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Intercept Technology™ Reaches for Hammer and Nails

Posted by Elaine Spitz on Jul 24, 2012 10:12:00 PM

Some of our Intercept Technology colleagues recently participated in the construction of a new stable for the expansion of the Hohenroda-Mansbach Arhöna, which is a sanctuary for rescued horses in Germany.

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Topics: Intercept Technology packaging, corrosion, sustainable packaging

Safe Packaging for Guitar Strings....

Posted by Joe Spitz on Jun 14, 2012 10:00:00 PM

....because for a guitarist, touching strings is personal.

If you have been in the music equipment business for any length of time, you may know of the copper Corrosion Intercept string bag pictured at left. Intercept Technology is a Bell Labs innovation which protects products from rust and corrosion, mold and mildew, and static charges. Intercept enables this protection while not releasing any volatile chemicals. Your products inside Intercept will remain fresh and your customers and employees are assured not to have complex chemicals on their fingers from playing your strings or in their lungs from inhaling. 

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Topics: better packaging, guitar strings, corrosion prevention, sustainable packaging

Going "Grean" with Packaging

Posted by Elaine Spitz on May 29, 2012 8:32:00 PM

Yes, I spelled it correctly; "going grean", according to The Converting Curmudgeon, is the process of combining the tenets of environmentalism with those of lean manufacturing. Concerns over the environmental impact of packaging, as well as health and cost issues, can be assuaged by manufacturers "going grean". The Curmudgeon (Mark Spaulding) writes about a recent Converting Influence meeting featuring a presentation by Dr. Steven Dunn, associate professor at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, and director of the school's Center for Sustainable Enterprise. Dunn is a former packaging manufacturing and logistics manager for H.J. Heinz Co. and author of The Green Baron (Trafford Publishing).

According to Spaulding, Dr. Dunn explained why the focus on "going GREAN" is important:

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Topics: waste, sustainable packaging, how to reduce waste

Intercept Packaging Meets Interceptor

Posted by Elaine Spitz on May 8, 2012 10:08:00 AM

Today's post was written by Albert Greenhut of Engineered Materials, Inc.

What do little kids like? Loud horns, big locomotives, fast airplanes, cool cars, etc.

Anything that is big or fast or strong that pushes the limits of our imagination appeals to the inner child in all of us, some of us even let this inner child run wild and can truly enjoy “big boy toys”. That same philosophy applies to when you ask a child what their favorite animal is. You usually hear something like an elephant because it’s enormous, a shark because it’s scary, or a cheetah because it is fast.

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Topics: how to reduce packaging waste, anti-corrosion barrier packaging, corrosion prevention, sustainable packaging

Packaging and the Protection of Wildlife

Posted by Elaine Spitz on Apr 3, 2012 10:44:00 PM

As a founding member of the Intercept Technology Group, dedicated to the promotion of the unique Intercept Technology Packaging materials, we're pleased to be part of this worthy endeavor: Intercept Technology Group Supports the Protection of Wildlife

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Topics: barrier packaging, sustainable packaging, environmental effects of volatiles, reduce

Green and Sustainable Packaging

Posted by Elaine Spitz on Nov 28, 2011 9:35:00 AM

Whether in business, or in our personal lives, part of doing the right thing these days involves increasing attention to sustainability concerns. With that in mind, we wanted to reshare some of our posts dealing with environmental and sustainability issues, in the world of packaging and beyond, beginning with our post defining the term "sustainable packaging" with the help of the SPC.

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Topics: sustainable packaging, plastic packaging waste, recycling packaging

8 Criteria for Sustainable Packaging

Posted by Elaine Spitz on Jun 23, 2011 5:00:00 AM

The word “sustainable” means many things to many people. The Sustainable Packaging Coalition provides a common vision and a framework of guidelines toward the improvement of packaging. According to the SPC, their definition has been widely adopted throughout the packaging industry.

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Topics: better packaging, sustainable packaging, recyclable



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