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Greener Ideal - Beyond Recycling: Answering the Call for Earth-friendly Products, Processes
As history will demonstrate, try and legislate change, and the process is often slow going at best. But when the call for change comes from the level of the consumer, change can be swift and sweeping. After all, money talks. And when the livelihood of entire industries depends on the support of an increasingly well-informed and empowered consumer base, it's just good business to listen and respond to the voice of the customer. No more so has this been evident in the past few decades than when it comes to answering the call for earth... + continue reading
Sustainable By Design - Patented Green Technology Reinvents Packaging Process by Dan Brulz
Today's consumers are at the forefront of a sustainability movement. "Sustainable", "compostable", and "earth friendly" continue to be top of mind for consumers, shaping their behavior and as a result, forcing brands to make more sustainable chioces with their product and packaging. They are the driving force behind the manufacturing and rise in sustainable packaging product options, ranging from the soft drink PlantBottle to mushroom packaging. As sustainability continues to climb packaging agendas, tremendous progress has been made in... + continue reading
Ecoterah Packaging is Fully Compostible
Read more about our Echterah compostible packaging in Pet Product News International (October 2013 End Cap - Your Merchandising and Promotions Exchange) Read More...
EYE ON TECHNOLOGY Kodak Flexcel NX System by Scott Burns
The Kodak Flexcel NX plate has reinvented and solved some key issues printers have hoped to achieve in flexography. Two key improvements are the flat top dot and the improvement of 1 to 1 imaging that allows printers to increase resolution and reproduce a vastly larger color gamut. Let's take a look at both and see what they can do to improve pressroom operations. Read More...
Precision Color Graphics creates flexible packaging manufacturing subsidiary
US pre-press, printing and packaging company Precision Color Graphics has opened Specialty Packaging Technologies, a flexible packaging manufacturing subsidiary that will serve various markets including beauty and personal care.   The new entity will focus on customized premade pouches, including spouted pouches, and will be headed up by Tony Cherot as president and Jane Dirr as vice president of business development.   Read More...
http://www.flexpackmag.com/articles/86379-precision-color-graphics-announces-opening-of-specialty-packaging-technologies-inc
Precision Color Graphics opens flexible packaging manufacturing subsidiary, appoints Tony Cherot and Jane Dirr to executive management team   Precision Color Graphics, an industry leading pre-press, printing and packaging company, announces its plans to open Specialty Packaging Technologies, Inc. under the leadership of Tony Cherot as president, and Jane Dirr as vice president of business development.   Read More...
Biopolymer Lined Multi-layer Bags and Pouches - Packaging and Design Magazine
This FDA human-grade compliant and eco-friendly line of pet food packaging is 100% compostable and made from U.S. based renewable plant resources (paper, water-based adhesive and a biopolymer sealant layer). It contains EarthFirst PLA film made with Ingeo. Read More...