Machine Product Brief

Self-locking tray erector

0The POPLOK Tray Former from Eagle Packaging Machinery is a self-locking tray erector that erects corrugated trays with no glue, making it an environmentally-friendly alternative to typical tray erectors.
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Feature Article

Package design and on-line retailing

Here's a look at some of the reciprocal influences between package design and on-line retailing.
Sterling Anthony, CPP
Feature Article

The burning question

What stance should the packaging community take on incineration?

SPC report discourages biodegradation in landfills

A new SPC report concludes that biodegradation in modern landfills is not to be encouraged, as on net, the harmful GHG impacts of landfill emissions are likely to outweigh the benefits of energy recovery.
ECOLOGY WINS. Bioplastic packaging often consists of renewable raw materials, fitting in with the sustainability strategies of m
Feature Article

Sustainable packaging: eco-friendly and unbreakable

’Ethical consumerism’ further emphasizes desire for sustainable packaging that reduces materials without compromising package stability.
Package Case Study

Bottle made of OCC and ONP

Holding 50 oz of laundry detergent, this molded-pulp bottle—recyclable and compostable—is actually a shell with a LDPE liner inside that holds the product.

Greener Package Awards chair details changes for 2011

Sean Sabre discusses the substantive changes made to the entry requirements for the 2011 Greener Package Awards and provides hints on what the judges will be looking for.
Supplier News

USDA awards Clear Lam Packaging, Inc. first Certified Biobased Product Label on its Renewable Thermo

Renewable thermoformed produce packaging developed by Clear Lam Packaging, Inc. has earned the industry’s first U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Certified Biobased Product Label, part of a new voluntary labeling program to help purchasers choose products made with biobased commodities.
Materials Product Brief

International Paper: Recyclable wax alternative barrier

International Paper's ClimaShield™ Poultry product is a fully repulpable and recyclable wax alternative barrier packaging technology designed specifically for the poultry industry supply chain.
Materials Product Brief

Colbert Packaging: Customizable, fully-recyclable packaging solution

Colbert Packaging’s EnviroGuard™ sustainable packaging solution has been reengineered to provide dozens of new material options and combinations that increase design flexibility, and deliver sustainability, security, durability and branding benefits.


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