Cartons Become Environmentally Conscious

Cartons can be recycled, but this hasn't stopped manufacturers from finding other ways to protect the environment.

The trend toward protecting the environment hasn't been overlooked by carton manufacturers. These companies are using recycled and recyclable packaging materials, starting pollution prevention programs, and seeking chemicals that are safer for the environment.

A folding carton company specializes in designing packaging to suit a customer's needs. Its packages have earned more than 65 awards from the National Paperbox Association. The company creates high-quality cartons suitable for pharmaceutical products. All Packaging Co., Aurora, CO.

Clear folding cartons are made of residue-free, burnable PET that is an alternative to PVC. Using virgin material from ISO-certified suppliers, the firm produces cartons in a variety of shapes, sizes, and colors. The cartons can be fitted with liners, dividers, and closures. Sicht-Pack Inc., Saint-Laurent, QC, Canada.

A manufacturer and converter of recycled paperboard and recycled packaging products has formed a specialty group to handle the packaging requirements of pharmaceutical and healthcare companies. The company provides high-quality folding cartons employing a flexographic process. Caraustar Industries Inc., Austell, GA.

A paperboard packaging company has received an environmental protection award because of its commitment to using printing processes and chemicals that result in the lowest possible emissions of volatile organic compounds. The company, which converts and prints paperboard packaging for a variety of products, employs a comprehensive pollution prevention program. Paperboard waste and trim are recycled, as are metals, plastics, aerosol cans, and oil filters. Beck Carton Corp., Milwaukee.

A GMP-compliant facility offers folding cartons and rigid paper boxes. The formation of a new corporation adds UV-flexo printing capabilities to the company's full-service offset department. The press is suited for small to medium volumes of folding cartons typically required in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries. Colbert Flexographic Corp., Colbert Packaging Corp., Lake Forest, IL.

A folding carton supplier specializes in serving the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries. Cartons are manufactured to CGMP guidelines with strict adherence to standard operating procedures. The company strives to meet stringent packaging requirements and to ensure compliance with FDA regulations. Innovative Folding Carton Co., South Plainfield, NJ.

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