Folding carton and corrugated converters will find equipment displays and educational opportunities in die-cutting, foil stamping, embossing, and more.Read more
How well do you understand the relationship between your films and your corona treater?Read more
EVOH allows conversion from foil and metallized film laminations to co-extruded barrier films.Read more
Mark Miller helps you identify the right material selection for tooling that will carry fluid to your substrate.Read more
News | New Products
ECG seminar will feature a wide range of topics and break-out sessions
The Novamelt location in Germany, where hot melt p-s adhesives are produced, is expected to play a key role in the integration of the two companies
According to a study from the Corrugated Packaging Alliance, shipping in corrugated containers saves 10.4 percent annually compared to RPCs
The 2015 North American Paperboard Packaging Competition, which recognizes excellence through the entire converting process, is accepting entries
A recent show in China was the occasion for the introduction of the modular ‘Concept’ and a carbon fibre chamber doctor blade
Visit Booth 205 at Kansas City Convention Center April 27-29
The new event, which will focus on processing and packaging technologies serving the food and beverage areas, will launch in 2017
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Visit Kelly on Static from Static control expert Dr. Kelly Robinson, president of Electrostatic Answers; Kelly has 27+ years of experience in problem-solving and consulting.
Visit Tim's Web Lines to handle and wind your paper, film, foil, and similar products. Take advantage of Tim’s 25+ years just like over 100 converters have.
Visit Mark's Coating Matters from fluid coating expert Mark D. Miller; Process improvement and project management for precision roll-to-roll coating applications.
Visit Marketing Mojo for dynamic marketing insights from Stephanie Millman that inspire new ideas on how to stay on top of your customer’s mind.
Visit Yo’s Yarns to share the thoughts, impressions, experiences, and news that impact the converting industry. . . or anything else that happens to be on her mind!
Visit Tom's Poly Ploys, where Tom will be writing on various topics that the typical polymer processor would encounter on the job.
- October 22, 2012
CRANFORD, NJ | The Newark Group, specializing in the collection of secondary fibers and the manufacturing and converting of 100% recycled paperboard, has announced its 2020 Sustainability Goals. The goals, part of the company’s sustainability project that began in late 2010, are said to align Newark with the American Forest and Paper Assn. (AF&PA) 2020 Better Practices Better Planet Goal and with the company’s personal objectives.
“The Newark Group was founded on the concept of sustainability, so it is only natural that we continue to do our part to align with the goals of the AF&PA as well as live up to our own standards,” says president and CEO Frank Papa, adding, “Our commitment to sustainability is unwavering and encompasses not only the sustainability of the environment but also a commitment to sustainable business practices.”
Among the stated goals are the following:
• A 10% reduction in energy use and Greenhouse Gas Emissions
• A 12% reduction in Water Use
• A 15% reduction in Solid Waste
• A 30% reduction in Incident Rate to lead to improved employee safety.
The company also reports it will continue its ongoing tracking and measurement of sustainable business practices that include community involvement, employee engagement, and fiscal responsibility.