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Mineral oil: a need for more data

Concerns arise over the potential migration of mineral oil hydrocarbons into food from recycled paperboard packaging. What can we do as an industry to address the issue?
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Materials Product Brief

UPM Raflatac, Inc: Semi-gloss, paper-faced labelstocks

UPM Raflatac’s new 60# Raflacoat Pro product range of semi-gloss, paper-faced labelstocks are suitable for consumer applications such as food, retail and health and beauty labeling, as well as end-uses such as industrial chemical and tire labeling.
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Greater adoption of compliance-prompting packaging will 'follow the money'

Pay-for-performance models at the end of the supply chain will help increase medication adherence, believes HCPC executive director.
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Feature Article

Are you adhering to your medication regimen?

Packaging addresses nonadherence by staying with patients and/or caregivers, and building outward with other tools that link to or key off the package.
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Package Case Study

Organic tea producer selects cellulose-based packaging material

Germany-based Lebensbaum to pack its range of organic teas in NatureFlex NVR material, which delivers environmental and barrier benefits.
Materials Product Brief

Metsä Board Corporation : New lightweighting options for kraftliners

The updated grammage range of Metsä Board’s Kemiart Lite+ further widens the range of double coated grades already available with the company’s Kemiart Graph+ line, meeting the increasing demand for lightweighting.
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Greenpeace puts the heat on KFC paper source

Organization claims KFC and parent company Yum! Brands are 'trashing rainforests'; KFC says it sources from sustainable forests.
Materials Product Brief

Accord Carton Co.: Custom beer carriers

Accord Carton Co. provides services from design to the final print of custom six-pack beer carriers for microbrewers with the 6ix Pack Carrier.
Materials Product Brief

Wausau Paper: Paper for microwave popcorn packaging

Wausau Paper’s ProPly (bleached) and Eco Select (unbleached) papers provide brand owners and converters functionality, appearance and sustainability advantages when customizing their microwaveable popcorn bag application.

New Web site touts carton environmental benefits

Florida’s Natural, HomeMaker, and Prairie Farms Diary noted as Evergreen Packaging’s partners on interactive site.


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