INFOPACK NEWS _ 28/09/2022

UPM Raflatac launches the world’s first certified label material to fight ocean bound plastic pollution

News - Circular Economy

UPM Raflatac launches the world’s first certified label material to fight ocean bound plastic pollution


UPM Raflatac is the first company in the world to invest in Ocean Bound Plastics (OBP) waste as label raw material in their new Ocean Action labels. The Ocean Action labels are made from ocean bound plastic using mass balance approach. Ocean bound plastic is abandoned plastic waste recovered from areas up to 50km inland from waterways, defined as “at risk of ending up in the ocean” by OBPCert. The new innovative label material is made possible by close collaboration with multiple partners in the product’s value chain. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Circular Economy BRAND: UPM Raflatac
Logistics: Enabling circularity throughout the value chain

Markets - Logistics

Logistics: Enabling circularity throughout the value chain


Raben Logistics Polska is one of the largest logistics companies in Poland. The company prides itself on being friendly and approachable while delivering high quality logistic services with its top-notch fleet, modern warehouses and great network. UPM Raflatac is Raben’s customer in logistic solutions and Raben is UPM Raflatac’s customer in labeling solutions. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Logistics BRAND: UPM Raflatac
A label that combines calm and tranquillity with energetic and provocative colours

Markets - Beverage

A label that combines calm and tranquillity with energetic and provocative colours


The wine market is highly competitive. As a new brand, having a label with captivating imagery and a clear communication strategy is critical to gain consumer attention. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Beverage BRAND: UPM Raflatac
UPM Raflatac SmartCircle PE offer receives RecyClass recognition for HDPE packaging recycling

News - general

UPM Raflatac SmartCircle PE offer receives RecyClass recognition for HDPE packaging recycling


UPM Raflatac’s unprinted SmartCirle PE labels with acrylic and hotmelt adhesive technologies have received recognition from RecyClass. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: general BRAND: UPM Raflatac
A multifunctional, fibre-based packaging solution

Innovation - Flexible packaging

A multifunctional, fibre-based packaging solution


UPM Specialty Papers is strengthening its already comprehensive selection of sustainable and recyclable packaging papers. Known for its high expertise in technically demanding papers, UPM Specialty Papers now introduces an advanced fibre-based barrier paper – UPM Asendo Pro.   ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Flexible packaging BRAND: UPM Raflatac
UPM Raflatac improves its actions to enable a circular economy

News - general

UPM Raflatac improves its actions to enable a circular economy


UPM Raflatac has strategically developed its approach to implementing circular economy solutions and sought a way to measure performance. The company took part in the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Circulytics assessment for the second time, and with this year’s updated methodology, it received an overall score of B-. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: general BRAND: UPM Raflatac
UPM Raflatac has US factories certified to the food safety management standard

News - general

UPM Raflatac has US factories certified to the food safety management standard


UPM Raflatac is pleased to announce that it is the first pressure-sensitive label materials manufacturer to have its factories in the United States certified to the ISO 22000:2018 Food Safety Management System standard. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: general BRAND: UPM Raflatac
UPM Raflatac achieves APR Critical Guidance Recognition for HDPE container label materials

News - general

UPM Raflatac achieves APR Critical Guidance Recognition for HDPE container label materials


UPM Raflatac is pleased to announce that the Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) has recognized its PE and PP pressure sensitive label materials with general purpose acrylic adhesive for high-density polyethylene (HDPE) containers as meeting or exceeding the most strict APR HDPE Critical Guidance criteria for recyclability. Achieving this Critical Guidance Recognition is an important step in UPM Raflatac’s ongoing quest to label a smarter future beyond fossils. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: general BRAND: UPM Raflatac
UPM Raflatac scales up its linerless business

News - general

UPM Raflatac scales up its linerless business


UPM Raflatac is strengthening its position in the fast-growing linerless labelstock market by scaling up its production capacity and building a new production line in Nowa Wies, Poland. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: general BRAND: UPM Raflatac
Labels that come off the bottle? Never again!

Innovation - Printing and labeling

Labels that come off the bottle? Never again!


Hub Labels solves Mazzaroth’s issues with the labels crinkling and peeling due to moisture with UPM Raflatac Glacier WSA Weld Plus. High-performing material from UPM Raflatac enhanced Mazzaroth’s brand image and customer experience. Fast production turnaround and delivery ensured that Mazzaroth was able to meet customer demand. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Printing and labeling BRAND: UPM Raflatac