Articles Tagged with ''sustainable packaging''

Focus On: Industrial Packaging Goes Green

A new study shows that reusable industrial packaging substantially reduces carbon emissions.
July 1, 2014

A new lifecycle assessment shows that using reconditioned industrial packaging saves hundreds of millions of pounds of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions annually in the U.S. and Canada.


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New H.B. Fuller Plant is Top News

This weekly roundup highlights the adhesives, sealants and coatings news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week.
May 19, 2014

Last week, readers were most interested in H.B. Fuller’s latest expansion.


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Avery Dennison Label Materials Receive Environmental Excellence Award

May 8, 2014
Avery Dennison recently announced it has received the Flexographic Technical Association’s Environmental Excellence Award for Innovations in Sustainability.
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Thinking Green: Sustainable Adhesive and Sealant Packaging Options

Thinking green with adhesives, sealants and other chemicals can save you green.
May 1, 2014

There are many ways to think “green” in a business environment. You can buy local, use water-based or more environmentally friendly chemicals, lower or turn off the air conditioning and lights, or use recycled products. But many green solutions have a trade-off.


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Strategic Solutions: Selling Green

Companies need to tell the whole story when they are marketing "green" product attributes.
May 1, 2014

Green, bio-based, renewable, eco-friendly—no matter which label we attach, the current marketing buzz is about environmentally conscious products.


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Editor's Memo: The Green Stuff

Developing successful green products is much trickier than most people might think.
May 1, 2014

Wouldn’t it be great if doing the right thing automatically brought big rewards?


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Sausage Packaging: A Flexible Alternative

Whether the required amount of adhesive is 40 ml or 40 L, sausage packs are a flexible alternative.
August 5, 2013

Although the U.S. considers the 300 and 600 ml sausage packages to be industry standards, many other options are now being used worldwide.


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Strategic Solutions: The True Meaning of Green

Neither the adhesives industry nor the coatings industry can fly info a “green” future, nor should they try.
May 1, 2013

For many years, we have been hearing about green adhesives, paints, household cleaners and buildings—basically, green everything.


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Advancing Adhesives: Game Changer

January 4, 2013

BASF partnered with The Seattle Mariners to debut compostable snack bags.


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Market Trends: Developing Countries Spur Growth in Packaging Market

August 1, 2012

The global consumption of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) packaging will grow to almost 19.1 million tons by 2017, according to a new market study from Pira International.


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ExxonMobil Tackifier Expansion

Dwight Tozer, vice president of ExxonMobil’s Adhesion Industry business, discusses the company’s latest tackifier expansion project with Editor-in-Chief Susan Sutton.

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