INNOVATION

Rise in Alcohol Prices Creates Financial Impact for Packaging Companies

Innovation - Printing and labeling

Rise in Alcohol Prices Creates Financial Impact for Packaging Companies


For flexographic companies using solvent-based platemaking processes, the sharp rise in alcohol prices we are seeing in several EU countries increases the cost of flexographic plates by as much as 3 EUR per square meter. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Printing and labeling BRAND: Asahi Photoproducts
Paper material from the meadow

Innovation - Printing and labeling

Paper material from the meadow


Introducing HERMAnature fieno (340), HERMA offers a label material based on grass paper for the first time. Compared to paper made from fresh fibre or even recycled cellulose, grass paper is very resource-friendly and has a small CO2 footprint. Allergen-free and featuring a low-migration adhesive, the grass paper is ideally suited for food and cosmetics labels. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Printing and labeling BRAND: Herma
UPM Raflatac and SABIC first to bring PP label material with recycled content to market

Innovation - Printing and labeling

UPM Raflatac and SABIC first to bring PP label material with recycled content to market


UPM Raflatac is taking a major step toward creating a circular economy by collaborating with SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry, for the first polypropylene (PP) label film manufactured from post-consumer recycled (PCR) plastic on the market (on a mass balance basis). Now available globally, this label material uses SABIC’s groundbreaking TRUCIRCLE solutions for certified circular PP products. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Printing and labeling BRAND: UPM Raflatac