Ultrasonic sealing technology that reduces materials, maintenance, and energy >>
Triangle demonstrates the versatility of its ultrasonic sealing technology in this video. The sealing technology is designed to reduce material consumption through a 50-80% narrower seal versus heat. There is also a reduction of package headspace and a potential reduction in secondary packaging.
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Sustainability Primer: How to lightweight materials with vertical baggers >>
White paper from Rennco shows specific calculations demonstrating dramatic material reductions by switching to vertical bagging equipment from using premade bags.
Sustainable case packing: Head-to-head comparison of film vs. corrugated shippers >>
Seven-page PDF details the findings of an independent lifecycle analysis (LCA) study on Smart Balance's use of the Spot-Pak package to replace corrugated shipper. Four charts document reductions in material use (and disposal), process and energy, greenhouse gases, and truckload shipments.
10 tips for energy-efficient and sustainable conveyors >>
Watch this short video from Nercon to learn how to reduce energy, improve efficiencies and reduce waste on your packaging lines.
Analysis of debate over biodegradable plastics in landfills vs. compost facilities >>
White paper from Ecologic examines and challenges the arguments that biodegradable plastics must degrade in the same "short period of time" as a compost facility, especially over concerns about leaching contaminants into the soil.