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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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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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May 15, 2017 | Product News

Dow Corning to Display Masterbatch for Low COF in FFS Packaging

Dow Corning will showcase at the upcoming AMI Multilayer Packaging Films Conference its recently launched Dow Corning® MB25-035 Masterbatch. Dow Corning MB25-035 Masterbatch for LDPE blown film...

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May 10, 2017 | Industry News

Food Packaging Industry to Boost Antiblock Additive Market by 2021

The global market for antiblock additive is estimated to reach USD 1,109.6 Million by 2021, at a CAGR of 5.7%. Rising demand from packaging plastics is expected to drive the demand for antiblock...

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May 1, 2017 | Product News

BASF to Launch Bio-based Copolyamide for Soft Packaging

BASF will launch entirely new and partly bio-based copolyamide, Ultramid® Flex F38 L suited for soft packaging at Interpack 2017 in Düsseldorf. Ultramid® Flex F38 L is an entirely new and partly...

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Apr 25, 2017 | Industry News

China Revised Food Contact Law GB9685 Sets Migration Limits for Nonylphenol by October 2017

China's National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC) has published 53 mandatory national standards applicable to food-contact materials marketed in the People's Republic of China...

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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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May 11, 2017 | Industry News

New Project to Utilize Bio-on’s Bioplastics for Food Packaging

The bioplastic developed by Bio-on will be at the center of a new European project that, thanks to a budget of almost 4 million EUR, aims to create new sustainable and biodegradable food packaging...

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May 5, 2017 | Product News

Milliken at Interpack 2017: Presents Colorless UV Absorbers for PET Packaging

At the Interpack 2017, Milliken Chemical is demonstrating its ClearShield® Colorless UV Absorbers for PET packaging by effectively protecting UV-sensitive contents from degradation while maintaining...

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Apr 25, 2017 | Product News

Addivant™ Receives Formal Approval from the FDA for Use of its Nonylphenol-free Antioxidant WESTON® 705 in Infant Food and Breast Milk Plastic Packaging

Addivant™ has announced that its nonylphenol-free stabilizer, WESTON® 705, has received formal approval from FDA for use in infant formula and human milk plastic packaging. This approval confirms...

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Apr 17, 2017 | Product News

Emery Oleochemicals Launches Bio-based Antifogging Agent for Food Packaging

Emery Oleochemicals LLC has launched LOXIOL® A 4 SPEZIAL, a 100% renewably-derived antifogging agent. Acting as an antifogging agent, LOXIOL® A 4 SPEZIAL can be incorporated into the polymer during...

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