Yupo has been recognized by the Association of Plastic Recyclers for its Yupo white polyolefin in-mold label (IML) substrates for HDPE bottles

The APR Critical Guidance Protocol serves as one of the most universally accepted measures for assessing recyclability in plastics packaging design. This important distinction reinforces Yupo’s commitment to reduction in the carbon footprint, sustainability and the advancement of a circular...

French thermal transfer specialist Armor about minimizing its CO2 footprint 
 
The Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) has recognized Henkel’s Loctite Liofol LA 4220 RE/Loctite Liofol LA 3180 RE adhesive for recyclability
APR’s process required that the two-component system be tested against guidelines set forth in its Critical Guidance Protocol for PE Film and Flexible Packaging. The Henkel system was tested under challenging test conditions and strict guidance criteria. 
 
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Avery Dennison has teamed up with forecasting consultancy The Future Laboratory to release a Regenerative Retail Economy report

The report is released when the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change has challenged retailers to ensure that 20 percent of the retail industry by revenue is committed to net-zero by 2023 and that the entire sector reaches net-zero by 2050 at the latest.

This report...

DS Smith has invested EUR 7.5 million in expanding the anaerobic treatment facility at its Rouen paper mill in northern France.

The investment enables the site to generate green energy from 100 percent of its wastewater and improve the quality of discharged water - building the circular economy and taking another step towards the company’s carbon goals.

The process uses micro-organisms, working in the absence of...

Mondi has collaborated with a Nordic food manufacturer HKScan to provide renewable packaging for its Falukorv sausage by switching from an unrecyclable plastic multi-layer material to a paper-based alternative

Sustainable packaging is a high priority for HKScan, which sells over eight million Scan Falukorv sausages every year in Sweden alone. The company has pledged to achieve a net-zero carbon emissions target by 2025 and aims to achieve a carbon-neutral food chain by the end of 2040.

Mondi...

Avery Dennison, Estal and Leonhard Kurz have partnered to launch Make a Mark, a three-year collaboration initiative for designers, printers and materials providers to break new ground in sustainable and innovative wine and spirits packaging

‘Since wine and spirits packaging is more than just a glass bottle and stopper, we thought, why not join forces with the most respected industry leaders in labeling and finishing, Avery Dennison and Leonhard Kurz, to see how much further we can push creative innovation,’ said Gerard Albertí, CEO...

Ahlstrom-Munksjö has been awarded EcoVadis gold rating for the company’s sustainability management and performance for a fifth consecutive year

The new title places Ahlstrom-Munksjö in the top 2 percent of suppliers assessed in the pulp, paper, and paperboard manufacturing industry. Compared with the results from the previous year, progress was made in ethics.

EcoVadis is a globally recognized business sustainability rating...

UPM Raflatac and Mark Andy have renewed their partnership in the Americas pressure-sensitive label markets

‘Mark Andy’s focus on innovation and quality aligns with our commitment to labeling a smarter future beyond fossils. Through our ongoing collaboration, we’re able to deliver the highest-quality film and paper laminate solutions optimized for sustainability and performance,’ said Kirit Naik, Ph.D...

Taghleef Industries has installed a custom Davis-Standard liquid coating line at its facility in Terre Haute, Indiana, to support new markets in coated OPP films

Taghleef is one of the world’s largest suppliers of specialty and high-performance films for packaging, labels, industrial, and graphic arts applications. The Davis-Standard line, installed in the first quarter of 2021, enables Taghleef to bring added value and enhanced performance to OPP films...

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