March 2010

Menasha Packaging Signs Licensing Agreement with Smart Planet Technologies

Menasha Packaging has announced their license agreement with Smart Planet Technologies, developers of an innovative planet-friendly packaging material, EARTHBOARD Menasha’s Folding Carton Group will now offer the eco-friendly option to their customers. EarthBoard and stone, offering a bright white printable surface with barrier protection against water, oil, fatty acids and grease. It has the flexibility and performance of traditional polycoated boxboards, but is better for the environment by reducing the use of plastic and bleached virgin tree fibers in food packaging applications.

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EarthBoard® Commercially Available For Use In Barrier Carton Applications For Food Packaging

Smart Planet Technologies announces the US commercial availability of Earthboard®, now engineered for use in food packaging applications. EarthBoard has barrier properties for oils, fatty acids, and moisture, making it an innovative eco-smart solution for the packaging of food products in folding cartons. Earthboard‘s mineral-based layer is FDA compliant for direct contact with food. (more…)