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January 23, 2024

Transforming Paper Packaging Sustainably With Sun Chemical

Every year, 46 million tons of paper/board packaging waste is produced and only 68.2% of it gets recycled. Now more than ever, the opportunity is before us to reduce that waste and improve recycling rates. Sun Chemical is committed to supporting the paper packaging industry to achieve its sustainability goals with our unique knowledge and 200+ years of experience.

Our approach to sustainable product development includes risk management and eco-efficiency improvements, as well as a proactive approach in working with suppliers, customers, and industry trade groups to promote best practices.

Using our 5Rs framework (reuse, reduce, renew, recycle, and redesign) as a guide, Sun Chemical invests significantly in R&D to improve the eco-efficiency and sustainability of packaging that utilizes its inks, coatings, and adhesives to support a circular economy.

By choosing to operate more sustainably, your print operation will not only play a vital role in helping to reduce waste and lower global CO2 emissions, but it can also cut costs, boost business growth, and significantly enhance public perception.

For the paper packaging market, we have developed inks with the highest bio-renewable content in the market as well as inks and coatings that are recyclable or certified and specified to be compostable. If the sustainability goal converters and brands want to achieve is to print packaging using mono-materials, we have the solutions to help achieve those goals. Our SunEco portfolio of products for the paper packaging market has a wide variety of solutions to help you achieve your sustainability objectives.

To learn more about Sustainable Paper Packaging listen to the recent podcast to learn more!

We invite you to download our paper packaging infographic which explains:

  • What the sustainability landscape looks like for paper packaging
  • What that means for converters and brand owners
  • How our solutions can help meet your sustainability goals

Reduce waste and improve training with Sun Chemical’s online troubleshooting guide that identifies common problems and solutions—this online guide is available in multiple languages and can help with on-boarding, training, and can help solve problems on press!

Additionally, Sun Chemical has expanded the color management offer with SunDigiGuide—uniquely designed for the flexo corrugated printing market.

  • SunDigiGuide—designed with corrugated printers in mind based on how ink will look on final substrate—reduces the need for color proofs and speeds up the color selection process.

Sun Chemical is committed to the market and continues to offer innovative solutions for Paper Packaging printers—learn more about our offering by visiting our site or contacting us for more details.

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