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Flexible Packaging spoke with Ron Cotterman, VP of Sealed Air’s sustainability and innovation, to discuss the company’s partnership with Plastic Energy and how it can impact sustainability in the flexible packaging industry.
Sun Chemical’s Dennis Sweet sheds light on trends and drivers in the label and narrow web market.
October 16, 2020
Sustainability in packaging, specifically in the labels market, is a goal on the minds of virtually all brands and CPGs. As consumers are looking for more sustainable packaging solutions, the industry is transitioning its focus to meet their demands.
Sustainability has become the mantra of the packaging world. No matter which way you look, companies are developing new products and processes that will reduce packaging's impact on the environment. Nowhere is this movement more critical than in the flexible packaging space.
Packaging solutions with certified recyclability help food and drink producers satisfy relevant legal requirements. SÜDPACK Verpackungen GmbH & Co. KG has now received a certificate of recyclability from the Institute cyclos-HTP for its packaging film concept.
In recent years, the idea of a circular economy has come to the forefront of this movement. Based on the principles of reduction, reuse and recycling, it is theorized that a circular economy can be restorative and regenerative by design.
Comar, a specialty packaging, device, and component supplier serving the medical, pharmaceutical, consumer healthcare, personal and home care, food and beverage, and other niche market segments is building a custom facility in Rancho Cucamonga, CA.
GoGo squeeZ, a leading brand in healthy portable fruit pouches for kids, announced that it will unveil 100 percent recyclable packaging in the market by 2022. GoGo squeeZ will be among the earliest brands to address the implications of its pouch packaging and offer sustainable options to customers.
BOBST has launched the VISION CI flexo press, designed to deliver the most efficient performance for all production lengths on a wide range of substrates. Fast to setup and change over, it features technical innovations that ensure process consistency, minimum waste and easy manufacturing.
Sustainability is top of mind for packaging suppliers and brands alike. As consumer demand for green options continues to increase, CPGs also face pressures from emerging regulations pertaining to certain packaging materials and waste.
We kick off the New Year by asking industry executives to take a look back at the year that was and predict how it’ll affect 2021. No crystal balls here! Quality control in inspection systems and printing cylinders also takes a front seat this month. Plus, sustainability in cannabis packaging, a Q&A with Sealed Air and more!