Green Converting

CPI Collaborates in Large-Area Flexible Photovoltaics

The FabriGen project produces a sample that combines flexible OPV materials with tensile fabrics in an effort to bring solar energy products to market

HH Global Announces Peelable Lidding for Ready Meals

Lidd is a patented innovation said to eliminate the need for cardboard sleeves, reducing both the cost and the environmental impact of packaging

Sustainability in Packaging Subject of Conference

Presentations will focus on efforts by major companies to achieve packaging that is good for the environment as well as the bottom line

EcoCortec Doubles Its Capacity

The European subsidiary of Cortec Corp. is increasing its biodegradable film manufacturing space as well as it warehousing

Clear Lam Announces Freezer-Grade RPET Rollstock

Rollstock made from Recycled Polyethylene Terephthalate is said to perform in tough frozen applications with no compromise in quality

TLMI Names Environmental Winners

Avery Dennison and The Label Printers are honored for their commitment to practices such as recycling, energy recovery, and clean technology

Plastic Technologies Offers PET Recycling Calculator

Product helps users determine how compatible a specific package is with today’s recycling systems and its impact on recycled PET production

Dura-Fibre Offers 100% Recycled Folding Carton Material

EcoEarth is FSC certified and reportedly offers an excellent printing surface for many markets along with environmental benefits

Roland DGA Ink Wins European Digital Press Award

Judges honored Eco-Sol MAX 2 for ease of use, reduction of harmful substances in its formulation, and outstanding print quality

Bolton Emerson Expands into New Industries

With new leadership and a new facility, manufacturer of recycling and coating equipment finds opportunities in a wide range of industries

Global Packaging Alliance Meeting Strengthens Cooperation

Sustainability, market trends, operating data, and equipment investments were on the agenda at the recent meeting

Avery Dennison Matrix Recycling Tool Is Online

Interactive map offers a directory of locations of non-landfill operations or energy-from-waste facilities to help converters divert and process scrap

Clariant Launches PFOA-Free Additive

Cartaguard KHI is said to make paper grease-resistant without releasing impurities into the packaging

INX Digital Offers Eco-Solvent Inkjet Inks

MSS inks are used with Mimaki wide-format printers and reportedly offer benefits to the environment

Corrugated | Converter Forecasts $1 Million Savings with Energy Reduction System

Freedom Corrugated sees significant savings after installation of a WPS Global supply-side energy management solution

Smart Planet’s Non-Toxic Resin Provides Barrier

Said to be an environmentally friendly alternative to PVdC, EarthCoating Hyper-barrier (HB40) resin is suited to barrier folding carton packaging

Flexible Packaging Assn. Joins Earth Day Celebration

FPA presentation and brochures promote the sustainability benefits of flexible packaging

Kodak Thermal Plate Is Environmental Winner

The SONORA HP Process Free plate is honored by the Environmental Leader Technology Reviews program

SATO Increases Production of ECONANO Labels

New facility produces base materials for the CO2-reducing labels

INX Sheet-Fed Inks Certified by EcoLogo

EcoTech TC II process color inks and blending bases meet environmental standard

Asia Pulp & Paper Announces Forestry Policy

Key to policy is an immediate halt to all natural forest clearance across supply chain in Indonesia

MEGTEC Systems Acquires TurboSonic Technologies

Acquisition brings together air pollution control and sustainable energy-related products and technologies

TLMI L.I.F.E. Certification for Four Companies

The new additions bring to 40 the number of companies certified as finding cost-effective ways to reduce the environmental footprint

MaraTech Honored for Green Programs

Member of the Channeled Resources Group is recognized as Green Master in Wisconsin

TLMI Hands Out Environmental Awards

Mitsubishi Polyester Film and The Label Printers are honored for earth-friendly practices

Newark Adds Balers in Two Locations

Newark Recovery and Recycling adds new balers to aid recycling

TLMI Honors Mitsubishi Recycling Program

Mitsubishi’s Reprocess Sustainable Liner Recovery Program, a sustainable reuse solution for the p-s industry, receives an environmental award from TLMI

DuPont to Reward Packaging Innovations

Celebrating the 25th annual Awards for Packaging Innovation, DuPont calls for entries and announces a focus on packaging that helps reduce food waste

New Recyclable Package from Colbert Packaging

A new application for EnviroGuard specialty paperboard from Colbert Packaging is VetGuard Plus for dogs, in eight recyclable versions

Ampac Pouch Is Honored by IFT

The No. 2 Pouch from Ampac is honored for environmental innovations by the Institute of Food Technologists

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