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Award-winning hybrid packaging delivers on sustainability promises

Since its launch in 2020, the PaperSeal® range of trays from Graphic Packaging International (“Graphic Packaging”) has proven that it can satisfy the growing imperative for packaging to have greater circularity and be more sustainable. Developed in partnership with G. Mondini, the world leader in tray sealing technology, the PaperSeal tray is the ideal solution for businesses looking for a more sustainable way of packaging fresh and processed meat, chilled and frozen ready meals, cheese, snacks, salad and fruit.

SimpliCycle Flow Control Valve: Designed for Recyclability

By Jason Hatton, Director of Product Development/Innovation – EFC at Aptar
Aptar Food + Beverage is an active member of the Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR), an international trade association representing the plastics recycling industry. Member companies of the association span the entire plastic recycling value chain.

Epson Wins DataMaster Lab's GREEN Award 2022 for its PrecisionCore Inkjet Printers and MFPs

Award brings further affirmation of sustainability efforts
Epson has won this year's DataMaster Lab GREEN Award in recognition of the environmental benefits afforded by its Heat-free PrecisionCore inkjet printers and MFPs and the sustainability measures employed as part of their development, production and distribution. DataMaster is an independent European laboratory, expert in professional document imaging solutions.

UPM Raflatac expands its CarbonNeutral product range - Linerless range now CarbonNeutral certified

UPM Raflatac is expanding its range of CarbonNeutral® labelled products with the CarbonNeutral® certification of its entire linerless range. The certification by Natural Capital Partners was done in accordance with the CarbonNeutral protocol, a globally recognised, practical standard for carbon neutrality.

Syracuse Label & Surround Printing validates sustainability leadership via SGP Partnership certification

Syracuse Label & Surround Printing validates sustainability leadership via SGP Partnership certification

The SGP Partnership, the leading authority in sustainable certification for the printing industry, announced today Syracuse Label & Surround Printing of North Syracuse, NY has achieved its sustainability certification. A recognized leader in sustainability, the company offers digital and flexographic printing solutions with a product portfolio that includes pressure-sensitive labels, shrink sleeves, flexible packaging, cartons, hang tags, roll fed-wrap labels and other custom-made printed products.

3M invests in the future of manufacturing in Cottage Grove, Minnesota

3M is investing $165 million to improve water quality and reduce water use at its manufacturing facility in Cottage Grove, Minnesota. The investment follows an August 2021 announcement of a companywide collaborative effort to partner with Clean Harbors for waste management, which eliminated the need for 3M’s incinerator to process waste in Cottage Grove. The company has since fully transitioned its waste management at the site, and as a result of discontinuing incinerator operations, reduced its on-site energy use by 25 percent.

Small but Impactful: How SimpliCycle Valves Contribute to a More Circular Economy

By Susan DeGroot, Director of Food + Beverage Marketing, North America
Aptar Food + Beverage is an industry leader with more than 30 years of revolutionizing markets with packaging innovations worldwide. As the market continues to demand more sustainable product solutions, we are rising to the challenge. That is why we are proud to introduce SimpliCycle, our fully recyclable flow control valve, as one more way Aptar is bringing sustainability to the forefront of innovation for caps and closures.

VIVUS Nature-Board - sustainable grass board for ecological packaging

Under the name VIVUS Nature-Board, the paper wholesaler Berberich is now offering a new grass-based board made from recycled and grass fibre. The new quality is suitable as folding box board for all common packaging, but also for the production of sustainable folders, cards and hangtags.

Toyo Printing Inks’ Low-odour, Low-migration Sheetfed Offset Inks Achieve INGEDE Deinkability Certification

LP-9000 series are deinkable for enhanced paper recycling while meeting GMP standards
Toyo Printing Inks Inc., a member of the Tokyo-based specialty chemicals manufacturer Toyo Ink Group, announced today that its LP-9000 TOYO LIFE PREMIUM FOOD LO/LM series of sheetfed offset inks have passed the INGEDE (International Association of the Deinking Industry) deinkability criteria according to the European Recovered Paper Council’s (ERPC) scorecard.

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