Vision Fillers

The Long, Fascinating History of Hemp in the United States

From the dawn of civilization to becoming the future of sustainable manufacturing, hemp has had a long, strange history. First cultivated as early as 2800 BCE in China, hemp has helped build a new country, sparked industries and birthed an agricultural and manufacturing revival. The Early Days of Hemp Native Americans cultivated hemp throughout North …

The Long, Fascinating History of Hemp in the United States Read More »

Creating Value Through Sustainable Manufacturing

At the writing of this post, Climate Clock tells us that we have 7 years and 248 days to achieve zero greenhouse gas emissions or face irreversible climate damage. That possibility took center stage at COP26, the UN Climate Change Conference recently held in Glasgow to accelerate action towards the goals of the Paris Agreement …

Creating Value Through Sustainable Manufacturing Read More »

5 Mind-Blowing Ways Hemp is Good for the Planet

One of the world’s oldest and most versatile crops, hemp has been used throughout history for its nutritive, industrial and medicinal properties. Industrial hemp has near-endless applications with our biocomposites and bioplastics, but the benefits don’t end there: Hemp is good for the planet. 1. Hemp can improve soil quality. The health of soils depends …

5 Mind-Blowing Ways Hemp is Good for the Planet Read More »

Sustainability Sells: How Eco-Friendly Plastics are Good for Business and the Planet

In the past, simply having a quality product was enough to attract consumers, but today’s buyers are increasingly looking for more environmentally-friendly products. A recent study conducted by IBM and the National Retail Federation found nearly 70% of consumers in the United States and Canada believe it’s important that a brand is eco-friendly or sustainable, …

Sustainability Sells: How Eco-Friendly Plastics are Good for Business and the Planet Read More »

LATI Industria Termoplastici signs with The Hemp Plastic Company for the distribution of hemp plastics in Europe

LATI Industria Termoplastici of Vedano Olona, Italy (“LATI”), a leader in self-extinguishing and high performance thermoplastic compounds, and The Hemp Plastic Company, of Boulder, Colorado, USA (“THPC”) a leading provider of sustainable hemp plastics today announced that the parties have signed an agreement for the distribution of The Hemp Plastic Company’s line of ecological hemp …

LATI Industria Termoplastici signs with The Hemp Plastic Company for the distribution of hemp plastics in Europe Read More »