Flexible Packaging Category


September 10, 2020 - Flexible Packaging Rigid Packaging

Why You Need to Implement a Circular Economy Manufacturing Model

The way we package food has a direct impact on the future of our environment. According to the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), food and food packaging materials make up almost half of all municipal solid waste. One reason for this colossal amount of waste is due to the fact that most food packaging is …

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August 20, 2020 - Flexible Packaging

Quick Guide to Successful Flexible Packaging Adhesive Trials

In today’s fast-paced manufacturing environment, you’re likely tasked with keeping production lines moving and output volume high. This can be challenging, especially when you need to trial a  new raw material or package design. Follow the simple tips in this flexible packaging adhesive trial guide to help you prepare and optimize your next trial for …

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August 12, 2020 - Flexible Packaging

Redesign: The First Step in Sustainable Packaging

It is impossible to talk about sustainable packaging without talking about the whole waste hierarchy, which is the responsible management of resources related to the three Rs: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. Yet the most important of these efforts isn’t even in the three Rs we learned as children – prevention, via redesign, has to come …

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Arkema, Bostik’s Parent Company, to Acquire Fixatti

Arkema has announced its proposed, fourth quarter acquisition of Fixatti, a company that specializes in high-performance, environmentally-friendly, thermobonding adhesive powders. This acquisition will enable Bostik to strengthen its global offering of hot melt adhesive solutions and address bonding challenges for the construction, technical coating, battery, automotive and textile printing markets.  With a presence in six …

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