| Decoration technologies | Sleever | Morangis | France
Sleever’s LDPET® rewarded for its contribution to the circular economy
Each year,the AWA International Sleeve Label Awards recognise the world’s most innovative sleeve products (heat-shrink labels). The award for environmental contribution was recently given to Sleever for its LDPET® product, the first full-body sleeve to enable enhanced recyclability of PET bottles.
| Decoration technologies | Amcor | Zurich | Switzerland
Amcor to help brands communicate packaging carbon footprint reductions through independent labelling from the Carbon Trust
A new Amcor service helps brand owners communicate the reduced carbon footprint of their packaging through independent carbon labelling from the Carbon Trust - Amcor, a global leader in packaging, announced the ‘Reducing CO2 Packaging’ Label from the Carbon Trust can now be printed on Amcor…
| Decoration technologies | Klöckner Pentaplast | London | United Kingdom
Klöckner Pentaplast commits to PET capacity expansion for the heat shrink label market in North America
Klöckner Pentaplast (kp), a global leader in recycled content products and high-barrier protective packaging, announces its commitment to expand its PET extrusion with in-line stretching capacity by 10,000 metric tonnes.
| Decoration technologies | ProMach | Cincinnati, Ohio | United States
ProMach acquires Panther Industries, a print and apply labeling automation leader
ProMach, a worldwide leader in packaging machinery solutions, announced today that it has acquired Panther Industries, a leading provider of automated labeling equipment for Fortune 1000 as well as small and medium sized businesses across North America. The addition of Panther expands ProMach’s…
| Decoration technologies | Siegwerk Druckfarben | Siegburg | Germany
Recycling of sleeves along with PET bottles
Siegwerk receives APR recognition for deinking technology for improving the recyclability of PET bottles
With its AQUANTUM Alkali Strippable Primer and SICURA UV/LED ink technology Siegwerk sets a new standard for the recycling of PET bottles: It significantly facilitates the deinking of UV/LED-printed PET shrink sleeves further improving the quality of recycled PET bottles according to the Association…
| Decoration technologies | CCL Label
CCL Label: Innovative Shrink Sleeve solution approved by EPBP / Enabling PET bottle-to-bottle recycling
CCL Labelcreated the cutting-edge TD Shrink Sleeve material EcoFloat™, enabling the packaging industry to meet their recycling targets and to support sustainability. This material has now been approved by the European PET Bottle Platform (EPBP).
| Decoration technologies | Avery Dennison | Glendale, CA | United States
A new ‘OK Compost’ certified label material for thermal applications from Avery Dennison
Avery Dennison has successfully achieved OK Compost certification for a BPA-free and FSC®-certified thermal label material combined with the brand new adhesive SX6030, offering brands new options to more sustainable packaging.
| Decoration technologies | INX International Ink Co | Schaumburg, IL | United States
Recyclable PET shrink sleeve application
INX International introduces Genesis™ GS washable inks for the Label market
As the third largest producer of inks in North America, INX International Ink Co has delivered many innovative contributions to the label and packaging industry. With the backing of Sakata INX worldwide operations, their world-renowned Research & Development Centers are responsible for the…
| Decoration technologies | SACMI | Imola, IO | Italy
SACMI - The global green labelling partner
Less glue, less raw material waste and ever-thinner, better-performing labels that can also be made from recycled resins. All this and more from a labeller family - produced by SACMI at its Verona plant – that’s part of a SACMI range designed to take the industry into the circular economy age.
| Decoration technologies | UPM Raflatac | Tampere | Finland
UPM Raflatac partners with UPM Specialty Papers to boost the circular economy through its RafCycle™ by UPM Raflatac recycling service
UPM Raflatac is partnering with UPM Specialty Papers’ UPM LinerLoopTM recycling concept through its RafCycleTM by UPM Raflatac service in order to strengthen the labeling value chain offering of recycled content and closed loop products.
| Global themes | Eckes-Granini Group GmbH | Nieder-Olm | Germany
Eckes-Granini introduces new sustainable juice label and plans to increase rPET content
One year ago, the Eckes-Granini Group signed the “Sustainable Juice Covenant” (SJC) drafted by the “Sustainable Trade Initiative” (IDH). In doing so, Europe’s leading fruit juice producer committed itself to the goal of offering only juices and smoothies made from fruit grown and processed in…
| Decoration technologies | Coca-Cola European Partners | Uxbridge | United Kingdom
Coca-Cola unveils new labels in Sweden to support a circular economy for plastic packaging
With Coca-Cola set to roll out its new range of plastic bottles made entirely from recycled plastic (1) (PET) in Sweden, it is unveiling new labels on which the brands step aside to make way for a powerful recycling message.