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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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KFC Greenpeace
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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.
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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.
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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.
ChooseCartons
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New Web site touts carton environmental benefits

Florida’s Natural, HomeMaker, and Prairie Farms Diary noted as Evergreen Packaging’s partners on interactive choosecartons.com site.
UFPT molded pulp
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Sustainability helps advance molded fiber packaging

Philips Consumer Lifestyle is one company that’s using the newspaper/water material to improve sustainability, branding, and economics.
SmartPULL packaging technology on glove boxes helps reduce product waste by preventing extra gloves from falling out while pulling out a glove.
Package Case Study
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Kimberly-Clark uses packaging to reduce product waste

As part of its parent company’s sustainability efforts, Kimberly-Clark Health Care and Kimberly-Clark Professional develop a dual-opening device that prevents medical exam glove waste.
Easier handling in the pantry was a driver behind the 2 box development.
Package Case Study
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Cheerios 2 Box: source reduction, consumer satisfaction

New packaging technology, proprietary to General Mills, makes it possible to pack cereal more densely, which lets the firm reduce its use of paperboard by 200,000 pounds annually.
Materials Product Brief
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AR Metallizing N.V.: Metallized paperboard

A recyclable substitute for metallized PET or polyester, AR Metallizing’s Rotopack LAM is a metallized paper that is laminated to paperboard, providing a mono-material packaging substrate with a high-quality silvery finish.
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Ranpak Corporation: Kraft paper packaging material is 100% renewable, reusable, recyclable

Designed for applications that require high-speed light cushioning, blocking and bracing, or heavy void fill, the PadPak LC System from Ranpak is useful for protecting the shipment of automotive components, housewares, electronics, medical and dental supplies, computers, peripherals, and more.

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