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Scrutiny has been intense for food packaging converters who use energy curable presses. Their customers want the packaging to pop off the shelf, protect their product, extend shelf life and more. At the same time, printers have to comply with the strictest global standards in the marketplace, including Nestlé food packaging requirements and Swiss Ordinance chemical composition requirements. They also have to consider strict labeling laws like California’s Proposition 65.
During this podcast, we will discuss some of the concerns in the marketplace about using energy curable ink solutions for food safe packaging and learn how Sun Chemical’s new portfolio of energy curable inks can help printers feel confident in being compliant with all safe food packaging.
Speaker: Jim Bishop, Field Product Manager, UV, EB & Conventional Packaging Inks, Sun Chemical. In his 35-year career with Sun Chemical, Jim Bishop has worked his way from third shift quality control to R&D Supervisor and has spent the last 30 years in product management. Jim currently works as a field product manager for UV, EB and conventional packaging inks. In this role, Jim plays a key role in the driving strategic direction for Sun Chemical’s North American Energy Curable products.
Many printers are exploring ways to improve efficiency and reduce energy costs by switching from mercury lamps to LED curing lamps, but making the switch can come with many questions and misconceptions about LED.
We sat down with Fresh-Lock’s Sarah Stieby and Todd Meussling to delve into the consumer demand for greater sustainability and what is happening, as well as what needs to happen, to make these two goals become a reality.
This audio version of Grant Gerke’s article appearing in the April 2022 issue of Flexible Packaging explores how new toothpaste packaging is pushing for more recycling support, as well as how mechanical recycling might see a resurgence in 2022.
Consumers are increasingly demanding sustainable products from the brands they support. In this podcast, Sun Chemical’s Rick Stokes will discuss the company’s growing coatings and adhesives portfolio, and how products within the portfolio support brand owners’ sustainability initiatives in three key areas: compostability, recyclability and bio-renewability.