the membership and investment community
  • CREATING NETWORKING AND EDUCATION opportunities to connect the membership
  • COMMUNICATING to keep members and stakeholders informed and engaged

FPA Members:

  • Converters – any firm, corporation, or division thereof, engaged in the manufacture and sales within the U.S. of converted forms of paper, film, flexible plastics, foils, or combinations thereof, for sale to the users or distributors of such materials for packaging purposes.
  • Associates – any firm or corporation, or division thereof, engaged in the manufacture within or outside the U.S. and having sales in the U.S. of materials, equipment, or supplies related to the flexible packaging industry.
  • International Converter – any firm, corporation, or division thereof, having sales in the U.S. and engaged in manufacturing exclusively outside the U.S. of converted forms of paper, film, flexible plastic, foils, or combinations thereof.
  • Suppliers – open to any firm or corporation, or division thereof, engaged in the distribution of materials, equipment, supplies, or flexible packaging, and businesses providing services, within the U.S. and having sales in the U.S. of materials, equipment, supplies, or flexible packaging, or services to the flexible packaging industry.
  • Academic – includes universities or colleges with packaging curriculums or departments with activities related to packaging sciences.
  • Trade Press – any person, firm, corporation, or division thereof, engaged in the publication of recognized trade magazines related to the flexible packaging industry.

FlexPack VOICE® Magazine


(6 issues a year)


(print & digital distribution)

Touting relevant content and striking design, FlexPack VOICE® is the leading source for all the latest news, insights, and innovations happening in and around the flexible packaging industry. It is read by FPA members and industry leaders who make buying decisions every day.

Editorial Calendar

IssueIssue TopicAd CloseArt dueMail Date
January/February 2024Developments and Trends for 2024Nov. 9, 2023Nov. 22, 2023January 5, 2024
March/April 2024Sales and MarketingJan. 11, 2024Jan. 24, 2024March 1, 2024
May/June 2024Breakthroughs and AwardsMar. 14, 2024Mar. 27, 2024May 2, 2024
July/August 2024Workforce DevelopmentsMay 9, 2024May 22, 2024July 1, 2024
September/October 2024Technology AdvancementsJuly 5, 2024July 18, 2024August 30, 2024
November/December 2024End of Year/Looking to 2025Sept. 11, 2024Sept. 24, 2024November 1, 2024

* Content Subject to change

The magazine is distributed at FPA events and trade shows

Upgrade your print ad to appear in the issue promotion video. Exclusive opportunity! Only 1 ad per video. $500/placement. Learn more.

FlexPack VOICE® Rates

Back Cover$1,600$1,600$1,600
Inside Front or Inside Back Cover$1,500$1,500$1,500
Two-Page Spread*$1,975$1,755$1,680
Full Page$1,300$1,170$1,105
Half Page$1,000$900$850
Third Page$755$698$660
*Limited to two spreads per issue.

FlexPack VOICE® Specs

4-ColorSpecsIndesign Template
Back CoverBleed: 8.625″ x 11.125″
Trim: 8.375″ x 10.875″
Bleed: Download Now
No Bleed: Download Now
Inside Front or Inside Back CoverBleed: 8.625″ x 11.125″
Trim: 8.375″ x 10.875″
Bleed: Download Now
No Bleed: Download Now
Two-Page Spread*Bleed: 17″ x 11.125″
Trim: 16.75″ x 10.875″
Download Now
Full PageBleed: 8.625″ x 11.125″
Trim: 8.375″ x 10.875″
Bleed: Download Now
No Bleed: Download Now
Half PageHorizontal: 7.25″ x 4.875″Download Now
Third PageHorizontal: 7.25″ x 3.25″Download Now

Text and logos must be at least .25″ from trim.

Please export your file with bleed and no crop marks.

Q&A Advertorial – $1,500

This two-page spread gives your executives the ability to answer industry-related questions,
positioning them as an expert in the field to FlexPack VOICE® readers.

Advertiser Supplies:

  • Name of C-Level executive to be interviewed
  • High-res 300 dpi photo of interviewee or image of your choice
  • 4 or 5 Questions with answers
  • Company Logo, 300 dpi (JPEG, EPS, PNG)

*Limited to two spreads per issue.

Advertorial Spread – $1,800

Advertiser Supplies:

  • Headline – 6 words max
  • Sub-head – 15 words max
  • Body copy with high-res 300 dpi photo – 470 words max
  • Body copy without photo – 707 words max
  • Logo – 300 dpi, eps preferred or high resolution jpg
  • Company info – contact name, phone number, email, address
  • Full Page Ad – Bleed: 8.625″ x 11.125″ Trim: 8.375″ x 10.875″

*Limited to two spreads per issue.

The 2023-2024 Flexible Packaging
Buyer’s Guide 

With a shelf life of one year, the Buyer’s Guide is one of the most cost-effective and impactful advertising vehicles you can choose.

Trusted as a valuable industry reference resource, the Flexible Packaging Buyer’s Guide is a comprehensive, categorized directory of products and services and the members who provide them. Reach industry leaders looking for a different way to package an existing brand or in need of a packaging solution when you secure your spot in the 2023-2024 Buyer’s Guide! The Buyer’s Guide is mailed with the July/August issue of FlexPack VOICE®.

Ad close: 3/31

Art due: 4/7

Rates & Specs

Back CoverBleed: 8.625″ x 11.125″
Trim: 8.375″ x 10.875″
Inside Front or Inside Back CoverBleed: 8.625″ x 11.125″
Trim: 8.375″ x 10.875″
Full PageBleed: 8.625″ x 11.125″
Trim: 8.375″ x 10.875″
Half PageHorizontal: 7.3125″ x 4.875″$1,250
Third PageHorizontal: 7.3125″ x 3.25″$970

Text and logos must be at least .25″ from trim.

Innovation Showcase

This standalone piece features flexible packaging solutions that meet expectations and needs through advancements in materials, graphics, structure, new uses, extended shelf life, and sustainability. The publication highlights the winners and all entries for the FPA Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards Competition. The Innovation Showcase mails with the May/June issue of FlexPack VOICE® magazine. Receive bonus distribution at the FPA Annual Meeting and Fall Executive Conference, and trade shows like PACK EXPO, PRINTING United, and the NSCL Legislative Summit.

Ad close: 1/11

Art due: 1/18

Rates & Specs

4- ColorSpecsRATE
Inside Front CoverBleed: 8.75″ x 11.25″ 
Trim: 8.5″ x 11″ 
Inside Back CoverBleed: 8.75″ x 11.25″ 
Trim: 8.5″ x 11″ 
Back CoverBleed: 8.75″ x 11.25″ 
Trim: 8.5″ x 11″ 
Full PageBleed: 8.75″ x 11.25″ 
Trim: 8.5″ x 11″ 
Half PageHorizontal: 7.25″ x 4.875″$1,250

Text and logos must be at least .25″ from trim.

FlexPack VOICE® Digital Edition


(Print & Digital)


Avg Yearly

FlexPack Voice® magazine digital edition is a continued opportunity to connect with active readers and buyers. Optimize your marketing message, branding, and exposure with belly bands, blow-in cards, video, audio, flash, customer surveys, and more! 

Rates & Specs

Package: Left of Front Cover plus Skyscraper8.5″ x 11.5″ AND 160 x 600px$850
Left of Front Cover 8.5″ x 11.5″ $700
Skyscraper160 x 600px$500
Belly Band Front Cover8.25″ x 3″$600

All digital ads include a clickthrough URL.

FlexPack VOICE® Online

FlexPack VOICE® Online presents much more than the content from the print magazine. It also includes expanded industry coverage and additional features, which are updated multiple times each month to attract a wide audience in between print editions. Benefit from a range of powerful advertising opportunities listed below, including sponsored content.


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Advertising Opportunities

PlacementSpecsRate per month
Leaderboard728 x 90px$1,200
Sponsored Content
See Example
• 500-900 Word Count Article
• Short (2-3 sentence) summary to introduce article 
• Company Logo (Larger than 250px is preferred) 
• Short Company Bio 
• Feature image: 700 x 394px
• Additional image: 1920 x 350px
• Optional: Author Information & Photo (700 x 394px)
• Optional: Embedded Video

Sponsored Content is shared across FPA social media platforms and in eNewsletter(s).
Square Banner300 x 250px $700

Ads include clickthrough URL.

eNewsletter Advertising Opportunities

FPA offers two eNewsletters reaching more than 1,200 flexible packaging industry professionals and business leaders.
The eNewsletters are exclusively sent to FPA members.

FPA Industry News Bulletin

Distribution: 1,400+ | 37% Average Open Rate

Weekly enewsletter including industry articles and press releases. 
Industry News Bulletin is delivered every Monday.

Rates & Specs

Banner 1640 x 60px$800$720
Banner 2640 x 60px$750$675
Banner 3640 x 60px$700$630
Content SponsorshipHeadline: 7 words
Body content: 50 words
Company logo: at or under 300px

Ads include clickthrough URL.


Distribution: 1,400+ | 30% Average Open Rate

Monthly enewsletter focusing on industry trends, sustainability, and events. 
FPA Now is delivered the beginning of the month.

Rates & Specs

Banner 1640 x 60px$500$450
Banner 2640 x 60px$400$360
Banner 3640 x 60px$300$270
Banner 4640 x 60px$200$180

Ads include clickthrough URL.

Issue Promotion Video & Eblast




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This bimonthly eblast features a video showcasing each issue of FlexPack VOICE® before the magazine is distributed. Sent 3-5 days prior to the digital edition release, the Video Issue Announcement Eblast is a preview of each issue of FlexPack VOICE®

Advertising Opportunities

Video Pre-Roll Exclusive Sponsorship5-10 second pre-roll video or static ad/logo 
Static ad/logo should be RGB and jpg or png
Video Internal AdVideo stops on advertiser’s FlexPack Voice® magazine print ad for several seconds
Single advertiser opportunity
Announcement Eblast Top Banner Ad650 x 90px$500
Announcement Eblast Bottom Banner Ad650 x 90px$350

Ads include clickthrough URL.

Digital Ad Deadlines

2023 Digital ad deadlines

Month ad is
running in
Art deadline

2024 Digital Ad Deadlines

Month ad is
running in
Art deadline

Sponsored Eblast Deadlines

Must provide materials two weeks before your send date.

Ad Submission Requirements

  • Send digital ad materials to: sendmyad@theygsgroup.com
  • When emailing us your materials, please include the client acronym in your subject line.
  • All advertisers are subject to review and publisher’s advertising policies.
  • Necessary alterations are the responsibility of and at the expense of the advertiser. All materials must be submitted in accordance with the published deadlines and meet the criteria stated in the advertising policy.

Sponsored Eblasts

Let FPA send an email blast to our membership as sponsored content. New products and services that you want the industry to know about right now can be sent in an email.


Special Rate: $2,000 per eblast for 3+ eblasts


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Materials Requirements

  • Fully designed, ready-to-send email in an HTML file (use a testing service such as litmus to confirm html validation and deliverability of code)
  • All images and fonts need to be linked to the appropriate files hosted on your servers (no local files)
  • All hyperlinks need to be embedded
  • Footer to include Company Name, Full Address, Email Address
  • Subject line for email (40 characters maximum)
  • Pre-Header text for the email (75 characters maximum)
  • Email Address to send from

General Requirements

  • All content is subject to review by FPA editorial advisers.
  • Any facts or statistics must be published in a peer-reviewed publication and cited in the ad.
  • The word “Advertorial” or “Advertisement” must appear at the top or bottom of the ad.
  • Necessary alterations are the responsibility of and at the expense of the advertiser.
  • Materials that do not meet stated advertising specifications will be rejected.
  • Ask your account executive for submission processes and deadlines

Social Media Timeline Posts

Get in front of FPA’s engaged social media following on LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.

Take advantage of multiple posts per platform, including pinned posts.










  • $1,000 for 2 posts on each of 2 platforms (1 post per platform per day)
  • $1,500 for 2 posts on each of 3 platforms (1 post per platform per day)


  • Posts are sold by the month and must be scheduled for the same month
  • LinkedIn posts pinned to the top of the company page for the month(s) 
  • Twitter posts pinned to the top of the profile for the month(s)
  • Instagram highlight featured on the account profile of Stories for the month(s)
  • Advertiser is responsible for monitoring posts and responding to inquiries
  • LinkedIn and Twitter are industry-focused platforms; Instagram is consumer-focused 

PerfectPackaging.com Blog

FPA’s popular blog focuses on sharing information about the flexible packaging industry and reducing waste, environmental footprints, and recycling. Share your message and educate and inform about the environmental impact of flexible packaging. 


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  • $2,000 each (includes sharing on social media)


  • Blogs are sold by the month
  • Include a featured image 
  • Pinned to the top row of the blog for the month(s)
  • Advertiser to provide all content. FPA has the right to refuse any sponsored content or suggest revisions.

Content for Social Media and Blog Posts

Social Media and Sponsored Blog Post Requirements



  • Feed posts: 1200 x 627 
  • Video posts: 256 x 144 (minimum) to 4096 x 2304 (maximum); 1:2:4 to 2:4:1 aspect ratio; 5 GB
  • Maximum video length: 10 minutes

Character limit

  • 100 to 140 (Links, hashtags, spaces included)



  • Image: 1200 x 675 px (Max number of photos per tweet: 4)
  • Video: 720 x 720 px; 512 MB
  • Maximum video length: 2 minutes 20 seconds

Character limit

  • 280 characters allowed per tweet
  • Hashtags, links and mentions are all included in character limit 



  • Image: 1080 x 1080 px
  • Video: 1080 x 1080 px; 4 GB
  • Max length for in-feed videos: 60 seconds

Character limit

  • Caption limit: 125 characters recommended
  • Hashtag limit: 30 
  • Links are not clickable in post captions 

Image format: gif, jpg, png

Video format: mov or mp4

Blogs on PerfectPackaging.com

  • Recommended copy length – 500-750 words
  • Sponsored content should be accompanied by a featured image to include with the blog post
    • Preferred image size: 1200×628 pixels

Guidelines for Content Creation


  • Focus on the environmental benefits of flexible packaging 
  • If sharing a brand, be sure to include mention of an overall environmental mission (if applicable)
  • Share about developments in recycling or working towards a circular economy 
  • Use language that will resonate with both industry and consumer audiences 
  • Share convenience benefits 
  • Share information on how flexible packaging has key barrier protection for food and medical industries 
  • Include relatable statistics 


  • Directly promoting or referring to sales of a particular product 
  • Using the phrase single-use
  • Overly technical language
  • Language that depicts one type of flexible packaging as better than another 
  • Overly negative or dismal statistics related to the environment as a way to encourage recycling or a switch to flexible packaging 

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Contact your FPA
account executive today!

Rachel Rohrbaugh
Account Executive

Media Terms & Conditions

All advertisements are subject to the approval of the Publisher.

Advertiser indemnifies The YGS Group and the Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) against losses or liabilities arising from this advertising. The YGS Group assumes no liability whatsoever, except to the extent of a one-time paid advertisement of the same specification, in the next or similar publication, if any proven or admitted errors or omissions have occurred. Full payment is due net 30 days upon receipt of the invoice. Interest shall be charged at 2% per month compounded to yield 26.82% per year on overdue accounts. A charge of $30.00 will be levied against all returned checks. Revisions to previously submitted ad copy are subject to additional charges. In the event of a contract cancellation, the advertiser/or agency agrees to repay The YGS Group any discounts granted on multiple insertions less any discount applicable for the number of insertions completed in the contract. All cancellations must be received in writing prior to the advertising sales deadline. All premium positions are noncancelable. Prices are net of agency commission. Ads may also appear in an online version of the publication(s). The YGS Group is not responsible for errors if a hard copy proof is not submitted with the electronic file. 

Ad Submission Info


  • A high-resolution PDF/X-1a file is required for all ads.
  • Colors must be CMYK. No ICC profiles, RGB, or Pantone colors.
  • Resolution of all photography and scanned illustrations must be at least 300 dpi. Line art should be 600 dpi.
  • Vital copy and images must be at least 1/8” away from trim. Spread ads must have at least 3/8” total gutter.
  • Materials should be submitted without crop marks, but full-page ads should include the required 1/8” bleed.
  • All fonts used must be embedded in the PDF file.
  • Using the bold, italic, or other style keys is not encouraged. Please use the bold or italic version of the font. (For example, instead of making Adobe® Garamond bold with the style key, use the actual font for Adobe® Garamond Bold.)
  • Flatten all layers and set transparency to highest setting.
  • Ads must be suitable to print as-is. Association is not responsible for any errors in content.
  • PLEASE NOTE: Materials that do not meet the stated advertising specifications will be rejected.
  • Necessary alterations are the responsibility of and at the expense of the advertiser. All materials must be submitted in accordance with the published deadlines and meet the criteria stated in the advertising policy.


For instructions on how to upload your A high-resolution PDF/X-1a file, click here.


Submit artwork to sendmyad@theygsgroup.com



The YGS Group
3650 West Market Street
York, PA 17404
Tel: 717.505.9701