Packaging comprises many highly diverse sectors from industry to service and education. UPA is a strategic networking trade association committed to helping industry professionals succeed and thrive in their career by sponsoring events and activities that foster collaboration, creativity and innovation. As individuals dedicated to packaging, we see the huge potential of our industry as a vital economic driver and long term provider of high quality products and services.

Our goal is to serve the following member constituencies:



Professionals who are directly employed or are seeking employment in the packaging industry with a distributor, manufacturer of equipment or materials, converter, industry specific consultant agency or industry specific service provider.



Students and/or faculty associated with an educational institution offering studies connected to packaging.



Individuals who are employed or seeking employment with employers who provide services to the packaging industry. These are people employed in financial services, consulting and other sectors that serve the packaging industry.