Michelman has invested in new digital imaging technology that allows chemists to view coating and substrate samples at nano-level magnification. The new technology is part of Michelman's investment in the Michelman Advanced Materials Collaboration Center that was officially opened on October 2, 2014 at the company's global headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio.Read more
Aside from the plastic and cardboard wrapping the products come in, there are the boxes, the labeling and the paper wrapping or foam packing meant to protect what is nestled inside. It's not unusual to end up with far more packaging than stuff, and the sheer amount of waste that results is staggering.Read more
The trucks carry 90 cubic meters, or about 24,000 gallons, a week of phosphate produced as a waste byproduct at the baby-food factory, to be fed to bacteria in an anaerobic fermentation tank at the mill.Read more
"The Pacajus unit received the $21 million investment as part of MWV Rigesa's initiatives to expand the corrugated packaging business in Brazil," the company's VP for corrugated paper, Jairo Lorenzatto, commented.Read more
A new study shows the corrugated industry continues to dramatically decrease its use of wax coatings. In 2013, the industry used 39 percent less wax than in 2002, when wax usage was first measured. The reduction brings the total waxed corrugated volume to just below 3 percent of total corrugated volume produced in 2013 compared to 5 percent of total volume in 2002.Read more
HARTSVILLE, SC, Nov. 18, 2014 (Globe Newswire) -Sonoco Display and Packaging, the point-of-purchase (POP) display and packaging services business of Sonoco (SON), has been awarded four Design of the Times 2014 awards, including a gold award, by the Path to Purchase Institute.
The Design of the Times award celebrates the most inspiring and creative in-store activation tactics and campaigns and recognizes their key role in the discipline of shopper marketing. Sonoco Display and Packaging was recognized with:Read more