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2013 Packaging Trends & Forecasts

Posted on 1/17/2013 1:52:05 PM. By Jeff Timm

The beginning of a New Year always brings with it a new beginning and all sorts of New Year resolutions, forecasts and trends.  I ha...

  

The Adhesive & Sealant Council Brings Lots of New Exciting Web Based Features into 2013

Posted on 1/3/2013 4:26:04 PM. By Jeff Timm

As 2012 bids farewell and 2013 knocks on the front door it is customary to reflect on the past year.   March 2012 marked the la...

  

New How2Recycle Label Adds to a More Consumer Friendly Packaging Recycling Effort

Posted on 12/14/2012 11:55:50 PM. By Jeff Timm

Readers of the Adhesives.org Packaging Blog know that I am a proponent of biobased plastics, bioplastics, biodegradable plastics, traditi...

  

Adhesive Classification and Some Further Thoughts on Market Segmentation – Part 2

Posted on 12/7/2012 6:21:43 PM. By Jeff Timm

Last month my ASC Packaging Blog discussed market segmentation1 – its definition and examples of how to set up a segmentation str...

  

Adhesive Classification and Some Further Thoughts on Market Segmentation

Posted on 11/19/2012 2:21:12 PM. By Jeff Timm

Recently the ASC announced a collaborated with Europe-based FEICA and China-based CATIA to release the 2012 ASC-CATIA-FEICA Adhesives and...

  

FTC Green Guides & Other Bioplastic / Environmental Marketing Claims Guidance

Posted on 10/31/2012 1:53:19 PM. By Jeff Timm

Wow!  After years of waiting, and if you are a consumer having been confronted with many misleading inaccurate or false environmen...

  

Standards

Posted on 10/19/2012 4:05:51 PM. By Sandy Niks

The use of standards has been mentioned in earlier writings. Webster defines a standard as “something for use as a rule or basis of...

  

Compostability as a Packaging End-of-Life Option

Posted on 10/10/2012 2:06:47 PM. By Jeff Timm

My last blog touched on the debate between recycling or biodegradation as an end-of-life choice for packaging made from bioplastics.&nb...

  

Packaging Products – Biodegradable or Recyclability which is better?

Posted on 10/2/2012 6:41:13 PM. By Jeff Timm

Occasionally in the ongoing bioplastic discussion one sees questions that go something like – “what is a better end-of-life...

  

A New USDA BioPreferred Program Webinar- Cultivating Opportunities in the Biobased Marketplace

Posted on 9/24/2012 3:28:31 PM. By Jeff Timm

The USDA BioPreferred® Program continues to make strides forward particularly as it becomes more closely meshed with the Obama admini...