Materials

Cortec Film Offers Protection for Metal Parts

VpCI-126 EM UV film provides high-tech corrosion protection from aggressive environments and UV exposure

Toray Lidding Films Have Environmental Benefits

LumiLid bio-based, dual-ovenable lidding films are solvent-free and are made with more than 50% renewable feedstocks

Ceresana Issues Study on Polyamides

The reports shows the material known as nylon has a number of applications, including some found in the converting industry

Drytac Offers Self-Adhesive Print Vinyl

Polar print vinyl with acrylic adhesive is said to provide consistent print surface and durability in both indoor and outdoor settings

ExxonMobil Polymer Is for Cast Power Pre-Stretch Films

Vistamaxx 6000 performance polymer for high-performance cast power pre-stretch films is said to combine ultimate stretch with high holding force

Toray Announces Metallized BOPP

Torayfan PWX5 film is said to deliver superior metal-adhesion and barrier-durability performance for products requiring a prolonged shelf life

DUNMORE Materials Protect MMS Spacecraft

Multilayer films lend insulation to NASA Magnetospheric Multiscale components and vehicles in space

Allied Plastics Holdings Launches Synthetic Paper

EcoTag I and 2 synthetic paper is said to offer high quality type and other properties in demanding narrow web uses

Web Industries Named 3M Preferred Converter

Company will offer medical device companies a single source for contract converting and manufacturing services of medical devices using 3M materials

Johns Manville Expands Glass Fiber Operation

Company says the expansion in its Tennessee plant is intended to support growth in engineering thermoplastics

Archroma Additive Is FDA Approved for Food Packaging

Cartaguard KST, reported resistant to oil, grease, and water, is approved for use in the manufacture of paper and board for food packaging

Drytac Overlaminate Has Improved Finish

Interlam Pro Emerytex clear overlaminate now offers a durable, sand-textured finish for greater uniformity and appearance

Cosmo Films Offers Metallized BOPP

Metallized BOPP film is said to provide good barrier and a treated surface for printing, as well as good heat seal strength

Polymax Materials Suited for Sensory-Sensitive Applications

Thermoplastic elastomers are said to protect the freshness, quality, and safety of food and beverages

ExxonMobil Adds to Polymers Line

Vistamaxx 3588FL is said to combine low seal and hot tack initiation temperatures with broad hermetic seal range in cPP and BOPP films

DUNMORE Materials Again Go Into Space

The DSCOVR satellite includes company’s multilayer insulation films and polyimide tapes to protect it during its five-year mission

Acucote Adds to Instant Redeemable Coupon Line

Diamond-Cote Single-Ply IRC product requires no lamination and can be run on digital or flexo press

NeuDrive Acquires Portfolio from CPI Innovation Services

Acquisition includes organic semiconducting material patents and FlexOS trademark, plus licenses relating to organic thin-film transistor technology

Cortec Corrosion Inhibiting Films Are Made to Order

EcoCortec VpCI films and bags, available in custom sizes and shapes, are said to offer strong protection for metal parts

Cortec Offers Fire-Retardant Shrink Film

MilCorr FR VpCI shrink film is said to provide universal protection to parts when used as packaging

Huhtamaki Films Now Known as Infiana Group

The new name is a word created to convey ideas, innovation, and the creation of high quality products

Arjowiggins Offers Interactive Paper Product

Fine paper combined with interactive PowerCoat creates many options for brands to communicate with consumers

DuPont Names Judges for Packaging Innovation Awards

Company says the panel, representing different parts of the value chain and the world, brings a broad perspective to the judging process

SCA Forest Products Launches One-Side-Coated Paper

Solo Print is offered as part of company’s Sustainable Packaging product family and is said to provide many environmental benefits

DuPont Names Advisory Panel for Competition

While calling for entries, company says panel will help ensure awards program remains relevant and will improve connection to the packaging industry

Treofan Enhances Film Processing Temps

Company reports it has optimized the hot slip of its BOPP packaging films

BI-AX Film Aids in Ebola Fight

APTRA plastic film is being used by Kappler for its protective garments needed by healthcare workers

DUNMORE Films and Tapes Work Hard in Space

Multi-layer insulation films and tapes have been protecting ESA's Rosetta space mission by maintaining operational temperature for more than a decade

Mohawk Redesigns Swatchbooks for Ease of Use

New larger format is designed to make paper specifying process clearer, company says, and to allow users to see options more easily

Tekni-Films Offers High-Barrier Films

Company says specialty films are an alternative to Barex for thermoformable, heat-sealable packaging applications

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