SustPack 2017

I was lucky to attend the SustPack Conference 2017 last week; the goal of the conference is “Finding Sustainable Solutions For Packaging.”  It was three full days of workshops, panel discussions, expo exhibits, and talking….a lot of talking. This [...]

May 4th, 2017|General|Comments Off on SustPack 2017

We just did something with a lot of letters. FSMA, GFSI, IFS.

Label Technology just issued a press release announcing the following: “that their flexible packaging production facility was successfully third party audited by SAI Global against the International Featured Standards (IFS) PACsecure for food safety and quality requirements in manufacturing. IFS [...]

April 21st, 2017|General|Comments Off on We just did something with a lot of letters. FSMA, GFSI, IFS.

Bees – what’s all the buzz about?

Wildflower Seeds! A lot of companies at Natural Products 2017 highlighted the current problem with declining bee populations, including us. We handed out wildflower seeds with information about where to find out more about this issue.  What [...]

March 16th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Bees – what’s all the buzz about?

Corporate values demand compostable packaging

If your business is based on a sustainable premise, then you want your packaging to be sustainable too. ReGrained, a sustainable manufacturer of food products was looking for just that for their upcycled energy bar. ReGrained upcycles spent grain [...]

March 14th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Corporate values demand compostable packaging

5 Design Tips for WOW Flexographic Printing

All printing processes—whether flexographic, rotogravure, digital, or offset—have certain parameters that have a huge impact on the success of the finished package.  When designing a package for the flexographic printing process—which is how Label Technology prints—there are some key points [...]

February 1st, 2017|General|Comments Off on 5 Design Tips for WOW Flexographic Printing

Why Do Food Safety Certifications Matter?

Label Technology recently underwent our annual third party audit for food safety in packaging production by certifying body AIB. We are pretty proud that we received another high score of 985/1000.  But what does that mean to you? Everyone is [...]

January 11th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Why Do Food Safety Certifications Matter?

I NEED A LABEL FOR…

Phil Henderson, VP Sales for Label Technology A label is a label is a label. Unfortunately, not. Every application requires a set of questions to be answered to determine the best label for your product. When specifying a label, it’s [...]

December 15th, 2016|General|Comments Off on I NEED A LABEL FOR…

Packaging sustainability: It’s not always a recyclable or compostable solution

Product packaging is the most obvious waste factor in pursuit of a zero impact product, but that same packaging is a very important part of marketing a product, providing protection for the product throughout the supply chain. Packaging sustainability does [...]

November 16th, 2016|General|Comments Off on Packaging sustainability: It’s not always a recyclable or compostable solution

If I can’t recycle a pouch, why is it sustainable?

It’s true that almost all flexible packaging pouches that hold everything from rice to dog treats to prunes today are not yet easily recycled. Currently, consumer recycling streams are set up for single source materials, while flexible packaging pouches [...]

October 6th, 2016|General|Comments Off on If I can’t recycle a pouch, why is it sustainable?