Appvion's Sustainability

Create a Better Tomorrow

We recognize that we cannot take on the world’s biggest challenges alone. We take a collaborative, customer-focused approach to creating success for brand owners and manufacturers by designing and delivering sustainable solutions that fulfill our aspiration to create a better tomorrow. 

Appvion's Sustainability Strategy

Our sustainability strategy addresses global issues of critical importance, including doing our part to address climate change, minimizing waste, and accelerating the development of sustainably advantaged products. 
We are also building additional momentum by enhancing our culture of inclusion, diversity, and equity, continuously improving our occupational health and safety metrics, and strengthening our engagement with the communities where we operate.

Promoting Responsible Design

Integrating sustainable thinking into our product designs provides consumers with more environmentally and socially favorable choices. For us, sustainability is a key pillar in the innovation process, because how we impact everyday lives is determined during product development.

We focus on how our products can help support the growth of our customers while also reducing our impact on the planet.

 

 

 

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Working Smarter

We are responsible for using as few resources as possible, as efficiently as possible. That’s why we focus on implementing climate solutions, diverting waste from landfills, and using water responsibly. We are committed to improving energy efficiency and reducing emissions associated with our operations. Our employees are continuously finding ways to improve our waste management throughout the lifecycle of our business, and Appvion is committed to ensuring responsible water consumption and management in our operations.
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Acting Responsibly

Acting responsibly at all times is a cornerstone of our culture. We will keep our people safe while focusing on engagement, becoming a more diverse company, and serving as good neighbors in our communities. The safety and health of all our employees is a top priority and goes well beyond compliance with regulations — we put people first and ensure the safety of our team members above all else. We seek to empower all employees to contribute their best and create a flexible, diverse, and inclusive environment that inspires innovative solutions, business results, and lasting relationships.
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Optimizing Design

By ‘optimizing design,’ we will reduce our product’s environmental and social impacts. This objective commits us to use more renewable materials, taking every opportunity to make our solutions recyclable and engaging with our direct suppliers on sustainable business practices. By rethinking our products, supply chain relationships, and customer needs, we are dramatically increasing our productivity, reducing costs, fostering development and market innovation, and providing customers with more value at a lower environmental impact.

 

Explore Our Sustainable Portfolio

Understanding Appvion’s product and brand descriptions will make it fast and easy to identify the ideal solution for your application. You can also contact an Appvion label specialist for more information.  

Alpha®

Alpha® is a non-top-coated label facestock for use in economy applications where the label service life is short or the environment is clean and controlled.
  • SUBSTRATE: Paper

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    CALIPER (mils): 2.4

    BASIS WEIGHT (g/m2): 49.6

    TOP-COATED: 

    IMAGE LONGEVITY: 

    APPLICATIONS:

    • Retail market
    • Gas stations
    • Supermarket

CleanSlateTM

CleanSlate™ is a top-coated thermal film facestock that is made with a nonreactive chemistry, free from BPA and BPS.
  • SUBSTRATE: Film

    DATASHEET: Download the PDF to learn more

    CALIPER (mils): 3.1

    BASIS WEIGHT (g/m2): 59.5

    TOP-COATED: X

    IMAGE LONGEVITY: High

    APPLICATIONS:

    • Long-term indoor and outdoor applications
    • Industrial applications
    • Horticulture

Résiste®

Résiste® is a top-coated label facestock best suited for applications where extended image life is required in normal environments or resistance to oils and grease is needed.
  • SUBSTRATE: Paper

    DATASHEET: Download PDF to learn more

    CALIPER (mils): 3.0

    BASIS WEIGHT (g/m2): 71.6

    TOP-COATED: X

    IMAGE LONGEVITY: Medium

    APPLICATIONS:

    • Package Delivery Labels
    • Logistics Labels

     

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  • SUBSTRATE: Paper

    DATASHEET: Download PDF to learn more

    CALIPER (mils): 3.1

    BASIS WEIGHT (g/m2): 69.5

    TOP-COATED: X

    IMAGE LONGEVITY: Medium

    APPLICATIONS:

    • Grocery weigh scale labels
    • Deli
    • Bakery
    • Meat
    • Self-weighing
    • Retail labels
    • Logistics
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    CALIPER (mils): 3.2

    BASIS WEIGHT (g/m2): 71.4

    TOP-COATED: X

    IMAGE LONGEVITY: High

    APPLICATIONS:

    • Pharmaceuticals
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    CALIPER (mils): 2.8 / 3.2

    BASIS WEIGHT (g/m2): 59 / 72

    TOP-COATED: X

    IMAGE LONGEVITY: Medium

    APPLICATIONS:

    • Weigh Scale
    • Logistics
    • Package Delivery


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Wavex®

Wavex® is a top-coated label facestock designed to meet the requirements and qualifications of various package delivery needs and is best suited for applications that use near-infrared or full infrared scanners to decode the ID symbology.
  • SUBSTRATE: Paper

    DATASHEET: Download PDF to learn more

    CALIPER (mils): 3.4

    BASIS WEIGHT (g/m2): 71.8

    TOP-COATED: X

    IMAGE LONGEVITY: Medium

    APPLICATIONS:

    • Industrial Labels
    • Medical Applications
    • Using Visible Light and Infrared Scanners

Our Sustainability Certifications

We recognize the importance of strategic collaboration to make meaningful progress across our value chain. Engaging with third-party organizations helps us broaden our sustainability efforts so that together, we have a greater impact. We are committed to sourcing wood-fiber material from certified chain of custody and non-controversial sources. Ask about our FSC® certified products and to view our certifications, click the icons below.
SFI marks are registered marks owned by the Sustainable Forestry Initiative, Inc.

Appvion 2022 Sustainability Report

2022 Appvion Sustainability Report

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