Healthy Relationships

It is probably more difficult to affect culture change than develop a meaningful relationship. Let me try to explain. I was thinking about health and safety (and health insurance) and wondered if “relationships,” internal and external, are meaningful in a positive health and safety culture. I concluded yes, they are. Consider your own environment. It doesn’t make any difference if…

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Keep the change

Thursday at Labelexpo in Rosemont, Illinois was a bit slower than Tuesday and Wednesday. It gave me a chance to walk the show and look for change, change that would affect our industry and make an impact. (Of course, I’m assuming – never assume! – that you erudite readers of this publication were either at the show or know someone…

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Second Chances

I was reading Dr. Seuss before I went to visit my friend Jack in the hospital. He had a terrible strain of pneumonia and nearly died. The staff at the hospital induced a coma for about two weeks. He lived with a respirator and a feeding tube during that time. In total he was in ICU for four weeks and…

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The Channeled Resources Group Recognized as Green Master

Chicago, IL (November 21, 2012)- MaraTech International, part of The Channeled Resources Group, will be formally recognized as a Green Master company during the WI Sustainable Business Council Conference on December 7th, 2012 at the American Family Insurance Headquarters in Madison, Wisconsin. This is the second consecutive year MaraTech has earned the honor… Read the Full Press Release

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Making the World a Cleaner, Greener Place

Channeled Resources has built its business on “making the world a cleaner, greener place”. That’s our motto and that’s our mission. We provide alternatives to landfilling and the incineration of by-products generated by manufacturers of coated, treated, and laminated papers and films. The business started in the mid 70’s and evolved from traditional recycling to non- traditional recycling. Our supply…

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What the Frack?

I’d like to spend 24 hours with Susan Brantley and Anna Meyendorff. Susan is a “distinguished” professor of Geosciences and Director of the Earth and Environmental Systems Institute at Pennsylvania University. She is also a member of the US National Academy of Sciences. Anne is a faculty associate at the International Policy Center of the Ford School of Public Policy…

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AWA Global Release Liner Industry Conference & Exhibition 2013

The annual AWA Global Release Liner Industry Conference & Exhibition 2013, will be held on Wednesday and Thursday 20th and 21st March, 2013 in Denver, Colorado, USA. This unique industry platform brings together key industry players to network, educate, discuss, debate and share valuable information on the market, current issues, opportunities, and developments in the ever-changing and challenging release liner…

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Music, Nature and Measurement

Music has always been a priority in my life. I think that led me to harmonizing with nature and, eventually, as my career became more defined, a love of preserving the environment in any way possible. As history would have it, I entered the recycling industry in 1969, and the next 10 years, during a series of moves and employment…

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Channeled Resources Group Expands Sales Team

Chicago, IL (January 22, 2013)—Channeled Resources Group, a worldwide leader in the field of specialty paper and film, has expanded their Sales Team with the addition of Keith Bachmann. Keith will be their new Release Liner Salesperson for the Northeast region. He has been in the Release Liner and Pressure Sensitive Industry for over 25 years and was welcomed to…

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