Canadian Packaging

Sustainable Packaging Award winners

3M provides a sneak peek at seven winners of its new award program.

December 7, 2011
by Canadian Packaging Staff

3M Industrial Adhesives and Tapes Division (IATD) has released the names of seven winners of the 3M IATD Sustainable Packaging Award, a new award program designed to acknowledge customers worldwide for their use of sustainable 3M IATD packaging tapes and equipment.

“The purpose of this award program is for 3M IATD Packaging to publically acknowledge customers who are actively using 3M sustainable packaging products, which have been created to support waste reduction, reuse, recycling and environmental stewardship,” says Wei Moline, 3M IATD global business director, Packaging Business Unit.

The 2011 3M IATD Sustainable Packaging Award winners are:

Backyard Farms
Bell & Evans
Sabritas, Mexico
Driscolls, Mexico
Teleflex Medical
Hansen Fruit

The primary 2011 3M IATD Packaging products in this program include:
•    3M Stretchable Tape Wrapper ST1000 used in conjunction with Scotch Stretchable Tape 8886 (solventless adhesive)—reduces pallet packaging waste by up to 95 percent over conventional film systems;
•    Scotch Repulpable Box Sealing Tape 2622 – A 100 percent repulpable/recyclable tape;
•    Scotch Box Sealing Tape 3073 – A tape with 10 percent bio-based content. (Bio-based content is determined using ASTM-D6866-10.)

About 3M

3M had US/Cdn $27-billion in sales last year and employs about 80,000 people worldwide with operations in over 65 countries. For more information, visit or follow @3MNews on Twitter.

For more information on 3M Packaging products and the 3M IATD Sustainable Packaging Award, visit, or call 1-800-362-3550.

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