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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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Nov 20, 2020 | Industry News

INEOS Styrolution, Ferrero Investigate Use of Advanced Recycling for Packaging Solutions

INEOS Styrolution and Ferrero to explore the feasibility of using its advanced recycling such as depolymerization for future packaging solutions. The aim of INEOS Styrolution is to develop a process...

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Nov 18, 2020 | Product News

Cabot Unveils Black Styrene Acrylonitrile Masterbatch Formulation

Cabot Corporation has announced the launch of PLASBLAK XP6801D black masterbatch, a unique styrene acrylonitrile (SAN)-based formulation that meets the needs of the styrenics market without the...

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Nov 16, 2020 | Industry News

UV Stabilizers Market Expected to Reach USD 1.6 Bn by 2025

The UV Stabilizers Market is expected to grow from USD 1.2 billion in 2020 to USD 1.6 billion by 2025, at a CAGR of 5.5% during the forecast period. In the UV stabilizers market, the packaging is...

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Oct 30, 2020 | Industry News

Venator’s TiO₂ Facility in Malaysia Earns Halal Certification

Venator announces that its Teluk Kalong manufacturing facility in Malaysia has become certified to make halal grade titanium dioxide (TiO2) for use in coatings, inks and plastics applications...

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Oct 26, 2020 | Product News

RecyClass Certifies Milliken’s Clarifying Agent for PP Recycling in Europe

RecyClass, a cross-industry initiative that works to advance plastic packaging recyclability, confirms that Milliken’s Millad® NX® 8000 ECO technology is fully compatible with polypropylene (PP)...

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Oct 13, 2020 | Product News

Ampacet Introduces Organic Cavitating Masterbatch for BOPP Packaging

Ampacet has introduced PEARL 368, a high-performance organic cavitating masterbatch designed for premium quality labels and white-opaque BOPP packaging. The highly efficient organic cavitating...

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Oct 6, 2020 | Industry News

Milliken's Performance Additives Find Use in TWIM PP Food Containers

PT Chandra Asri Petrochemical unveils Trilene® HI50TN, Thin Wall Injection Molded (TWIM) polypropylene (PP) food containers. Trilene® HI50TN is developed with Milliken's Performance Additives for...

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Sep 25, 2020 | Product News

TIESC Introduces NIR-sortable Black Plastic Masterbatch

Toyo Ink Europe Specialty Chemicals S.A.S. (TIESC) has developed a whole new range of Lioplax® black plastic masterbatch for NIR sorting and subsequent material recovery. The new packaging...

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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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