Cascades has acquired two manufacturing plants in the United States for US$37.4 million that will allow the company to double its production capacity of ecological packaging manufactured in moulded pulp.
Firefighters from about 15 communities were working late into Tuesday night at the Huhtamaki paper products plant on the Waterville-Fairfield line, where a large fire was burning in the paper machines below the roof.
Packaging engineering students from the University of Wisconsin-Stout and Rutgers University were provided with Tiki lamps from the Lamplight Company and Motorcycle parts from the Harley Davison Company. The students will submit their packaging designs to a panel of packaging design members for their creative and functional qualities.
For restaurants looking to differentiate their brand and attract environmentally conscious consumers, packaging is an excellent way to demonstrate concern for the earth while materially reducing environmental impact.