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Additives for Packaging

Additives for packaging, be it for polyolefins or PET (the widely used plastic in packaging), are used for processing and manufacturing performance improvements and allow materials to have an assortment of enhanced properties.

In addition, due to increased awareness of circular economy, manufacturers are turning to additives that allow recycling in packaging and for additives and masterbatches that are near-infrared (NIR) detectable.

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Sep 24, 2021 | Industry News

Milliken’s Performance Modifier Used in Flint Hills Resources' New Impact Copolymer

Key to Flint Hills Resources’ achievement in optimizing the performance of TWIM packaging is DeltaMax™ performance modifier from Milliken & Company’s Chemical Business. At Pack Expo 2021, Milliken...

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Sep 23, 2021 | Product News

NGC Launches EU Compliant Compatibilizer with Optimized Melt Flow

Nordic Grafting Company, producer of the superior Acti-Tech™ compatibilizer range, launches a new grade approved for food contact applications in packaging and recycling industries...

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Sep 23, 2021 | Industry News

ECHA Releases New Guide on Classifying & Labelling Titanium Dioxide

The guide helps companies and national authorities understand how mixtures containing titanium dioxide (TiO2) need to be classified and labelled following its classification as carcinogenic if...

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Sep 21, 2021 | Product News

Milliken to Present Clarifiers, Performance Additives and more at Fakuma 2021

Milliken & Company to showcase its portfolio and allow access to the vast technical knowledge of its various experts at Booth B2-2105 at Fakuma 2021. Milliken offers many ways to improve resin...

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Jul 26, 2021 | Product News

Clariant Offers Certified OK Compost INDUSTRIAL Pigments to Color Plastic Products

Clariant’s business unit Pigments is contributing to the growth in compostable plastic articles, with a range of certified OK compost INDUSTRIAL pigments, offering customers new coloring...

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Jul 19, 2021 | Product News

Avient Unveils Light-blocking Additives with Low TiO₂ and Inorganic Content

Avient has announced the launch of ColorMatrix™ Lactra™ Four, One, and Zero additives. This new product range offers low total inorganic and TiO2 content light-blocking solutions for PET dairy and...

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Jul 5, 2021 | Industry News

The Plastic Additives Market to Reach USD 59.9 Billion by 2026: M&M

The plastic additives market is projected to reach USD 59.9 billion by 2026, at a CAGR of 5.6 % from USD 45.6 billion in 2021. Packaging is the largest end-use application of the plastic additives...

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Jun 11, 2021 | Product News

Avient Unveils Special-effect Masterbatches for Natural-looking TPE Wine Corks

Avient has announced the launch of a new special-effect masterbatch package that enables production of natural-looking wine corks made of thermoplastic elastomer (TPE). Offered under the Renol™ and...

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May 27, 2021 | Product News

Penn Color Unveils Color Palette for Eye-catching Finish in FMCG Packaging

Penn Color has introduced penneffex™ line of colors that delivers a high-end, eye-catching finish for FMCG packaged products. The penneffex™ line combines Penn Color’s creativity, expertise in...

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May 20, 2021 | Product News

Omya Unveils Cost-effective Opacifier to Produce White Opaque PET Bottles

Omya has announced the launch of OmyaPET, a new product family of functionalized Calcium Carbonates for PET applications. The market introduction will begin in Europe and will be step-wise enlarged...

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