Evergreen Packaging® unveiled Sentinel™ Barrier Cupstock, a new retail packaging offering in the company’s Sentinel™ line of fiber-based products. Sentinel™ Barrier Cupstock is designed as a sustainable alternative to existing foil-lined paper cups and polypropylene cups. Potential end uses for Sentinel Barrier Cupstock include barrier cups to hold cereal, cookies, candy and other snacks. “As demand for sustainable packaging continues to rise, we’re committed to innovating our product lines to introduce new, cost-effective options to the food service and retail packaging industries,” said Chris Johns, Vice President of Paperboard Sales at Evergreen Packaging. “Our new Sentinel™ Barrier Cupstock leverages our deep barrier technology expertise to provide customers with a high performance, sustainable packaging option for the retail food cup market.” Click Read More below for additional detail.
Caraustar Industries, Inc. announced a minimum price increase of 9.0% on all protective packaging products. The increase will be effective with orders placed on and after July 19, 2018.
The increase is in response to strong market dynamics and inflationary cost pressures in transportation (both inbound and outbound) and chemicals.