Articles Tagged with ''sustainable materials''

Tetra Pak joins initiative to assess FSC impact

Tetra Pak is working with Kingfisher and IKEA to promote the benefits of legal, responsibly sourced, sustainable timber and clarify the role of Forest Stewardship Council certification in the delivery of these values.
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Non-traditional packaging excels in beverage, dairy and food

Beloved for their light weight, eco-friendly profile and shelf-safe convenience, aseptic cartons, first developed for shelf-safe dairy products in 1961, have dominated store shelves in much of Europe, Asia and Central and South Americas for nearly half a century.
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SPI continues pursuit of zero waste with launch of capital asset management services

SPI partnered with long-standing member company Meadoworks to launch Capital Asset Management Services, a new program to support the plastics industry’s goal of eliminating waste while bringing new life to existing resources.
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SPI opens third-annual Innovation in Bioplastics Award competition

As in the previous two contests, the competition is open to any corporation, partnership or other business entity worldwide and seeks to acknowledge one creative, state-of-the-art innovation that represents the height of innovation in the bioplastics industry.
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Carton organization releases multi-material report on policy

Report demonstrates that well-crafted policy can be an important driver to maximizing recovery
The Carton Council of North America has released a new report, prepared by Reclay StewardEdge, Inc., which assesses various policies designed to drive recycling of post-consumer packaging and printed paper.
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Crown opens new Liverpool plant designed to enhance customer service

Crown Aerosols and Speciality Packaging, a business unit of Crown Holdings, Inc., has relocated its Liverpool speciality packaging operations to a new facility in Trinity Park.
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Rethinking the ban on EPS

Study shows EPS is good for environment
Recent efforts in California, Chicago and New York to ban EPS products such as packing peanuts and foodservice items are being challenged by environmentalists and industry experts who argue that the bans will do more harm than good.
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Ale pours into lighter bottle

Old Tom looks to Beatson Clark for lightweighted bottle
The world’s best ale now has a world-class lightweighted bottle thanks to independent glass packaging specialist Rawlings and leading glass manufacturer Beatson Clark.
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PepsiCo and The Nature Conservancy Partner to increase recycling and protect drinking water

PepsiCo now addressing both curbside and on-the-go recycling as part of its goal to help grow the U.S. beverage container recycling rate to 50% by 2018
Now, PepsiCo and The Nature Conservancy—the world's largest conservation organization—are joining forces to help alleviate this problem while encouraging consumers to recycle more often to help protect drinking water sources throughout the U.S.
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Polypropylene pods win People’s Choice Award

The company received this recognition for their single serve coffee in a polypropylene cup.
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2014 Beverage Breakthroughs of the Year

Beverage packaging innovations huff, puff and blow traditional packaging down.
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Achieving High Speeds and Maximizing Productivity on Your Packaging Line

Increase efficiency and reduce costs by deploying high speed robotic picking on your line today.  BPA Delta style robots coupled with Cognex Vision Systems provide the fastest platform for pick and place applications.  BPA Delta Style robots are faster and reduce more human touch points than other available methods.  By utilizing a Cognex Vision System you increase quality and efficiency while reducing mechanical fixturing and labor hour costs.  BPA Delta Style Robots with Cognex Vision Systems quickly, accurately and efficiently load random oriented product into containers, wrappers or hffs machines all “on the fly” without stopping or indexing production, this leads to higher Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)

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Check out the September 2014 issue of Food & Beverage Packaging, with features on flexible packaging, robots in packaging, and much more!

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