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7 January 2021
FINAT news
7 January 2021
Amazon's Restricted Substance List for food packaging

Amazon published a list of chemicals that are not welcome in the food contact packaging sold under their own brand Amazon Kitchen.

food contact materials
22 December 2020
FINAT news
22 December 2020
FINAT Radar #14 Available for Download

It is with pleasure that we present to you the 14th edition of the FINAT RADAR, our 6-monthly review of the state of the European self-adhesive labels and narrow web markets.

22 December 2020
22 December 2020
End-of-year message FINAT President

To call this a challenging year would be the understatement of the year (and where I come from this would be an achievement in itself).

22 December 2020
Sustainability & Regulations news
22 December 2020
Roadmap public consultation on FCM policy

The European Commission started a public consultation for the revision of the FCM legislation, open until January 29, 2021.

food contact materials
21 December 2020
Labelexpo series news
21 December 2020
Success for Labelexpo’s Shenzhen launch

Tarsus Group, the organizers of Labelexpo Global Series of international trade shows, is pleased to report a successful inaugural edition of Labelexpo South China in Shenzhen, with a total of 8,778 visitors passing through its doors between 8 - 10 December 2020.

10 December 2020
10 December 2020
Mac Lear, designer first colour inspection system in Europe, passed away

Mac Lear Managing Director of Tecscan passed away recently after a very short illness. His lilting Welsh accent was a feature of many printing exhibitions and events throughout the world. He will be sadly missed. Although Mac is well known for his work in the inspection technological field there is much more to his earlier background.

10 December 2020
Sustainability & Regulations news
10 December 2020
Chemical Recycling: State of Play report

A report published by ChemTrust highlights issues with chemical recycling to become a solution for plastic waste

recycling
10 December 2020
Sustainability & Regulations news
10 December 2020
Glass Hallmark logo for recyclable glass packaging

The European Container Glass Federation developed a logo to encourage the use of glass containers as sustainable packaging, available with a free license.

sustainability | recycling
10 December 2020
Sustainability & Regulations news
10 December 2020
REACH pre-registration for polymers likely

Polymer pre-registration is likely to become mandatory, with authorities and NGOs favouring the additional provision of some data to help prioritize polymers of concern

REACH
26 November 2020
FINAT news
26 November 2020
FINAT Label Competition 2020: Casting out the net for quality - the winners

The 2020 FINAT Label Awards Ceremony, for the first time ever, broadcasted live on Thursday, 26 November, 16.00 CET from the FINAT premises in The Hague, revealed the winners of the 2020 FINAT Label Competition.

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FINAT Radar 2020 vol. 14 - Winter Edition
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FINAT GA 26 Nov 2020 Part 2 Agenda
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FINAT RADAR 2020 vol.13 - Summer Edition
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FINAT RADAR 2019 vol. 12 - Winter Edition

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