Working with Delaware Prosperity Partnership, Solenis announced its plans to increase capacity and jobs in Delaware today at the meeting of the Council on Development Finance. The plan presented by Solenis Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Philip M. Patterson, Jr. includes capital improvements; adding 92 new jobs over three years as well as retaining 323 current jobs in Delaware. The requests for performance-based grants includes capital expenditures in the amount of $763,050; a $1,980,000 grant for the retention of 323 jobs and a performance grant in the amount of $1,170,000 to create 92 new jobs within three-years. “Solenis, a global leader in specialty chemicals, plays an important role in Delaware’s economy and our rich history of innovation,” said Governor John Carney. Click Read More below for additional information.
Self-adhesive label stock supplier UPM Raflatac has achieved sustainability certification from the International Sustainability and Carbon Certification Scheme ISCC PLUS at three of its factories and nine distribution terminals worldwide. The company is proud to make a change in the sustainable labels value chain and be one of the first adopters in the packaging industry to deliver this certification. UPM Raflatac’s ISCC PLUS certified products via mass-balance approach include UPM Raflatac Forest Film™ and UPM Raflatac PP C-PCR.
ISCC PLUS is one of the leading global sustainability certification schemes for a fully traceable supply chain to support the transition to a circular economy and bioeconomy. It allows biobased raw materials as well as waste and residue-based feedstock for plastic labels to be certified. The ISCC PLUS certification provides a strong external proof of sustainably managed raw materials and value chains for renewable and chemically recycled products. This truly sustainable packaging value chain brings customers and brand owners closer to their sustainability goals.
More and more companies in the self-adhesive label industry have made the commitment to transform the industry toward a circular economy, and UPM Raflatac has been a frontrunner in this charge. The company’s factories in Tampere, Finland; Nowa Wies, Poland; and Mills River, North Carolina, USA; as well as its distribution terminals with ISCC PLUS certification ensure that the whole supply chain is operating according to ISCC PLUS guidelines.