Hub Labels Wins a 2020 FTA Sustainability Excellence Award

In 2018, Hub Labels of Hagerstown, MD was sending 769,430 pounds of waste to local landfills. The company knew it wanted to change this practice—but how? The printer’s sustainability journey actually began more than a decade ago. In that time, it has implemented a number of processes, with the goal to recycle as much waste … Continued

Labelcraft Products Ltd Wins 2020 FTA Sustainability Excellence Award

When two customers of Pickering, Ontario, Canada-based Labelcraft Products Ltd were looking for a sustainable solution for their labels, the company came up with an idea—the Recyclable Enviroliner. Brian Tomlinson, president/owner at Labelcraft Products, explains that a traditional label release liner is made of virgin paper treated with a heavy coating of silicone that cannot … Continued

Comexi Receives 2019 FTA Sustainability Excellence Award

In 2017, Comexi began a long-term project the company will continue to develop and improve in the upcoming years. The first part of this project was a Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) of its F2 MC flexographic press, which examined the environmental, social and economic impacts of the machine in order to make across-the-board improvements, as … Continued

IGT Global Solutions Receives 2019 FTA Sustainability Excellence Award

IGT Global Solutions is one of the world’s largest gaming solutions providers, focusing on the production of instant lottery tickets as well as other gaming solutions. The company received a 2019 FTA Sustainability Excellence Award in the Sustainability Programs category for implementing a volatile organic compound (VOC) reduction program in its flexographic printing operation, transitioning … Continued

Heritage Envelopes Wins 2018 FTA Sustainability Excellence Award for PackMail

PackMail improves envelope shipment by using less material, minimizing packaging waste, and reducing fuel consumption and CO2 output. When Heritage Envelopes Ltd received an honorable mention in the 2017 FTA Sustainability Excellence Award competition for its alternative packing solution for envelopes known as PackMail, judges were impressed by the company’s ability to reduce waste in … Continued

Kendall Packaging Corp. Wins 2016 Sustainability Excellence Award

Headquartered in Mequon, WI with production facilities in Jefferson, WI and Pittsburg, KS, Kendall Packaging Corp., winner of the 2016 Sustainability Excellence Award, believes sustainability is an important part of doing business. “We believe passing on a healthy environment to the next generation is very important. As a result, we have always taken our responsibility … Continued