Sun Chemical Coatings Offer Barrier Advantages

PARSIPPANY, NJ | Sun Chemical will showcase its SunBar (Aerobloc) oxygen barrier coatings during the Global Pouch Forum from June 14–16, in Miami, FL. Company says the coatings offer converters cost-effective, durable, and sustainable films that support lighter weight packaging trends by creating a homogenous, pinhole-free, and flexible gas barrier layer that can be easily overprinted with inks and laminated to a variety of secondary films. Also said to offer easy application with few changes to current equipment.

Through its partnership with acpo, a manufacturer of self-wound, pressure-sensitive coated films to the narrow web printing/converting market, Sun can also deliver SunBar (Aerobloc) pre-coated films to converters, reportedly allowing customers to have alternative barrier films at an economical price with improved barrier protection without needing to make capital investments in a coating unit. SunBar (Aerobloc) coated films from acpo are said to be an excellent choice for clear, high-barrier flexible packaging structures and also for ultra-high-barrier metallized film structures.

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