Toray Plastics (America) has released its new Lumirror MR20 polyester metal transfer film. The film provides superior brightness and the PET base film can be returned to Toray to be recycled.
UPM Raflatac has collaborated with Baumgarten, a Brazilian converter, on a life-cycle assessment of label material release liners. The results will be shared during Labelexpo Americas in Chicago.
Whether it's recyclability, waste reduction or nutritional implications, shoppers often look to packaging for key buying cues. packagePRINTING spoke with David Luttenberger of Mintel, a market intelligence agency, about some of Mintel's latest findings and how converters can be proactive partners with brands.
Avery Dennison's booth at Labelexpo will help converters discover opportunities for them to spur growth. The booth will feature four zones, including the Productivity Zone, the Shelf Appeal Zone, the Smart Solutions Zone and the Sustainability and Compliance Zone.
Avery Dennison has expanded its CleanFlake Portfolio, offering a solution for the pressure-sensitive market to meet PET Recycling Compatibility. CleanFlake Technology improves the recyclability of PET bottles.
Dow Chemical Company's RecycleReady Technology marked a major leap forward in flexible packaging recyclability. packagePRINTING spoke with Stacy Fields, Dow's North American director of packaging solutions, to learn more about the technology and its latest development in barrier packaging.
TLMI will host a webinar on Tuesday, June 7, to brief members on the process and benefits of Life Cycle Analysis (LCA). LCA is an assessment tool that tracks the impact of a labeled product from the creation of raw materials to the final disposal of the product.
Tetra Pak has announced a new version of its Tetra Top packaging — a hybrid bottle-carton made from 82% renewable materials. The package is making its global debut with JUST Water, a company producing 100% spring water.