UPM Raflatac to showcase their sustainability innovations in a multi-sensory experience at Labelexpo 2022
(UPM Raflatac, Mills River, NC, US, August 9, 2022 at 11:00 EST) – UPM Raflatac, a global supplier of innovative and sustainable labeling materials, announces their participation in Labelexpo 2022 in Chicago. They will exhibit their latest pressure-sensitive labeling innovations and immerse their booth visitors in a multi-sensory forest experience, featuring their sustainable labeling solutions.
“We are very excited to see the industry once again come together under one roof, where we can exchange ideas and continue to collaborate with our customers, suppliers and technology partners. We believe that with proactive communications and strong collaboration through the entire value chain, we can ensure the robustness of our industry’s supply chain and continued attractiveness and reliability for our end-use partners,” stated Tim Kirchen, Senior Vice President, UPM Raflatac, Americas.
Show attendees will have the opportunity to examine UPM Raflatac’s sustainable labeling materials as they learn how to help brands Make the Switch to more sustainable alternatives and Close the Loop for the circular economy.
As part of UPM Raflatac’s multi-sensory booth experience, attendees will be able to see and feel the following:
- The latest innovation, The Ocean Action Label, made from ocean bound plastic waste
- Sustainable films, including UPM Raflatac Forest Film™, PP PCR and PET PCR materials
- UPM Raflatac RAFNXT+, verified by the Carbon Trust to help mitigate climate change and selected products certified as CarbonNeutral®*
- Renewal® Hemp material made with FSC certified paper and recycled fibers
- All while surrounded by the sights and sounds of a sustainably managed forest.
In addition, UPM Raflatac will exhibit their OptiCut™ linerless materials, which are certified as CarbonNeutral®*, and their Print-on-demand and Digital Labeling Solutions for digital printing systems.
Attendees can also receive in-booth demonstrations of the MyRaflatac customer portal. UPM Raflatac will reveal the portal’s newest capabilities during the expo.
To support knowledge exchange in the industry, Bruce Ruppert, UPM Raflatac’s Product Development Manager, will present as part of Labelexpo’s Label Materials Master Class. Ruppert will speak on the topic of release liner substrates. His presentation takes place on Thursday, Sept. 15 at 9:50 a.m. in Room 4 of the conference center.
Labelexpo 2022 takes place at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL, between 13-15 September.