May is a busy volunteering month for our associates! We hosted our 3rd Blood Drive at our Hartland, WI Division. 32 Donors (4 First-Time Donors) - 84 patients helped. We also participated in the Annual LakeWalk for Cancer in Oconomowoc, WI. Thank you CL&D Team!
CL&D will help you comply with the FDA's Nutrition Label Requirements. Nearly all food and beverage manufacturers will need to adjust their labeling to meet the new FDA standards. The label must include:
New Proposed Compliance Deadline Dates:
UPDATE: On September 29, 2017, the FDA released a proposed rule to extend the compliance dates for the Nutrition Facts and Supplement Facts label final rule and the Serving Size final rule: Jan. 1, 2020, for manufacturers with $10 million or more in annual food sales. Manufacturers with less than $10 million in annual food sales would receive an extra year to comply—until Jan. 1, 2021.The FDA is asking for feedback by November 1, 2017.
Please refer to the FDA website for regulation updates.
CL&D recently visited the Keep Greater Milwaukee Beautiful Recycle Center in downtown Milwaukee. The team toured the Milwaukee Materials Recovery Facility to support our research initiatives and learn the many ways plastic, glass and aluminum is sorted, bailed and resold back into the market.
Flexible Packaging is the solution for sustainable brand management. Today consumers are focusing on convenience and social responsibility. CL&D offers recyclable flexible packaging and floatable shrink sleeves. Visit our Sustainability page to learn more about converting from rigid to flexible packaging.
MARCH 2017: The Great Lakes Graphics Association (GLGA) has announced that CL&D Graphics is an award winner in the 2017 Graphics Excellence Awards (GEA) competition. The GEA competition is one of the largest printing competitions in the nation. CL&D Graphics, Inc. achieved an Award of Excellence in the Flexo Narrow Web Labels and Wraps, Rolled Products/Pressure Sensitive Category for the EFX Sports Karbolyn Matte/Gloss Shrink Sleeve.
A panel of out-of-state judges with extensive experience in printing and print production examined the work and each entry was judged on its own merit in a category with similar printed pieces. The judging criteria included registration, crossovers, clarity and neatness, sharpness of halftones and line drawings, richness and tonal qualities of color, paper and ink selection, ink coverage, difficulty of printing, effective contrast or softness, finishing, bindery and overall visual impact.