Monadnock Paper Mills has entered into an exclusive licensing agreement with Smart Planet Technologies for use of its extruded EarthCoating technology for adhesive beverage labels in North America.
EarthCoating, when used as a plastic lamination replacement, provides a unique option for demanding wet label applications. Cost effective EarthCoating minerals enhance fiber bonding strength and surface tack with pressure-sensitive and other adhesives used in beverage labeling.
Monadnock Paper Mills provides and custom engineers a diverse range of products including technical/specialty papers, and premium printing and packaging papers for brands worldwide
Read more about Smart Planet Technologies and its EarthCoating product here.
Richard Verney, chairman and chief executive officer of Monadnock Paper Mills, said: ‘We are pleased to be expanding our Envi Portfolio of products through our partnership with Smart Planet Technologies.
‘As consumers become more eco-conscious with a continued push to reduce plastic in packaged goods, and while brand owners look for improved performance in labels, the timing is perfect for this new extension to the Envi line.’
Chris Tilton, chief technology officer at Smart Planet Technologies, added: ‘Monadnock Paper Mills is a leader providing premium, cost-effective and environmentally-advanced products to the label converting industry.
‘Its innovative culture is very exciting and we look forward to a long-term technology partnership.’