News/Press releases

Below are some recent press releases concerning the food packaging industry and some of the great things we're doing at Norstar.

Norstar announces new green initiative

Tue, 15 Dec 2009

Where have all the tadpoles gone? This was the question that ended our search for a mascot which represented our environmental commitment. Saddened by the imperilled condition of tadpoles in Canada, we adopted the simple frog as a symbol of our ecological conscience, a reminder that when the home of even the smallest of us suffers, we are all very much affected.

Following a 2009 debut, the Norstar frog will appear frequently on our website, serving as your guide to a growing range of environmental options, including sustainable, recyclable, biodegradable and lightweight packaging solutions. As well, during sales visits, the frog will serve as a reminder of our joint responsibility to serve and protect our natural environment.

Norstar is committed to constantly improving sustainable packaging, and developing ways to reduce waste throughout the food processing chain. We work with customers and suppliers to achieve materials which are less dense but equally protective and effective, and we are constantly expanding our range of easy-to-recycle (yet cost-effective) packaging options, such as our use of Polylactic Acid, which is derived from corn, soybeans or sugar beets instead of crude oil.

Norstar launches new corporate website

Tue, 15 Dec 2009

Welcome to the New Norstar website. If you're a regular visitor, you've probably noticed things are looking quite different around here. Our new corporate website offers much more than just a facelift - on this new website, you will find detailed information regarding our full product line, services, and new environmental initiatives such as our Frog program.

As a leader in the Food Packaging industry, we are constantly striving to offer our customers greater value - whether it is through our innovative product line of packaging solutions, our expert advice and consultation, or our responsibility to minimize waste and impact on the environment. We are extremely proud of this commitment, and know that just as every journey begins with a single step forward - we will achieve this together with our customers and partners one step at a time.

As always, our CUSTOMER CARE department is ready to assist you with any additional questions you may have regarding our product line or services. Our courteous and knowledgeable staff are here to help evaluate your specific packaging needs - feel free to give us a call at our TOLL-FREE number 1-800-265 8521