Bioplastic Insights

Posted on 5/30/2012 3:47:41 PM. By Jeff Timm

The largest segment for adhesive usage by volume is packaging and that segment is even larger when packaging tapes and labels incorporati...


Packaging Trends – Highlights from the 2nd Annual Food Packaging Technologies Summit

Posted on 5/21/2012 1:08:06 PM. By Jeff Timm

I was fortunate to attend and lead a panel on bioplastics at the recently held Food Packaging Technologies Summit, Itasca, IL organized b...


Understanding Roll Length--US

Posted on 5/1/2012 3:31:12 PM. By Kramer Associates


Understanding Roll Length--Metric

Posted on 5/1/2012 3:30:25 PM. By Kramer Associates


Extended Producer Responsibility (EPD)...Is it your companies turn to step-up and differentiate yourself?

Posted on 5/1/2012 3:20:49 PM. By Jeff Timm

Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR)...if you haven’t heard of it you soon will.  EPR is a movement long enacted in parts of...


Pressure-Sensitive Adhesives Dress Wounds

Posted on 4/20/2012 3:42:48 PM. By Ann R. Thryft; Design News

Wound dressings that stick to the skin can be made from pressure-sensitive adhesives that have traditionally been used in food applicatio...



Posted on 4/20/2012 2:35:00 PM. By Dow Chemical

Dow Performance Packaging will be introducing a new bio-based compostable ADCOTE™ and two solventless MOR-FREE™ adhesives at ...


Sustainability & The USDA's BioPreferred Program

Posted on 4/20/2012 1:19:04 PM. By Jeff Timm

My last blog touched on a definition of sustainability commonly used by the packaging industry.  By nature of its functionality pack...