'The Avery Dennison Core Series Portfolio is intended to make product selection easy for converters, so they can respond promptly to their customers’ application needs,' said Deanne Lewis, product manager - Converter Channel, Avery Dennison Performance Tapes. 'When we launched the portfolio a...

Toyobo has developed Lesire, which is claimed to be the industry’s first labeling film compatible with laser printers

According to Toyobo, the demand for eco-friendly packaging films is increasing against growing global environmental awareness. The primary type of film that currently serves as a substrate requires two production steps: printing with jet printers and coating treatment and printing characters and...

Parkside has partnered with London-based baked goods business Cutter & Squidge

The new compostable pack, created by Parkside for Cutter & Squidge's range of baked treats, will replace the brand's previously non-recyclable plastic packaging for cakes, cookies and brownies. Incorporating improved oxygen barrier performance for product protection, the packaging will also...

Mondi has enhanced its Product Impact Assessment (PIA) tool with new environmental key performance indicators

The Group’s PIA tool initially focused on carbon and water scarcity but now has additional KPIs to address further key aspects in the sustainable design of products, such as: designed for recycling, recycling rates in the region, the share of plastics (PO) content, the share of renewable content...

UPM Specialty Papers has commissioned Sustainable Packaging in 2040 study revealing that a fifth of all food packaging could still be landfilled or incinerated in two decades from now

According to UPM, today, food packaging is predominantly plastic, and recycling rates are relatively low. While, fiber-based packaging is widely recycled in non-food uses, the industry believes that by 2040 fiber-based packaging will approach circularity as technical development broadens its...

Avery Dennison and Wiliot have partnered to scale the IoT to the next level, creating a new era of IoT that benefits people and the planet

Avery Dennison will leverage its R&D capabilities and scale to design and manufacture second-generation Wiliot tags, stamp-sized computers powered by Bluetooth that attach to any product or packaging to embed it with intelligence and connectivity to create more agile, profitable, and...

Avery Dennison Label and Graphic Materials has recognized 24 pressure-sensitive industry suppliers for the company’s annual Global Supplier Awards

Eight Supplier Distinction awards and six Special Recognition awards were granted for extraordinary service to Avery Dennison’s business, as well as 10 Special Recognition awards for outstanding service in the months following Storm Uri.

‘Storm Uri heavily impacted the supply chain and...

All glassine-based release liners have shifted to certified base paper

Glassine-based release liners are mainly used for labels, tapes, and medical applications. By moving to certified base paper, Mondi is improving traceability, working with partners who manage forests responsibly in line with its commitment to maintain zero deforestation in its forests and supply...

Sihl has launched Artysio, an innovative packaging film for functional, print and pack on-demand primary packaging developed for digital and aqueous inkjet printing

The new film is suitable for twist and fold wrapping when small to medium runs are individualized, in high quality, and with fast delivery times. The film can be printed on-site before packaging and processed directly in-line, saving resources and enabling new distribution concepts.

The...

UPM Raflatac has extended its CarbonNeutral product portfolio by achieving a new product certification for the entire linerless product range

According to UPM Raflatac, direct thermal (DT), linerless labeling products help customers reduce their packaging footprint and are in high demand in the packaging value chain. Sustainability and efficiency benefits of using linerless are significant as it brings up to a 40 percent reduction in...

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