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How EU Flexible Packaging Regulations Affect North America

Flexible packaging snack packaging.
Posted 04/10/2019 by Justine Hanlon, Market Manager, Flexible Packaging

Many North America converters are growing more concerned about EU regulatory compliance and want to be able to reassure food companies and brand owners that a package produced in North America will be compliant with country-specific regulations as well as the EU framework.

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Pet and Animal Product Packaging Adhesives

Dog in a bag of dog food.
Posted 03/12/2019 by Justine Hanlon, Market Manager

From pinch-bottom, multiwall bags for pet food to shelf-ready opening for display-ready treats, here are our latest the pet and animal product packaging innovations.

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Top 4 Packaging Innovations at PACK EXPO

Opening a shelf-ready retail display box.
Posted 09/25/2018 by Erin L’Hotta, Marketing Manager, Packaging & Converting

Consumer trends have a tremendous effect on how the packaging industry is shaped. As our customers respond to meet consumer demands, we are right there with them with innovative adhesive solutions that help improve the quality, performance and line efficiency of their products. In a few weeks, we will be at PACK EXPO, the world’s largest packaging trade show, learning about the latest packaging equipment and technologies. Here’s a preview of what we will be talking about while we&rsq...

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Beyond the Bin: Innovating End-of-Life Options for Packaging

Sustainability in flexible packaging.
Posted 09/06/2018 by Justine Hanlon, Market Manager

The world of flexible packaging is constantly evolving, bringing together materials with a wide array of properties and practical issues. Brand owners have recently expressed a greater interest in bio-based, or post-consumer, recycled plastics than traditional plastics, according to Packaging Digest’s 2017 Sustainable Packaging Study. While flexible packaging has dramatically reduced material waste through the elimination of rigid containers like cans and glass, only recently have su...

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Food safe packaging adhesives in focus, CFIA 2018

Woman shopping with a full basket at a grocery store.
Posted 03/22/2018 by Christine Vidal, Geographical Sales Manager for Packaging, France

  This years’ main topic at CFIA 2018 was food safety in Packaging. Understandably, many people we talked to at CFIA were enthusiastic to know how the latest technology will enable safety and regulatory compliance of adhesives in food packaging, along with better ways to achieve cleaner, more sustainable performance during application and use. This concern rises after several red flags about food regulations by both governmental as non-governmental organisations, and its direct impac...

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