The whole Linerless product range for Direct Thermal (DT) labeling has obtained CarbonNeutral® product certification.
UPM Raflatac extends its CarbonNeutral® product portfolio by achieving CarbonNeutral® product certification for the whole Linerless product range.
Direct thermal (DT) linerless labeling products help customers to reduce their packaging footprint and is in high demand in the packaging value chain. Sustainability and efficiency benefits of using linerless are significant as linerless brings up to a 40 percent reduction in material usage compared to traditional labelling technologies. DT linerless market has seen approximately 15 percent year-on-year growth in recent years.
“Our ambition in UPM Raflatac is to go beyond fossils. This is a must to meet our climate commitments but also, for our business as the market demand for sustainable labeling solutions is high and growing all the time. The new CarbonNeutral® product certification of our linerless range is a great addition to our CarbonNeutral® product portfolio which already includes the RAFNXT+ products” - says Robert Taylor, Sustainability Director at UPM Raflatac.
UPM has also joined The Climate Pledge which commits the company to achieve net-zero annual carbon emissions by 2040 – a decade ahead of the Paris Agreement’s goal of 2050.