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Internal metering gusset allows easy metering of ice melt, reclosable zipper offers re-use convenience, striking graphics lend shelf appeal and flexible bag provides sustainability benefits.   Read more and watch the video
Precision Color Graphics, Ltd., Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiary, Specialty Packaging Technologies, Inc. engineered the innovative resealable Shaker Bag and is a proud recipient of the Gold Award for Extending the Use of Flexible Packaging and a second Gold Award for Packaging Excellence from the Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) at its 61st Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards Competition at the trade group’s annual meeting March 2nd 2017 in Boca Raton, FL. Read more here... and another article here...
Kodak Flexcel NX Feature
"... Precision Color Graphics has a diverse client base, and meeting their varied packaging needs can be challenging. The company services a range of industries, including the pet food, fast food, dairy and auto industries. The company also frequently produces POP displays, floor graphics and window clings for national department stores and chains. Goeden understands firsthand how important selecting the right image and packaging for a product can be, as he himself owns a dog food company called "Redpaw." ..." Read More...
Green Tier - Precision Color Graphics
"... Precision Color Graphics' commitment to innovation drives sustainability actions throughout its operations. This includes being first company to bring the fully compostable Ecoterah branded multi-wall bag to the market. In Ecoterah products, petroleum-based plastics are replaced with plant-based biopolymers, making the material safe for recycling, composting and landfills. The company also: shares envelopes, packaging material, polymer boxes and Masonite with customers and suppliers to reduce waste; automates power-down times at... + continue reading
Purple Cow Organics Certification
"... After receiving your Ecoterah® compostable bag samples ealrier this year we put them into our system, which includes food residuals and carbon sources. The bags completely composted in the time consistent with our other feedstocks and well within the timeframe you represented. For quality, certification, and organic approval purposes, we test our product quarterly; heavy metals, pathogens, and growing trials are just a few of the many parameters of our testing. In the event larger quantitites of your Ecoterah® packaging product... + continue reading
Ecoterah® Technology in the news
"... PCG is introducing an industry-first line of pet food packaging that does not use petrochemicals. The patent-pending food bags have a paper exterior and biopolymer film lining made from corn. Minnesota-based Tuffy's Pet Foods Inc., a 45-year-old company, is PCG's first customer to use Ecoterah packaging. Tuffy's decided to introduce the Ecoterah packaging for its line of Natural Planet Organics dog foods. "We felt this packaging was the right thing to do for the environment," says Jim Farrell, sales and marketing manager at Tuffy's... + continue reading
GreenSheetBiz - Emerging Trends in Eco-Packaging
"Eco-friendly food and beverage package printing is gaining traction, especially as consumers are most likely to pay more for value-added features that relate to sustainability, according to a new global study conducted by Ipsos InnoQuest. For the recent study, consumers from around the world (19,883 adults from 26 countries) were given a list of potential packaging features and asked which ones they would be willing to pay more for. On a global basis, consumers were most likely to say they would pay more for "Packaging that is... + continue reading
Food & Beverage Magazine - A shrinking waste line
"Sustainability will become the number one challenge facing the packaging industry in the next decade, having a key influence on business strategies, states a new report from Smithers Pira, The Future of Sustainable Packaging to 2018. According to the report, the market for sustainable packaging is growing much faster than the overall packaging market... According to Chuck Spear, publisher, Smithers Pira, the packaging industry is aware of the increasing role sustainability is playing in business decisions for corporations. "The... + continue reading
Flexible Packaging Magazine - Three Trends that are Reshaping the Packaging Industry
Perhaps for the first time in the history of packaging, the will to develop sustainable packaging practices is something that's shared by both consumers and industry professionals alike. Small wonder, then, that tremendous progress has been made in a relatively short period of time to make eco-friendly packaging part and parcel of the manufacturing process. The process of creating packaging material today bears little resemblance to what was commonplace just five short years ago. How is it different? A closer look at three emerging... + continue reading
PFFC - Flexible Packaging | Precision Color Graphics Breaks Course
With a strong commitment to the environment, a growing flexible packaging division, and a staunch pledge to use only domestic suppliers, Precision Color Graphics (PCG) prides itself on not being a "conventional" prepress house. In its 25,000-sq-ft facility in Franklin, WI, PCG has built its prepress and plating service-once dedicated to lithographic and screen printing—into a company that offers customers value-added products and services in flexography and the flexible packaging market. Opening its doors 21 years ago with just seven... + continue reading