Sustainable Forestry Initiative, Inc.

Colbert Packaging Expands Capabilities
September 1, 2013

Colbert Packaging has found sustainable business in the pharmaceutical arena through a strong track record of earning certified supplier status with multiple Fortune 500 companies. This achievement has opened doors for the converter to work with similar customers that perform rigorous compliance checks on service providers, adds Jennifer Gross, manager, marketing and sales support.

Zumbiel Packaging Hosts Annual Meeting for IPG
May 10, 2013

This year's Annual Technical Meeting for the International Packaging Group (IPG) was sponsored by Zumbiel Packaging, an independent paperboard packaging company with a 170-year history in the Cincinnati area. Representatives from HP, Fujifilm, Xeikon and Stork Print shared their latest technologies and led group workshops on digital packaging printing.

Colbert Receives AIB Certification for Food Contact Packaging in Elkhart
November 25, 2011

AIB’s Food Contact Packaging Certification was awarded to Colbert Packaging following a rigorous inspection and audit of its Elkhart facility, which primarily manufactures folding cartons and rigid setup boxes for commercial industries, including food and confectionary products.

Nov 25 2011 --- Colbert Packaging Corporation, a leading manufacturer of folding cartons, rigid paper boxes and paperboard specialty products, announced that its Elkhart, Ind.-based manufacturing facility has been awarded a Food Contact Packaging Certification from the American Institute of Baking (AIB) International, a nonprofit organization internationally recognized for its

Dress-Up Directives
November 1, 2011

In their 10-year partnership, Fort Worth, TX-based Motivating Graphics and ACTEGA Kelstar, have developed unique customer solutions, such as Starkote® ultra-high-rub aqueous coating and Ultrasheen® ultraviolet coating.

Treating it right
September 1, 2011

Folding carton manufacturer Evergo Packaging prides itself on being environmentally conscious and ahead of the curve when it comes to its printing and packaging technologies. The company is certified by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) and Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI). And 70 percent of the paper Evergo buys is made from 100-percent recycled material. Evergo uses alternative inks such as soy and vegetable-based inks. It was on the forefront of using computer-to-plate technology (CtP), eliminating the use of chemicals. All of which has resonated with customers in such diverse markets

Forestry Management
October 15, 2010

The September 25 issue of The Economist included a special report on the world's forests, titled “The world’s lungs—Forests, and how to save them”. Reading through several of the articles brought home the importance of efforts by many companies within our own industry to ensure that they are sourcing materials from properly managed, sustainable forestry practices.

NewPage Escanaba Paper Machine to Produce Label Materials
August 6, 2010

STEVENS POINT, Wis.—NewPage Corporation announced that its world-class No. 3 paper machine at its Escanaba, Mich., mill will manufacture release liner and general purpose label papers for North American and International pressure sensitive markets.

RockTenn Facilities Earn Triple Chain-of-Custody Certification
August 6, 2010

NORCROSS, Ga.—Continuing its commitment to environmental responsibility, RockTenn announced that it has received triple chain-of-custody (CoC) certification for all of its corrugated packaging facilities including converting, graphics, and preprint locations.