Constantia Flexibles and FLEXcon receive 2016 Environmental Leadership Awards
Alexandria, VA (October 20, 2016) — The Tag and Label Manufacturers Institute, Inc. (TLMI) recognized Spencer, Massachusetts based FLEXcon and Mason, Ohio based Constantia Flexibles for their environmental leadership during TLMI’s annual awards dinner held on October 18, 2016.
TLMI’s Environmental Leadership Award recognizes both a converter and a supplier member each year that consistently demonstrated a commitment to progressive environmental practices across a range of areas. These include solid waste reduction, recycling, waste or energy recovery, the implementation of new ‘clean’ technology and/or processes, or the implementation of an education program.
FLEXcon was recognized for incorporating sustainable business practices into its operations. Beyond developing enviro-friendly products, FLEXcon implemented an Environmental Management System (EMS) to reduce its environmental impacts and increase its operating efficiency. FLEXcon has been L.I.F.E certified since 2011.
Constantia Flexibles was recognized for its SpearRC®, a cost-effective pressure sensitive label that is recognized by both the Association of Postconsumer Plastics Recycling (APR) and the European PET Bottle Platform (EPBP) to be fully compatible with the PET recycling process.
Founded in 1933, TLMI is the premier association in North America for the $12.2 billion narrow web, tag, label, and packaging industry. Comprised of over 300 leading converters and suppliers, TLMI members are at the forefront of innovation and efficiency representing over 60% of the North American market. TMLI facilitates connections and industry knowledge to further the success of its members through events, business intelligence, education, advocacy, and business networking opportunities.