Dr. Thomas Baumgärtner in front of the new decentralised steam generation plant

By generating its own electricity, cooling energy and heat in the process, saving as much energy as would normally be used by around 150 homes, the self-adhesive solutions specialist Herma will be opening a new chapter in energy terms when it commissions its new coating plant for adhesive...

Avery Dennison has been shortlisted for the Environmental and Sustainability Award at the Label Industry Global Awards 2019

One of three finalists, Avery Dennison is the first pressure-sensitive label material supplier to introduce liner made from recycled PET, available

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The event was curated by Harveer Sahni, chairman at Weldon Celloplast. LMAI president, Kuldip Goel welcomed the label industry and seven prominent brands who discussed the future of labels and their expectations from the Indian label printers. Anti-counterfeiting and sustainability set the tone...

Kezzler appoints Bjørn K Haugland to the board of directors

Haugland is a globally recognized expert in sustainability, innovation and business development who brings more than 25 years of experience across management, international marketing, M&A and technology.

‘I am delighted to join the Kezzler board at a time when end-to-end traceability...

UPM Raflatac's factory to be powered by renewable energy

This year, the Mills River factory opted to increase its renewable electricity use from 4 percent to 100 percent. Renewable electricity is generated from sources such as wind, solar and hydropower. UPM Raflatac has a 2030 target to reduce fossil CO2 emissions from its operations and purchased...

Avery Dennison expands FSC-certified paper portfolio

The number of FSC products will continue to increase as the company works to meet its aggressive sustainability sourcing goal: to source 100 percent certified claim paper products by the year 2025, 70 percent of which must be FSC-certified. To date, 84 percent of all paper facestocks offered by...

Parkside wins Dieline award

Developed for Hertfordshire-based brand Two Farmers, the product enabled the company to become the first in the world to use a compostable pack for crisps. Fully accredited by TUV (formerly Vincotte), the pack is designed to break down within 26 weeks in a home compost environment. The laminate...

Sustainable packaging produced by Foxpak of Ireland

TUV Austria awarded the ‘OK Compost Home’ and ‘OK Compost Industrial’ marks to HP, verifying HP Indigo ElectroInks can be used as printing inks for packaging recoverable through composting and biodegradation in accordance with leading standards, such as EU regulation EN 13432.   

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Herma releases PE film made from recycled material

This new PE label, manufactured exclusively from recycled polyethylene, was jointly developed in Germany by the printer schäfer-etiketten and Herma, with the aid of the PE film experts of Polifilm.

Half of the raw material for the labelstock originates from industrial waste, and the other...

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...

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