Every four years, the adhesives and sealants community gathers at the World Adhesive and Sealant Conference (WAC) to explore opportunities for education, networking, and growth. This year’s event, hosted by the Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) and co-organized by the Asia Regional Adhesive Council (ARAC) and FEICA (association of the European Adhesive and Sealant Industry), will be held April 20-22 at the Chicago Hilton in Chicago, Ill.
Henkel reports that the solvent-free adhesives and coatings of the RE range are suitable for recycling and bonding of recycled plastic films.
December 12, 2019
With its new RE range that is “designed for recycling,” Henkel reports that it is introducing adhesives and coatings that both improve the recyclability of flexible packaging and make it possible to use recycled content in new packaging.
According to Sun Chemical, the 2018 report shows that it achieved its recent energy and water usage goals.
December 11, 2019
Sun Chemical recently released its 2018 Corporate Sustainability Report, which focuses on how the company’s commitment to sustainability has led to new products and services that help customers improve their eco-efficiency goals.
To build a bridge between the current system and an optimized circular system, The Recycling Partnership is calling for a set of concrete actions based on three distinct issues currently undermining the U.S. recycling industry.
October 24, 2019
The Recycling Partnership recently announced what is reportedly the first-ever roadmap aimed at addressing systemic issues in the U.S. recycling system and catalyzing the transition toward a circular economy for packaging.
Digimarc Barcode is a technique to “tag” plastic substrates or print materials (e.g., shrink sleeve, IML label, or paper label) with an identity that could include attributes such as plastic type, product manufacturer, product SKU, and food or non-food usage.
October 21, 2019
Berry Global Group, Inc. recently announced its participation in the new recycling initiative, HolyGrail 2.0.
The Label Industry Global Awards reportedly recognize the most innovative, influential, and successful work from the label and package printing industry across the globe in the last 12 months.
October 7, 2019
Avery Dennison, Esko, and GMG were among the category winners honored at this year’s Label Industry Global Awards, which took place on September 24 at Brussels Expo, Belgium, the first night of Labelexpo Europe 2019.
According to Jowat, the products feature high renewable raw materials content, which provides high efficiency and cleanliness during processing while facilitating recyclable bonds according to the German packaging law.
August 20, 2019
Jowat recently announced the launch of its new Jowatherm® GROW product range, comprising bio-based hot melts for the environmentally compatible bonding of packaging.