Employee wellbeing drives employee engagement and business success
Workplace safety is generally well understood. Also, employees understand the consequences of poor workplace safety. It can cause serious accidents and even loss of lives. Workplace wellbeing on the other hand might be more difficult to comprehend.
As of July 1, 2020, Denmark bans the use of PFAS in food contact paper and board packaging.
Ahlstrom-Munksjö, a global leader in innovative fiber-based solutions, offers a global full spectrum of grease resistant products using its FluoroFree® technology. FluoroFree® delivers outstanding grease-resistance for common fast-food packaging, food wraps, clamshells, butter wrap, pet food packaging and microwave popcorn bags, without the use of fluorochemicals, commonly referred to as PFAS.
Auditing abaca supply chains
Demanding specialty paper applications such as tea bags, coffee pods, fibrous meat casing reinforcements, and even N95 face masks require a lot from the fibers that are used to make them; extreme strength with no added chemicals. Abaca fibers can uniquely provide that since they are one of the longest and strongest natural fibers in the world.
Collaboration on responsible wood sourcing brings many advantages
Ahlstrom-Munksjö continued collaboration with Metsä Fibre by focusing on responsible wood sourcing practices. The collaboration has brought many learnings that will help develop corporate responsibility even further and support customer expectations like 3M’s.
Bringing balance back to our oceans
In 2019 Ahlstrom-Munksjö asked its employees to suggest projects or organizations that the company could support. One of the eight projects selected was Origin by Ocean, a neo-ecology biorefinery start-up focusing on the technology to turn algae-based biomass into natural and biologically sustainable ingredients for use in the food, beverage, cosmetics and pharma industries.
Fiber-based release liners for sustainable everyday needs
Paper release liners are efficient carriers for self-adhesive labels, adhesive materials and components. Paper release liners are not only serving countless essential applications, their functions and features also meet the needs of sustainable everyday life.
Recycling fiber-based food packaging in Europe
Throughout the past year, global media has repeatedly highlighted growing concerns over the environmental impact of packaging material. To act upon those concerns, the EU circular economy action plan includes a comprehensive package of policy tools that promote recyclability of products.