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Digital Printing, E-beam Coating, and More
Now nearing the end of its first year in business, AccuFlex is leveraging digital printing, e-beam coating, Color-Logic software, and both films and zippers that are compostable
May 25th, 2021
Backyard Compostable for Loose-Leaf Tea
Arbor Teas is an online retailer of organic loose-leaf tea based in Ann Arbor, Mich. that has been undergoing iterative change toward greater sustainability for the past decade.
Apr 11th, 2021
Compostable film for vegan chocolates
Sustainable vegan chocolate producer, the nu company, has chosen Futamura’s renewable and compostable NatureFlex™ packaging films for two of its latest vegan chocolate ranges of the brand “nucao.'
Feb 27th, 2020
Digital print on compostable barrier substrate
Digital printing news on the flexible film front comes from Ireland’s foxpak flexibles.
Aug 7th, 2019
Tree-based packaging material delivers quality, limits environmental impact
In this video, Matt Reynolds, editor of Packaging World, and Chris Mitchell, commercial vice president of the Americas for Futamura, discuss Nature Flex—a form of transparent paper that offers high-gas and tailored moisture barriers, and consistent sealability while maintaining compostability, helping companies sustain quality while reducing their carbon footprint.
Apr 3rd, 2018
Compostable cereal bag featured in plastic-free grocery aisle
A flexible pouch made from bio-based compostable materials allows Dutch organic cereal producer De Halm to showcase its products in Ekoplaza’s plastic-free grocery aisle.
Anne Marie Mohan
Apr 3rd, 2018
Ballpark peanuts take sustainable turn
This flexible peanut bag, made of certified compostable materials, was developed for sporting arenas and stadiums to help sports teams, venues, and leagues achieve the next level of landfill waste diversion by eliminating a pesky food scrap contaminant. FPA judges awarded this package design a Gold Award for Sustainability.
Mar 15th, 2018
UCB Films PLC: Biodegradable films
UCB Films (Smyrna, GA) launched a range of biodegradable and compostable cellulose films called NatureFlex™. NatureFlex NP is an uncoated cellulose film developed for bag making, window patches, and twist wrapping nonmoisture-sensitive products.
Jan 31st, 2003
(Left to right) Baron Georges Jacobs, chairman of the executive committee of UCB Films PLC (Wigton, Cumbria, United Kingdom), William Lowther, dir.
Oct 31st, 2002