Video shows how waste-derived pulp is thermoformed into sustainable packaging >>
Video from Plastic Ingenuity shows how protective packaging components are formed from waste paper feedstocks via a pulp thermoforming process on specially designed thermoforming equipment.
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.
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.
Triangle Package Machinery Company
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.