Havi recommends INX International’s natural-based inks

Havi focuses on optimizing and managing supply chains, supports some of the world’s most recognizable foodservice brands. Most recently, it has joined forces with McDonald’s Netherlands to create a circular economy partnership. 

‘We are pleased with Havi’s selection of our high-...

Neenah has achieved certifications by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Certified Biobased Products for nine products from the durable label lineup

‘Neenah is extending our rich history of sustainable products, partnerships, and certifications into our performance labels portfolio. While product functionality remains key, customers increasingly factor environmental impact into their decision criteria. The USDA Certified Biobased Product...

Dutch Optimum Group has signed a partnership agreement with Bio4life, which became its exclusive supplier of compostable labels and materials

Bio4Life is a Dutch producer of certified compostable self-adhesive materials. The basis of the compostable materials lies in the application of the BioTAK adhesive, which is produced by sister company SAP. Bio4Life has internationally recognized certificates from DinCertco and TÜV-Austria and...

Ink specialist Siegwerk and Kotkamills have joined forces to create new technologies for printers and producers of fiber-based packaging

Under the motto Together we accelerate change for good, this strategic partnership aims to provide the market with highly sustainable and eco-friendly technologies by combining both companies' latest technologies. The collaboration is based on the potential of water-based dispersion barrier...

Lecta has joined CELAB, a global industry initiative that is working to create a more sustainable pressure-sensitive labeling industry

CELAB gathers several leading companies in the European self-adhesive label value chain. Its activities focus on sharing information, identifying and rolling out recycling solutions for label materials, and educating stakeholders, policymakers, and the public through proactive communications....

MCC and Digimarc collaborate on food traceability and recycling initiative with Orkla

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, recalls in the food industry cost approximately $29 million per occurrence. To help mitigate the impact of these recalls, MCC and Digimarc have co-developed a hybrid printing method in which Digimarc Barcode can be printed in large volumes....

Elevate Packaging announces first BPI certified compostable adhesive label

The Biodegradable Products Institute (BPI) certifies compostable products that meet ASTM D6400 and ASTM D6868 standards for composability. Through rigorous lab testing, BPI Certification proves that a material will safely compost in a composting facility

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Loparex has expanded its sustainable portfolio with bio-based PE and PP pouch films from ISCC Compliant sources based on a mass balance approach.

From the beginning of April, Loparex customers will be able to order pouch films made of PE and PP from ISCC compliant sources offering lower carbon footprint versus conventional PE and PP while still supporting the same converting options, including silicone coating, printing, and custom-...

Foilco announces re-pulpability test results

Early last year the Foilco team approached the independent testing company, SGS-IPS Testing - a lab that provides testing services for the paper, nonwovens, packaging, and disposable consumer products industries. The aim was to prove that high percentages of foil coverage does not affect the re-...

Mondi has produced recyclable mono-material packaging for Bell Germany, decreasing its plastic waste by 35 tons per year

Bell Germany has launched a mono-material recyclable WalletPack for over 30 products, including Seranno, Prosciutto and Savoy sliced ham. The new technology replaces a multi-material non-recyclable plastic, using 37 percent less material than standard, modified atmosphere packaging. This switch...

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