Water-soluble application prevents bond between the substrate and coating enabling delamination and recycling of substrate

The Green Revolution in paper & plastic packaging

NoW™ Technology is a revolutionary new process that makes laminated papers recyclable and 100% sustainable — just as if they were plain uncoated paper.

The NoW Product Life Cycle

True Sustainability

NoW™ Technology allows your laminated paper-based products to be recycled, even products with plastic films and coatings.

True Sustainability

NoW™ Technology allows your laminated paper-based products to be recycled, even products with plastic films and coatings.

While many products boast of recyclable materials, they still find their end of life in a landfill. NoW™ Technology ensures that your packaging and paper-based products are used again and again.

  • Plant based raw materials and recycled paper products are collected for processing.
  • Raw materials are converted into paper-based laminated packaging or paper-based coated products
  • Products used by consumers are recycled.
  • NoW™ Technology allows your laminated paper-based products to be recycled, even products with plastic films and coatings.


NoW™ is Superior to Conventionally Laminated Products
Most other laminated paper-based products cannot be recycled because the paper fibers and laminate cannot be separated. They are ultimately discarded and accumulate in a land fill.

What does it mean to be sustainable?

Sustainability is the pursuit of a vibrant, long-lasting ecosystem through innovative engineering, environmental science, careful management of resources, and earth-conscious living.

Sustainability is both the driving force behind NoW™ Technology and the central concept by which we define all other terms. We envision a future with no waste and are makings strides to attain it. The future is NoW™!

Understanding the Terms

  • Recyclable

    Recycling is an essential step towards a sustainable system. It is the process of taking waste materials such as paper, plastic, glass, or metal, and converting it into reusable materials. Uncoated paper-based products are recyclable, because they can be converted into pulp and used to make paper again and again.

    Surprisingly, many paper-based products commonly thought to be recyclable are in fact unsuitable for recycling. Once a paper-based product is laminated, its fibers can no longer be recycled and the product must be retired to a landfill. Most wax papers, aluminum foil, and packaging cannot be recycled for this reason.

    NoW™ Technology provides a solution to this waste problem by making it possible to recycle laminated paper-based products.

  • Biodegradable and Compostable

    There is a lot of confusion in the industry surrounding the terms biodegradable and compostable. Though they appear to be similar concepts on the surface there is a significant difference between them when it comes to pursuing sustainability.

    Biodegradability is a very broad term for decomposition, and products that claim to be biodegradable are not certified or regulated. Compostability is a far superior claim requiring a rigorous testing and certification process. Compostable products are used in soil and fertilizer, and they leave behind no toxic chemicals as they decompose.

    NoW™ Technology makes it possible for paper-based products that use compostable raw materials to become certified compostable.

NoW™ offers limitless applications for the paper and plastic industry.

WINDOW LAMINATIONS

WINDOW LAMINATIONS

NoW™ Technology is ideally suited for applications that require transparent plastic film, such as food packaging with an integrated window.

BARRIER LAMINATIONS

BARRIER LAMINATIONS

NoW™ Technology is used with kraft paper and glossy paper substrates in products laminated with a metalized plastic film.

SUGAR PACKETS

SUGAR PACKETS

NoW™ Technology makes it possible to substitute the use of poly-coated papers in sugar packaging with a sustainable alternative.

FOOD SERVICE PAPERS

FOOD SERVICE PAPERS

Wax, silicone, and greaseproof papers are ideal candidates for NoW™ Technology and can be used for wrapping, cooking, and baking applications.

ALUMINUM LAMINATIONS

ALUMINUM LAMINATIONS

NoW™ Technology can be used with aluminum foil laminated papers in common applications such as candy and gum wrappers.

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Direct: 847-841-4011
Cell: 847-340-5590

Kevin Dunlea
National Sales Manager
41 Walter Court
Lake in the Hills IL 60156