UPM Raflatac has announced it received the Critical Guidance recognition from the Association of Plastic Recyclers for two if its new shrink sleeve film label products, RafShrink PO MDO 40 LS and RafShrink PO TDO 45 HS.
Constantia Flexibles and Coca-Cola European Partners have collaborated on creating a recyclable label for Glacéau Smartwater Sparkling. The labels are printed using gravure printing technology on Avery Dennison's CleanFlake material.
Printpack has launched its new, easy-tear polyethylene pouch designed for compliance with the How2Recycle store drop-off recycling stream. The recyclability of the pouch stems from its single-material structure.
Never one to back down from a challenge, Dan Muenzer's ability to lead TLMI through several challenging transitions is just part of why he has been named packagePRINTING's 2016 TLMI Converter of the Year.
The Annual Meeting of the Tag and Label Manufacturers Institute (TLMI) concluded on Tuesday, Oct. 18, with an awards banquet that feted the Converter of the Year, Supplier of the Year, sustainability leaders and the winners of the 2016 TLMI Label Awards.
UPM Raflatac partnered with Labelexpo Americas at this year’s event in Chicago to provide a solution for exhibiting label converters to responsibly dispose of their label, matrix and liner waste and give it a new life in the form of energy.
Colbert Packaging has received a U.S. patent for its MedLock EZ family of patient compliance packages. MedLock EZ provides an alternative to amber pharmacy vials and features a recyclable outer shell housing and an integrated locking mechanism that holds the pill blister card in place.
Curtis Packaging, which has earned a reputation as one of the most environmentally-conscious converters in the industry, is nearing the completion of a $2.5 million project, which includes a variety of sustainability-focused initiatives.
Can you have your packaging and eat it too? Edible packaging may not be too far off, as the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Dairy and Functional Foods Research Unit recently revealed. Packaging made from dairy could provide several benefits and be eaten by consumers.
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.