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Sustainable Packaging

SUSTAINABLE PACKAGING
Packaging protects and promotes food, beverage, and consumer products across the globe. Packaging is expected to grow at an average rate of 3.4% over the next decade (according to Smithers Pira), and most producers of consumer goods are seeking ways to enhance their sustainability initiatives. This presentation will cover trends in sustainable packaging, and how adhesives can enhance and enable your package designs.

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Sustainable Packaging

  1. 1. Enabling Sustainable Packaging Through Adhesives Kelli Millslagle PACK EXPO | November 2014
  2. 2. ©2014 H.B. Fuller Company Did you know, that in the U.S. we create 251 million tons of household waste per year?
  3. 3. ©2014 H.B. Fuller Company Sustainable packaging is a growing industry 0 50 100 150 200 250 300 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 Sustainable packaging market 2008 – 2018 ($ billion)
  4. 4. ©2014 H.B. Fuller Company Due to the increasing population, the sustainable packaging market is predicted to become #1 challenge facing companies by 2023.
  5. 5. What is sustainable packaging? 5 major cornerstones
  6. 6. ©2014 H.B. Fuller Company Is the package made of recycled materials?1.
  7. 7. ©2014 H.B. Fuller Company Is the packaging beneficial, safe & healthy for individuals and communities throughout it’s life cycle? 2.
  8. 8. ©2014 H.B. Fuller Company Is the package sourced, manufactured, transported and recycled using renewable energy? 3.
  9. 9. ©2014 H.B. Fuller Company Is the package manufactured using clean production technologies and best practices? 4.
  10. 10. ©2014 H.B. Fuller Company Is the package physically designed to optimize materials and energy?5.
  11. 11. Reduce | Reuse Recycle | Rethink Over the last several years, we have seen the industry embrace and adopt the 4R’s into their packages and processes.
  12. 12. Reduce the amount of packaging.
  13. 13. ©2014 H.B. Fuller Company Reusable packaging that can keep food lasting longer and reduce spoilage.
  14. 14. ©2014 H.B. Fuller Company Recycled materials. Retailers are using a larger percentage of recycled materials in both paperboard and PET packages.
  15. 15. ©2014 H.B. Fuller Company Rethink how  Sustainability goals  Reduce carbon foot print • Water • Energy • Air • Renewable resources
  16. 16. How do adhesives enable sustainability?
  17. 17. ©2014 H.B. Fuller Company Problem: Thinner, more flexible PET bottles make it harder for the adhesive to keep the label attached.
  18. 18. ©2014 H.B. Fuller Company Solution: Clarity® labeling adhesives  Flexible and soft  Strong  Clean machining  Low odor  Fast speed of set
  19. 19. ©2014 H.B. Fuller Company Quaker® Real Medleys ® – retail ready package Two-piece tray and cover that had to be manually packed Problem: How to reduce packaging material and add functionality?
  20. 20. ©2014 H.B. Fuller Company Solution: One-piece regular slotted carton with Sesame® Tape Technology. Which saved the customer…
  21. 21. 300 TONS of paper
  22. 22. 23less TRUCKLOADS
  23. 23. 50% efficiency gain in packing
  24. 24. 24 $300K Over savings Savings are based on estimated paper market rates, line operating costs and freight.
  25. 25. Liquamelt® System for case and carton sealing. Cool on Delivery – Hot on Demand
  26. 26. © H.B. Fuller Company, 2014 This presentation is for informational purposes only and does not constitute an offer by H.B. Fuller to sell or a warranty of any kind. What are you doing to join the effort?

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