The TEXTILE BAG and PACKAGING ASSOCIATION (TBPA) is a trade association whose membership supplies all types of bags and flexible packaging products. TBPA members are:

  • Manufacturers
  • Distributors
  • Suppliers

Materials and products represented include:

  • Burlap
  • Cotton
  • Paper
  • Polyethelene
  • Polypropelene
  • BOPP
  • Flexible Bulk Containers
  • Thread
  • Cordage
  • Printing Plates

Representing a membership of over 140 firms around the globe, including the former Textile Bag Manufacturers Association membership, TBPA hosts conferences for its members twice yearly. Businesses from the United States, Canada, Europe, Phillipines, China, South America, India, Chile, Columbia, Israel, Korea, Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland and Indonesia attend educational and business workshops for a free exchange of ideas including market trends, promotion of the industry and particular trade issues. Breakout sessions allow members to choose to join the most applicable workshop for their businesses. Meeting and socializing promotes in-trade buying and selling as well as the formation of new business connections. Since its founding in 1934, the association has grown significantly in both scope and dissemination of critical trade related information.