You are here

good morning packaging keeping pace with packaging around the world, issue 47, vol. 2, 2007


1.&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp monadnock shopping bag &nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp2.&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp laser marking of pet substrates &nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp3.&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp calculator to determine carbon footprint&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp4.&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp trial rfid options at gs1 uks test centre &nbsp&nbsp5.&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp lighter labels &nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbspmonadnock shopping bag monadnock paper mills, inc. announces new envi by monadnock shopping bag sb, a line of premium, high quality environmental carrier bag substrates designed exclusively for brand conscious retailers.&nbsp&nbspthe latest addition to the envi by monadnock line, new sb can be manufactured with up to 100 percent postconsumer waste pcw.&nbsp designed as a direct alternative to virgin fiber, the initial introduction to the shopping bag line contains 50 percent pcw and is comparable in strength, durability and aesthetics.&nbsp ideal for brand owners looking to improve their ecoprofile, envi by monadnock sb is made in a bright balancedwhite shade and features exceptional surface uniformity, smoothness and brightness for highcontrast, high impact graphics and brand recognition.laser marking on pet substrates with pet material getting very attractive in bottling of soft and alcoholic drinks videojet offers special 9.3m wavelength highspeed lasers. more details in the download calculator to determine carbon footprint an online calculator launched allows businesses to determine their total co2 output, and provides advice on the steps managers can take to reduce their companies carbon footprints. this has been launched by uk based carbon trust. the calculator could assist processors in mapping their carbon footprints and is the precursor to proposed carbon labelling that would determine whether one product is more environmentally friendly than the other.&nbsptrial rfid options at gs1 uks test centre packaging companies will be able to trial rfid in an industrial setting following the opening of a new test centre from standards body gs1 uk.the centre, hosted by linpacs intellident business in winsford, cheshire, will offer companies impartial advice and the chance to test rfid technology from suppliers of their choice. companies that want to pursue their interest in rfid further can then carry out structured tests, which could take a few days, or gs1 uk would be able to offer industryspecific sessions.&nbsplighter labels biaxplens latest achievement is production of improved whitepearlized label films with yield accounting to 0,67 gmm3. whitepearlized label films introduced by biaxplen are a good opportunity for bottlers to produce costefficient labels due to the film inner layer voided structure providing higher yield. whitepearlized labels have excellent pearl gloss making label design more attractive. biaxplens ambitions go as far as developing whitepearlized label film with maximum low yield.&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp &nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsppress releasestechnical papers &nbsplaser marking of pet materials by videojet &nbsp&nbspwww.packagingconnections.comdownloadsdownload122.pdf &nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsphappy packaging&nbspsandeep