I want to…put a label on it! 3 things to know when buying a pressure sensitive label.

Your product's label is so important to the success of both the product and your company that it should be given careful consideration from the very outset of product development. The label tells your story to the consumer and [...]

September 13th, 2017|General|Comments Off on I want to…put a label on it! 3 things to know when buying a pressure sensitive label.

Design Guide for Recyclability

Don’t be fooled for all its "greenness”, recycling is a business. Recyclers have to have an end market for their products or they will not be willing to continue recycling. As we get better at curbside and commercial recycling—building [...]

September 5th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Design Guide for Recyclability

Food Waste and Branded Trash

It is easy to understand how in today’s world packaging gets a bad rap when looking at sustainability. I have heard it called “branded trash” and trash is not something brands or anyone wants to be associated with. Because [...]

August 22nd, 2017|General|Comments Off on Food Waste and Branded Trash

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