Toyo Printing Inks, Inc., a member of the Japan-based Toyo Ink Group, one of the world’s largest ink manufacturers, recently brought to market the LP-9000 Toyo Life Premium Food LO/LM, a new series of sheetfed offset inks with low odour and low migration characteristics. Engineered and manufactured in accordance with EuPIA (European Printing Ink Association) guidelines and the GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices), the LP-9000 LO/LM product is suitable for use in printed packages for the food, cosmetic, pharmaceutical, and other sensitive applications. This new low-migration offset series has been specially formulated for printing on the non- food contact surface of paper and cardboard media.
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DSM announces portfolio of reworkable and repulpable high- performance alternatives to conventional food and non-food paperboard packaging
DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, announces its portfolio of reworkable and repulpable barrier coating resins for the food and non-food packaging industry. Now manufacturers have an alternative to traditional, less eco-friendly LDPE coatings. The way consumers think and feel about packaging is changing. Consumers are questioning the environmental credentials of the packaging they are handling, especially in food packaging. They are demanding to know if it is safe, sustainable and less wasteful. Also, the industry is wondering if packaging still has the functional properties to fulfill its long term requirements.
The evolving digital and conventional package printing technology paradigm has seen more printing service providers extending unique solutions to the industry. With the world moving to shorten time cycles and combat sustainability issues, digital package printing is increasingly looking to be the solution of the future.
This document reflects HP team’s insights drawn from recent research of brands’ needs from their packaging across all organizational functions.
Siegwerk, one of the leading global suppliers of printing inks for packaging applications and labels, headquartered in Germany, announced that it has partnered with Idealliance to offer G7® Certification for the printing community globally – including India. Idealliance is a transformational industry association providing global standardization, training, and certification programs for the printing and packaging supply chain. Their specifications, G7®, BrandQ®, GRACoL® and many more, have transformed the industry by creating a state-of-the-art architecture for production workflows.
To build awareness and encourage action, all 100% rPET package labels will include “Recycle Me Again” messaging. In fact, four different areas on the packaging will educate people about recycling. A primary goal of the “Endlessly Refreshing” campaign – which also will include outdoor, radio, in-store and social/digital communications, plus touch-free experiential activation
SIPA has strength in depth in plant engineering. Customers can consult with its experts to obtain optimum solutions that save them money and space while delivering the quality they need to be strong in the market. The evidence speaks for itself: SIPA has installed hundreds of lines for edible oil all around the world.SIPA has also been making important progress in filling, capping and labeling solutions. Customers get the optimal solution for their particular application, weight filling equipment provides an excellent example.
The perfect synergy between the “HYBRID” wrapping machines and the films produced by Fabbri Group is therefore a guarantee of optimum results, but the new machines have been designed to ensure quality packaging even with alternative films. At a time when the debate on reconciling sustainability policies with the efficiency of production organisation is still extremely topical, changing the film used according to the demands of one’s customers will therefore no longer be a problem.
Mars Wrigley Germany has become the latest major brand offering a chocolate bar series, the Balisto, in a paper-based packaging for the first time, in a deal with its retail partner German retail partner EDEKA Minden-Hannover, writes Neill Barston. The move follows a similar announcement from Nestle as it moves away from plastics used in its Smarties chocolate range, which is anticipated to herald a significant wider shift from the industry in making major environmental improvements.
Kraft Heinz is entering the race to make convenience packaging more sustainable by launching one of Big Food’s first fully recyclable and compostable paper packages.Kraft Heinz, the shareholders group wrote, has no goals for amounts of recycled plastic to use or for plastic reduction.
In the food packaging field, demand is increasing for films with performance features that meet such needs. Of particular note, demand for functional CPP film, which contributes to the realization of reducing plastics, mono-material packaging, is expected to expand in the future.
A coffee consumer’s overall experience is influenced by many aspects of the coffee production process. Starting with high quality raw green coffee beans, factors such as storage conditions, roasting, grinding, packaging, transportation, and finally brewing, all influence the consumer’s experience. But there are also other important influences, like social, cultural, psychological and situational factors.