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More Plastic Packs Contain Recycled Content

Posted on 7/28/2015 3:10:41 PM. By Hallie Forcinio

Just a few years ago, plastic packaging was only made from virgin resin. However, as curbside recycling programs expanded and more plasti...

  

Adhesives Seal-in Summer Fun

Posted on 6/22/2015 1:11:44 PM. By Hallie Forcinio

It’s the season for picnics and barbeques. But eating meals and snacks outside can involve more work than fun if foods and beverage...

  

(Almost) Magical Active Packaging

Posted on 5/18/2015 3:01:53 PM. By Hallie Forcinio

It’s now possible to watch a video on your carton of aspirin. It’s one of the latest innovations in active packaging, or what...

  

Earth Day Turns 45

Posted on 4/21/2015 3:19:09 PM. By Hallie Forcinio

I remember the first Earth Day, April 22, 1970. I thought it was a fad. I’m glad I was wrong. Forty-five years later, it’s st...

  

Bioplastics – Insights & Trends

Posted on 4/10/2015 4:41:02 PM. By Jeff Timm

As the Beatles rock group once said "it was 20 years ago today…" this is approximately the time the global bioplastic market has b...

  

Noah's Ark & Leadership

Posted on 3/25/2015 5:59:29 PM. By Matt Croson

I recently spoke at ASMAC’s Annual Meeting in Toronto, Canada.  I was happy to be invited by Sean Gogarty of 3M Canada and the...

  

Interest in Child-Resistance (CR) Packaging Spikes

Posted on 3/18/2015 10:33:11 PM. By Hallie Forcinio

It’s Poison Prevention Packaging Week (Mar. 15-21, 2015), and it’s a time to celebrate! Hundreds of lives have been saved and...

  

The History of Adhesives

Posted on 3/9/2015 5:31:56 PM. By NTI Data Products

You may be surprised to learn that adhesives have a long history.  You may be most familiar with the fact that in 1932, Elmer’...

  

OSHA Adds Some Meat to the Bones

Posted on 3/9/2015 4:03:11 PM. By Mark Collatz

As many of you are aware, ASC and several other associations have been urging the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) to...

  

A Hot-Melt Trilogy – Parts II and III: Functionality of Melt-on-demand Systems Expands

Posted on 2/20/2015 7:28:37 PM. By Hallie Forcinio

Last month, we talked about how melt-on-demand (MOD) hot-melt technology has been available since the late sixties and the advent of tank...