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Clear PET Food Containers use recycled post-consumer content.

Clear PET Food Containers

Placon Corporation
Madison, WI 53719

Jul 02, 2014 Designed to highlight and market fresh food, Crystal Seal reFresh thermoformed, FDA food-grade, 100% recyclable, plastic containers comes in 8 sizes and shapes that can be used in various configurations. All styles are leak resistant, offer unobstructed view of product, and feature tamper-evident hinge and tight seals. Tabs facilitate opening/closing by consumers, and design maximizes structural integrity with minimal ribbing.

Coated Packaging Material

Cascades
Danville, QC J0A1B0

Jun 27, 2014 Offering alternative to polycoated cardboard for food packaging market, Respak features barrier that repels water, oil, and grease yet is recyclable, compostable, and made from 50% recycled fibers. Elemental chlorine free (ECF) and FSC®-certified product complies with main food safety standards, including those established by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for packaging that comes in contact with dry, aqueous, and fatty foods.

Food Service Board features lightweight, sustainable design.

Food Service Board

Metsa Group
ESPOO   Finland

Jun 12, 2014 Safe for food contact, Carta Dedica is suited for cups, plates, trays, clamshells, collars, and lids as well as general food packaging applications. Board is available in 2 versions, one with clay coating for optimal print results and uncoated version that provides more natural appearance. Made from fresh renewable forest fibers, board can be recycled and is hard-sized to prevent edge penetration, allowing it to retain strength when in contact with liquids, moist foods, or condensation.

Biodegradable Molding Material

Ahlstrom Corporation
Bishopville, SC 29010

Feb 28, 2014 Safe to freeze and offering heat resistance up to 428°F, Ahlstrom NatureMold™ provides environmentally friendly alternative to molds and trays made from plastic or aluminum for use in range of food applications. Properties facilitate release while promoting wet strength and grease resistance. Produced from renewable resources with FSC™-certified pulp, material also aids branding and differentiation via watermarking or dying options enabled via various hot food contact-approved colors.


Transformer Containment Bags prevents spills and EPA fines.

Transformer Containment Bags

ABG Bag, Inc.
Rockford, IL 61103

Aug 14, 2013 Used to safely contain, transport, and store oil-filled equipment, ABG bulk bags eliminate time and effort associated with pumping and draining transformers in field. Workers lower transformer into bag and secure top to prevent spills and EPA fines. Compliant with TSCA and EPA guidelines, 100% recyclable bags promote employee and environmental safety. Bags are also DOT compliant, feature woven PP design that lends to strength and durability, and are UN-rated to hold 6X capacity.


Product Protectors are effective and environmentally friendly.

Product Protectors

Precision Bearing & Machine - PB&M
Roebuck, SC 29376

Jul 17, 2013 Made from multiple layers of corrugated material, Tuff Angle Product Protector helps machine shops protect custom, mid- and large-sized machined parts. Environmentally friendly protectors, which withstand multiple uses and are 100% recyclable, can be used as edge protectors, wraps, separators, and fillers. Resistant to abrasion and impact, products also help prevents banding damage; conform to cylindrical, rectangular, and square shapes; and can be custom cut into different sizes.

Black Bubble Air Cushioning features high recycled content.

Black Bubble Air Cushioning

Pregis Corporation
Deerfield, IL 60015

Jul 03, 2013 Suitable for cushioning, surface protection, and void-fill, Astro-Bubble® Renew™ is available in coex low-density polyethylene/nylon and monolayer linear-low density polyethylene options with bubble diameters ranging from 1/8–½ in. Recycled content is 40% for coex version and 25% for monolayer. Target applications include consumer electronics, fulfillment/mail order, furniture, glass/china, industrial equipment/supplies, medical, military/ government, pharmaceuticals, and retail.

Recyclable Packaging Solution

Amcor Rigid Plastics-North America
Newport News, VA 23603

Jun 21, 2013 Offered in Flexible version for vacuum pack base webs as well as Semi-Rigid and Rigid versions for modified atmosphere base webs, Packpyrus consists of thermoformable, cellulose-based packaging solutions for fresh market. Oxygen barrier makes this product suitable for pre-sliced products such as meat or cheese. Packpyrus Flexible and Rigid also offer optimized life cycle performance and use renewable fibers.

Hydrogen Fuel Dispenser

Air Products
Ville La Salle, QC H8N2V7

Jun 19, 2013 Designed for refilling hydrogen-powered fuel cell vehicles, Retail Hydrogen Dispenser provides same look, feel, and payment options as traditional gasoline dispenser, and may be integrated into any existing retail point of sale system. Dispenser is equipped with SAE-certified dispensing components, consumer-friendly training interface, and Hydrogen Vehicle Authorization System, which provides identification of type of vehicle being fueled.

Folding Box Board

Iggesund Tools, Inc
Oldsmar, FL 34677

Jun 12, 2013 Incada Exel, more targeted for use as packaging board, will have improved stiffness and accommodates grammages over 300 g/m². Construction enables reduction of packaging weight while maintaining protection for contents. Also, odor and taste properties enable product to come under Robinson test's detection limit of 0.6. Whiteness is 120 on CIE scale.

Flexible Packaging Paper

Ahlstrom Corporation
Bishopville, SC 29010

Mar 01, 2013 Available in Next Generation version, free of Perfluorooctanoic acid, Coralpack Packaging Paper spans from 32–200 g/m² while offering printability, laminating, extrusion, and crimping characteristics. Environmentally friendly product is designed for direct wrapping and packing of numerous grease-containing food products, such as biscuits, pastries, coffee beans, pizza, microwave popcorn, butter, and margarine.

Drinking Lid turns mason jars into portable drinking containers.

Drinking Lid

Fillmore Container, Inc.
Lancaster, PA 17601

Feb 01, 2013 Providing eco-friendly alternative to disposable hot cups and travel mugs, BPA-free and 100% recyclable Cuppow lids turn wide- or regular-mouth mason jars into portable drinking containers. Regular mouth Cuppow fits regular mouth mason jar and requires regular mouth ring or band to hold it in place. It is also designed to fit a drinking straw. Widemouth Cuppow fits any standard wide mouth home canning jar and requires widemouth band to hold it in place.

Flexible Packaging Paper

Ahlstrom Engine Filtration, LLC
Madisonville, KY 42431

Dec 04, 2012 Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA)-free version of Ahlstrom Coralpack flexible packaging papers are intended for direct wrapping and packing of grease-containing food products. Entirety of Ahlstrom Coralpack paper range is available upon request in New Generation (NG) version, with PFOA below current detection limits of 20 ppb (cannot release PFOA or PFOA precursor). Product's paper range spans from 32–200 g/m² and offers printability, laminating, extrusion, and crimping characteristics.

Blister Films offer alternative to films containing PVC.

Blister Films

Tekni-Plex, Inc.
Somerville, NJ 08876

Nov 20, 2012 Available in all standard thicknesses and combinations, PX Series non-barrier co-polyester serves as alternative to mono-layer PVC for packaging applications that do not require barrier properties. PXA Series consists of co-polyester and PCTFE film laminate, which is suited for applications that require moisture ingress/egress protection. Offering clarity and transparency, both sealable films are compliant with EU and FDA regulations for direct contact with pharmaceutical products.

Light Medical Packaging Films

Klockner Pentaplast of America, Inc.
Gordonsville, VA 22942

Nov 15, 2012 Intended for medical-device packaging, Pentamed® light foamed high-impact polystyrene (HIPS) films enable material reduction by reducing package weight while maintaining physical properties comparable to standard materials. Products offer formability and processability compatible with standard thermoforming and form/fill/seal equipment and are sealable to range of lid stocks. Able to be EtO, gamma, and E-beam sterilized, films can be used for trays, containers, clamshells, and liners.

Multi-Compartment Bowls are made from 100% recycled plastic.

Multi-Compartment Bowls

Placon Corporation
Madison, WI 53719

Nov 12, 2012 Containing up to 100%, food-safe, post-consumer recycled materials, crush-resistant Fresh ‘n Clear products include black or clear PET 32 oz bowl with 3 compartments and center cup as well as 48 oz container with 4 compartments and center cup. Dip cup area fits 4 oz portion cups, and bowls offer secure, leak-resistant 360 degree seals with lid and base tabs offset from corners to facilitate opening. Available lid designs – flat, flat with wave design, or domed – can be custom-embossed.

Metallized Packaging Papers

Vacumet Corp.
Morristown, TN 37814

Jul 05, 2012 Offering environmentally sound alternative to foil, foil laminated papers, and metallized films used in food packaging applications, 100% compostable metallized packaging papers come in range of weights and functional performance characteristics. Products are tested and certified to be biodegradable in managed composting facility, meeting ASTM D-6868 standards. Specific areas of use include sandwich wraps and bags as well as pouching.

Load Stabilizing Hand Wrap

GaleWrap
Douglasville, GA 30134

Jun 26, 2012 Available in 60-70 gauge performance equivalent, LITE Oriented Film reduces stretch film usage while providing hold for odd/unstable loads. Hand wrap promotes load integrity while minimizing waste due to breaks/tears and also provides puncture-resistance. While hemmed edges ensure film will not break or tear if roll is dropped or falls, Tug 'n' Snug(TM) feature lets workers tug wrap around corners of load instead of pulling and stretching film 150% while wrapping.

Tray/Absorbent Combination

Sonoco
Hartsville, SC 29550

Jun 25, 2012 UltraFreshSystem(TM) consists of custom-designed, thermoformed Sonoco tray and Paper Pak Industries' UltraZapXtendaPak food safety pad. While latter absorbs excess moisture inside package and emits steady stream of CO2 to reduce growth of microorganisms, tray includes insert to channel liquid away from the product. Composite surface of tray also accelerates sealing at lower temperatures, minimizing risk of cross contamination and operator liability.

Recyclable Deli Containers feature tamper-evident lids.

Recyclable Deli Containers

Placon Corporation
Madison, WI 53719

Jun 22, 2012 Made from 100% EcoStar recycled PETE, Evolutions(TM) Deli Containers are clear and leak resistant, making them suitable for pasta salads, fruit, vegetables, nuts, and candy. To open Evolutions container, tab at corner of lid must be bent upward. Once tab is in open position it remains upright, alerting customers that container's seal has been compromised. Offered in 8-32 oz sizes, containers are available with recessed, inside fit lid or as film sealed units with over cap lid.

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