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Americas: UPM Raflatac label waste program expands

UPM Raflatac's RafCycle recycling solution has expanded to the US and Canada, giving new life to self-adhesive label waste that would otherwise be landfilled....

Europe: Packaging beer cans with adhesive dots

The Carlsberg Group is using KHS subsidiary NMP System's Nature MultiPack to combine its beverage cans with adhesive dots instead of shrink-wrapping, hi-cone rings...

Americas: Hook-to-hook closures for flexible packages

Velcro Companies introduces Velcro Brand PRESS-LOK Advanced closure a hook-to-hook closure system for manufacturers to quickly and easily integrate the closures with their flexible...

Europe: Henkel releases documents for compliance work

Henkel releases Food Contact Statements (FCS) for its adhesive solutions, offering detailed information on the results of Henkel’s thorough risk assessment in Europe. They...

Africas: Woolworths’ to get FSC-certified labels

Avery Dennison Corporation and Rotolabel will provide responsibly-sourced label materials for Woolworths South Africa. In this collaboration, Avery Dennison will provide Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)-certified...

Americas: Sun Chemical to market SAPICI’s products

Sun Chemical will market SAPICI's lamination adhesives portfolio under the Sun Chemical commercial brand name. Under their commercial agreement, Sun Chemical can market SAPICI’s lamination...

Europe: Henkel exhibits solutions at interpack 2017

Henkel adds two solutions with clean running properties for its Technomelt Supra adhesives that fulfill the legal requirements on safety of food contact materials. The...

Europe: MAXStick labels at foodservice counters

Epson Europe has endorsed the use of MAXStick on the Epson TM-L90 Plus LFC (liner-free compatible) thermal label printer. The endorsement covers the 74 gsm...

Middle East: Avery Dennison buys Israeli company

Avery Dennison Corporation has completed the acquisition of Hanita Coatings, a pressure-sensitive materials manufacturer of specialty films and laminates, from Kibbutz Hanita and Tene...

Asia Pacific: Using solventless, water-based lamination adhesives

Preferences for lamination adhesives used in flexible food packaging, such as stand-up pouches (SUPs), wrappers and bags, are shifting away from traditional solvent-based products....