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Additives for Packaging Channel

Packaging is one of the main industries using polymers. Polyolefins by far remain the largest volume polymer used. Numerous additives are used in packaging to provide processing and manufacturing performance improvements while others allow materials to have an assortment of enhanced properties.


In addition to the key challenge of meeting performance requirements while reducing weight, it is critical for players in this industry to stay up to date on regulations and the products that meet them.


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Aug 15, 2017 | Industry News

Antimicrobial Packaging Market to Reach USD 15.31 Bn by 2024

According to a TMR analyst, the global market for antimicrobial packaging is expected to witness a 5.1% CAGR from 2016 to 2024. The market is expected to be worth USD 15.31 bn by the end of 2024...

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Jul 14, 2017 | Industry News

New Policy of Degradable Additives Usage in Plastics Packaging: ISRI

ISRI has recently passed a series of changes to its policy positions, as well as a new policy on degradable additives in plastics packaging. The degradable additives does not harm or compromise...

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Jul 3, 2017 | Article

Innovative Plastics & Polymer Additives for Smart Packaging

By Aishwarya Chaudhari

Smart packaging is a packaging system that goes beyond conventional packaging, with functions such as sensing and logging data. The ‘active’ part in the smart packaging system performs the sensing...

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May 30, 2017 | Industry News

Packaging Industry to Boost Global Masterbatch Market by 2022

According to MarketsandMarkets, the global masterbatch market is projected to reach USD 13.41 Bn by 2022, at a CAGR of 5.1 % from 2017 to 2022. The packaging segment of the global masterbatch market...

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May 22, 2017 | Industry News

Clariant & Huntsman Merger to Form USD 20 Bn Specialty Chemicals Company

Huntsman Corporation and Clariant have announced that their Boards of Directors unanimously approved a definitive agreement to combine in a merger of equals through an all-stock transaction...

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Jul 24, 2017 | Industry News

Hindered Amine Light Stabilizers Market to Reach 1.15 Billion USD by 2022

The global HALS market is projected to reach USD 1.15 Billion by 2022, at a CAGR of 7.1% from 2017 to 2022. Packaging is expected to be the largest application segment for HALS owing to the...

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Jul 10, 2017 | Industry News

Addivant Expands Capacity for Liquid Phosphite Antioxidant, Weston® 705

Addivant has recently marked a multi-million-dollar expansion for its WESTON® 705 nonylphenol-free antioxidant at Morgantown. Phosphite antioxidants are necessary ingredients in packaging films.This...

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Jun 21, 2017 | Product News

Milliken Offers Colorless UV Absorbers for PET Packaging

Milliken Chemical will demonstrate how its ClearShield® Colorless UV Absorbers bring value to PET packaging by effectively protecting UV-sensitive contents from degradation while maintaining the...

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May 25, 2017 | Product News

EFSA Further Expands Food-contact Approvals for Addivant’s Nonylphenol-free Antioxidant, WESTON® 705

Addivant has announced that the European Food Standards Agency (EFSA) has further expanded the approval for the use of Addivant’s nonylphenol-free stabilizer, WESTON® 705, to an even broader range...

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May 18, 2017 | Product News

PolyOne at CHINAPLAS: To Feature Anti-fog Additive & High Gloss Color Concentrate for Packaging

PolyOne will feature innovative polymer technologies that help OEMs and manufacturers develop market-winning products. PolyOne will present High Gloss Metallic Effect Color Concentrates that enables...

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