Mondi has created three sustainable, high-performance packaging products for a new plant-based range Frankful from a Swedish food manufacturer Orkla

Each bespoke packaging has been designed to provide premium product freshness for consumers and ensure a standout appearance on the shelf for retailers. Using a collaborative approach, Mondi supported Orkla’s sustainability plan, including launching healthier food products, reducing food waste,...

UPM Raflatac has developed Linerless OptiCut with adhesive technology for each of the primary direct thermal linerless end-use environments

OptiCut is the latest example in UPM Raflatac’s portfolio of labeling innovations and product development. It prevents paper jamming and provides excellent adhesion with the minimal adhesive build-up in a wide variety of applications: from rough surfaces to sub-zero temperatures. It minimizes...

Huhtamaki to open manufacturing unit in Malaysia

In order to better serve its customers and respond to future growth of the sector in Southeast Asia, the company is transferring its Malaysian manufacturing base from Penang to Port Klang, Selangor State, the capital region of Malaysia. The new site is expected to be fully operational by the end...

UPM Raflatac has partnered with MountainTrue through its Biofore Share and Care grant program to sponsor Volunteer Water Information Network (VWIN

‘UPM Raflatac is committed to labeling a smarter future beyond fossils and supporting a cleaner environment,’ said Tyler Matusevich, sustainability manager for Americas at UPM Raflatac. ‘As part of that commitment, we support local organizations doing great work through our Biofore Share and...

Acucote has expanded its Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)-certified product portfolio

Acucote stocks dye, pigment, UV, HP, and Laser digital stocks along with over 30 prime label materials. The portfolio includes gloss and matte papers, foils, mail tabs, various board stocks, thermal transfer, and a handful of liners, including lay flat. By choosing these products, converters are...

Avery Dennison has introduced rDT, said to be the first commercially available direct thermal paper labels to contain recycled post-consumer waste

Direct thermal paper is a popular material due to its ease of use, high print speed, high image resolution, and wide range of compatible printers. Avery Dennison’s new rDT is claimed to be the first recycled uncoated direct thermal paper label material available on the market. 

‘We’ve...

Fortis Solutions Group’s label facility in Merced, CA, has received Sustainable Green Printer (SGP) certification from the Sustainable Green Printing Partnership

SGP certification considers the entire print facility, its process, product, and social areas. It elevates a printer into an elite group of top sustainable printers, recognized by print buyers and the printing industry. SGP certification is supported by industry associations, including the...

German self-adhesive technology specialist Herma has switched its label material used to ship material rolls worldwide to HermaCoat

Herma has conducted a successful large-scale trial on its own behalf and changed the self-adhesive material in its standardized shipping labels for self-adhesive material rolls. The company produces more than one million of these so-called EPSMA roll labels each year. 

‘In addition to our...

Avery Dennison’s Machine Direction Orientation (MDO) and Polyethylene (PE) films have been recognized to comply with the Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) Critical Guidance for HDPE recycling

Following the earlier APR recognition of the Avery Dennison Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene (BOPP) portfolio, the company becomes the first label manufacturer to offer a...

FPA releases Flexible Packaging Path to a Circular Economy report

FPA partnered with PTIS, LLC, and Priority Metrics Group (PMG) on this research report that explores the future of sustainability and flexible packaging through 2030. It provides information related to flexible packaging and sustainability, circular economy, legislative trends, impacts to the...

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