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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 21, 2020 | Article

Solution Based Barrier Food Packaging Advancing Rapidly!

By Donald Rosato

Discover the latest R&D in rigid & flexible food barrier technologies like thin-walled containers, longer shelf-life products, 3D printed packaging mold advances, etc...

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Sep 18, 2020 | Product News

Avient’s Oxygen-scavenging Additive Masterbatch Limits Degradation of Drugs

Avient Corporation featured its MEVOPUR™ ProTect oxygen-scavenging additive masterbatch at Medtec China 2020. The recent addition to the proven MEVOPUR medical and pharmaceutical portfolio limits...

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Sep 15, 2020 | Industry News

Milliken Joins Industry Collaboration to Promote Recycling of PP Packaging

Milliken & Company has joined the Polypropylene Recycling Coalition by The Recycling Partnership to improve polypropylene (PP) plastic recovery and recycling in the U.S. Milliken will tap into its...

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Sep 14, 2020 | Product News

Avient Showcases Colorants and Additives for Packaging at Medtec China 2020

Avient Corporation is featuring a combined portfolio of polymer formulations, colorants, functional masterbatches, and thermoplastic elastomers at Medtec China 2020. The company will exhibit oxygen...

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Sep 4, 2020 | Product News

Ampacet Unveils Color Palette for a Tactile Frosted Effect

Ampacet has introduced Earthy Mattes™, a collection that provides an organic presence through mineralized hues that speak to earth's shared history. This unique palette imparts a tactile frosted...

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Aug 28, 2020 | Product News

Avient Offers New TiO₂ Regulatory-compliant Additive for PET Dairy Packaging

Avient Corporation has announced the availability of a new light blocking additive technology for PET dairy packaging. This new additive technology helps customers’ packaging products to comply with...

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Aug 24, 2020 | Product News

Ampacet Launches Silver-based Antimicrobial Additive for Plastics

Ampacet has introduced GermsClean™, an antimicrobial additive that provides effective, long-lasting protection against a wide range of harmful microorganisms. The additive protects against...

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Jun 22, 2020 | Industry News

Clariant Uses Technology to Make Recyclable Dark Colors for Packaging

Clariant develops new color concepts that makes it possible to explore a darker and more mysterious color space without the use of carbon black. Clariant is using CESA-IR technology to develop...

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Jun 22, 2020 | Industry News

Neste Forms Partnership for Renewable and Recycled-based Packaging Materials

Neste and Jokey collaborate to develop renewable and recycled materials for food and non-food rigid packaging. The joint aim of the partners is to work towards a future with an increased share of...

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Jun 19, 2020 | Product News

The Shepherd Color Company Unveils IR Black Colorant for Coatings

The Shepherd Color Company unveils Black 10P925, a cost-effective IR Black colorant. The product can be used for packaging and can reflect IR wavelengths in recycling sorting facilities, so that...

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