AMERIPEN ADDS NOVOLEX and LIQUI-BOX AS MEMBERS: Trend Towards Sustainable Packaging Innovation Among Converters Continues

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AMERIPEN, The American Institute for Packaging and the Environment, is pleased to announce that it has recently added 2 new members: Novolex and Liqui-Box. Their membership is part of a growing trend among packaging converters – those in the middle of the value chain – to increase their involvement in sustainable packaging activities.

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We are very happy to have Novolex and Liqui-Box join us. Both companies are leaders in the creation and advancement of sustainable packaging solutions for a variety of markets and applications.

AMERIPEN, The American Institute for Packaging and the Environment, is pleased to announce that it has recently added 2 new members: Novolex and Liqui-Box.

According to Jeff Wooster, President of AMERIPEN, “We are very happy to have Novolex and Liqui-Box join us. Both companies are leaders in the creation and advancement of sustainable packaging solutions for a variety of markets and applications. Their membership is part of a growing trend among packaging converters – those in the middle of the value chain – to increase their involvement in sustainable packaging activities.”

“Sustainability is a core Novolex value,” said Phil Rozenski, Senior Director of Sustainability at Novolex. “At every step of our operations – from our product designs and manufacturing processes to our two world-class recycling facilities – we work tirelessly to be the most sustainable packaging company,” “We look forward to collaborating with AMERIPEN and other member firms to continue advancing packaging solutions to support the growing demand for a greener world.”

Ken Swanson, CEO of Liqui-Box Corporation, added that, "As an innovator and leader in liquid packaging systems, we are looking forward to working with AMERIPEN and its membership to help promote the best use and benefits of sustainable packaging."

About AMERIPEN
AMERIPEN advocates for packaging policy developments in North America and focuses on measures that are environmentally and economically sound, as well as socially responsible. The organization’s science-based, material-neutral approach encourages informed decision-making on packaging and the environment by policy-
makers and thought leaders. AMERIPEN welcomes companies that support the philosophy of a collaborative trade and industry organization, active and cooperative issue resolution, and material and packaging system neutrality. More information is available at http://www.AMERIPEN.org.

About NOVOLEX
Novolex™ iis a leader in packaging choice and sustainability serving retail, grocery, food service, hospitality, institutional and industrial markets. Headquartered in Hartsville, SC, the company has more than 6,000 employees and 43 manufacturing plants in North America, including two world-class plastic recycling facilities. The Company’s brands include Hilex Poly, Heritage Bag, Novolex Custom Film & Bag, Duro Bag, Bagcraft, De Luxe, General Packaging and International Converter. (See http://www.novolex.com)

About Liqui-Box
Liqui-Box Corporation manufactures flexible liquid packaging solutions for applications in beverage, dairy, bulk food, non-food, water, wines, edible oils, liquid eggs, paints, and motor oils industries. Its liquid packaging solutions include fillers, bag-in-box solutions, pouches, fitments, and films. The company was founded in 1961 and is based in Richmond, Virginia. (See http://www.liquibox.com)

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