News for June 2019

Grocery Stores Get Wise: Offering Consumers Sustainability

Food packaging from grocery stores contributes to a considerable proportion of plastic waste in the United States. It’s getting out of hand as nearly everything we touch within a grocery store is wrapped in plastic. Plastic and grocery have been synonymous since the 1970s. Plastic bags were introduced in grocery markets in 1977, […] Source: […]

Is a box good enough for Amazon? International Paper tests at Memphis facility find out

Looking for another industry keeping tabs on Amazon? Try packaging, as Memphis’ International Paper can attest to. The company, employer of some 3,500 to 4,000 in the area, sells its paper products on Amazon. But it also tests customers’ packages to certify they meet Amazon’s requirements before shipping through the e-commerce giant. […] Source: Container […]

MillerCoors unveils new, eco-friendly six-pack beer rings

MillerCoors is taking another step towards a plastic-free world with their newest product, a fiber, eco-friendly six-pack beer ring. MillerCoors is taking another step towards a plastic-free world with their newest product, a fiber, eco-friendly six-pack beer ring. Full Story […] Source: Container Board

The Greening of E-Commerce

E-commerce by its nature involves a lot of packaging and shipping, and e-commerce companies can’t always control how their products get sent. There are ways to make these processes more sustainable, however, and the benefits might well be worth the effort. “E-commerce won’t stop growing anytime soon,” said Mark Bastiaanssen, CEO of Shiptimize. Full Story […] […]

Michelman Highlights Primers for use in HP Indigo Digitally Printed Compostable Packaging at Dscoop Edge PortAventura

CINCINNATI, OH (June 19, 2019) – Michelman will showcase its innovative line of sustainable primer and overprint varnishes (OPVs) for use with HP Indigo presses at Dscoop Edge, held on June 19-21, 2019 in PortAventura, Spain.Featured at the event will be Michelman’s industry-leading, water-based DigiPrime® primers and DigiGuard® OPVs, including repulpable DigiPrime® grades that […] […]