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From plantation to mill: Asian paper company's 'unprecedented' sustainability commitment

A visit to Asia Pulp & Paper’s Chinese operations puts in context the company’s comprehensive sustainability commitments from plantation to pulp to paper.
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Materials Product Brief

Metsä Board: Cartonboard for luxury packaging

Designed especially for luxury end-uses, Carta Allura cartonboard from Metsä Board is said to provide exceptional smoothness making it suitable for foil lamination, hot foil stamping, high-gloss varnish, and other special effects.
Materials Product Brief

Mondi Kraft Paper: Paper wrap provides moisture barrier, compostability

Suitable for various food wrap applications in direct contact with warm food products such as hamburgers and sandwiches, Advantage Barrier Wrap from Mondi Kraft Paper is certified for composting and biodegradation, and offers a moisture and water vapor barrier on the paper.
Materials Product Brief

Hexacomb: Environmentally-responsible display board

Now available to the European marketplace, Hexacomb’s Falconboard Print All White display board is a paper-based board designed for demanding wide-format, digital printing applications.
Off The Shelf: Plantable, compostable pod holds produce seeds
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Off The Shelf: Plantable, compostable pod holds produce seeds

Scotts Miracle-Gro introduces the Gro-Ables Seed Pod, which offers consumers a foolproof way to grow their own herbs and produce from seeds. Seeds, along with fertilizer, are contained in a ‘pod’ made from compostable materials that can be planted directly in the ground and turns to compost by the following growing season.
Package Case Study

Premium perfume bottle and cap create 'olfactory sculpture'

New luxury perfume is packaged in an organically sculptured bottle with a custom closure made from ash wood.
Machine Product Brief

Storopack: Paper packaging system

PAPERplus® Classic, the new machine model from Storopack processes rolls of Kraft paper and recycling paper into paper padding for protective packaging of medium-weight to heavy-weight products.
Materials Product Brief

Metsä Board: Bleached uncoated liner

Modo Northern Light is a lightweight, uncoated liner with high whiteness, ideal for microflute as well as for traditional corrugated packaging.
Materials Product Brief

FiberMark: Paper for bags or cartons

FiberMark North America, Inc. in partnership with James Cropper Specialty Paper announces the launch of Natural.
Feature Article

Five trends impacting the North American packaging market

Find out what trends are expected to drive the growth of the North American packaging market from $169.1 billion to $186 billion by 2017.


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