Green

Eastman Reports on Full-Wrap Label Consortium

A recent test by the group studied possible solutions to PET recycling stream issues, with positive results reported

Roland DGA Products Earn GREENGUARD Gold Certification

Eco-Sol MAX ink, Eco-Sol MAX 2 ink, and WallFlair Removable fabric meet UL standards for low VOCs

Monadnock Paper Mills Continues Green Commitment

Company is now 100% carbon neutral and boasts many environmental initiatives

Ampac Introduces Biodegradable Laminate

BioFlex Pack for dry products is said to be completely degradable and to meet both European and US compostable standards

Spain Passes Waste Recycling Act

Act allows companies and towns to demand materials be recycled in Europe, adding hope for more green jobs

Spartech PETG Products Certified for Recycled Content

Ultros Renu and Royalite products conform to SCS standards

Flint’s Inks Certified by NAPIM

Flint Group’s FlexiStar BRC packaging inks from Flint Group are the first solvent-based biorenewable ink certified by NAPIM

Nordenia Film Wins Packaging Award

Nor®Cell film from Nordenia receives German Packaging Award for foaming process said to reduce flexpack weight without decreasing film thickness

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

Appleton Core Recycler Can Be Customized

With new choices for users including widths, weight, and power source, the Safe-Slab Core Recycler from Appleton Mfg. Division has many options

Newark Group “Green” Goals Reach to 2020

With goals stretching to 2020, The Newark Group continues its long-time commitment to the environment with sustainable business practices

Rockwell Hosts Upcoming Automation Fair

Safe, sustainable manufacturing solutions are on the agenda for the annual Automation Fair this November, organized by Rockwell Automation

Newark Group Board Offers Smoothness

FlexTan bending chip board from The Newark Group, made from 100% recycled paper, is said to provide smoothness, printability, and green features

INX Digital Is a Sponsor for EcoPrint Europe

Having supported an agenda of sustainability with inks and ink delivery systems for some time, INX Digital joins EcoPrint Europe 2012 as a sponsor

AWA Reports on P-S Label Web Waste

Waste by-products from the coating, laminating, converting, and application of p-s labels are covered in a new report from AWA Alexander Watson Assoc.

The Newark Group Is an Award-Winner

With a Silver Award as Best Overall Company, The Newark Group continues its role in the manufacturing and converting of 100% recycled paperboard

Spear P-S Materials Aid PET Recycling

Pressure-sensitive film label materials that are compatible with PET bottle recycling prove to be an award winner for Spear

Newark Group Sells Waste Recovery Operations

With the sale of its minority shareholdings in three waste recovery companies to SAICA Natur, The Newark Group continues to focus on core businesses

Nordmeccanica Coater to Star on TV

The Discovery Channel will look at flexible packaging on August 15 with a visit to Ampac and a look at its Nordmeccanica Duplex Combi Horizontal

HP Video Shows Digital Going Green

The last video in the HP/Mike Ferrari series points out sustainable benefits of digital presses, including waste reduction and elimination of overruns

Erema Opens Center for Reclaimed Plastic Trials

Customers of Erema can run reclaim in a new center in Austria, helping them evaluate performance of the plastic scrap for specific applications

Badger Plug Adds Locale for Recycling

With its fourth location now open to recycle roll packaging components, Badger Plug continues its commitment to its customers and to the environment

TLMI Paper Covers PET Thermoform Recycling

With grocers and retailers concerned about recycling PET thermoformed containers due to label/adhesive issues, TLMI issues a White Paper for members

Hub Labels Is L.I.F.E. Certified by TLMI

With L.I.F.E certification from the Tag and Label Mfrs. Inst., Hub Labels joins other companies dedicated to reducing their environmental footprint

Nordson, PPC Teach Kids How to be Green

First graders celebrated Earth Day learning about paperboard cartons, trees, and saving the earth from Nordson and the Paperboard Packaging Council

Biobased Label Uses Building Block from DuPont Tate & Lyle

DaniMer 92721 biobased label adhesive, featuring Susterra Propanediol from DuPont Tate & Lyle, will make PET container recycling easier

GN Thermoformer Saves Waste

The cut-in-place GN760 plug-assist thermoformer from GN Thermforming Equipment is said to save energy and reduce web scrap

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