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Innovative health and beauty products manufacturer Aveda works with UFP Technologies to introduce molded pulp packaging into the cosmetics industry with the award winning packaging design for the Uruku Lipstick line.
UFP Technologies introduces a line of stock items manufactured by its molded fiber brand that require no tooling investment by the end user.
Sustainability and recyclability are major concerns facing the global packaging industry along with demonstrating concern for the environment to customers. A leading, domestic foam supplier was in need of an environmentally friendly, recyclable packaging material.
As trendsetters such as Walmart have shown, working with suppliers to create sustainable packaging is vital for retailers and manufacturers looking to reduce input, transport, storage, and disposal costs, as well as promote their concern for the environment to consumers.
With words like a ‘sustainability’ and ‘organic’ becoming common rhetoric in the 21st century, there is no question that in today’s day and age the color ‘green’ carries a lot of weight.
In the early 1990’s, UFP Technologies was the first North American molded fiber manufacturing organization to commercially develop what was traditionally known as the ‘egg carton process’ into custom industrial molded pulp packaging.
For us here at UFP Technologies, innovation can come in many different forms. From more efficient manufacturing processes to advances in materials, we see it as our job to continuously search for new improvements that add greater value for our customers.
Recent reports indicate that consumer demand for green packaging is continuing to increase, as consumers are becoming more aware and in tune with the lifecycle and environmental impact of the products they purchase.
Direct-to-consumer wine sales and shipments are on the rise nationally and there is no indication of this trend slowing down anytime soon.
The choices for shipping wine are endless – from gift boxes to Styrofoam systems, there are a variety of different packaging methods available to protect your beloved bottles.
With the help of a low-cost prototype tool, ink-jet printer manufacturer Lexmark was able to successfully test molded fiber cushions as a means of protective packaging. As a result, the company enjoys both cost savings and environmental benefits.