Seal-It, div. of Printpack Inc., Farmingdale, N.Y. has developed biodegradable PLA shrink labels for glass and plastic containers. Tamper-evident PLA shrink bands have already been commercialized for plastic bottles, and several full-body shrink-label projects are in development. Plastic Suppliers Inc., Columbus, Ohio, extrudes the base film of PLA from NatureWorks LLC, Minnetonka, Minn. Seal-It launched the compostable PLA labels in response to demands for ecofriendly packaging. They offer shrinkage similar to PETG and printing and machinability comparable to PVC. (516) 935-3965 • www.printpack.com
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