2020 International Flexible Packaging and Extrusion Division Conference

November 30 - December 3, 2020 | InterContinental Hotel | San Diego, CA USA

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TAPPI would like to sincerely thank its International Flexible Packaging and Extrusion Division Conference volunteers, attendees, exhibitors, sponsors and partners for their incredible support and input during these difficult times. Now, more than ever, we understand how crucial it is to focus on your families and helping your companies succeed in the coming year. Which is why we want to do something that supports all of you.


November 30 – December 3, 2020

InterContinental Hotel • San Diego, CA


With your input and continued support, this event will produce an even stronger and more valuable opportunity to connect, build and grow -- at the right time and together in one place. Because together, we are stronger.

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"The Vision of Packaging and Converting ... Seeing Beyond 2020"

What Will You “See” at IFPED 2020?

You will discover solutions to complex challenges in today’s flexible packaging industry through a comprehensive technical program that is second to none.

Currently impacting the industry are two topics on the mind of many: circular economy and sustainability. These highly relevant topics factor prominently in the overall program, which addresses not only technical challenges but also consumer perception, the journey to commercialized recycling and the war on plastics and packaging waste. Additional topics you will find at IFPED 2020 include:

  • Technical advancements in extrusion coating and laminating
  • How to create a more sustainable end product
  • Integrating paper fibers into flexible packaging designs
  • New developments in PET replacement film
  • Novel paper-based disposable cup technology
  • Machinery solutions for film sustainability
  • Barrier challenges
  • Extrusion coating versus adhesive lamination

What You Can “See” in San Diego

No matter your adventure interest, San Diego has some of the best once-in-a-lifetime opportunities for you:

  • Take in some history aboard the iconic USS Midway
  • Get lost in an urban adventure at the world famous Balboa Park
  • Relax in La Jolla, the quintessential beach town along Highway 101

Build an exciting itinerary and make the most of your time in beautiful San Diego.

Our valued sponsors

Event Sponsors

Westlak Chemical Dow Cheveron_horiz

Industry Partners

Flex Pack Sustainable Packaging Coalition AIMCAL