“Eco-Friendly Carton Barrier” – Packaging World Magazine
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.
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…)
Smart Planet Technologies™, a materials technology company, has released new sustainability solutions for the packaging, display, and signage industries. Through innovation, Smart Planet’s products conserve precious natural resources and provide high quality environmental alternatives to a wide range of rigid, flexible and corrugated packaging and signage applications. In a climate of greater environmentalawareness, Smart Planet Technologies has a fresh and compelling approach to making packaging more planet-friendly. (more…)