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During this podcast, we speak with Nikola M. Juhasz, Ph.D., Global Technical Director of Sustainability at Sun Chemical, to discuss sustainability trends within the packaging industry, including bio-renewability, compostability and recyclability. She also discusses how ink manufacturers are responding to consumer demands for more sustainable packaging and what Sun Chemical is doing to incorporate sustainability initiatives throughout its business operations.
On this podcast, we meet with Jeremy Teachman, Feld Marketing Manager at Sun Chemical, to discuss ink and coating trends within the paper packaging market, including the impact of COVID-19 on the industry and how renewable and natural materials are helping drive the shift towards sustainability.
In this podcast, we meet with Dennis Sweet, Vice President—NWTL, Commercial, Rycoline and Distributors at Sun Chemical, to discuss trends and drivers in the label and narrow web market, including sustainability initiatives and how customers are selecting trusted partners to help meet these specialized needs.
Join Suhas Chavannavar, market segment manager for flexible packaging ink resins at BASF, and John Kalkowski of Flexible Packaging magazine for a discussion on the flexible packaging and printing industry. Listen in on what’s next for this market and what key trends and innovations will drive future developments.
Carl Vause, CEO, Soft Robotics, Inc. and John Kalkowski, Editor of Flexible Packaging, discuss automation and how collaborative robots with adaptive end-of-arm-tooling are overcoming the “kryptonite” to automation—variation. Hear Vause’s take on how robots are working their way in the food and consumer goods packaging industries.
We take a look at some of the ways the packaging industry is moving forward with sustainability in this issue. We also cover how one company is dealing with the cardboard shortage, and why some cardboard, namely from pizza boxes, may not need to be tossed into the garbage.