Herma releases PE film made from recycled material

This new PE label, manufactured exclusively from recycled polyethylene, is thought to be the first of its kind worldwide. It was jointly developed to market readiness in Germany by the printer schäfer-etiketten and Herma, with the aid of the PE film experts of Polifilm.

Half of the raw...

UPM Raflatac launches FSC certified paper face stocks

The new FSC certified products include paper wine label materials, semi-gloss, thermal transfer and direct thermal, among others.

Tyler Matuseveich, sustainability manager, Americas, UPM Raflatac, said: ‘Only about 10 percent of the world's forests are certified today and much work...

Mark Macaré (left) of Finat and Jan 't Hart (right), senior director innovation sustainability and compliance, Avery Dennison

Jeroen Diderich, vice president and general manager EMEA, said: ‘Finat is an important organization representing our customer base and we are delighted with this win. CleanFlake technology is one example of the many initiatives we are introducing to reduce material use and waste. Generating...

Project Proof is part of Mondi’s commitment to the Ellen MacArthur New Plastics Economy Initiative. It is focused on designing products in line with circular economy principles and has shown that it is possible to use unclean and raw post-consumer recycled content to create new flexible...

The forum is coming to Amsterdam, with local and international speakers, presentations, panels and networking opportunities. Plasticity aims to educate attendees on the latest developments in plastic circularity, and to create a workshop environment for delegates to collaborate and create...

Kuldip Goel, with his family, performing Indian rituals before the construction of his new factory.

Kuldip Goel, managing director at Anygraphics, said: ‘The green manufacturing unit will be our contribution towards being environment friendly and sustainable. The process begins from when we start building the plant. For instance, we cannot uproot any trees from the new land without having a...

Terphane launches line of sustainable PET packaging films

More than 10 different types of Ecophane film are available for a wide variety of applications.

The company identified these new PET films as addressing growing demand for films that guarantee the production of recyclable packaging with recycled content.

Marcos Vieira, global R...

EFIA to deepen sustainability efforts

EFIA hosted a similar meeting in September 2018, where insights and discussions concluded that the flexographic printing community must collaborate, innovate, legislate and educate to ensure the industry continues to keep up with social and market trends in relation to sustainability.

The...

Comprising a duplex laminate manufactured from cellulose and bio-polymers, the pack extends the shelf life of the bacon thanks to its hermetic seal and high oxygen barrier design

The new pack supports The Curiosities Company’s vision of ‘being a sustainable innovator’ in the delicatessen industry. Comprising a duplex laminate manufactured from cellulose and bio-polymers, the pack extends the shelf life of the bacon thanks to its hermetic seal and high oxygen barrier...

With growing demand for recycled materials among consumers, Jenny Wassenaar, Avery Dennison label and graphic materials sustainability director EU, said that the new material is an important step towards meeting brand owners’ sustainability goals and complying with emerging regulations:   ‘Polyethylene labels are a very widely used component of packaging, so improving sustainability is important. The technical challenges we faced when developing this recycled polyethylene (rPE) product were significant in t

With growing demand for recycled materials among consumers, Jenny Wassenaar, Avery Dennison label and graphic materials sustainability director EU, said that the new material is an important step towards meeting brand owners’ sustainability goals and complying with emerging regulations: ‘...

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