The global packaging adhesives market is projected to register a CAGR of over 5 percent in terms of value during the forecast period 2017–2026. The first five-year cumulative revenue is projected to be U.S. $40,237.5 Mn, which is expected to increase over second five years.
EnvyPak received a new ruling from the United States Postal Service that provides lower automation letter rates for a specially formatted, poly envelope that now doesn't require an affixed mailing label, can be sealed with glue applied by lettershops and is fully machine-insertable.
Avery Dennison Corp. has appointed Pascale Wautelet as the Global Vice President of Research and Development (R&D) for its Label and Graphic Materials group. As Global VP for R&D, Pascale will lead Label and Graphic Materials’ global R&D network, including oversight of its seven regional R&D centers and teams.
More than ever consumers are concerned with supporting ethical businesses with environmentally conscious practices. They are growing increasingly aware of what they consume, the waste they create and the businesses that are aligned with this ethos.
Mondi Group has joined the Pressure Sensitive Tape Council (PSTC), the leading North American trade association for release liners. Over the past nine months, Mondi has focused on better understanding the needs of the tape manufacturers specific to relevant markets.
Sun Chemical has launched its SunLam de-seaming Adhesive for shrink-labeled containers. The new de-seamable adhesive helps recyclers improve recycled polyethylene terephthalate (rPET) yield without process changes. Partners Sun Chemical and Eastman tested SunLam on labels made with Eastman Embrace LV copolyester.
Tamper-evident packaging (TEP) provides many benefits to businesses in almost every industry. The most evident benefit TEP provides is security. If you are in the pharmaceutical industry, tamper-evident packaging as well as tamper-resistant packaging (TRP) are in almost every case a requirement.
Avery Dennison creates a step change with its High Solvent Resistance Adhesives, MR980R and UVR155, from the Select Solutions portfolio. These adhesives address the main problem with wet-wipe closures: the vulnerability of the adhesive closure to the solvents in the wet wipes themselves.
We ring in the new year with features in the January issue including our Top Packaging Innovations in 2020, customizable e-commerce kits, automating coding changeovers to drive efficiency, motion control advances, tape solutions and beauty care while wearing masks.