Global Packaging Alliance® (GPA)
Think Global — Act Local
Brands are becoming global. An identical brand presence worldwide demands uniform packaging production standards. With this in mind, we established the Global Packaging Alliance® (GPA) – a network association of independent, medium-sized packaging companies operating in all of the world's core and growth markets. The GPA is your key to a standardized brand presence in a globalized community.
The GPA integrates know-how for your products from regions around the world. The pool of knowledge has more than 4000 employees working on new and surprising packaging solutions. We think globally and produce locally within the GPA, allowing us to lower costs, create synergies, and shorten a product's time to market – worldwide.
The GPA is an international organization of independent packaging experts proficient at managing all aspects of the supply chain. With state-of-the-art production facilities and logistics centers around the world, the GPA provides responsive, localized service, award-winning creative designs, identical product specifications and consistent brand recognition, resulting in unparalleled global packaging support. Members include:
- Diamond Packaging – Rochester, NY USA
- rlc | packaging group – Hannover, Germany and Poland, Switzerland
- Colorpak Limited – Melbourne, Australia and New Zealand
- Gonçalves SA Indústria Gráfica – São Paolo, Brazil and Mexico
- Polygrafoformlenie - Flexo – St. Petersburg, Russia
- Kumar Printers – Gurgaon, India
- Masterpack – Johannesburg, South Africa
GPA members practice packaging management geared toward the needs of international companies, including Bayer, Beiersdorf, GlaxoSmithKline, Kraft Foods, L’Oreal, Nestlé, Procter & Gamble, Schering Plough, and Unilever. This includes designing and producing innovative paperboard and plastic packaging, as well as providing logistical services such as fulfillment and POP management. The GPA’s goal is to support clients in launching new brands or products, while significantly reducing time-to-market.
For more information about the Global Packaging Alliance®, contact Dennis Bacchetta at (585) 334-8030 x229 or visit the website at www.global-packaging-alliance.com.