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

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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... )


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UPM Raflatac improves its actions to enable a circular economy

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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... )


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

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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... )


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UPM Raflatac scales up its linerless business

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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... )


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Keep the circular economy spinning with UPM Raflatac’s range of LabelLoop solutions created from recycled label liner waste

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Keep the circular economy spinning with UPM Raflatac’s range of LabelLoop solutions created from recycled label liner waste


The labeling industry’s first truly closed-loop solutions for paper materials are here with the introduction of the UPM Raflatac LabelLoop range. Now available in the Americas market, this product portfolio includes paper label face materials constructed from recycled paper label liner – a first of their kind. The products were officially launched at this week’s Pack Expo Connects event. ( Read more... )


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Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Circulytics tool reveals UPM Raflatac has taken extensive action in the circular economy

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Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Circulytics tool reveals UPM Raflatac has taken extensive action in the circular economy


Global pressure sensitive label manufacturer UPM Raflatac has worked hard to embrace the circular economy and sought a way to measure performance. The company tested the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Circulytics tool and received an overall score of B, indicating that UPM Raflatac has made great strides in enabling circularity, but still has work to do in measuring output as a supplier in the packaging value chain. ( Read more... )


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UPM Raflatac partners with Vellamo for bottled water industry’s first and only wood-based clear plastic label material

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UPM Raflatac partners with Vellamo for bottled water industry’s first and only wood-based clear plastic label material


UPM Raflatac is partnering with Vellamo, Finland’s award-winning natural mineral water for a truly innovative sustainable label. Vellamo’s bottles feature UPM Raflatac Forest Film PPTM, the world’s first and only wood-based polypropylene plastic label material. This transparent label material is constructed from UPM BioVerno naphtha, a 100 percent wood-based solution made from tall oil, a residue of pulp production, originating from sustainably managed forests. ( Read more... )


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UPM Raflatac answers the need for a high performing adhesive in low-temperature food labeling in Southeast Asia

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UPM Raflatac answers the need for a high performing adhesive in low-temperature food labeling in Southeast Asia


UPM Raflatac has expanded its range of adhesives for low-temperature food labeling (as low as -15°C) with the launch of its RP48 acrylic adhesive for the Southeast Asia market. With good adhesion as well as good clarity and smooth convertibility, RP48 is also an attractive option for labeling food packages stored in cold and frozen conditions (as low as -40°C). ( Read more... )


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New UPM Raflatac SmartCircle wash-off labeling solutions enable recyclability

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New UPM Raflatac SmartCircle wash-off labeling solutions enable recyclability


UPM Raflatac continues to deliver smart, sustainable labeling solutions on its journey beyond fossils with a new range of wash-off materials for the European market. UPM Raflatac SmartCircle wash-off labeling solutions respond to the growing demand for innovative ways to increase the recyclability of PET and reuse of glass packaging. ( Read more... )


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