Industry Associations

Comprehensive listing of US and international associations for the converting industry


100% Recycled Paperboard Alliance (RPA)
Washington, DC; 202-347-8000;

Adhesive & Sealant Council (ASC)
Bethesda, MD; 301-986-9700;

AIM Global—Assn. for Automatic Identification & Mobility
Warrendale, PA; 724-934-4470;

AIMCAL—Assn. of Intl. Metallizers, Coaters & Laminators
Fort Mill, SC; 803-948-9470;

Aluminum Assn.
Arlington, VA; 703-358-2960;

American Chemistry Council (ACC)
Washington, DC; 202-249-7000;

American Forest & Paper Assn.
Washington, DC; 202-463-2700; 800-878-8878;

American Management Assn. (AMA)
New York, NY; 212-586-8100; 877-566-9441;

American Society for Training & Development (ASTD)
Alexandria, VA; 703-683-8100;

Assn. of Independent Corrugated Converters (AICC)
Alexandria, VA; 703-836-2422; 877-836-2422;

ASTM Intl.
West Conshohocken, PA; 610-832-9500;

AVS Science & Technology of Materials, Interfaces, and Processing
New York, NY; 212-248-0200;

BFMA The Assn. for Forms and Business Process Professionals
Lincoln, NE; 888-637-3078;

Composite Can & Tube Inst. (CCTI)
Alexandria, VA; 703-823-7234;

Consumer Specialty Products Assn. (CSPA)
Washington, DC; 202-872-8110;

Content Delivery & Storage Assn. (CDSA)
Port Washington, NY; 516-767-6720;

Converting Equipment Mfrs. Assn. (CEMA)
Fort Mill, SC; 803-948-9470;

Converting Influence
Appleton, WI; 920-265-6407;

Digital Printing Council (DPC)
Sewickley, PA; 412-741-6860;

Envelope Mfrs. Assn. (EMA)
Alexandria, VA; 703-739-2200;

Electrostatic Discharge Assn. (ESDA)
Rome, NY; 315-339-6937;

Fibre Box Assn. (FBA)
Elk Grove Village, IL; 847-364-9600;

Film & Bag Federation (FBF), Unit of SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Assn.
Washington, DC; 202-974-5218;

Flexible Packaging Assn. (FPA)
Linthicum, MD; 410-694-0800;

Flexographic Pre-Press Platemakers Assn. (FPPA)
Bel Air, MD; 443-640-1045;

Flexographic Technical Assn. (FTA)
Bohemia, NY; 631-737-6020;

FlexTech Alliance
San Jose, CA; 408-577-1300;

Foil & Specialty Effects Assn. (FSEA)
Topeka, KS; 785-271-5816;

Foodservice Packaging Inst. (FPI)
Falls Church, VA; 703-538-3550;

Gasket Fabricators Assn. (GFA)
Wayne, PA; 610-971-4850;

Graphic Arts Education & Research Foundation (GAERF)
Reston, VA; 703-264-7200;

Gravure Assn. of America (GAA)
Rochester, NY; 201-523-6042;

Lawrenceville, NJ; 609-620-0200;

Healthcare Compliance Packaging Council
Bon Air, VA; 804-338-5778;

INDA Assn. of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry
Cary, NC; 919-233-1210;

Independent Carton Group (ICG)
Hawleyville, CT; 203-270-7578;

In-Mold Decorating Assn. (IMDA)
Scottsdale, AZ; 480-473-0301;

Inst. of Packaging Professionals (IoPP)
Naperville, IL; 630-544-5050;

Inst. of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI)
Washington, DC; 202-662-8500;

Intl. Assn. of Diecutting & Diemaking (IADD)
Crystal Lake, IL; 815-455-7519; 800-828-4233;

Intl. Corrugated Case Assn. (ICCA)
Elk Grove Village, IL; 847-364-9600;

Intl. Corrugated Packaging Foundation (ICPF)
Alexandria, VA; 703-549-8580;

Intl. Safe Transit Assn. (ISTA)
East Lansing, MI; 517-333-3437;

Intl. Society of Automation (ISA)
Research Triangle Pk., NC; 919-549-8411;

Intl. Society of Coating Science & Technology (ISCST)
London, ON, Canada; 803-948-9470;

IPA—The Assn. of Graphic Solutions Providers
Edina, MN; 952-896-1908; 800-255-8141;

Label Printing Industries of America (LPIA)
Pittsburgh, PA; 412-259-1802;

Material Handling Industry of America (MHIA)
Charlotte, NC; 704-676-1190;

NAPL—The Trade Assn. for Excellence in Graphic Communications Management
Paramus, NJ; 201-634-9600; 800-642-6275;

National Assn. of Printing Ink Mfrs. (NAPIM)
Woodbridge, NJ; 732-855-1525;

NEMA—The Assn. of Electrical and Medical Imaging Equipment Mfrs.
Rosslyn, VA; 703-841-3200;

North American Security Products Organization (NASPO)
Washington, DC; 202-608-1322;

NPES The Assn. for Suppliers of Printing, Publishing & Converting Technologies
Reston, VA; 703-264-7200;

NPTA Alliance—The Assn. for the Paper, Packaging & Supplies Distribution Channel
Chicago, IL; 312-321-4092; 800-355-6782;

Paper and Packaging Board (P+PB)
McLean, VA; 703-935-5386;

Paper Industry Management Assn. (PIMA)
Norcross, GA; 770-209-7230;

Paper Shipping Sack Mfrs. Assn. (PSSMA)
Coopersburg, PA; 610-282-6845;

Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC)
Springfield, MA; 413-686-9191;

Personal Care Products Council
Washington, DC; 202-331-1770;

Pharmaceutical Printed Literature Assn. (PPLA)
Batavia, IL; 630-777-5709;

PMMI Assn. for Packaging & Processing Technologies
Arlington, VA; 703-243-8555; 888-275-7664;

PostCom, Assn. for Postal Commerce
Arlington, VA; 703-524-0096;

Pressure Sensitive Tape Council (PSTC)
Naperville, IL, 630-544-5048;

Print Services & Distribution Assn. (PSDA)
Chicago, IL; 800-230-0175;

Print UV Assn.
River Falls, WI; 715-425-5600;

Printing Industries of America (PIA)
Sewickley, PA; 412-741-6860; 800-910-4283;

Printing Industries Assn. of Southern California (PIASC)
Los Angeles, CA; 323-728-9500 X299;

Printing Industry of the Carolinas (PICA)
Charlotte, NC; 704-357-1150;

Radtech Intl. North America
Bethesda, MD; 240-497-1242;

Retail Packaging Assn. (RPA)
Cincinnati, OH; 513-527-4333;

Milpitas, CA; 408-943-6900;

Snack Food Assn. (SFA)
Arlington, VA; 703-836-4500; 800-628-1334;

Society of Chemical Mfrs. & Affiliates (SOCMA)
Washington, DC; 202-721-4100;

Society of Mfg. Engineers (SME)
Dearborn, MI; 313-425-3000; 800-733-4763;

Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE)
Newtown, CT; 203-775-0471;

Society of Vacuum Coaters (SVC)
Albuquerque, NM; 505-856-7188;

Specialty Graphic Imaging Assn. (SGIA)
Fairfax, VA; 703-385-1335;

SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Assn.
Sayville, NY; 202-974-5200;

Sustainable Green Partnership (SGP)
Washington, DC;

Tag & Label Mfrs. Inst. (TLMI)
Gloucester, MA; 978-282-1400;

Norcross, GA; 770-446-1400; 800-332-8686;

Technical Assn. of the Graphic Arts (TAGA)
Sewickley, PA; 412-259-1706;

Thermoforming Inst.
Irvine, CA; 949-261-6979;

Tube Council
Granby, QC, Canada; 514-402-8112;

US Chamber of Commerce
Washington, DC; 202-659-6000; 800-638-6582;

Vinyl Inst.
Alexandria, VA; 571-970-3400;

Waterless Printing Assn.
Woodstock, IL; 815-337-7681; 800-850-0660;


ACIMGA—Italian Mfrs. Assn. of Machinery for the Graphic, Converting & Paper Industry
Cinisello Balsamo (Milan), Italy; +39-02-2481262;

Active & Intelligent Packaging Industry Assn. (AIPIA)
Utrecht, The Netherlands; +31 (0)30 785 0018;

African Packaging Organisation (APO)
Emerald Hill, Republic of South Africa; +27 41 379 5599;

Aluminum Assn. of Canada
Montreal, QC, Canada; 514-288-4842;

Asociación de Corrugadores del Caribe, Centro y Sur América (ACCCSA)
San José, Costa Rica; +506-2588-2436;

ASIMPRES, Asociacion Gremial de Industriales Gráficos de Chile
Santiago, Chile; +56-2-225-7706;

Asociación Mexicana de Envase y Embalaje (AMEE)
Mexico D.F., Mexico; +52 (55) 5545-6258;

Associação Brasileira da Indústria Gráfica (ABIGRAF)
São Paulo, Brazil; +55 11 3232-4500;

Associação Brasileira de Embalagem (ABRE)
São Paulo, Brazil; +55-11-3060-5510;

Australian Inst. of Packaging
Oxley, Queensland, Australia; +61-07-3278-4490;

Canadian Plastics Industry Assn.
Mississauga, ON, Canada; 905-678-7748;

Canadian Printing Industries Assn. (CPIA)
Ottawa, ON, Canada; 613-236-7208;

Montevideo, Uruguay; +598-2-9028160;

Brussels, Belgium; +32-2-734-9310;

European Aluminium Assn. (EAA)
Brussels, Belgium; +32-02-775-6363;

European Aluminium Foil Assn. (EAFA)
Düsseldorf, Germany; +49-211-4796-150;

European Flexographic Technical Assn. (EFTA)
Somerset, UK; +44 01458-241455;

European Metallizers Assn.
The Hague, Netherlands; +31 070 312 3917;

FINAT International Assn. for the Label Industry
The Hague, Netherlands; +31 070 312 3910;

Flexible Packaging Europe (FPE)
Düsseldorf, Germany; +49 211 4796 150;

Graphispack Asociación
Barcelona, Spain; +34 93 233 2250;

Instituto Argentino del Envase (IAE)
Buenos Aires, Argentina; +54-11-4957-0350;

Inst. of Packaging S.A. (IPSA)
Sandton, South Africa; +27-11-209-1306;

Intl. Hologram Mfrs. Assn. (IHMA)
Sunbury, UK; +44 01932 785680;

Intl. Packaging Inst. (IPI)
Schafhausen, Switzerland; +41 52 675 5151;

Intl. Society of Coating Science & Technology (ISCST)
Corning, NY; 607-974-9730;

Ipack Ima srl
Milan, Italy; +39 02 319109.1;

Nanotechnology Industries Assn. (NIA)
Brussels, Belgium; +32 2 810 218 531;

Netherlands Packaging Centre
Gouda, Netherlands; +31 0182-512411;

PAC—The Packaging Assn.
Toronto, ON, Canada; 416-490-7860;

Paper & Paperboard Packaging Environmental Council
Brampton, ON, Canada; 905-458-0087;

PaperImpact—Speciality Paper Mfrs. Assn.
Brussels, Belgium; +32-2-639-8754;

Polish Packaging R&D Center (COBRO)
Warsaw, Poland; +48-22-8420771;

Radtech Europe
The Hague, Netherlands; +31 070-312-3920;

SYBA Packaging Assn.
Prague, Czech Republic; +420-224-919-529;

Unión de Industriales Litógraficos de México (UILMAC)
Juárez, Mexico; +52 5611-5911;

World Packaging Organisation (WPO)
Stockholm, Sweden; +46-8-676-7000;



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