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Nov 17, 2020

Pine-Based Tackifiers Offer Sustainable Packaging Solutions

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Two of the biggest challenges facing the global adhesives and sealants market today are meeting consumer preferences for sustainable packaging and aligning with the industry’s increasing regulatory demands, especially when it comes to food applications. Contributing to 92% of retail packaging volume, or 3.4 trillion units, food and beverage packaging often becomes a focus of consumers and brand owners looking to improve their environmental footprint.1

In response to this growing trend toward eco-friendly packaging, adhesive and sealant suppliers can influence consumer goods companies to incorporate more packaging materials that are recyclable, compostable, or made from bio-renewable sources. To this end, adhesive formulators have the sizable task of finding products that have a sustainable profile without sacrificing performance, while raw material suppliers must overcome traditional beliefs about the efficacy of sustainable ingredients. Read more…


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