Innovia Films

Seaweed Chips Use Bio-Based Packaging from Innovia
February 17, 2015

NatureFlex packaging from Innovia Films guards against moisture vapor and provides a high oxygen value for Ocean's Halo seaweed chips. The material is made from sustainable wood pulp and is certified compostable.

Sustainable Packaging for Tea Company's Environmental Mission
February 1, 2013

On Earth Day 2010, Arbor Teas of Ann Arbor, Michigan, became the first tea company in the United States to deliver a full line of organic loose teas in backyard compostable packaging. Founded in 2004 by husband-and-wife team and tea enthusiasts, Aubrey and Jeremy Lopatin, Arbor Teas is passionate about offering top-quality organic teas, while adhering to Fair Trade policies, protecting the environment, and making a positive contribution to their local community.

Supplier News - January 2013
January 1, 2013

News on suppliers to the packaging printing industry, including items on Heidelberg, Bobst, Wilson Manufacturing, Multi-Plastics Inc., Nilpeter, Emerald Packaging and Gintzler Graphics.

Sustainability Watch - November 2012
November 1, 2012

Sustainability in package printing news, featuring Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP), WS Packaging, xpedx, Pistol & Burnes and Innovia Films.

Frito-Lay and Innovia Films Suit Reconciled
September 27, 2012

Innovia Films Ltd and Frito-Lay North America have resolved their legal issue over the patent rights for bio-based multi-layer films, that will ensure a strong patent position for Frito-Lay and the ability for Innovia Films to practice under the patents including the use or resale of Innovia’s products by their global customers for bio-based multi-layer films.

Supplier News - August 2012
August 1, 2012

News on suppliers to the packaging printing industry, including items on Blue Dog Bakery and Hornall Anderson; Lebensbaum and Innovia Films; PIA's InterTech Technology Awards; UPM Raflatac; and Michelman.

Supplier News - March 2012
March 1, 2012

News on suppliers to the packaging printing industry, including items on Ferrari Spumanti and its partnership with GuidottiCentroStampa for its labels, RH Solutions LLC, Innovia Films, Spinnaker Coating, Flexo Label Advantage Group and ACTEGA WIT, Inc., Avery Dennison Label and Packaging Materials and PC Industries and FiberMark joining TLMI.  

Easter Eggs in Renewable, Compostable Stand-up Pouches
February 17, 2012

Ganong Bros Limited, Canada’s oldest candy company, has chosen Innovia Films’ renewable, compostable cellulose-based material, NatureFlex™ to pack its range of Easter confectionery in stand-up pouches.

Joint approach towards an innovative sustainable solution
November 14, 2011

Innovia Films and Sappi Fine Paper Europe have joined forces to demonstrate potential laminate structures, using their respective products, suitable for end users in the food, confectionery and pharmaceutical industries. These laminates provide technical functionality in addition to being made from renewable resources and offering compostability – a focus which many packaging end users are keen to pursue. Both companies recognise that the best end-of-life options for flexible paper/film laminates are either industrial, home composting or ultimately anaerobic digestion which turns waste into a useful energy source, compared to current landfill or incineration solutions. Innovia Films with its NatureFlex™

Interactive Printed Electronic Labels Light Up Beverage Bottles
November 3, 2011

CAMBRIDGE & WIGTON, UK—Nov. 2, 2011—Innovia Films, a leading global manufacturer of speciality films, and PragmatIC Printing, the pioneer in imprinted logic circuits, have announced the successful integration of printed electronic functionality onto Innovia Films’ Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene (BOPP) label substrates. The first prototypes are interactive bottle labels that activate a sequence of flashing lights when the bottle is held. This is only one example, from numerous possibilities, of how active packaging can be used to attract, inform or interact with the consumer. Innovia Films exhibited the prototype electronic labels on its stand at the Packaging Innovations show held