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October 19, 2021 - Flexible Packaging

Understanding the Differences Between Compostable and Recyclable Adhesives

Packaging manufacturers are continually looking for more ways to be sustainable with their development processes and materials. A combination of both increasing governmental regulations and consumer environmental concerns is also adding pressure to find more sustainable solutions. However, many manufacturers and companies are still working to fully understand how recyclable and compostable materials may differ …

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June 13, 2016 - Rigid Packaging

How Corrugated Packaging Market Changes Impact Adhesives: The Challenges and the Bostik Solution

In a recent blog, we discussed the latest trends in the corrugated packaging market. These include addressing environmental concerns, “rightweighting” and the shift to online shopping. Now, let’s take a look at how certain changes in the corrugated packaging market impact adhesives. Shorter Paper Pulp Fibers  The average corrugated box consists of 47% of recycled …

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June 9, 2016 - Tape & Label

The Problem with “Stickies” and How Recycling Compatible Adhesives are the Solution

Sustainable practices are a growing importance in every market today. From the packaging market to the construction industry, sustainability is at the forefront of every manufacturer’s mind. The label market is no different. In a recent blog, we discussed certain ways the label market is going green. According to Label and Narrow Web, converters look …

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How to Overcome Sustainable Packaging Challenges

Label and packaging manufacturers are likely tasked with increasing sustainability levels in their processes and end-use products to meet brand owner and consumer demands, pass public progress trackers and increase ease of recycling. However, doing so without compromising productivity and performance can get complicated.  Therefore, it’s a good idea to understand how adhesives play an …

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