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Growing Sustainable Packaging Trends in India

Growing Sustainable Packaging Trends in India
Posted 06/07/2021 by Harsh Gupta, Managing Director, India, Middle East & Africa

The demand for more efficient and environmentally friendly packaging is increasing. Some of the most rapidly expanding brands are ahead of the curve. Many businesses are getting rid of trash-bound products. Sustainability is swiftly gaining traction among businesses, and consumers are increasingly asking for environmentally responsible products. In the developing markets of India and China, in particular, the growing middle class is increasingly aware of health and environmental risks associate with certain packaging, and, therefore, driving this trend.

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Adhesives' Role in Sustainable Consumer Goods

Sustainable packaging
Posted 05/24/2021 by Susan McNichols, Senior Sourcing Analyst

As the demand for aggressive sustainable packaging initiatives continues to grow, brands are beginning to scrutinize (in some cases, for the first time) how all packaging components support their goals.

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Fighting Fires with Reliable Fire Retardant Solutions

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Posted 05/14/2021 by Clark Reifsnider, Senior Scientist/R&D Manager, Polymers

Find flame retardant dispersions, polymers, and adhesives, ideal for safe construction and materials that meet modern certifications and environmental concerns.

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The Rise of the Moisture Cure Adhesives Industry

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Posted 04/23/2021 by Dr. Knut Göke , Director, EMEA Product Management & Marketing, Engineering Adhesives

Find out what moisture cure adhesives are and how they can provide exactly the bonding you need for difficult materials.

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Using Adhesives and Tapes to Reduce Packaging

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Posted 04/13/2021 by Erin L'Hotta, Marketing Manager

Demand for a circular economy is changing how Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) brands design and package their products. Instead of producing in a linear fashion – where products are produced, used, and disposed of – it puts pressure on manufacturers to design with a "waste-out" approach. 

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Getting More From Your Core: Trends in the Disposable Hygiene Market

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Posted 03/11/2021 by Nora Dreyer, Marketing Specialist, Personal Care

According to UNICEF, an estimated 140 million babies will be born in 2021, each of whom will require between 2,000 and 2,200 diapers in their first year of life. With this many diaper changes, the last thing any consumer wants is underperforming products, which cause discomfort to the baby. 

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How to Develop Liquid-Resistant Paper Straws

Paper Straws in Beverage
Posted 03/09/2021 by Erin L'Hotta, Marketing Manager, Paper Straws

As more and more consumers are adopting an “anti-plastic” movement mindset, paper straws are becoming an increasingly important alternative. Read this blog to learn about consumer attitudes toward paper straws and paper straw test methods for liquid resistance.

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Substances of Interest in Disposable Absorbent Hygiene Products

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Posted 02/26/2021 by Author: Ameara Mansour, Global New Product Director

Disposable absorbent hygiene products (AHPs), which are produced for baby, adult, and feminine care, have evolved with the availability of advanced materials, their superior function to drastically improve quality of care, and improved convenience

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Problem Solving: Paper straws in drinking beverages

Problem Solving: There Must Be a Better Straw, H.B. Fuller.
Posted 02/05/2021 by Erin L'Hotta, Rigid Packaging, Marketing Manager

Worldwide push in making paper straws a reality 

Focusing on moving away from the existing extractive industrial model, the main goal of the circular economy is to reestablish growth and focus on positive, society-wide benefits. Its main principles are to design out waste and pollution, to regenerate natural systems, and to keep products and materials in flow. Various industries and organizations have committed to remove plastic waste by 2030, and the potential for an established circular economy is close.  Now is the time to shape this into reality. As we head into a more sustainable future, paper straws, although a small part, will have considerable effect on the environment and how consumers will experience beverages. 

 

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2021 E-Commerce Packaging Predictions

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Posted 12/14/2020 by Justine Hanlon, Regional Market Manager, Packaging

2020 has been a year of change, and this is especially true for the e-commerce packaging landscape. Businesses have had to adapt and rethink their go-to market strategies, while consumers have had more time to reflect on the impact packaging has on the environment. 

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